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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson, & Union Counties, NJ received a $12,500 grant from the Provident Bank Foundat...
07/30/2021
Newark Social Justice Organization Receives Grant from The Provident Bank Foundation

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson, & Union Counties, NJ received a $12,500 grant from the Provident Bank Foundation to contribute to its services for the youth through its one-to-one mentoring program. #BigBrothersBigSistersofEssex #NewarkNews #GivingBack #ProvidentBank

NEWARK, NJ--Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson & Union Counties received a $12,500 grant from The Provident Bank Foundation to contribute to their services for the youth through their...

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a landmark bill (S690) on Thursday in Newark, giving the state one of the most co...
07/29/2021
Gov. Murphy Comes to Newark to Sign Landmark Universal Maternal and Infant Care Legislation

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a landmark bill (S690) on Thursday in Newark, giving the state one of the most comprehensive and robust home visitation programs in the country. #NewarkNews #GovPhilMurphy #MaternalCare #NJNews

NEWARK, NJ – In a state faced with one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the nation, Gov. Phil Murphy aims to tackle those numbers with the establishment of a universal home nurse...

A state grand jury this week voted to not file any criminal charges against an Orange police officer who fatally shot a ...
07/29/2021
Grand Jury Declines to Charge Officer in Fatal Shooting of Newark Man

A state grand jury this week voted to not file any criminal charges against an Orange police officer who fatally shot a Newark man in 2019, authorities announced. #NewarkNews

NEWARK, NJ – A state grand jury this week voted to not file any criminal charges against an Orange police officer who fatally shot a Newark man in 2019, authorities announced.

When students across New Jersey return to school come fall for full-time, in-person instruction after being separated fr...
07/29/2021
Newark Students Join Rally Calling For More Investment in Emotional Support Services in Schools

When students across New Jersey return to school come fall for full-time, in-person instruction after being separated from their respective classrooms for nearly a year and a half, many hope to see more counselors in their hallways instead of police officers. #NewarkNews #NewarkEducation #SupportServices

NEWARK, NJ – When students across New Jersey return to school come fall for full-time, in-person instruction after being separated from their respective classrooms for nearly a year and a half,...

The Newark NJ Department of Public Safety in conjunction with the of End of Watch Riders, and Beyond the Call of Duty he...
07/28/2021
Newark Police Honor Fallen Officers in 2020

The Newark NJ Department of Public Safety in conjunction with the of End of Watch Riders, and Beyond the Call of Duty held a memorial service on Wednesday to remember five Newark Police Division members and officers throughout the country who lost their lives in 2020. #NewarkNews #BeyondTheCallofDuty #NewarkPolice #FallenHeroes

The Department of Public Safety in conjunction with the End of Watch Riders, and Beyond the Call of Duty held a memorial this morning to remember five Newark Police Division members and officers...

Newark's Guaranteed Income Pilot Program comes to the city at a pivotal moment as many residents either already live bel...
07/28/2021
Newark's Guaranteed Income Experiment Takes Next Steps, Receives 1,200 Applicants

Newark's Guaranteed Income Pilot Program comes to the city at a pivotal moment as many residents either already live below the federal poverty threshold or were impacted financially by the COVID-19 pandemic. #NewarkNews #GuaranteedIncome

NEWARK, NJ – When the online portal for Newark’s Guaranteed Income Pilot Program opened on July 23, Lloyd Terrell, a South Ward resident, had one plan in mind when he logged on at 8 a.m. to ensure...

Governor Phil Murphy announced Tuesday that the New Jersey Turnpike Authority is renaming the Cheesequake service area, ...
07/28/2021
NJ Gives Cheesequake Rest Area a Good Name- 'Jon Bon Jovi Rest Area'

Governor Phil Murphy announced Tuesday that the New Jersey Turnpike Authority is renaming the Cheesequake service area, at Exit 124, after the famous Sayreville rocker, as part of a statewide effort to name service areas on the Garden State Parkway after iconic New Jersey Hall of Fame inductees. #NewJerseyNews #BonJovi #GardenStateParkway

SAYREVILLE, NJ —Jon Bon Jovi gives a rest area a good name.

