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Meals on Wheels in Greater New Brunswick Feeding Those in Need for Over 40 Years

Meals on Wheels in Greater New Brunswick has been in place for more than 40 years, currently delivering 30,000 meals annually to the elderly and home bound in New Brunswick and Highland Park. Beneficiaries of the program receive two nutritious meals every weekday, delivered by more than 80 volunteers from around the community. This nonprofit […]

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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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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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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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