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Main Post Office in Newark, celebrate the new Harvey Milk Forever stamp

17. July 2014

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  Newark, NJ – The ornate lobby of the Main Post Office in Newark, NJ provided an excellent setting for a recent celebration of the new Harvey Milk Forever stamp issuance. The celebration featured an unveiling of the new stamp and included three speakers from the Northern NJ (NNJ) Postal District: Newark Postmaster Michael Deignan, […]

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Rutgers University-Newark Advisory Board Ready to Shift Into High Gear During Second Year of Service

11. July 2014

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A year ago this month, Rutgers University-Newark entered a new era. For the first time in RU-Newark history, a dedicated Advisory Board began working with campus leadership in “implementing the teaching, research, and service mission of Rutgers University-Newark, the engagement of the campus with its local community, its region, and the State, and its commitment […]

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Ras Baraka is sworn into Office

2. July 2014

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Tuesday in front of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC),  on  July 1st, in the sweltering heat, and in front of hundreds of spectators, Ras Baraka  becomes the city of  Newark’s 40th mayor.  Mr. Baraka , “I want to thanked my Governor, Dick Codey for his leadership and support”.  Mr. Codey had officially sworn, […]

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Rutgers on the Move

1. July 2014

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Today marks Rutgers University 1st official day into the big 10 football elite.  The Big Ten Conference (B1G),  is the oldest Division I collegiate athletic conference in the United States. The conference competes in the NCAA’s Division I;  the highest level of NCAA competition in that sport.  Big Ten member institutions are predominantly major flagship […]

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Music and Firework at Branch Brook Park

27. June 2014

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  Classical music under the stars, in Newark tonightRelax with friends and family and enjoy an evening under the stars at Essex County Branch Brook Park, a park known for its cherry blossoms each spring. The Orchestra looks ahead to the classical favorites of its 2014–15 season and honors the state’s rich cultural past as […]

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State chooses consultant to analyze Newark health services

26. June 2014

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By Beth Fitzgerald -NJ BIZ Navigant Consulting Inc. was chosen by a state agency Thursday to analyze health care services in the greater Newark area – a study whose scope includes recommending possible consolidation or regionalization of services now provided by the area’s five hospitals and four other publicly-funded health facilities. The study also will […]

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Newark’s Black film festival legacy continues

25. June 2014

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Shara L. Morrow Tuesday marked  the closing of the the American Black Film Festival (ABFF), it first time being held in New York City, and the beginning of the Newark Black Film festival celebrating it 40 year making it the longest running showcase of Black films in the country.  What do these two festivals have […]

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W@W Lunch-time Music series Farmers Market in Washington Parks Begins tomorrow for a New Season

24. June 2014

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Tomorrow will begins W@W, better known as Wednesday’s At  Washington Park, with a full arrange of programming and special events.  This  years marks the Commons Community Development eight years in providing programming and general maintenance of Washington Park.  Washington Park is one of the oldest parks in the county.  The market starts June 25, and […]

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Newark’s Official Historian Visits His Favorite Landmarks

23. June 2014

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Nick Romanenko Anyone who’s written or read extensively about Newark knows his name.  Clement Price, a distinguished service professor at Rutgers Newark, he has taught at Rutgers University–Newark for 45 years, is a walking encyclopaedia of city history and one of Newark’s most ardent boosters.  Price was also named chairman of Newark’s 350th anniversary celebratory committee, which […]

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Rockers come out for the 7th annual WOOFSTOCK (part 2)

20. June 2014

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The owner of HKL owners, Kelly Moraes and her husband Anthony are animal rights activists, as well as local adoption spokespersons. If you follow the Lounge on Facebook, you might have  notice that they have been rooting for adoptions for quite sometime. They constantly are creating awareness by posting up information for each of the […]

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