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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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University Hospital will be featured in a docu-drama debuting June 26

17. June 2014

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University Hospital is an independent, standalone medical center owned by the State of New Jersey and governed by a board headed by the Honorable Donald DiFrancesco, the Essex county Executive.  It is located in the University Heights section of Newark, New Jersey. University Hospital is a principal teaching hospital for Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences […]

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Saxophone Extravaganza feature as part of Super Bowl Media day Today at 6:30 Paul Robeson Campus Center

28. January 2014

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The Rutgers Office of University-Community Partnerships is jointly hosting A Super Celebration of Jazz Saxophones at Rutgers University Newark, Today,  Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. This special campus and community event will celebrate the jazz heritage of the city of Newark and will feature The Kenny Garrett Quintet led by internationally renowned, Grammy® […]

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ESSEX COUNTY COLLEGE HOSTED NFL SUPER KIDS-SUPER SHARING PROJECT

16. January 2014

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New Jersey school children donated 30,000 items today to help local children in need as part of a Super Bowl project called Super Kids-Super Sharing. Books, sports equipment and school supplies were donated. Today those items are already in the hands of schools and organizations that work with local children.  On Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, […]

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New Jersey Institute of Technology as The Ugliest Campus in the Country

4. December 2013

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Say What!!!    Not again.  In October Conde Nash called Newark the most unfriendly city in the world.  Now two days ago Traveler and Leisure publication reported that NJIT is the most ugliest college in the country.  While several months ago the New Jersey Institute of Technology took the top honors as the nations’s college with […]

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