Writer at New Brunswick Today | nwest@nb.today
Nick West is a New Jerseyan and writer who has contributed to the South China Morning Post, the Daily Targum, the Star Ledger, and InsiderNJ. Nick is also co-founder of Hiram Kleat Books, the editor of Golden Reminiscence: the Autobiography of James A. Ray, and the former print editor of New Brunswick Today’s first print volumes.
When not writing, Nick is a software engineer. A veteran of APAC and NYC tech startups, Nick is currently focused on healthcare technology.
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Fashion for a Good Cause: Simuel’s Closet Moves to New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Natasha Rodgers grew up around her grandfather Simuel’s non-profit organization.

The group supported needy families out of the Humanity Baptist Church in Newark in the 60's and 70's with meal programs, a low-cost thrift-store, and a “safe-play street,” where she remembers playing with other children "without fear of being harmed" in a cordoned off section of the Church’s otherwise dangerous neighborhood.

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Distinguished Rutgers Jazz Alumni Return to New Brunswick For Central Jersey Jazz Festival

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–Rutgers alumni Sean Jones and Orrin Evans are headlining the Central Jersey Jazz Festival in New Brunswick on Saturday, September 19, from 1-6pm at George Street & Livingston Avenue, in what will be a must-see, free performance hosted by the New Brunswick Jazz Project.

Amid a tsunami of negative athletics department press, contemporary jazz giants Jones and Evans bring some good news to the Rutgers University community.

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Album Review: What We Play is Life

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–Trumpeter Lee Hogans’ latest album, What We Play is Life, is an impressive showcase of his fluency in the languages of jazz, funk, and soul. As Lee is a current member of legendary bassist Marcus Miller’s band and a former member of the bands of Maceo Parker, Prince, and Jay-Z, this comes as no surprise. 

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Los Accidentes de Auto del Jefe de Bomberos Podrian Agotar el Presupuesto de los Contribuyentes por los Multiples Reclamos Contra la Ciudad

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Los funcionarios de la ciudad sabian bien que Robert Rawls tenía tendencia de provocar accidentes mientras manejaba varios vehiculos de la ciudad te todo terreno, pagados por los contribuyentes de la ciudad.

De hecho, la ciudad recibio dos avisos de reclamos de dos victimas que fueron golpeadas por Rawls en dos incidentes diferentes en los ultimo cinco años, no incluyendo las familias de los tres niños que golpeo con su auto el 6 de Mayo.

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el Director de Bomberos Debera Aparecer Frente Una Corte Para Trafico de la Municipalidad de South Brunswick

AVANZE NOTICIERO (7/21): El caso en corte por violaciones a las leyes de trafico de Robert Rawls, director del departamento de Bomberos que estaba programada para mañana ha sido pospuesta sin fecha definida.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Los oficiales de la corte confirmaron que el caso del estado de New Jersey vs. Robert Rawls, en referencia al accidente del 6 de Mayo en donde tres niños fueron heridos mientras volvian a sus casas de la escuela, ha sido transferido fuera de la ciudad.

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Art Exhibit Focusing on Human Body Opens at Alfa Art Gallery

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–The first exhibition at the Alfa Art Gallery to include all forms of media, ranging from oil painting and mixed media to stained glass and sculpture, is set to open this Friday, June 27th.

"Perceptions of the Human Body and Form" opens with a reception from 6:30 to 10:30 pm Friday night, and will be on exhibit until Saturday, July 26th.

The gallery is located at 108 Church Street in downtown New Brunswick.