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10K United Way Race a Good Start for a Great Cause

17. September 2014

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On Sunday, The United Way of Essex County and Hudson County, had their first Healthy Kids 10K run, at Military Park, and PSE&G Plaza.  Apart of the first lady’s “Get Moving” healthy children initiative, all over the country, programs are being design to get kids active.  Healthy Kids’ goal is to consistently expand services that […]

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Newark Bears with new owner? They’ve got a nibble, at least

15. September 2014

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BY JOAN VERDON “The man who persuaded Americans to buy millions of Hurricane Mops, Slice-O-Matics, Pocket Hoses and other household gadgets advertised in infomercials thinks he can do something other New Jersey entrepreneurs have failed to do – sell tickets to baseball games at Newark’s Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium. A.J. Khubani, founder of Telebrands, […]

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Small Business Expansion and Acquiring Skills in Growing Job Fields, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. & Rutgers Business School Conference

12. September 2014

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On Saturday, September 13, starting at 8:30 am, at Rutgers Business School, 1 Washington Park, Newark.  Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. & Rutgers Business School will present “Small Business Expansion and Acquiring Skills in Growing Job Fields.    This conference is two-fold 1) Small business owners will learn strategies for small business innovation and growth […]

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“Documented” Jose Antonio Vargas

11. September 2014

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Jose Antonio Vargas Documented is an incredible tear jerking film that emotionally impacts even the tough at heart. It depicts the reality of life for so many undocumented individuals/families living in fear within the U.S.   Jose Antonio Vargas  (Writer, Director, and Producer)  is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, filmmaker, and the founder of Define American, a […]

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Dissection of House, the experiment at Washington Park Fridays

10. September 2014

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Newark is a House city.  In most recent years House music has re-emerged as a home-grown music genre.  Successes such as the Lincoln Park Music Festival, most popular day (house), and with the success of Weequahic Park annual house party, house is making a resurgence and is becoming a common in local music vocabulary.  For […]

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NJIT First Year Connections Service Day TODAY, Friday

29. August 2014

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Newark, NJ – On August 29, 2014, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., the largest NJIT incoming freshman will take to the streets of Newark for a Day of Service. Staff and student leaders will join well over 800 First Year students to engage in service projects throughout the city. Service Day is one […]

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Teenager didn’t know he was gay — but he did know he was an outcast.

28. August 2014

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I was surprise to hear, the narrative of a teenage dosed with gasoline.  More surprising to me were the two in the interview, my neighbors and friends Darnell Moore (right) tells his friend Bryan Epps .  Darnell Moore is a community activist and an motivational speaker, discussing urban life and issues effect the LGGBT community. […]

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Newark Museum, in Collaboration with Rutgers University-Newark, Presents HYCIDE: Newark, Sept. 6, 2014, 6-9 p.m.

26. August 2014

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BY LAWRENCE LERNER The Newark Museum, in collaboration with Rutgers University–Newark, is presenting a special one-night launch and exhibition of HYCIDE magazine’s issue #7, the Newark Issue. The event will include an installation of photographs made around the city of Newark, including a selection of critically acclaimed work by artist Manuel Acevedo, plus a photo […]

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Montclair Jazz Festival Chuchito Valdés closes the show

23. August 2014

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               The Montclair Jazz Festival produced by Jazz House Kids, has grown from a small community event to a major cultural offering attracting a wide audience from across the region.  Jazz House Kids is a community-based arts organization with a mission to provide year-round musical, educational, and cultural programs to […]

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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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