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New Brunswick Community Food Alliance Talks Food Policy at Urban Agriculture Conference

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 […]

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Annual Celebrity Basketball Game to Match NFL Players Against New Brunswick’s Own All-Stars

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 […]

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“Spirit of a Hero” Scholarship Announced for Graduating HS Seniors

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. […]

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NBFD and Firefighter Fitness Featured in NY Times

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 […]

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Use Bins – Not Bags!

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 […]

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