City Hall closed for Lincoln’s Birthday, but trash pick-up continues

NEWARK, NJ — City Hall will be closed and all non-emergency Newark municipal services will be suspended on Monday, Feb. 13, in observance of Lincoln’s Birthday. Police, fire and other uniformed emergency services will work as usual. Additionally, there will be trash pick-up as regularly scheduled on Monday, Feb. 13. “I urge all of Newark’s […]

John F. Kennedy Aquatic Center to be re-opened Feb. 6

NEWARK, NJ — The city of Newark will re-open the John F. Kennedy Aquatic Center, starting Monday, Feb. 6, at 7:30 a.m., having completed necessary repairs and renovations to the facility. The Aquatic Center is located at 211 West Kinney St. in the city’s Central Ward. The renovations included new dressing booths, diving boards, the […]

Irvington, sister cities well-represented at home mortgage foreclosure forum

Irvington, sister cities well-represented at home mortgage foreclosure forum

NEWARK, NJ — Fredricka Bey and the Women In Support of the Million Man March held an installment of the ongoing home mortgage foreclosure prevention and education forums at Essex County College on Wednesday, Jan. 25. Journalist Walter Fields moderated the forum and a number of area elected officials participated in the event, including Irvington […]

Irvington NAACP takes part in Black World Conference

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington NAACP was well-represented at the Institute of the Black World’s State of the Black World Conference at the Robert Treat Hotel in Newark from Wednesday, Nov. 16, through Sunday, Nov. 20. “An august crowd of African-American and Latino people attended the conference that was a tribute to the life and […]

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 […]