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Saint Michael’s top HIV testing center in the state for fourth year in a row

June 22, 2017

While the number of HIV/AIDS cases has declined significantly from its peak in the 1980s, the disease continues to haunt Newark.

Newark only accounts for only 3 percent of the state’s population, but it’s home to 15 percent of New Jersey residents living with HIV/AIDS.

Saint Michael’s Medical Center, a comprehensive 358-bed regional hospital in the business and academic ...

Newark employment prep program grads look forward to future

Three months ago, Fatima Hargrove was looking for work. After completing a five-week job readiness program sponsored by the Newark municipal government and the city's corporate partners, she celebrated her graduation, newly employed and engaged in her future.

"I let the past go," said Hargrove, holding a bouquet and choking back tears as she addressed more than 100 ...

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