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Developer Proposes 4 Residential Towers in Newark's West Ward

August 17, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - A developer is seeking to build four residential towers - one that has a pool on the roof - on different streets in a ward that is dotted with dilapidated two and three-family homes.

MORE: Those Boarded-Up Homes in the West Ward? Newark Has a Plan for Them.

New West 1, based in Ramsey, had four applications seeking variances for the four residential buildings in the West ...

East Ward council challenger files petition contesting runoff results, calls for new election

August 17, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - The candidate defeated in the East Ward council runoff election has filed a petition contesting the results, alleging voting irregularities and calling for a new election. 

Anthony Campos, a former Newark chief of police, filed the petition on July 19 contesting the June 12 runoff election, according to court documents. Incumbent East Ward Councilman Augusto Amador won by a ...

Essex County Cuts Ties With Wells Fargo Over Foreclosure Practices

August 8, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - Essex County will no longer hold money in Wells Fargo accounts after clergy from Newark raised concerns about the bank’s aggressive foreclosure practices.

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. gave a directive to transfer accounts to other banks in June, and announced today that all accounts would be withdrawn from Wells Fargo. The county had about $3.8 million in ...

Is NJ Having a Burb Bounce Back?

July 31, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Suburban growth may be making a comeback. 

A new Rutgers Regional Report, “The ‘Burbs’ Bounce Back: ‘Trendlet’ or ‘Dead Cat Bounce’?” finds that the demographic shifts of the early part of the decade, 2010-2016, where urban areas had a strong resurgence, may be shifting back to the ...

Rutgers, RJWBarnabas Enter $1B, 20-Year Agreement

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University today entered an agreement with RWJBarnabas Health in which the hospital group will provide the university with $1 billion over the next 20 years for medical research and support for the medical school.

Under the public-private partnership, RWJBarnabas will fund and have access to latest medical research at the state university to improve health ...

OPINION: Senator responds to Newark forum on marijuana legalization

August 1, 2018

Editor's Note: On Tuesday, a panel discussion covered by TAPinto Newark was held at Abyssinian Baptist Church in Newark about the potential for marijuana to be legalized in New Jersey.

Sen. Ronald Rice, a Democratic lawmaker representing Newark who does not support legalization, responded to the discussion, which he was unable to attend. His remarks, which were sent to ...