Martin Luther King, Newark, and the Cool Spring of 1968

Newark's late 1960s story is often told through the interweaving of histories of black power and violence. By examining events too often overshadowed by the great attention paid to the uprising of 1967, this class offers new historical visions of Newark, black power, and the legacy of the 1960s.

*The original event date was rescheduled due to a weather emergency.

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Wed, May 02
7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
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Newark's late 1960s story is often told through the interweaving of histories of black power and violence. By examining events too often overshadowed by the great attention paid to the uprising of 1967, this class offers new historical visions of Newark, black power, and the legacy of the 1960s.

*The original event date was rescheduled due to a weather emergency.

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Don’t Complain; Vote!

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'The Sting' shimmers and shakes at Paper Mill

‘The Sting ‘slithers and shakes at Paper Mill Playhouse

By LIZ KEILL

MILLBURN, NJ – In a premiere production of “The Sting,” Harry Connick Jr. commands the Paper Mill Playhouse stage in Millburn.

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Travels: Jersey Shore Seal Sighting on Spring Lake Beach

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SPRING LAKE, NJ — Another seal came ashore — this time at the jetty on the south end of Spring Lake's beach.

Photographer Nancy Orlowski was walking the beachfront when she spotted this seal at about 3 p.m. on April 18 and took these real-time animated photos. It’s not known whether it returned to the ocean.

On April 12, a harp seal made its way onto Belmar's Fifth ...