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Sister Donates Kidney to Brother in Need

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—On February 16, Tangila Jordan gave her brother Willie Napier the ultimate gift, her kidney. The surgery took place at 7:30 a.m. at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital.

Napier was 15 years old when he was first diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes which has led to the recent failure of his kidney and pancreas.

It was approximately a year ago that Napier was informed that he needed a kidney transplant and it was then that the siblings discovered they were a match.

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Permanent Housing Complex for Domestic Violence Survivors Opens in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–On February 11, community organizers and residents gathered for the ribbon cutting of Dina's Dwellings, a community complex in downtown New Brunswick that offers permanent and supportive housing for survivors of domestic violence.

This project was organized and created by Town Clock Community Development Corporation, led by Reverend Susan Kramer-Mills of the First Reformed Church.

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New Brunswick Resident Nominated For a Grammy Award

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–The 58th annual Grammy Awards are right around the corner and pleased to showcase artists from far and wide, including New Brunswick’s own Christopher Jermaine Holmes.

The Grammy Awards is an annual ceremony that gives recognition to the outstanding accomplishments in the music industry. This New Brunswick native is a backup vocalist for prominent R&B and Neo soul singer D’Angelo, who is nominated for Record of the Year for his song “Really Love.”