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Newark Officials Host Public Meeting to Discuss Proposed Ironbound Industrial Facility

March 5, 2021

NEWARK, NJ — An industrial energy project proposed for Newark’s Ironbound that has been a subject of concern among local environmental advocates was discussed at length on Thursday during a virtual meeting hosted by city officials. 

The project calls for the construction of a biochar production facility off an existing site on the Lower Passaic River. The applicant, Aries ...

Developers Selected to Head Redevelopment of West Ward Properties

NEWARK, NJ — Nearly three acres of city-owned property near West Side High School is planned to receive major redevelopment improvements after several decades of neglect. 

As a result of contributions from various community stakeholders and a competitive bid process which evaluated proposals submitted by 12 developers, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka announced on Wednesday that two ...

Report: Newark Faces 'Severe' Affordable Housing Stock Gap for Low-Income Residents

NEWARK, NJ — Newark is currently facing an enormous gap in its housing stock to provide affordable units for low-income residents, according to a report issued by The Rutgers Law School Center on Law, Inequality and Metropolitan Equity (CLiME). 

More development and engagement from city officials and state legislators to address the issue and a call for more than ...

Newark Aims to Reinvigorate Home Ownership for Residents with Land Bank Program

NEWARK, NJ — An initiative to lead Newark through its post-COVID economic recovery has launched with the aim boost homeownership for residents and create affordable and market-rate housing throughout the city. 

The launch of The Newark Land Bank, a program endorsed by Newark Mayor Ras Baraka to improve the quality of life for Newark residents, was celebrated on ...

Zoning Board Approves Plan for Six-Story Apartment Building on Bayard Street

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A developer is planning to build a six-story apartment building on Bayard Street that will be marketed to urban professionals and millennials.

96-100 Bayard Street Associates, LCC, received preliminary and final site plan approval with variances from the Zoning Board on Monday night to move forward with plans to raze the existing two-story office building and ...

Zoning Board Approves Plan for Six-Story Apartment Building on Bayard Street

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A developer is planning to build a six-story apartment building on Bayard Street that will be marketed to urban professionals and millennials.

96-100 Bayard Street Associates, LCC, received preliminary and final site plan approval with variances from the Zoning Board on Monday night to move forward with plans to raze the existing two-story office building and ...

Hearing for Waste Facility Project in Ironbound Gets Pushed to March

NEWARK, NJ — An application for an industrial energy project that has been met with pushback from the community will come before the Newark Planning Board in March. 

The city planning board adjourned the project on Monday where the applicant, Aries Clean Energy, was slated to present its application. The applicant's project plans to construct a facility that ...

Lost Tool Found in Forgotten Irvington Well

This article was submitted by PSE&G

The unearthing of a more than 140-year-old well by PSE&G crews working in Irvington generated a buzz in a neighborhood that has endured months of COVID-19 restrictions and revealed a vital piece of the town’s past as a farming hub.

In early December, after two years of upgrading pipes throughout Irvington as part of PSE&G’s Gas ...

Belmar Council Changes Planning Board Designation for Former Public Works Chief

BELMAR, NJ — The Belmar Council has changed former Public Works director Michael Campbell Sr.’s designation on the Planning Board — from a Class IV citizen member to a Class I member, serving as Mayor Mark Walsifer’s designee.

In addition, Planning Board member William Lindsay’s classification was changed from a Class I to Class IV member in a unanimous vote ...

Newark Council Approves Sale of Halsey Street Property for Affordable Housing Project

NEWARK, NJ — The Newark City Council on Thursday approved the sale of property at the corner of Halsey Street and Central Avenue for new affordable housing units. 

The Central Ward property, located at 17 Halsey St., was sold for nearly $24,000 to Kawaida Towers, LP, a joint venture between developers Omni America LLC, Mid-Atlantic Alliance and The National Action Network. The ...

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