Over 175 people came together from state, county, and local government, nonprofits, and institutions at the Garden Cities: Urban Ag in the Garden State conference on March 13, hosted by Ag in the City. Discussions centered around New Jersey’s food systems and the economic and societal impacts of greening our urban centers. Participation by urban […]
Seventeen former Rutgers University football players, all now affiliated with the NFL, will play against New Brunswick community members at the annual Celebrity Basketball Game, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21 at New Brunswick High School. Local players will include members of the New Brunswick Fire Department, New Brunswick teachers, and a team from […]
The New Brunswick Free Public Library will celebrate its Sixth Annual Holi Festival on Saturday, March 28. The performances will begin after remarks by Upendra J. Chivukula, Commissioner of the Board of Public Utilities. Holi is an exuberant festival of colors celebrated in the month of March. Originally called Holika, it is meant to be a […]
New Brunswick Recreation invites kids to come to Buccleuch Park and hunt for Easter eggs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 28. The event is free and open to all families in New Brunswick.
New Jersey Heroes, a non-profit foundation started by First Lady Mary Pat Christie, is offering a $5,000 scholarship for NJ seniors in high school to use towards their post-secondary education. The Spirit of a Hero Scholarship is for students who demonstrate a commitment to volunteerism and community contribution, in the spirit of New Jersey Heroes. […]
New Brunswick families are invited to a festival that will combine the arts and health from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 21 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. The Family Arts Festival promises music and dance along with health and wellness workshops and information for the whole family. Admission is free and open […]
New Brunswick’s focus on health and wellness is evident in many organizations here – even the City’s fire department! Lt. Robert Piparo and members of the New Brunswick Fire Department recently showed off their workout habits in a video and interview published on the New York Times website. Piparo, a 12-year member of the NBFD, is […]
When disposing of recyclables, New Brunswick residents must use bins instead of bags. But why? The City of New Brunswick does not allow for pickup of recyclable items in bags. The disposal of recyclables in bins is better for the environment and for the sanitation workers tasked with picking them up. Bins cost less, they […]
The 8:45 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. New Brunswick Municipal Court sessions scheduled for today, Thursday, March 5, have been canceled due to the snow. Cases will automatically be rescheduled.
Code Blue is in effect tonight, Wednesday, March 4, through the evening of Friday, March 6 due to the forecast of snow and frigid temperatures. Anyone without adequate shelter from the cold may go to the Elijah’s Promise Community Kitchen at 18 Neilson Street between the hours of 7 p.m. and 8 a.m. The Homeless […]