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Save The Date: NBFD 250th Anniversary Parade!

This year, the New Brunswick Fire Department will mark 250 years of serving the people of New Brunswick.

To celebrate this occasion, the fire department has a week of activities planned, including a banquet, a golf outing and a parade through New Brunswick’s streets, culminating in a community celebration at Memorial Stadium.

The parade is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, and will take place on Livingston Avenue between Sandford Street and New Brunswick Middle School. The celebration at Memorial Stadium is scheduled to begin immediately after,  from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The department has put a call out to fire companies from surrounding areas that would like to participate in the parade. All interested parties are asked to register by Sept. 19.

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For more information about the New Brunswick Fire Department’s 250th anniversary, click here.

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Join Esperanza neighborhood members for a community cleanup of Joyce Kilmer Park,  located at Delavan Street and Joyce Kilmer Ave.

The cleanup is open to all who wish to participate.

For more information or to RSVP, call Charles at New Brunswick Tomorrow at (732) 484-8511.

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Project Inspire is a 4-day interactive program that inspire the young minds in the New Brunswick community to live a healthy and active life.

The program provides education lessons about nutrition, healthy snacks and ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle while exercising, playing sports and enjoying outdoor activities.

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Hub City Sounds returns on Sept. 6!
Hub City Sounds is taking the Labor Day Weekend off, but don’t despair, the Festival continues September 6th at 3:00pm at Boyd Park with Crossroads In The Park!
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The James D’heron Memorial Foundation, Inc. will host its 10th annual Jimmy D Memorial 5K race this coming Sunday here in New Brunswick!

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Garden Steak hosted a tasting competition on Thursday to determine the official sandwich for Hub City Sounds.Participants tasted three cheesesteak sandwiches - “Beets, Blues and Rock,” featuring beef, roasted beets, blue cheese, rock candied bacon and steak sauce, and the “Chords on Blues,” made with chicken, grilled ham, swiss cheese and honey mustard sauce, but the winner was the “Hub City Soundwich!”What’s on it? Chicken, cheddar cheese, pickles, bacon, fried onion strings and chipotle BBQ sauce! It will be available at the restaurant as of Saturday, Aug. 23. Hub City Sounds, presented by the New Brunswick Cultural Center, runs through Sept. 27, featuring different musical acts each week. To round out your Hub City Sounds-themed meal, you can also visit Thomas Sweet New Brunswick for “Hub City Sweets” ice cream, Panico’s Brick Oven Pizza for “Hub City Slice” pizza, and Taste New Brunswick for the “Hub City Panini.”Visit www.newbrunswickarts.org for more information.

Garden Steak hosted a tasting competition on Thursday to determine the official sandwich for Hub City Sounds.

Participants tasted three cheesesteak sandwiches - “Beets, Blues and Rock,” featuring beef, roasted beets, blue cheese, rock candied bacon and steak sauce, and the “Chords on Blues,” made with chicken, grilled ham, swiss cheese and honey mustard sauce, but the winner was the “Hub City Soundwich!”

What’s on it? Chicken, cheddar cheese, pickles, bacon, fried onion strings and chipotle BBQ sauce! It will be available at the restaurant as of Saturday, Aug. 23. 

Hub City Sounds, presented by the New Brunswick Cultural Center, runs through Sept. 27, featuring different musical acts each week. 

To round out your Hub City Sounds-themed meal, you can also visit Thomas Sweet New Brunswick for “Hub City Sweets” ice cream, Panico’s Brick Oven Pizza for “Hub City Slice” pizza, and Taste New Brunswick for the “Hub City Panini.”

Visit www.newbrunswickarts.org for more information.

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Aug. 28 marks the 51st anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Here in New Brunswick, community members will gather at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24 at Abundant Life Family Worship Church, 259 George St., for “Restoring the Dream 2014,” a program reflecting on the legacy of Dr. King and recognizing local residents who have contributed to the civil rights movement. 

They will then march to the corner of Sandford Street and Joyce Kilmer Avenue for the dedication of a street corner named in Dr. King’s honor. 

The program is open to all.

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James P. Hoebich Appointed as Presiding Municipal Court Judge

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Attorney James P. Hoebich has been appointed to serve as Presiding Municipal Court Judge for the City of New Brunswick.

Hoebich, a practicing Middlesex County lawyer since 1996, specializing in municipal law, has also served as a municipal court judge in three Middlesex County municipalities.

He is a former law partner in the New Brunswick firm Cahill, Branciforte & Hoebich, Esqs.

Hoebich received his Juris Doctorate from Saint John’s University School of Law in New York and his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.

He is a member of the Middlesex County Bar Association, a member of the Board of Directors, Land Use Section for the N.J. State Bar Association, and a member of the Middlesex County Municipal Court Judges Association.

He was a member of Cahill, Branciforte & Hoebich since 1996, leaving the firm in 2014 to establish his own practice.

Hoebich replaces former presiding judge E. Ronald Wright, who retired on Dec. 31, 2013.

“Having closely worked with Judge Hoebich, I have come to know him as honest, bright, articulate, just and fair,” said Mayor Jim Cahill. “Coupled with his experience as a municipal court judge, he is eminently qualified.”

Hoebich’s three-year term begins on Sept. 1, for which he will be paid a $75,000 salary.

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NBPA Executive Director Elected President of New Jersey Parking Institute

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Mitch Karon, Executive Director of the New Brunswick Parking Authority has been elected President of the prestigious New Jersey Parking Institute by a unanimous vote of its Board of Directors.

The New Jersey Parking Institute, a division of The New Jersey Association of Parking Authorities and Agencies, is a professional association of Parking Administrators, Commissioners, vendors and consultants.

The Association is dedicated to solving the challenges of providing business, residential and public parking. The purpose of the Association is to plan, promote, and develop procedures and legislation, for the betterment of parking in the State of New Jersey, which has national application.

“I am honored to be chosen by my peers to help lead the New Jersey Parking Institute during this exciting period of new technology and innovation occurring within the parking industry,”  Karon said.

The NJPI is an allied Association of the International Parking Institute and is dedicated to providing information, educational opportunities and support to the parking profession.