A Newark man on Tuesday admitted to his role in distributing narcotics, authorities announced. #NewarkNews
07/28/2021
Newark Man Admits to Role in Distributing He**in

A Newark man on Tuesday admitted to his role in distributing narcotics, authorities announced. #NewarkNews

NEWARK, NJ – A Newark man on Tuesday admitted to his role in distributing narcotics, authorities announced.

A new warehouse facility is planned to be constructed in Newark’s industrial district on property that once housed the B...
07/27/2021
Planning Board Approves Warehouse Project in East Ward

A new warehouse facility is planned to be constructed in Newark’s industrial district on property that once housed the Bayonne Barrel and Drum Company. #NewarkNews #NewarkDevelopment #EastWard #Ironbound

NEWARK, NJ – A new warehouse facility is planned to be constructed in Newark’s Ironbound District on property that once housed the Bayonne Barrel and Drum Company.

A $44 million roadway improvement project is planned to come to Port Newark to help improve and modernize travel access ...
07/27/2021
$44M of Infrastructure Improvements Planned to Come to Newark Port Street Corridor

A $44 million roadway improvement project is planned to come to Port Newark to help improve and modernize travel access connecting to the Elizabeth Port Authority Marine Terminal. #NewarkNews #PortNewark #Development #Infrastructure

NEWARK, NJ – A $44 million roadway improvement project is planned to come to Port Newark to help improve and modernize travel access connecting to the Elizabeth Port Authority Marine Terminal.

The candidate pool for Newark City Council’s West Ward seat just got a bit more crowded after lifelong ward resident, Ly...
07/27/2021
Fourth Candidate Enters Race for Newark City Council’s West Ward Seat

The candidate pool for Newark City Council’s West Ward seat just got a bit more crowded after lifelong ward resident, Lyndon Brown, announced his bid, making him the fourth candidate in the race. #NewarkNews #WestWard #Elections

NEWARK, NJ – The candidate pool for Newark City Council’s West Ward seat just got a bit more crowded after lifelong ward resident, Lyndon Brown, announced his bid, making him the fourth candidate...

Residents can enjoy free outdoor events this summer and fall as the City of Newark and Newark City Parks Foundation laun...
07/26/2021
Families Are Invited to Newark’s Summer Fun in the Park

Residents can enjoy free outdoor events this summer and fall as the City of Newark and Newark City Parks Foundation launch “Summer in the Park.” The events will feature concerts, dances, movies, games, arts and crafts, picnics, a variety of food trucks, and health and wellness activities throughout Washington Park, Lincoln Park, Military Park, Riverfront Park, and Mulberry Commons. #NewarkNews #SummerInThePark

Newark, NJ-- Residents can enjoy free outdoor events this summer and fall as the city of Newark and Newark City Parks Foundation launches “Summer in the Park” that will celebrate the community...

City officials will recognize Newark’s prominent public art scene on Saturday, July 31, when it will launch an interacti...
07/26/2021
Interactive Virtual Mural Map Showcasing Newark's Public Art Scene to Launch This Weekend

City officials will recognize Newark’s prominent public art scene on Saturday, July 31, when it will launch an interactive Newark Public Art Map in celebration of Newark Arts' 40th anniversary. #NewarkNews #NewarkArts #NewarkArtists

NEWARK, NJ – Among Newark’s bustling streets and historic brick buildings, the murals and works of both local and renowned artists can be found in each of the city’s five wards. Now, those works...

A Newark man on Monday was sentenced to 78 months in prison for his role in a carjacking in which a firearm was brandish...
07/26/2021
Newark Man Sentenced to 6 Years In Prison for Summer Avenue Carjacking

A Newark man on Monday was sentenced to 78 months in prison for his role in a carjacking in which a firearm was brandished, authorities announced.

NEWARK, NJ – A Newark man on Monday was sentenced to 78 months in prison for his role in a carjacking in which a firearm was brandished, authorities announced.

The City of Newark and the Resilient Northeastern New Jersey Initiative will host two virtual community meetings for res...
07/26/2021
Newark Residents Invited to Provide Input on Flood Risk Reduction Strategies

The City of Newark and the Resilient Northeastern New Jersey Initiative will host two virtual community meetings for residents on July 28 to discuss flood risk and policy changes to improve the environment and economic health in the city. #NewarkNews

Newark, NJ –The City of Newark and the Resilient Northeastern New Jersey Initiative will host two virtual community meetings for residents on July 28 to discuss flood risk and policy changes to...

