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Dual-County Greenway Project Gets Nod of Approval from St. Lucy's Church

June 23, 2021

NEWARK, NJ — A dual-county greenway path project that has already garnered support from multiple Newark business leaders received a notable endorsement this week from Newark's historic St. Lucy's Church.

Upon announcement of it its endorsement, St. Lucy’s Church became the 100th agency to countersign the Essex-Hudson Greenway project. The ...

Newark Places Top 100 Cities in America for Best Parks

NEWARK, NJ — The city of Newark may be an urban hub, but the parks that dwell within its storied concrete and brick buildings were recognized among the best in the country. 

The Trust for Public Land, a coalition that promotes conservation and health of parks and green space, placed Newark at 42nd on its top 100 ParkScore annual rankings. The city was cited for having ...

Newark Officials to Hear Challenge to Planning Board Role in Aries Energy Facility Proposal 

NEWARK, NJ — An application for a new industrial energy project in Newark’s Ironbound that has been met with opposition from community activists will come before the zoning board to review whether it made the proper decision when it referred the matter to the planning board. 

Aries Clean Technologies wants to construct a biochar production facility off an existing ...

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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 ...