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Central Ward Top Stories

August 9, 2022

NEWARK, NJ — Newark's Water and Sewer Utilities have identified and closed four of the water valves with two outstanding valves expected to be closed within the hour after a water main broke in Belleville Township early Tuesday morning. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and Public Safety Director Fritz ...

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NEWARK, NJ — New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) officials’ plans to construct two buildings that would bring 300-plus residential units and commercial space to downtown Newark will come before the city’s Central Planning Board next week. NJPAC officials submitted an application to the ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District's annual music festival will return to Newark for its 15th year starting Wednesday, July 27, bringing an array of musical genres including Gospel, hip-hop, Latinx/Hispanic Caribbean diaspora, and more. The music event series will ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Harriet Tubman, the heroic abolitionist and trailblazer, made Newark an important stop on the Underground Railroad as she led enslaved African-Americans out of the South to freedom. Now, a community park in the state’s largest city has been renamed in recognition of her historic fight ...

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NEWARK, NJ — An ordinance granting an $18 million tax exemption to the developer heading the massive redevelopment project of the former Newark Bears Stadium site downtown will come before the City Council for a vote to adopt at its next meeting. The City Council on Tuesday voted in favor to ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A new series of installations and public artworks spawned from the minds of Newark-based artists were unveiled Tuesday in the city's downtown, imbuing a new sense of cultural and community pride. The artworks were showcased by officials from Newark-based audiobook seller and ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Plans to construct more than 400 residential units on Clay Street in Newark will come before the city Central Planning Board on Monday. 96 Clay Partnership, a Newark-based developer, is proposing to demolish existing buildings located at the corners of 316-330 Mt. Pleasant Ave., 94 ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Runoff clashes will take place next month in Newark's East and West ward council races, with a potential third runoff taking place in the South Ward, according to unofficial results from Tuesday's nonpartisan municipal elections. Newark's East Ward race is gearing up for runoff ...

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