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Application for proposed Lower Broadway area Wawa postponed

August 8, 2017

An application for a proposed Wawa in the city’s Central Ward was postponed at last night's meeting of the Central Planning Board.

The proposed project, to be built on two lots located at 1300-1346 McCarter Highway on a 2.483-acre site, would see a 5,051 square-foot 24-hour Wawa convenience store with 58 parking spaces, along with a 16-pump gas ...

Lauding hi-tech education, Sharpton at his side, Murphy doubles down on courting Newark vote

August 22, 2017

With the Rev. Al Sharpton at his side, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy made a campaign stop today at a hi-tech education center in Newark's South Ward, saying the state needed to support urban youth to succeed in a globalized and digitized economy. 

"We've got to be here, backing up these kids, to make sure that they can achieve all that they can achieve," ...

NJ Audubon Lauds Lawmaker on Efforts to Keep Open Parks and Beaches

August 4, 2017

Dear TAPInto Editor:

New Jersey Audubon appreciates the work of Assemblyman John McKeon (D-27th Dist), the sponsor of legislation that requires state parks, forests and other natural and historic areas to remain open to the public for seven days if state government is shut down in the future.

This legislation, A5128, which received strong bi-partisan support, provides a safeguard to ...

Teaching entrepreneurship is essential to re-engineering public education

August 16, 2017

The fate of public education in America rests on our ability to help students develop critical skills that will transcend to innovation. 

Innovation has long been the cornerstone for reshaping communities and society. Leaders in the public education space often cite global competition as a reason to improve the quality of public education. 

I agree with this reasoning but can ...