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Are Newark Police Different?

21. August 2014

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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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Ecuadorian Celebrate Independence Day is Newark with a series of events

19. August 2014

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

19. August 2014

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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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Bergen Street, Newark’s largest Block Party

18. August 2014

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

14. August 2014

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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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NJPAC Sounds of the City showcases Latin Jazz Legend Eddie Palmieri

13. August 2014

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This year NJPAC brought a phenomenal performer to the “Sounds of the City” weekly series.  You might ask so what makes this performer stand out.  I asked some of the young patrons whether they heard of Eddie Palmieri or his brother Charlie Palmieri, most replied ecstatically no.  When I explained who he was, many replied […]

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Allergies bothering you did you try locally grown Honey

12. August 2014

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

5. August 2014

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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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The People and their Styles at Lincoln Park Festival

1. August 2014

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At the Lincoln Park music festival, we have talked about its music and its mission to transform a community.  But today,  Friday we want to celebrate Newark’s style.  The Brick city,  has it own styles unique from Manhattan and although similar in some ways to Brooklyn, its styles is unique to itself.   Here is […]

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People Power Rocks at Lincoln Park

31. July 2014

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Lincoln Park concluded with another fantastic and safe event, for residents and visitors alike.  The great music and the pumping sounds and rhythms, sometimes overshadow other section of the festival that sometime get missed, but their place and function importance is equally worth noting.   During the three-day weekend, one such feature was the Sustainable, […]

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