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¡Presente! A Symposium & Celebration of Latina/o and 30th Anniversary Celebration of the NJ Hispanic Youth Showcase

29. March 2016

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April 2, 1-6pm for Symposium and 6-10 pm for Celebration 15 Washington St., Panels to be in Room 201 with Celebration in the Main Hall Visit spaa.newark.rutgers.edu to register. Produced by Rutgers University-Newark Alum, Emmy-award winning television producer and Latin@ youth talent scout, William Sánchez will be among the distinguished alumni coming to campus next November […]

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Sale of Saint Michael’s Medical Center to Prime Healthcare Services Receives Final Regulatory Approvals

10. March 2016

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The state has approved the sale of Saint Michael’s. Press release is attached and below. I noticed that some of you have been using some old and low resolution real estate shots of Saint Michael’s. I took some photos the other day, so feel free to pick one and download in the resolution you need. […]

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Rutgers Newark to provide tuition free scholarship to Newark residents who’s families making below $60,000

23. December 2015

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Rutgers Newark Chancellor Nancy Cantor  announced a major new financial aid initiative called the Talent & Opportunity Pathways program—or RU-N to the TOP—which will make college more affordable for wide swaths of New Jersey students, especially residents of Newark, those transferring from county colleges, and those with great potential to make an impact on the […]

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Obama Administration Extends protections for Lions

22. December 2015

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The Obama administration’s decision to extend Endangered Species Act protections for two breeds of lions is a turning point for the lions now roaming Africa, say advocacy groups who petitioned the federal government to list the lion as endangered.  The global outcry that ensued was unprecedented. Last month, a new anti-poaching bill was passed by […]

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“Smorgasbord in the Central Ward” with Legendary Boxing Promoter Don King

21. December 2015

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  Legendary boxing promoter Don King, famous for promoting the “The Rumble in the Jungle” and the “Thrilla in Manila,” will be participating in the “Smorgasbord in the Central Ward,” on Monday, December 21 at noon, when he will be joined by Central Ward Councilwoman Gayle Chaneyfield Jenkins, Mayor Ras Baraka, former Mayor Ken Gibson […]

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Westward is pursuing “BID” Business Improvement District

14. December 2015

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The City of Newark, the Newark Community Economic Development Corporation, Councilman Joe McCallum, the West Ward Economic Development Corporation, and the Unified Vailsburg Services Organization are sponsoring a Community Meeting to discuss a Business Improvement District (BID) for the West Ward on S. Orange Avenue from Dover St. to Bergen St. A BID is a […]

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Urban Water Conference Comes to Newark Thursday @ NJIT

9. December 2015

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Its still not to late to register for the New Jersey Urban Water Conference, held Thursday at NJIT.  If you were one of many “Newarkers” concerned about Newark’s water, there will be state wide specialist in the field of water conservation and fresh drinking water as national right,  then this conference might be for you. […]

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Introduces today Newark PSEG “Art Wall” project in the Fairmount Neighborhood

8. December 2015

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The City of Newark, the Urban League of Essex County and PSE&G announced today the launch of the region’s first-ever “Art Wall” project designed to beautify the protective façade of an electrical switching station. This facility, conceptualized and created from an aesthetic point of view as opposed to simply a functional perspective, will be located […]

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30th Annual lighting of the Tree is scheduled for today

7. December 2015

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Today, Mayor Ras J. Baraka, the Newark Municipal Council, Santa and Mrs. Claus, and other dignitaries will join municipal employees and residents from every ward to celebrate the City of Newark’s 30th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony, in the City Hall First Floor Rotunda, at 920 Broad Street, today, Monday, December 7, 2015, at 5:00 […]

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Saint Michael’s Medical Center declare critical milestone in the Primes Healthcare acqusitiion

3. December 2015

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Saint Michael’s Medical Center announced today it has received notice from the New Jersey Department of Health that its application to transfer hospital ownership to Prime Healthcare Services has been deemed complete. Saint Michael’s initially submitted the Certificate of Need application to sell the hospital on April 1, 2013. Hospital officials responded to eight rounds […]

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