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Newark Residents Get Expert Advice on Property Ownership at Housing Summit

April 20, 2017

Presentations on the homestead auction program, foreclosure prevention, mortgage loan products, a credit repair class, a developer workshop, the Home Buyer Ready program and tax abatements were highlights of the 2017 Newark Housing Summit, held recently at St. John’s Community Baptist Church on Bergen Street.

The free event, presented by Newark's Department of Economic & Housing ...

Letter: Endangered Species Act is Endangered

March 29, 2017

Dear Editor:

New Jersey Audubon is deeply concerned about ongoing efforts on Capitol Hill to undermine the Endangered Species Act – a law passed by near-unanimous, bi-partisan support in 1973 - which works to recover threatened and endangered species. 

The attempts to roll-back the Act, if successful, would gravely threaten our incredible wildlife across America. There is no ...

Building a Victims' Movement in the Age Trump

April 2, 2017

 

Newark, NJ - They are calling on the community to pack Weequahic high school’s auditorium at 279 Chancellor Avenue in Newark, New Jersey!  On Thursday April 6, 2017, the Black History Month Committee of Weequahic high school will be sponsoring a free program called REAL TALK THURSDAYS for the students and the larger community in Newark, NJ.  The ...

OPINION: As Newark changes, residents need to unite to protect their interests

April 18, 2017

There has been a flurry of news recently about Newark, from the NY Times to Bloomberg News – and most of it has been good, thank goodness. 

Newark’s great assets and some recent incredible projects, like the Hahne’s building, have often been featured in writings about Newark’s revitalization. 

And while an article may occasionally be rather fluffy, some ...