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The Bi-annual Hospital Safety scores are in, while overall State safety standard have improved moving NJ in fourth in national rankings, it’s a mixed bag for Newark.

30. October 2014

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The Hospital Safety scores are in, while overall State safety standard have improved moving NJ in fourth in national rankings, it’s a mixed bag for Newark.  While the State safety score have improved, safety scores in Newark continue to lag.  So you ask what is a Hospital safety Score?  Hospital Safety Scores are assigned to […]

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COMMUNITY NEWS PICK-UPS BEGAN THIS MONDAY, OCTOBER 20 AND WILL RUN THROUGH WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 31

28. October 2014

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   Leaf pick-ups are made throughout the City, between 6am and 3pm, except on weekends and holidays. The Department of Neighborhood and Recreational Services is giving the following tips to residents on removing leaves from your premises: • Whenever possible, store leaves in a backyard compost bin. This method is preferred to reduce waste at […]

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PIX11 Cares: OCTOBER 29 AT 5:30PM free Mammograms and Breast exams at NJPAC tomorrow

28. October 2014

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TV Station PIX Channel 11, as a part of Breast Cancer Awareness month is helping women obtain free mammograms and breast exams tomorrow, on October 29.  The examinations are available to uninsured women of all ages.  Each year in New York, almost 15,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer and almost 2,700 women die from the disease. In New Jersey, […]

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Vintage Fashion Returns to Military Park with #VarsityThursdays

23. October 2014

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Greetings mavens and bargainistas! You’ve undoubtedly been missing your fix on all things fashionable, but fret not. We at Brick City Varsity are back and brimming with news about the latest developments in Newark’s sartorial circles.     Last week, some of Newark’s most beautiful fashionistas joined us as at the Military Park-adjacent 58 Park […]

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Dodge Poetry Festival begins today, schedule of events

23. October 2014

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The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation’s Poetry Festival, begins today and is scheduled for several day from October 23-26 this year,  this is 15th biennial Poetry Festival. For the third time, the festival will be held at its new home the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), as well as venues in Downtown Newark Arts district, all […]

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Newark Auction schedule for November 6th

20. October 2014

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In case you missed our October sale, here is another opportunity to purchase property from the City of Newark!  Attached, please find preliminary information for the City of Newark’s upcoming Public Real Estate Auction  CITY OF NEWARK Department of Economic and Housing Development Division of Housing and Real Estate PUBLIC REAL ESTATE AUCTION – THURSDAY, NOVEMBER […]

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Newark ’74: Remembering the Puerto Rican Riot

9. October 2014

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Many if not most “Newarkers” have heard about the Newark 1967 Riots.  Many believe it set-up set in organized disobedience, and yes other riots throughput the country.  But most, if not all with the exception to the participants still around in Newark, knew about5 the 74 Riots.  The The Newark Public Library is now exhibiting, […]

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Newark’s Art Community Opens it Doors for the Annual Art Open door walk

8. October 2014

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The Newark Arts Council Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival will officially take place tomorrow October 9 through 19, 2014. Open Doors is a citywide arts tour and community event that celebrates Newark’s unique and diverse contributions to the arts and to American culture. Participating this year are over 40 venues, all replete with visual, performing, […]

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New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) ranked third among all public research universities in the U.S. for mid-career earnings/salary

7. October 2014

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NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 6, 2014 – New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) ranked third among all public research universities in the U.S. for mid-career earnings/salary of graduates with a bachelor’s degree, according to PayScale’s latest college salary report. NJIT’s No. 3 ranking places it behind only University of California-Berkeley and Georgia Institute of Technology. The […]

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ROSA PARK STATUE UNVEILING AT ESSEX COUNTY VETERANS COURTHOUSE

2. October 2014

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On Wednesday, the dedication of the ROSA PARK STATUE was unveiled in  Veterans Park,  by Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr.. The statute reads, “By Refusing to give up her seat on the Bus in Montgomery Alabama, she sparked the beginning of the Civil rights Movement in 1955″ Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (February 4, 1913 […]

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