Newark Rhodes scholar plans to return to serve his city

January 18, 2018 by  

Jordan Thomas, a graduate of University High in Newark who is in his last year at Princeton University, was recently chosen as one of 32 Rhodes Scholars for 2018 representing the United States. Thomas announced that [Read more]

Newark school benefits from nonprofit organization

December 16, 2017 by  

Principal Sam Garrison of Camden Street Elementary School, along with Monica Smith and her wife Amy, recently celebrated six years of collaborating on [Read more]

Music museum opens in Newark

November 10, 2017 by  

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was recently held for the Grammy Museum Experience Prudential Center in Newark.

The founding executive director of [Read more]

Downtown Newark breaks ground on new park

October 14, 2017 by  

A groundbreaking was recently held in Newark for a park whose goal is to unify disparate and undeveloped locations in the downtown area.

The park, to be known as [Read more]

Newark historic district gets new significant street signs

September 20, 2017 by  

Historic street signs were recently installed in the Forest Hill neighborhood of Newark. The nationally-designated historic neighborhood includes several stately homes and tree-lined streets.

The combined efforts of [Read more]

Newark to host Latino festival

August 3, 2017 by  

The third annual Latino festival is coming to the community in the North Ward of Newark this month.

Headlining the festival will be [Read more]

Library opens to children in Newark residence

July 24, 2017 by  

King George Village in Newark recently opened a library for children on the property, giving the young residents access to 2,800 books.

Students from Rutgers University and [Read more]

Newark tour draws interest in permanent residency

June 8, 2017 by  

The Newark Downtown District, a non-profit organization, recently held a tour of the newly renovated district of the central business area. Approximately 700 people took part in the tour. [Read more]

Newark to celebrate cherry blossoms

April 6, 2017 by  

The 41st annual Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival is coming to the Branch Brook Park in Newark this month.

The trees were a gift from [Read more]

Candyland-like event raises money for Make-A-Wish Foundation

March 2, 2017 by  

The Ice Kingdom at the Prudential Center in Newark recently was the site of a fundraiser hosted by CareOne, a provider of senior health care, to raise money for the New Jersey chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The Foundation makes wishes come true for children throughout New Jersey with medical conditions that are life-threatening. A wish typically costs about $10,000.

A spokesperson for CareOne said that the event had raised [Read more]

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