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Sat, May 12, 11:00 AM

Greater Newark Conservancy, Newark

Spring Block Party and Plant Sale in Newark

Add to My Calendar 05/12/2018 11:00am 05/12/2018 3:00pm America/New_York Spring Block Party and Plant Sale in Newark

Activities, DJ music and crafts for kids and families to enjoy. One of Newark’s largest plant sales. It’s time to welcome the season at Greater Newark Conservancy’s Spring Block Party & Plant Sale on Saturday, May 12th from 11:00 a.m. till 3:00 p.m. (rain or shine) at the Conservancy’s Judith L. Shipley Urban Environmental Center, 32 Prince Street in Newark between ...

32 Prince Street Newark, NJ 07102

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Holy Thursday's Watch Offers an Opportunity for Reflection and Prayer

Connectivity – a doublespeak word if there ever was one.

It is, in fact, dis-connectivity. Life through devices makes us not present in our immediate world and takes us outside of ourselves and into the world of entertainment, sports, social media, etc.

My favorite is the commercial for some streaming service where the guy says “Now you watch movies on your phone,” as if ...

Newark Housing Authority Gets $24M for Public Housing Improvements

April 19, 2019

NEWARK, NJ - The Newark Housing Authority (NHA) has received $24 million from the federal government that will go towards making capital improvements in its public housing.

The funds come from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) capital fund grant program. Improvements at public housing for this year include roof work at senior citizen high rises, elevator ...

Botched Ballot Quickly Corrected In South Orange

April 11, 2019

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Residents who vote by mail will be getting a new ballot mailed to them this week, since there was an error on the ballots they received last week.

Municipal and county officials scrambled over the weekend and earlier this week to correct the ballots, which according to South Orange Village Clerk Kevin Harris, listed two candidates running for village trustee ...

How to Make Perfectly Cooked Hard-Boiled Eggs

April 19, 2019

When it comes to the simple hard-boiled egg, it seems nothing is simple. Some people will swear by steaming them in an egg cooker or Instant Pot. Others have taken to using a sous vide. And those things are great — if you have them. But all you really need to make a great egg is a pot and some water.

This method is great for making anything from one large egg to a couple dozen at ...

NJ to Lower Flags for Westfield High School Principal Who Died in Selfless Act

April 15, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ – Across the state, flags will fly at half-staff on Monday in honor of the Westfield High School Principal, who died from complications that followed his donation of bone marrow to a boy in France.

Gov. Phil Murphy has ordered the flags lowered in honor of Dr. Derrick Nelson, 44. The community has been mourning Dr. Nelson’s loss since his passing on April ...

Rutgers, Faculty Reach Tentative Agreement, Avert First Faculty Strike In School History

April 16, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers and the union representing nearly 5,000 of its faculty members reached a tentative agreement late Tuesday night, bringing to an end more than a year of bargaining and averting the first faculty strike in the university's 253-year history.

The Rutgers AAUP-AFT released a statement at about 9:15 p.m., stating the gains secured by its ranks - from ...

NJ to Lower Flags for Westfield High School Principal Who Died in Selfless Act

April 15, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ – Across the state, flags will fly at half-staff on Monday in honor of the Westfield High School Principal, who died from complications that followed his donation of bone marrow to a boy in France.

Gov. Phil Murphy has ordered the flags lowered in honor of Dr. Derrick Nelson, 44. The community has been mourning Dr. Nelson’s loss since his passing on April ...

Massachusetts Benefits from Lingering Law to Sell Liquor in New Jersey Supermarkets

March 29, 2019

In Massachusetts, we have been following the ongoing debate in New Jersey to expand the number of liquor licenses that one entity can own. For decades, supermarkets and other entities in both states have been unnecessarily and unfairly limited under outdated laws that stymie business growth and customer convenience.

Massachusetts had endured these onerous restrictions until lawmakers and ...

The Jaffe Briefing - April 9, 2019




The Jaffe Briefing will go on Spring Break starting Thursday, April 11 - we will return (slightly sunburnt) on Monday, April 22


TRENTON - He's baaack. Former Gov. Chris Christie is vowing to share more of his unsolicited opinions about the current governor, after 15 months of relative silence and a book tour. This is exactly what New Jersey ...

New Jersey-Based Jaguar USA Wins Three World Car Awards at the 2019 New York International Auto Show

April 18, 2019

NEW YORK, NY -- Jaguar USA, based in Mahwah, New Jersey, was the recipient of the top three World Car Awards at the New York International Auto Show this year for the same model, the Jaguar I-PACE.

Entirely electric and in the SUV category, the Jaguar I-PACE received the awards for World Car of the Year, Design of the Year, and Green Car of the Year. It is unprecedented for one manufacturer to ...