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Save the Date: March Against Domestic Violence in New Brunswick

The New Brunswick Domestic Violence Awareness Coalition and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital invite the community to join them in their annual March Against Domestic Violence, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 18 at the First Reformed Church, 9 Bayard St. The event is being held at the church for the first time in recognition of Dina’s […]

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Fresh Fall Food to be Featured at Food Alliance Feast

The New Brunswick Community Food Alliance invites the public to taste delicious, locally grown fruits and vegetables at a potluck event from 6-8:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29 in the community room of the Robert Wood Johnson Fitness and Wellness Center, 101 Kirkpatrick St. “Harvesting Healthy Recipes: Sharing Our Bounty With the Community” will be hosted […]

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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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RWJ, County Launch “Look Before You Lock” Awareness Campaign

As the summer enters its final weeks, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Bristol Myers-Squibb Children’s Hospital and the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders have launched a county-wide campaign to raise awareness of the danger of leaving children in hot cars. According to Safe Kids Worldwide,  since 1998, more than 550 children across the U.S. […]

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County to Spray for Mosquitoes in New Brunswick

The Middlesex County Mosquito Extermination Commission has advised that it will spray mosquito-reducing insecticides  in several New Brunswick neighborhoods in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Aug. 13. From 4 a.m. to 8 a.m., the following neighborhoods will be sprayed: Ward 1, in the Raritan Gardens, Rutgers Village, Edgebrook and Dewey Drive neighborhoods. Ward 2, […]

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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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New Brunswick Community Farmers Market, Meals on Wheels Spread Fresh Produce Throughout the City

The New Brunswick Community Farmers Market,  in cooperation with the Rutgers Department of Human Ecology launched a program this summer that brings fresh, locally sourced produce to residents benefited by Meals on Wheels in Greater New Brunswick. The three organizations work together to stuff and deliver bags full of fresh fruits and vegetables like blueberries, peaches, […]

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