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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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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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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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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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