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Financial Planning Workshop at Public Library

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—On Tuesday, January 13, at 7:00pm, the New Brunswick Free Public Library will host a free workshop entitled, "Financial Planning: Budget, Bank, and Save for Your Future Success."

The event will be held in the Carl T. Valenti Community Room of the New Brunswick Free Public Library, located at 60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick.

The workshop is being taught by Christopher Vecere from Literacy NJ.

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Makeda Ethiopian Restaurant Closes After Many Years of Success on George Street

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–Makeda, a popular Ethiopian restaurant located in the heart of downtown New Brunswick since 1996, has closed its doors, which now display an eviction notice.

As of yet, the restaurant’s owner has not given a reason for the closure.  The unique establishment first opened at 335 George Street in 1996, and eventually re-located across the street to 338 George Street.

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NBHS Class of 1974 Still Boogying 40 Years Later

PRINCETON, NJ—The New Brunswick High School Class of 1974 celebrated the 40th anniversary of their graduation at a reunion held the evening of October 25 at the Princeton Marriott.

The class of '74 attended at a time when New Brunswick, Milltown and North Brunswick students all attended high school jointly.

New Brunswick was the only town of the three that had a high school.  Several alumni recalled the overcrowding, and how they had to attend school in split sessions.

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Uncertainty About What Will Replace Aging Wolfson Parking Deck

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Wolfson Deck, one of the largest parking structures in downtown New Brunswick, could soon be converted into a small park and a new building, according to officials.

Wolfson is the oldest of the New Brunswick Parking Authority's nine parking garages, located on Neilsen Street between New and George Streets.

County officials announced plans for a small county "pocket park" earlier this year, which would be the first county park in New Brunswick.