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St. Joseph (Met.) wins first Tournament of Champions title, defeats Newark East Side 49-47

25. March 2014

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With March madness in full effect, and local teams out of concession (unless you consider Connecticut local)  We focus on two high-school local stories.  St. Joseph defeated Newark East Side, 49-47, in the title game of the 26th NJSIAA/ShopRite Tournament of Champions on Monday at Sun National Bank Center in Trenton, before a crowd of […]

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PROFILE: HE’S HELPING PEOPLE REBUILD THEIR LIVES AFTER SANDY – IN NEWARK

5. March 2014

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SCOTT GURIAN Community advocate Diego Arias notes that the mega-storm’s impact – including flooding and building damage — was not confined to Jersey Shore Diego Arias Name: Diego Arias Job: Disaster Relief Program Manager at the Ironbound Community Corporation. Age: 29 Hometown: Arias was born in Colombia, but grew up in Linden, where he still […]

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NJIT is hosting the New Jersey Science Olympiad

16. January 2014

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Hundreds of students representing twenty middle schools and sixteen high schools from throughout Northern New Jersey will assemble at NJIT on Thursday, Jan. 16 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. to compete in the New Jersey Science Olympiad Regional Tournament. Teams will participate in events designed to make science, technology and math more enticing, relevant […]

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Sergio Rivero, Reveals and Captures the the Spirit of the Rumbero, at Sumei Fire Station

4. November 2013

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Rumba is a “Latin” dance. It has its rhythmic roots in Africa and found its way to Cuba. It migrated to the U.S. in the early 1930s, and is sometimes still referred to as the “Cuban rumba.”  Rumba is considered the “dance of love” because of the sensual interplay of the partners’ movements and the […]

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The Opening in all Orange Riverfront Park takes Center Stage – Saturday Boat Tour

16. August 2013

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OrangePartyPark It was all Orange on damp Saturday morning, Newark Walks a celebratory march from the steps of City Hall to Newark’s Park expansion along the Passaic River waterfront.  The festivities, starting at 11:30, with residence from across the city and the region to stroll 1.5 miles to the  riverfront park, a collaboration between Newark […]

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An Insiders Look At Newark’s Public Real Estate Auction

26. April 2013

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An Insiders Look At Newark’s Public Real Estate Auction

The auctioneer interrupts the investment property bidding to announce a re-bid on a particular Homestead Program/Owner-Occupied home from earlier in the morning.  His grin is recognizable from the back of the Terrace Ballroom at Newark’s Symphony Hall, “It appears the original buyer to this condo thought he was purchasing the whole building.”  The dichotomy between […]

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So You’re Saying There’s a Chance…

17. April 2013

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So You’re Saying There’s a Chance…

Jersey's Team will fight till the end of the season for a shot at the playoffs.

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International Artist Willie Cole Debuts “From Water to Light”

15. April 2013

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International Artist Willie Cole Debuts “From Water to Light”

On Saturday April 13th, world-renowned Contemporary Artist Willie Cole returned home to Newark at the new Prospect Street Firestation Gallery in the Ironbound section of Newark. Presented by Sumei Multidisciplinary Arts Center, the Firestation is becoming the Ironbound premier destination for art. The new installation by Willie Cole, entitled “FROM WATER TO LIGHT”, redefines recycling […]

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Ballantine Green Festival This Saturday!

12. April 2013

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Jersey Buzz, a Newark-based startup selling raw honey and honey-related products, is just one of the vendors who will participate in the 2nd Annual Ballantine Green Festival this Saturday, April 13th from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm, (rain date: April 27th) in the parking lot of the former Ballantine Brewery complex, located on Ferry Street, […]

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Dannu: Letting Creativity Flow on a Canvas

1. March 2013

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Dannu: Letting Creativity Flow on a Canvas

It is quite impossible not to fall in love with the city we live in. Meeting new people makes you realize of the potential and talent quietly walking around. Everyday you will find a new reason to assure you this is the right place, that this is the right time. Recently, I had the opportunity to be introduced to Dannu, a very talented painter as well as a very nice guy originally from Kearny, NJ. I have heard lots of things about him before I had the opportunity to actually talk to him myself, about his work, his art and his talent.

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