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“Documented” Jose Antonio Vargas

11. September 2014

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Jose Antonio Vargas Documented is an incredible tear jerking film that emotionally impacts even the tough at heart. It depicts the reality of life for so many undocumented individuals/families living in fear within the U.S.   Jose Antonio Vargas  (Writer, Director, and Producer)  is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, filmmaker, and the founder of Define American, a […]

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Dissection of House, the experiment at Washington Park Fridays

10. September 2014

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Newark is a House city.  In most recent years House music has re-emerged as a home-grown music genre.  Successes such as the Lincoln Park Music Festival, most popular day (house), and with the success of Weequahic Park annual house party, house is making a resurgence and is becoming a common in local music vocabulary.  For […]

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Teenager didn’t know he was gay — but he did know he was an outcast.

28. August 2014

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I was surprise to hear, the narrative of a teenage dosed with gasoline.  More surprising to me were the two in the interview, my neighbors and friends Darnell Moore (right) tells his friend Bryan Epps .  Darnell Moore is a community activist and an motivational speaker, discussing urban life and issues effect the LGGBT community. […]

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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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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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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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Rutgers on the Move

1. July 2014

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Today marks Rutgers University 1st official day into the big 10 football elite.  The Big Ten Conference (B1G),  is the oldest Division I collegiate athletic conference in the United States. The conference competes in the NCAA’s Division I;  the highest level of NCAA competition in that sport.  Big Ten member institutions are predominantly major flagship […]

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State chooses consultant to analyze Newark health services

26. June 2014

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By Beth Fitzgerald -NJ BIZ Navigant Consulting Inc. was chosen by a state agency Thursday to analyze health care services in the greater Newark area – a study whose scope includes recommending possible consolidation or regionalization of services now provided by the area’s five hospitals and four other publicly-funded health facilities. The study also will […]

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Newark’s Black film festival legacy continues

25. June 2014

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Shara L. Morrow Tuesday marked  the closing of the the American Black Film Festival (ABFF), it first time being held in New York City, and the beginning of the Newark Black Film festival celebrating it 40 year making it the longest running showcase of Black films in the country.  What do these two festivals have […]

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