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November 19, 2021

NEWARK, NJ — More affordable housing projects are planned in Newark to meet the demand of residents after the city this week announced the first seven projects to be built under “Affordable Newark,” a new housing initiative targeted to families earning $32,000 and less. Affordable housing has ...

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NEWARK, NJ — When longtime Democratic power broker and North Ward Center Founder Stephen N. Adubato Sr. died last year at age 87, the COVID-19 pandemic barred the Adubato family from holding a memorial service that would have surely drawn hundreds — if not, thousands — of people whose lives were ...

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NEWARK, NJ — When people think about sitting on the porch of a house, they think about sitting back and watching the world go by. However, the tables turned during the Newark PorchFest in Forest Hill when the world focused on the porches. On a gorgeous early fall day, the whole world was ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A longtime friendship that has helped push the ambitions of Marcelino Trillo and Paul Parada throughout their personal lives, collegiate education, and careers as educators will take shape in a new way this year as they now lead the Robert Treat Academy Charter School campuses in ...

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NEWARK, NJ--Newark-based artist Yasmin De Jesus designed and unveiled a music-themed mural on July 22 at the Grafton Ave Community Garden in the North Ward. It is the third mural out of five that is planned for the Newark community.  The 1,630 square-foot three-wall installment features ...

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For one glorious Sunday afternoon, Newark's North Ward was all Italian-American again as more than 1,000 people blocked Bloomfield Avenue to watch Italy narrowly defeat England in the 2020 European Championship football final.  The avenue between North 11th Street and North 13th Street was shut ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A suspected member of the Bloods street gang was arrested Tuesday at a North Ward apartment complex, authorities announced.  Lazarus Blackwell, 42, of Jersey City, was arrested at an apartment complex located at 219-221 Mount Prospect Ave. The Essex County Sheriff's Office Tactical ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A building that sat vacant for years on local nonprofit North Ward Center Inc.’s Roseville Avenue campus will now serve as a newly built recreation center complex for youth in the Newark community.  North Ward Center CEO Michele Adubato was joined on Tuesday by Newark and area ...

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NEWARK, NJ — When siblings Delilah and Nathenial Adams celebrated their seventh birthday this year, they didn’t ask their mother, Miriam, for a party or even gifts. The North Ward family, instead, chose to celebrate by giving back.  Inspired by their mother’s work as a longtime volunteer for ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The North Ward welcomed the Hope & Esperanza Community Health Center to the city on Monday, a Federally Qualified Health Center aimed to provide healthcare for Newark’s low-income and uninsured residents. About 5,000 residents signed a petition last year and submitted it to the ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Newark officials are bringing COVID-19 community vaccination sites to every ward across the city for adult residents as part of an initiative to create greater access and ensure equity in vaccine distribution. Faced with some of the lowest vaccination numbers in the state, city ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Newark’s first-ever supported group home for adults with autism and intellectual disabilities will welcome its first four tenants this month after nearly two years of planning and preparation.  Headed by The North Ward Center, a non-profit organization that educates, advocates and ...

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After a flurry of recent snow storms, businesses in Newark’s North Ward were nearly inaccessible as mountains of snow blocked parking spaces and bus stops.   At a time when many of the businesses along Bloomfield Avenue, Mount Prospect Avenue and Lower Broadweay are struggling as a result of the ...

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NEWARK, NJ — When President Joe Biden announced on Feb. 9 that his administration launched a Federally Qualified Health Center program aimed to provide more COVID-19 vaccines to underserved and vulnerable communities, one Newark health center leader gave a message if and when the extra supply comes ...

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NEWARK, NJ -- Tax preparation and filing services to support low and moderate-income individuals and families during this year’s tax season are planned to be provided at no cost as part of a joint effort between two Newark-based organizations, United Way of Greater Newark and the Newark Asset ...

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NEWARK, NJ - PSE&G has announced that over the next two weeks work crews will be replacing gas mains on: North 7th Street (between 1st Avenue West & 3rd Avenue West) North 5th Street (between Orange Street & 4th Avenue West) North 12th Street (between 2nd Avenue & Park ...

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Newark, NJ -  The Mt. Prospect Partnership (MPP), the district management corporation for the Mt. Prospect Avenue Special Improvement District partnered recently with local elected officials and business owners to provide a much needed $5,000 boost to the North Ward’s local food pantries right ...

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