Newark holds topping-off ceremony for ‘Shaq Tower 2’

Newark holds topping-off ceremony for ‘Shaq Tower 2’

NEWARK, NJ — Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Gov. Phil Murphy, and partners Shaquille O’Neal and Boraie Development held the topping-off ceremony for 777 McCarter on June 13. The ceremony took place on Edison Place between McCarter Highway and Mulberry Street in Newark. Built under Newark’s inclusionary zoning, with 20 percent of the 370 apartments affordable, […]

Malcolm X Shabazz High School gets a new football field

NEWARK, NJ — In May 2021, the grants department of the Newark Board of Education submitted a proposal to the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs to revitalize the football field at Malcolm X Shabazz High School.  In early February, Gov. Phil Murphy, Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver and the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs […]

Yogi Berra Museum recognizes ‘best teammates’ in the SEC

Yogi Berra Museum recognizes ‘best teammates’ in the SEC

LITTLE FALLS, NJ — Continuing a beloved tradition in local high school sports, for the ninth consecutive year the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center honored student athletes from member schools of the Super Essex Conference in a celebration of the qualities that made Yogi Berra a national treasure. Recipients of the 2021 Investors Bank […]

Malcolm X Shabazz High School unveils Engineering Academy

Malcolm X Shabazz High School unveils Engineering Academy

NEWARK, NJ — Old friends and familiar faces came home on Wednesday, Dec. 4, as Malcolm X Shabazz High School alumni were welcomed back as the Newark Board of Education, led by Superintendent Roger Leon, unveiled school’s new Engineering Academy. The new program offers students an opportunity to apply the engineering design process and standards, […]