Newark-based artist Yasmin De Jesus designed and unveiled a music-themed mural on July 22 at the Grafton Ave Community G...
07/24/2021
Newark Artist Creates Musical Mural for the North Ward Community

Newark-based artist Yasmin De Jesus designed and unveiled a music-themed mural on July 22 at the Grafton Ave Community Garden in the North Ward. It is the third mural out of five that is planned for the Newark community. #NewarkNews #NewarkArtists #NorthWard

NEWARK, NJ--Newark-based artist Yasmin De Jesus designed and unveiled a music-themed mural on July 22 at the Grafton Ave Community Garden in the North Ward. It is the third mural out of five that...

A parcel of blighted property on Livingston Street in Newark’s Central Ward may soon find new life under a development p...
07/23/2021
Zoning Board Approves Five-Story Multifamily Building in Central Ward

A parcel of blighted property on Livingston Street in Newark’s Central Ward may soon find new life under a development project approved by the Zoning Board of Adjustment on Thursday which would bring a five-story building to the site. #NewarkNews #NewarkDevelopment #CentralWard

NEWARK, NJ – A parcel of blighted property on Livingston Street in Newark’s Central Ward may soon find new life under a development project approved by the Zoning Board of Adjustment on Thursday...

Years of industrial processing which has contaminated miles of water along the Lower Hackensack River stretching from Or...
07/23/2021
State Environmental Officials Take First Steps to Clean Up 23-mile Stretch of Water Leading to Newark Bay

Years of industrial processing which has contaminated miles of water along the Lower Hackensack River stretching from Oradell Dam to the mouth of Newark Bay is now planned to get cleaned up with some help from federal officials. #NewarkNews #NewarkBay #EPA #NJDEP #PassaicRiver #HackensackRiver

NEWARK, NJ – Years of industrial processing which has contaminated miles of water along the Lower Hackensack River stretching from Oradell Dam to the mouth of Newark Bay is now planned to get...

Newark tenants severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic will get an opportunity next week to apply for the city’s thir...
07/23/2021
Here’s What Newark Residents Need to Know When Applying for the City’s Rental Assistance Program Starting Monday

Newark tenants severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic will get an opportunity next week to apply for the city’s third round of emergency rental assistance. #NewarkNews #EmergencyRentalAssistance

NEWARK, NJ – Newark tenants severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic will get an opportunity next week to apply for the city’s third round of emergency rental assistance.

A gun buyback event will be held in Newark next month at the Prudential Center as part of comprehensive efforts to reduc...
07/23/2021
Gun Buyback Event Coming to Newark

A gun buyback event will be held in Newark next month at the Prudential Center as part of comprehensive efforts to reduce gun violence, New Jersey Acting Attorney General Andrew Bruck announced. #NewarkNews

NEWARK, NJ – A gun buyback events will be held in Newark next month at the Prudential Center as part of comprehensive efforts to reduce gun violence, Acting Attorney General Andrew Bruck announced.

Newark Moonlight Cinema, a drive-in theater in Newark’s downtown district, will have its grand reopening this weekend on...
07/22/2021
Newark’s Drive-in Theater Reopens this Weekend

Newark Moonlight Cinema, a drive-in theater in Newark’s downtown district, will have its grand reopening this weekend on July 24 and will showcase Black cinematic films until Oct. 31. #NewarkNews #MoonlightCinema #DowtownNewark

Newark Moonlight Cinema, a drive-in theater in Newark’s downtown district will have a grand reopening this weekend on July 24 and will showcase Black cinematic films until October 31.

A Newark man on Wednesday was sentenced to 110 months in prison for participating in a string of statewide convenience s...
07/22/2021
Newark Man Sentenced to 9 Years in Prison for Statewide Armed Robbery Spree

A Newark man on Wednesday was sentenced to 110 months in prison for participating in a string of statewide convenience store robberies, authorities announced. #NewarkNews

NEWARK, NJ – A Newark man on Wednesday was sentenced to 110 months in prison for participating in a string of statewide convenience store robberies, authorities announced.

