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 ...

Baraka, Chaneyfield Jenkins battle over inclusionary zoning at council meeting

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and Central Ward Councilwoman Gayle Chaneyfield Jenkins engaged in a verbal duel at Wednesday's council meeting on an issue that will shape the state of the city's ongoing redevelopment: inclusionary zoning for future building projects.

"There are inclusionary zoning ordinances all over the country, and not in one place has it stopped market rate ...

A $100K Check and a Chance for Newark's West Ward

NEWARK, NJ — Shovels dug into the earth, steadily burying the roots of five delicate saplings, as dark clouds loomed above this new Littleton Avenue park, near 14th Street. But the rain didn't come.

In some ways, the scene on the morning of July 27 mimicked where Newark's West Ward is right now: Crime and other social problems linger, but a group of community partners ...

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