North Ward

September 14, 2019

NEWARK, NJ - If you asked one of the smiling kids bolting around Branch Brook Park what brought them out Friday night, they might have said watching the film "Captain Marvel" under the stars or wanting to jump around in the three inflatable bounce castles. If you asked the parents, it would be ...

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Newark, NJ - Newark dogs will now have a place to run loose and frolic with their canine pals in the safety of an enclosed dog run in Branch Brook Park. County officials cut the ribbon today on a 30,000-square-foot dog park located along the park roadway in the Northern Division of the park near ...

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Anthony Carrino, a former Newark councilman who served during a turbulent period in the city's history, died Sunday. He was 79. Carrino began his career in public service as a teacher at Barringer High School and as a Newark police officer. In 1974, he requested a leave of absence from the ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Newark received $800,000 in federal funding to clean up contaminated sites known as brownfields, which could lead to the redevelopment of properties that have been hard to sell. Newark was one of 149 communities across the country selected by the U.S. Department of Environmental ...

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A group of residents from the Forest Hill section of Newark are up in arms about plans for a newly constructed "Bayonne box"-style home, claiming the project will disrupt the quality of life of the neighborhood and destroy its historic charm. The controversy is centered around a proposal to ...

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NEWARK -  A proposed cell phone tower that could be placed in Newark's North Ward is creating controversy, with local elected officials and residents concerned about how the potential tower could affect the quality of life in the neighborhood.  According to a public notice published on March 15, ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Peter Costanzo spoke in an almost song-like voice as he enticed the audience to bid another $10,000 on a historic Forest Hill home that once belonged to a pioneering African American director.  “I have 230 right there,” Costanzo said in a rhythmic voice that rang through Newark ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A solitary note from a piano rang through 276 Delavan Ave. when a potential buyer mistakenly pressed down on one key. The instrument sat among broken lamps and damp books in a corner of the dark living room. It was one of many remnants leftover from the previous owner that was ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Homeowners in Newark’s North Ward who enjoy decking out their properties with colorful lights, festive ornaments and inflatable Santas can win prize money for having the best decorated home this holiday season. North Ward Councilman Anibal Ramos in partnership with the Anibal Ramos ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Camacho & Son Float will join with North Ward Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr. and a long list of supporters and contributors to host the annual Holiday Light Parade and Tree Lighting on Mt. Prospect Avenue in Newark’s North Ward.  The parade, on Friday, November 30th from 5:30 to ...

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