Newark community leader and executive director of local nonprofit Project Ready Shennell McCloud will join 26 social jus...
07/22/2021
Newark Leader Shennell McCloud Selected to Nationally Recognized Academy for Social Justice Advocates

Newark community leader and executive director of local nonprofit Project Ready Shennell McCloud will join 26 social justice leaders from around the nation to participate in a highly competitive 2021 Converge Social Justice Leadership Academy. #NewarksNews #RemarkableNewarkers #ProjectReady #socialjustice #leadership

NEWARK, NJ – Newark community leader and executive director of local nonprofit Project Ready Shennell McCloud will join 26 social justice leaders from around the nation to participate in a highly...

Three families on Wednesday officially became homeowners when they closed on their new homes through Invest Newark’s Sec...
07/21/2021
Three Families Become Homeowners in Newark Through Section 8 Program

Three families on Wednesday officially became homeowners when they closed on their new homes through Invest Newark’s Section 8 homeownership program. The residents were selected via lottery from the program and are now ready to move in. #NewarkNews #InvestNewark #Homeowner

Three families closed on their new homes today thanks to Invest Newark’s Section 8 homeownership program.

The Newark City Council is urging the federal government to enact a policy that would cancel all student loan debt. The ...
07/21/2021
City Council Calls on Biden Administration In Resolution to Cancel Student Debt

The Newark City Council is urging the federal government to enact a policy that would cancel all student loan debt. The action from city officials came via resolution during a Tuesday meeting. #NewarkNews

NEWARK, NJ – The Newark City Council is urging the Federal government to enact a policy that would cancel all student loan debt.

All senior citizens in Essex County are invited to engage in the 2021 Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show and E...
07/21/2021
Senior Citizens To Participate in Essex County Art Show

All senior citizens in Essex County are invited to engage in the 2021 Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show and Exhibition. The show will feature 11 categories for seniors to submit their artwork to such as watercolor painting, acrylic painting, oil painting, craft, works on paper, digital, pastel, mixed media, photography, print, and sculpture. #NewarkNews #EssexCountyNews #NewarkArtists

NEWARK, NJ-- All senior citizens in Essex County are invited to engage in the 2021 Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show and Exhibition.

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07/21/2021

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A trove of data published on Wednesday by The National Council on Teacher Quality, a nonpartisan research and policy gro...
07/21/2021
New Data Reveals Essex County College Exceeds State Average to Better Prepare Teachers of Color

A trove of data published on Wednesday by The National Council on Teacher Quality, a nonpartisan research and policy group committed to modernizing the teaching profession, revealed pass rates on teacher licensing tests for institutions preparing elementary educators across 38 states, including Essex County College in Newark. #NewarkNews #NewarkEducation #EssexCountyCollege #NewarkTeachers

NEWARK, NJ – A trove of data published on Wednesday by The National Council on Teacher Quality, a nonpartisan research and policy group committed to modernizing the teaching profession, revealed...

The Newark Downtown District’s Downtown Market is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Thursday through Sept. 30, 2021. For...
07/20/2021
NDD Downtown Market Makes its Glorious Return to Park Place in Newark

The Newark Downtown District’s Downtown Market is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Thursday through Sept. 30, 2021. For local residents and workers, it is quickly obvious when the open-air market is in full swing, as there is always live music, from folk to soul, and delicious aromas from on-the-spot creations of food vendors. #NewarkNews #DowntownNewark #DowntownMarket

The Newark Downtown Districts Downtown Market returns to Newark on Thursdays through September 2021.

Calls for justice rang out along Cypress Street on Monday as Newark social justice advocates gathered at the site where ...
07/20/2021
Newark Social Justice Advocates Demand Charges to Be Dropped in Rodwell, Spivey Arrests

Calls for justice rang out along Cypress Street on Monday as Newark social justice advocates gathered at the site where four men involved in an altercation with police officers were subsequently arrested - an incident advocates say was wrongly prompted by authorities. #NewarkNews

NEWARK, NJ – Calls for justice rang out along Cypress Street on Monday as Newark social justice advocates gathered at the site where four men were arrested following an altercation with police...

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