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30th Annual lighting of the Tree is scheduled for today

7. December 2015

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Today, Mayor Ras J. Baraka, the Newark Municipal Council, Santa and Mrs. Claus, and other dignitaries will join municipal employees and residents from every ward to celebrate the City of Newark’s 30th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony, in the City Hall First Floor Rotunda, at 920 Broad Street, today, Monday, December 7, 2015, at 5:00 […]

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BRICK CITY LIONS TRAVELS TO FLORIDA FOR POP WARNER NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

4. December 2015

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Brick City Lions announced today that both its Peewee and Jr. Midget level football teams will travel to Orlando, Florida to complete at the Pop Warner National Championship. Both teams earned invitations after qualifying victories on November 27th at the New Jersey Eastern Regional Pop Warner Championship. In less than a week over 54 members […]

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Newark’s Community street Initiative Kick-off today

8. May 2015

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In our continuing effort to report about news worthy events in neighborhoods, and going beyond the downtown.  This week our continued focus is on the community of Clinton Hill.  Mayor Ras J. Baraka, NFL Hall of Famer Jim Brown, advocate-author Aqeela Sherrils, Health and Community Wellness Director Dr. Hanaa Hamdi, Rutgers University-Newark, PSE&G, and the […]

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Upper Clinton Hill Neighborhood gets new mural on new community center

7. May 2015

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In a  move to bring the creative energies to the Upper Clinton Hill neighborhood,  Rodney Gilbert, the founder and CEO of Yendor Productions, (a Newark-based firm that consults, develops, and produces arts education programming and events) with a mission to bring purpose and conversation to the latest mural installation in the city of Newark. Mr. […]

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City of Newark’s Valentine Couples Lot Sales

8. February 2015

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So here is the details of the city of Newark’s Valentine Couples Sale.  – Saturday, 14 February 2015, 9:00AM – 12:00PM at Newark City Hall (920 Broad Street). In the spirit of St. Valentine’s Day, we are doing a sale of city lots exclusively to COUPLES. Transforming non-tax producing city owned lots to occupied, tax […]

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Newark New Housing incentive Program “Live Newark”

6. February 2015

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Mayor Ras J. Baraka, members of the Newark Municipal Council, and Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Baye Adofo-Wilson launched the “Live Newark” Program to encourage municipal employees and public school teachers to purchase homes in two struggling neighborhoods, at a City Hall press conference today. The program will provide home purchasers with forgivable loans 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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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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Street Naming dedication to the late Wesley Tann, Saturday in Clinton Hill neighborhood

26. September 2014

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This Saturday September 27, 2014 at 12:00 o’clock noon, Councilwoman President Mildred Crump will dedicate a street sign to the Late J Wesley Tann II. at the corner of Osborne Terrace and Clinton Avenue in Newark, NJ,  J. The first African-American fashion designer to open a salon on Seventh Avenue in New York City, J. […]

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Recovering the New-Ark: Amiri Baraka’s Lost Chronicle of Black Power in Newark, 1968

22. April 2014

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by Whitney Strub Amiri Baraka’s lost Chronicles have been recovered and will premiere to a new audience today.  The Black Power movement has been defined cinematically by the iconography of black-and-white grain of groups like Newsreel, and in national memory through the lens of a white-dominated media awash in reductive and violent imagery. The city […]

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