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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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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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CREATED EQUAL: AMERICA’S CIVIL RIGHTS STRUGGLE Starting Tomorrow at The Newark Museum

30. September 2014

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A Festival of Film and Community Conversation THE ABOLITIONISTS Three-Part Presentation: Wednesdays, October 1, 8 and 15 The Abolitionists vividly brings to life the struggles of the men and women who led the battle to end slavery. Through innovative use of reenactments, this three-episode series puts a face on the anti-slavery movement—or rather, five faces: […]

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Cross-Currents: A Concert of Traditional & Contemporary Chinese Dance with Nai Ni Chen Dance Company

23. September 2014

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On Wednesday, September 24, at 7:30 pm , in Bradley Hall Theater, which is located 110 Warren Street, Newark, NJ 07102 Cross-Currents: A Symposium on Traditional & Contemporary Chinese Dance. Rutger Ethnic studies department will present the Institute’s fall Dance Symposium will feature the renowned New Jersey ensemble, Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company. Nai-Ni Chen will present a full concert, […]

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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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