NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–This summer, the Center for Islamic life of Rutgers University (CILRU) moved from its small office on 60 Sicard Street to a new location at 122 College Avenue in New Brunswick.

The organization is the product of an endless commitment from the Muslim alumni of Rutgers University.  Though the idea for CILRU started out in the late 1970’s as platform for the Muslim community to come together, it is only recently secured an on-campus location.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–Fireworks-related injuries sent nearly 13,000 people to emergency rooms across the country last year, according to the federal government.

“Celebrate safely when using fireworks,” cautioned the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) as Independence Day approached, citing holiday barbeques, cookouts and pool parties.

The CPSC said eight fireworks-related deaths were reported in 2017, with the victims ranging in age from four to 57.

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