Bound Brook students work to improve quality of life in town

July 22, 2018

Borough residents and visitors alike will feel a bit safer as street safety measures and beautification projects will be implemented throughout the month of July, and possibly for good.

Those putting in the work are Student Ambassadors, a group of students part of 4-H and Middle Earth, whose mission is to “provide youth with prevention, intervention, and crisis services to help them to become responsible and productive members of our community,” according to Lisa Rothenburger, 4-H agent for Somerset County.

The teens have spent the past nine months researching with community officials and various stakeholders. Through their research and consultations with graduate students at the Rutgers University’s Bloustein School of Policy and Planning, the teens decided to focus on street safety in the borough, and to make it a more lively place to live in and visit.

MyCentralJersey.com, July 21, 2018

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