NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The New Brunswick Public School Adult Learning Center awarded 214 graduates with diplomas at their graduation ceremony on Wednesday, June 25.

The ceremony was held at New Brunswick High School and marked the 34th year that ALC has worked to help adults in the city achieve their education goals.

Among the students, 30 enrolled in the C.A.R.E.S. High School Program (Creating Alternative Routes to Educational Success), which awarded them high school diplomas.

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FREEHOLD, NJ—Just because most of the local theaters have finished their 2013-14 season, doesn’t mean there still isn’t quality theatre close to Hub City.

About a half an hour down Route 18 in Freehold is Center Players.  A jewel box theater with a large following also happens to be one of the best-run non-equity theaters in New Jersey, from a business standpoint.

Directed by and starring Anthony Greco as Chris Keller, Arthur Miller’s tragedy All My Sons played to a full house.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Mayor James Cahill assumed control of the city's embattled Water Utility this week and is already making controversial changes without consulting City Council members,

Last night's Council agenda did not address a privatization deal that was signed following the unexpected resignation of Water Director Frank Marascia.  Neither was it mentioned until New Brunswick Today asked why Marascia was not at the meeting.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Creative writers, rejoice: a new writer’s group launched quietly at Hidden Grounds Café last May, a place for writers to develop their ideas, their talent, and their community.

Hub City Writers (HCW), founded by rising Rutgers senior Caitlyn Gilvary, meets weekly at the popular café on Easton Avenue, and involves a member reading what he or she has written since the previous weeks’ meeting, and then receiving critiques from their creative peers.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–On Friday June 20, the Second Annual Song Kitchen fundraiser and concert brought together food, fun, and music to benefit one of the city's newer community groups making an impact on the city.

The event is a celebration of the efforts of the New Brunswick Community Food Alliance (NBCFA), which has just celebrated two years since its creation.

Fifty-five guests attended Song Kitchen 2014 raising over $700 for the alliance and  Elijah's Promise, the city's only soup kitchen.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Authorities confirmed that Marcin Gadkowski, 36, was the man found dead in an strip of Johnson & Johnson property next to the New Brunswick train station yesterday.

Family members told NJ.com that Gadkowski worked a construction job Monday through Friday in Philadelphia.  He lived with his sister in Old Bridge on weekends, according to the report.

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