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College Experience Brought to Seniors through Rutgers Senior Citizen Audit Program

Did you know that senior citizens have the chance to expand their knowledge by attending Rutgers University classes on a space-available, noncredit basis? The Senior Citizen Audit Program opens up classrooms at Rutgers University’s New Brunswick, Newark and Camden campuses to permit seniors to sit in and learn for free. During the spring and fall semesters, […]

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Policy Potluck with the New Brunswick Community Food Alliance

The New Brunswick Community Food Alliance met to dine and discuss labor issues at its October 30 Policy Potluck at the Unity Square Community Center. Hosted by the Food Alliance’s policy work group, the event, titled “Food, Labor and Social Justice,” brought community residents together for a homemade meal while discussing issues related to fair […]

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Photo Gallery: National School Lunch Week at New Brunswick Middle School

NJ Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher visited New Brunswick Middle School on Oct. 16 in recognition of National School Lunch week. He was joined by Mayor Jim Cahill, John Gallagher of the USDA Food and Nutrition Service, Superintendent Richard Kaplan and John Santiago, Director of Dining Services for New Brunswick Public Schools. New Brunswick serves […]

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Practice English-Speaking Skills at the Library’s Free Conversation Cafes

The New Brunswick Free Public Library invites the public to improve their English-speaking skills through one of its popular Conversation Cafes. Open to all levels of English speakers over the age of 18, Conversation Cafes consist of informal groups or one-on-one conversations with English-speaking conversation facilitators. Participation is free, but participants are asked to register […]

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Welcome Back Students! Don’t Forget the Most Important Meal of the Day!

Another school year has begun in New Brunswick, and schools officials are making sure that all students are receiving the nourishment they need to start the day. “Breakfast After the Bell,” is a program that ensures every elementary and middle school-age child in the City’s public school system begins their day properly nourished. Insulated tote […]

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Supping in the Summertime – 15,000 City Children Receive Daily Meals through Food Service Program

School may be out for the summer, but children in New Brunswick continue to have nutritious meals each day through the City’s 2014 Summer Food Service Program. New Brunswick will receive a $150,000 grant from the NJ Dept. of Agriculture this summer to provide daily breakfasts and lunches to thousands of New Brunswick children enrolled […]

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Over 2,000 New Brunswick Children to PLAY S.A.F.E. This Summer

  New Brunswick families are invited to take advantage of a free program that keeps kids busy during the summer months with recreation, fun learning activities and exciting day trips to spots around the tri-state area. PLAY S.A.F.E. (Summer Activities For Everyone) is a comprehensive summer program that provides New Brunswick children between the ages […]

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Free Public Library to Provide Summer Professional Development

The New Brunswick Free Public Library is joining with The Conversation Tree & Conversation Cafés to provide a summer professional development opportunity for volunteers interested in learning how to support adult learners of English in Conversation Cafés. Conversation Cafés are informal conversation groups for community members, over the age of 18, welcoming all levels of English to practice with […]

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Classroom Close-Up at Paul Robeson Community School

Emphasizing the importance of health, fitness and education among our students is one example of New Brunswick’s City-wide initiatives. Initiatives like Ciclovia to the hundreds of community partners the City works with are some ways education and community combine to create new and innovative events to keep a healthy community. Recently, teachers at Paul Robeson Community School […]

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