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Redevelopment links several neighboring cities with a collective plan

22. January 2015

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The mayors of three neighboring cities are expected to speak later this month about how changes to the areas surrounding train stations could potentially help bolster some of the state’s struggling neighborhoods. The Urban Essex Coalition for Smart Growth formed in 2013 as a result of the Together North Jersey initiative, which is working to […]

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Newark to Create Civilian Board Investigating Police Misconduct

21. January 2015

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Yesterday, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka has announced a proposal for a nine-member Civilian Complaint Review Board to investigate allegations of police misconduct in the city. The Board will have independent subpoena power to review complaints of excessive use of force and unlawful stops and arrests, as well as discourtesy and use of offensive language by […]

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The Saving of Saint Michaels Hospital

15. January 2015

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Yesterday, In a crowded auditorium, community members came out in large numbers to discuss the savings of St. Michael Hospital, one of Newark oldest hospitals, and hear about the current proposed purchase agreement with Prime healthcare.  The impromptu meeting was organized by the principals of both St. Michael’s hospital and Prime healthcare and the local […]

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Additionally, “FREE” Selma Tickets for Children and or discount tickets at the Multi-plex with no restriction

14. January 2015

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Due to Popular demand, new cities have been added for free tickets of the film Selma. Targeted mainly of for 7th, 8th and 9th Graders can show their student ID or report card at the box office of any participating theater in these new cities, to receive their free tickets.  The program started on January 12th […]

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PATH Train scheduled to move on without cutbacks in service

13. January 2015

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Gov. Christie’s head of transportation, Jamie Fox, (not the actor/comedian) said Monday he is against any cutbacks in PATH service between New Jersey and Manhattan, opposing a report commissioned by his boss and Gov. Cuomo that suggested eliminating overnight service to save the Port Authority millions of dollars each year. “This is not the way […]

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Happy New Year 2015

1. January 2015

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Happy new year once again. May this year brings lots of happiness in your life.  As the New Year blossoms, may the journey of your life be fragrant with new opportunities, your days be bright with new hopes and your heart be happy with love! Happy New Year! A very happy new year to all. […]

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Panama Canal and Newark what is the connection?

17. December 2014

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So what does the Panama Canal some 2,154 miles away effect Newark?  Well the commission of of Newark Environment believes there is a direct correlation. The Panama Canal expansion project (also called the Third Set of Locks Project) is the largest project at the Canal since its original construction, intended to double the capacity of the Panama […]

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Newark Water Group Advocacy pays off with an indictment

16. December 2014

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  Yesterday indictments by the Office caps off several investigations into the Newark Watershed Conservation and Development Corp. (NWCDC) that were initiated by the Newark Water Group, a citizens’ watchdog organization formed to keep the city’s water supply from falling out of public control into private hands. The US Attorney, so far has indicted Donald Bernard, […]

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Where Hockey and Engineering Collide

9. December 2014

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Where Hockey and Engineering Collide: NJIT Highlanders Join a Pioneering Concussion Study Adam Finkle, a forward on the Highlanders club hockey team, will never forget the powerful collision that sent him hurtling to the ice in a hotly contested game against Seton Hall his junior year. What hit him harder still, however, was the slow-paced […]

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Its Turkey Time, Whats better Fresh or Frozen???

25. November 2014

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        With Thanksgiving coming up in just a couple of days, grocery stores are stocked up right now. The number of choices we have when it comes to turkeys can be a bit daunting, and so can the variety of methods for cooking them. So we at Glocally went in search of answers to a […]

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