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Documentary project to focus on family of Newark schoolyard killing victim

27. April 2015

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By DAVID PORTER  Associated Press For what seemed a small eternity, Shalga Hightower epitomized the picture of parental grief in the aftermath of Newark’s 2007 schoolyard killings, when a group of men and boys, including one who turned 15 that day, lined up her college-bound daughter and two friends and shot them each in the […]

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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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City of Newark’s Valentine Couples Lot Sales

8. February 2015

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So here is the details of the city of Newark’s Valentine Couples Sale.  – Saturday, 14 February 2015, 9:00AM – 12:00PM at Newark City Hall (920 Broad Street). In the spirit of St. Valentine’s Day, we are doing a sale of city lots exclusively to COUPLES. Transforming non-tax producing city owned lots to occupied, tax […]

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Newark New Housing incentive Program “Live Newark”

6. February 2015

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Mayor Ras J. Baraka, members of the Newark Municipal Council, and Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Baye Adofo-Wilson launched the “Live Newark” Program to encourage municipal employees and public school teachers to purchase homes in two struggling neighborhoods, at a City Hall press conference today. The program will provide home purchasers with forgivable loans 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 Auction schedule for November 6th

20. October 2014

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In case you missed our October sale, here is another opportunity to purchase property from the City of Newark!  Attached, please find preliminary information for the City of Newark’s upcoming Public Real Estate Auction  CITY OF NEWARK Department of Economic and Housing Development Division of Housing and Real Estate PUBLIC REAL ESTATE AUCTION – THURSDAY, NOVEMBER […]

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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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NJIT First Year Connections Service Day TODAY, Friday

29. August 2014

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Newark, NJ – On August 29, 2014, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., the largest NJIT incoming freshman will take to the streets of Newark for a Day of Service. Staff and student leaders will join well over 800 First Year students to engage in service projects throughout the city. Service Day is one […]

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Bergen Street, Newark’s largest Block Party

18. August 2014

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    On Saturday, the Bergen Street Merchant Association, held their 19th annual one-day celebration of culture, economics, education, health awareness and good ole fashion fun has attracted people from the community, surrounding areas and beyond.  Branded as Newark’s largest Block party, equally important to note, that this area and event is also the home of […]

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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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