Newark firefighters, Chaneyfield Jenkins team up for Operation Warm

November 21, 2017

It was a day of giving and hope on Thursday at Newark’s Louise A. Spence Elementary School, as members of the Newark Fire Officers Union IAFF Local 1860, the Newark Fire Department and the Office of Central Ward Councilwoman Gayle Chaneyfield Jenkins joined forces to bring warmth and smiles to 174 kindergarten and first grade students.

The initiative is part of Operation Warm, ...

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newark gives thanks to its partners in giving

The evening was all about giving thanks at Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newark’s Golden Hammer Awards.

The organization, which serves to build affordable housing for low-income families in Essex, Hudson and Union counties, gathered Thursday at Newark’s Priory Restaurant to thank benefactors, members and volunteers for their continued support in bringing hope to the ...

Miles Berger, prominent business leader in downtown Newark's redevelopment, honored for his work

Miles Berger, the CEO of the Berger Organization based in the heart of Newark's revitalizing downtown, has been honored as an “Individual of Excellence” by Downtown New Jersey in recognition of his leadership and dedication to downtown redevelopment, especially in the state's largest city.     

The award was presented at the Downtown New Jersey conference ...

On Veterans' Day weekend in Newark, Booker calls on community to support American Legion post after fire

Former Newark mayor and current U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) came home on Veterans' Day weekend to call on the community to back the members of an American Legion post who hope to rebuild their headquarters in the wake of a devastating fire. 

"This is the face of the United States armed services. Not only are they veterans who answered the call for their country in a number of ...

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