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Music Education in New Brunswick Recognized by NAMM Foundation

New Brunswick Public Schools were among 388 school districts nationwide that were recently recognized by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation as the “Best Communities for Music Education.” Each year, NAMM examines the efforts of school districts to see how music education is incorporated into each district’s core curriculum, including the number of teachers teaching […]

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NBHS Students Raise Over $3,000 For Alzheimer’s Association

Play It Smart students at New Brunswick High School were recently recognized by the Alzheimer’s Association for the more than $3,000 they raised to benefit families living with Alzheimer’s Disease. In 2013, the students rallied 170 walkers to participate in the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s, raising $1,388. The team then returned to the […]

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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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UPDATE: Immigration Informational Forum on February 9th Moved

UPDATE: This event has been moved to Congressman Frank Pallone’s district office at 67/69 Church St. On Monday, February 9th in the Middle School’s auditorium (1125 Livingston Avenue) an Immigration Informational Forum will take place. President Obama’s Executive Actions on Immigration will be discussed and you can ask questions about how immigration will affect you, your […]

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Sister Cities Association Seeks Fukui City International Cultural Ambassador

Are you interested in international travel, cultural exchange and Japanese customs? The New Brunswick Sister Cities Association currently seeks candidates interested in working as an International Cultural Ambassador to Fukui City in Japan. The City of New Brunswick and Fukui City have been joined together through the international Sister Cities program for 32 years. As […]

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Redshaw Cuts Ribbon on Brand-New $51 Million School

The students of A. Chester Redshaw Elementary School celebrated the opening of their brand-new school building with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno, Mayor Jim Cahill, the New Brunswick Board of Education, New Brunswick City Council members and other elected officials and community members. Students were moved into the new Redshaw […]

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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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