Youth-led Town Hall to promote youth-facilitated conversations

NEWARK, NJ — A youth-led Town Hall, “Heal Our City, Heal Our Nation,” will be on Saturday, Nov. 19, at noon, at Audible, 1 Washington Place, downtown Newark. Led by the Newark Youth Ambassadors, the Town Hall will enable Newark youth to discuss issues that affect them in a constructive environment that promotes safe conversations […]

‘Playing It Safe’ to discuss youth sports safety

NEWARK, NJ — “Playing It Safe,” a discussion panel for Pop Warner football coaches, athletes and parents on how to keep youth sports safe, will be hosted on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, at the John F. Kennedy Recreation Center Gymnasium, 211 West Kinney St., in the Central Ward. The center’s entrance […]

IHOP owner a featured speaker at annual Women’s Symposium at NJIT

IHOP owner a featured speaker at annual Women’s Symposium at NJIT

IRVINGTON, NJ — Adenah Bayoh, owner of the International House of Pancakes in Irvington, was a featured guest speaker on Thursday, May 26, at the second annual Women’s Symposium organized by My Sister’s Keeper at the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus in downtown Newark. “That was exciting,” said Bayoh on Tuesday, May 31. “I […]

Irvingtonians attend Farrakhan speech at Newark church

Irvingtonians attend Farrakhan speech at Newark church

NEWARK, NJ — When minister Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam came to Newark on Monday, May 23, to speak at Metropolitan Baptist Church on Springfield Avenue, Rasheed Williams made sure to be in the audience. A resident of Irvington and a practicing Muslim, Williams is also a grassroots organizer representing the former Team […]

Details of agreement between UBER and Newark revealed

NEWARK, NJ — Mayor Ras J. Baraka, UBER NJ General Manager Ana Mahony and taxi owner/drivers revealed on Wednesday, April 27, important, previously undisclosed additions to the preliminary Newark/UBER agreement announced last week. The agreement was signed on Tuesday, April 26. The agreement, which is the first UBER has made with any major city in […]

Mayor Baraka leads on battle against lead in schools

NEWARK, NJ — In his state of the city address on Tuesday, March 15, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka called for a long-term solution to fix the city’s problems with lead in their drinking water at 30 schools. The recent discovery of dangerous lead levels in Newark public schools’ drinking water threatens human health and Jeff […]