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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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Congrats to Ras Baraka Newark’s next Mayor, Breakout of the Election

14. May 2014

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Mayoral Campaign Vote Count Percent 96.30% of the votes counted - Ras J. BARAKA            23,416           53.73% - Shavar D. JEFFRIES  20,062         46.03% Write-In 102 0.23% Total 43,580 100.00%   Newark Council Member At-Large 96.30% of the votes counted Vote Count Percent - […]

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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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Newark City Auction Gives Clues to Recovery in Housing Sector

22. April 2013

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Newark City Auction Gives Clues to Recovery in Housing Sector

Newark’s city property auction can be an important indicator in determining whether or not there is a recovery in the housing sector and can foretell the bottom of the foreclosure crisis in the city. In the past, recovery metrics have been mixed. The previous auction in November, 2010, in the midst of the great recession, […]

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Newark Celebrates Philip Roth at 80

18. March 2013

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Philip Roth is a Pulitzer prize-winning author and has recently retired from writing. He is one of the greatest living American authors. The celebration, sponsored by Newark Preservation and Landmarks Committee in conjunction with the Philip Roth Society, lasts from March 18-19. The event is to celebrate Roth’s 80th birthday, which is the March 19, in his […]

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