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Site Plan for 280-Unit Building in Ironbound Approved. Affordability Will Be Negotiated 

June 22, 2021

NEWARK, NJ — Newark’s Ballantine Brewery Complex in the Ironbound may have closed down in 1972, but part of the site could find new life again after the city planning board on Monday approved a new mixed-use project on Freeman Street which would bring 200-plus residential units to the area. 

The project will be dubbed “The Ballantine” and consists of three ...

Newark Zoning Board Rules Ironbound Activists' Appeal of Aries Application Was Timely 

NEWARK, NJ — The Newark Zoning Board on Thursday ruled that a challenge on an application calling for the construction of an industrial facility in the Ironbound was timely in its appeal, which local environmental activists are claiming as a small victory in an ongoing battle with the applicant. 

The ruling comes after a group of community activists, Ironbound Community Corporation, ...

Newark Zoning Board Denies Application for Expansion of Central Ward Liquor Store 

NEWARK, NJ — The Newark Zoning Board on Thursday turned down an applicant’s proposal to expand a shuttered liquor store on Washington Street that was met with opposition from many residents and a city council member. 

JIA Estate LLC sought a variance to expand an existing non-conforming liquor store at 441-443 Washington St. to include additional storage and modernization ...

City Housing Initiative Affords Three Newark Families Opportunity to Become Homeowners

NEWARK, NJ — Charlene Spann was moved to tears standing outside her new home on South 10th Street that she and her family will have all to themselves after years of renting, an opportunity made possible through Invest Newark’s Section 8 Homeownership Conversion Program.  

“It’s all theirs. It belongs to them,” Spann said on Tuesday during a ribbon ...

Plans Advance on Development of Former Newark Bears Stadium Site

NEWARK, NJ – Plans to turn the former Newark Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium site into a thriving hub for residential, retail and small business spaces are beginning to make headway under its new developer. 

Just one month after the Newark City Council amended a redevelopment agreement for May Newark LLC, an affiliate of Accurate Builders and Developers, to ...

PSE&G Gas Main Replacement Continues in Newark

Newark, NJ - PSE&G has announced that over the next two weeks work crews will be replacing gas mains on:

South 17th Street (between Springfield Avenue and Avon Avenue)
South 16th Street (between 18th Avenue and Springfield Avenue)
South 15th Street (between 18th Avenue and Springfield Avenue)
South 14th Street (between 18th Avenue and Springfield Avenue)
South 13th (between 18th ...

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Site Plan for 280-Unit Building in Ironbound Approved. Affordability Will Be Negotiated 

June 22, 2021

NEWARK, NJ — Newark’s Ballantine Brewery Complex in the Ironbound may have closed down in 1972, but part of the site could find new life again after the city planning board on Monday approved a new mixed-use project on Freeman Street which would bring 200-plus residential units to the area. 

The project will be dubbed “The Ballantine” and consists of three ...

July Declared 'Parks And Recreation Month' in Essex County

June 24, 2021

NEWARK, NJ— The month of July in Essex County is being declared “Parks and Recreation Month," Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced.

To celebrate the community is invited to `Wellness on the Waterfront," a free event filled with activities throughout July. 

"National Parks and Recreation Month is the perfect ...

Upcoming Events

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Thu, June 24, 11:00 AM

The Beth Greenhouse, Newark

Farmers Market at Newark Beth Greenhouse

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Sat, June 26, 10:00 AM

Turtle Back Zoo , West Orange

Turtle Back Zoo Vaccination Event

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Sat, June 26, 10:00 AM

The Newark Museum of Art, Newark

Arts in the Garden: All Around the World Family ...

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Recipe: How to Make No-Churn Vanilla Birthday Cake Ice Cream

June 24, 2021

It only takes four ingredients to make this festive frozen treat! The best part? You don’t even need special equipment.

The trick to getting the right texture without an ice cream maker is folding in fluffy whipped cream.

No-Churn Birthday Cake Ice Cream

Ingredients:

1 tsp. vanilla extract
14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk
2 cups cold heavy whipping cream
¼ cup ...

New Jersey Librarian of the Year Advocates for Teens, Librarians of Color

June 24, 2021

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — When Keisha Miller looks around South Orange Public Library, she sees more than books.

Beyond the stacks and shelves, the chairs and tables, the town’s teen librarian and volunteer coordinator and the state’s 2021 Librarian of the Year sees community.

“Libraries are not just about books. It’s about community engagement, it's about ...

Fire Union President: COVID Couldn't Stop Us From Doing Our Job

June 9, 2021

New Jersey is opening back up and the firefighters, EMTs, and dispatchers of the NJFMBA could not be happier. While protecting our communities is our job, building the community is our passion, and that has been difficult over the past 15 months.

Like everyone, we were struck by the uncertainty that COVID-19 brought to the municipalities we serve. This was an uncertainty that extended across ...

JerseyCAN Launches Multimedia Platform Showcasing Solutions for NJ School Districts

June 22, 2021

NEW JERSEY -- TAPintoTV Executive Producer Brian Brodeur recently spoke with Janellen Duffy, Senior Advisor of JerseyCAN, a nonprofit organization supporting and advocating for every student in New Jersey to have access to a high-quality education. JerseyCAN recently launched an online multimedia platform to help assist local school districts and educators to create new strategies and programs to ...