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The Newark’s Municipal Council Approved a resolution to Save St. Michaels Hospital

26. March 2015

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In a special Municipal Council session Council President, Mildred Crump brought forth a resolution in support of St. Michael’s Medical Center (SMMC) and its doctors, staff and employees. The resolution comes as a response to the Navigant report.a state sponsored analyses which makes recommendations to overhaul the heath delivery system in Newark and greater Newark […]

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NJIT Wins at Home Against Cleveland State

24. March 2015

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Ky Howard drained a huge 3-pointer with 19.7 seconds left, helping NJIT to a thrilling 80-77 victory over Cleveland State in the second round of the College Insider.com Tournament (CIT) at the Zoom and Estelle Fleisher Athletic Center Monday night. With the game tied at 77-77 and the shot clock winding down, Howard fired from […]

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NJIT Plays Cleveland State in CIT 2nd Round tournament TONIGHT at HOME 7PM in Newark

23. March 2015

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NJIT, the last Division I men’s basketball program still playing of the 21 in the Metropolitan area, will face a big challenge from rugged Cleveland State in Round 2 of the 2015 CollegeInsider.com postseason men’s basketball tournament (CIT) when the Vikings invade Fleisher Athletic Center Monday at 7 pm. NEWARK, NJ—–NJIT, the last Division I […]

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Navigant Report’s recommendations creates an uncertain future for Saint Michael’s Medical Center and East Orange General hospital as ongoing Acute heath-care providers

5. March 2015

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On Tuesday the long awaited Navigant report was made public. The report which had been initiated by the state Health Commissioner Mary O’Dowd, and can be used by the commission to approve the acquisition of two cash-starved hospitals in Essex County, Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark to Prime Healthcare Services, and the East Orange General to Prospect, […]

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Lula Washington Dance Theatre to perform tomorrow at NJPAC

25. February 2015

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  One of the most admired African-American contemporary dance ensembles in the West is coming to Newark later this month for a special Black History Month Program. The Institute and New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) are co-presenting a special concert by The Lula Washington Dance Theatre, celebrating its 35th anniversary in 2015, in conjunction with the […]

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Wanted: Jazz Champion (Newark) Who Just Can’t Keep A Secret

13. February 2015

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Quick: Where is the largest, most comprehensive jazz archive and research center in the world? New Orleans? St. Louis? Kansas City? Try another river city farther east. Would you believe Newark, New Jersey? It’s true. On a hill above the prosaic Passaic River, where it has been housed at Rutgers University – Newark (RU-N) for […]

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New Jersey Environmental Training

12. February 2015

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* Are you a Newark resident and are 18 or older? * Do you want to represent your community, religious, or educational institution? * Are you willing to accept the challenge to be a change for your environment? Newark Needs You to be an Environmental Champion! 10 week training Saturdays: 10 am – 3 pm […]

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The Grenada Revolution and the US Invasion: A Scholar’s Journey

11. February 2015

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Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm John Cotton Dana Library Dana Room, 4th Floor Apart of Rutgers Universities Black History Month series.  Shalini Puri is Associate Professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh, and author of the award-winning book,”The Caribbean Postcolonial: Social Equality, Post-Nationalism, and Cultural Hybridity.” Her recent book, “The Grenada Revolution in the […]

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Thursday City Hall will be closed for Lincoln Observance

11. February 2015

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Mayor Ras J. Baraka and the Newark Municipal Council reminded residents today that City Hall will be closed. All non-emergency Newark municipal services will be suspended on Thursday, February 12, 2015, in observance of Lincoln’s Birthday. Police, Fire, and other uniformed emergency services will work as usual “I urge all of Newark’s residents to uphold […]

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Black History month celebrations at the Newark Library starts TODAY

5. February 2015

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Today, February 5th, marks the opening reception for the Newark publics library Black history month celebration.  On Thursday, February 5 the Newark Public Library will begin its annual celebration of Black History with an Opening Reception at the Main Library on 5 Washington Street. The festivities will start at 5:30 p.m. in Centennial Hall as […]

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