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August 21, 2014

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Are Newark Police Different?

lyanne - Normally glocallynewark does not report about robberies or violent assaults in Newark.  Additionally, we normally stray away from the fray of politics and political rhetoric.  However, Mayor Baraka’s comments regarding the Ferguson, Missouri tragedy, and on-going issues with regards to New York’s stop and frisk, and the Federal monitoring of Newark Police department, It  got […]

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August 19, 2014

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Ecuadorian Celebrate Independence Day is Newark with a series of events

lyanne - Sunday was all yellow, blue and red—the triadic colors of Ecuador, on Mulberry and Broad Street, across from the Prudential Center.  The festive event commemorates Ecuador Independence day.   While emigration from Ecuador to New Jersey and the rest of the United States started in the 1960s, political, economic, and cultural conditions prompted a great wave […]

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August 19, 2014

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Newark College Freshman Institute Offers Academic Preparation, Stipend to Incoming First-Year Students

lyanne - WHO: The City of Newark, the Newark Workforce Investment Board, and the Newark City of Learning Collaborative are offering a four-day, 30-hour program to more than 150 Newark residents entering their freshman year at four-year colleges and universities across the United States. Funding for the program is provided by the Victoria Foundation and the Bank […]

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August 18, 2014

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Bergen Street, Newark’s largest Block Party

lyanne -     On Saturday, the Bergen Street Merchant Association, held their 19th annual one-day celebration of culture, economics, education, health awareness and good ole fashion fun has attracted people from the community, surrounding areas and beyond.  Branded as Newark’s largest Block party, equally important to note, that this area and event is also the home of […]

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August 14, 2014

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Asian tiger mosquito were found and killed in the Downtown area of Newark

lyanne - Asian tiger mosquito were found and killed in back yard of a downtown brownstone. Asian tiger mosquitoes bite multiple hosts during their development cycle of the egg, making them particularly efficient at transmitting diseases. The mannerism of biting diverse host species enables the Asian tiger mosquito to be a potential bridge vector for certain pathogens […]

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August 12, 2014

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Allergies bothering you did you try locally grown Honey

lyanne - Ragweed – which tops the charts for allergies – is here, ready to begin its annual torment of the vulnerable. Allergist Leonard Bielory, who runs a pollen-counting station outside his Springfield office, said ragweed pollen release started a solid week earlier than projected. Its arrival comes on the heels of unusually high mold sport counts. […]

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August 5, 2014

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Newark to ask state for $28M to close budget gap

lyanne - ASSOCIATED PRESS NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s largest city is submitting a budget, ending months of speculation about whether the state would take over the city’s finances. Recently-inaugurated Newark Mayor Ras Baraka is expected to submit a budget to the state Tuesday that asks for about $28 million in transitional aid to close a […]

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