Founder of New Community Corporation and Newark institution Monsignor William J. Linder dies

June 10, 2018

Newark, NJ—Monsignor William J. Linder, who founded of New Community Corporation in the wake of the Newark Riots, died Friday. He was 82.

New Community is a nonprofit organization that under Linder’s leadership transformed a blighted area of Newark following the 1967 riots and built new housing and provided critical services such as job training.

Linder grew New Community ...

Mourning Dove in Nutley's Historic Cemetery on Passaic Ave.

NUTLEY, NJ - A Mourning Dove came to rest on a headstone in Nutley's historic church cemetery on Passaic Ave. near Yanticaw Park. 

Mourning doves get their name from the soft cooing sound that is reminiscent of sobbing. When they first take off in flight, their wings make a unique whistling sound. Mourning doves traditionally migrate south for the winter, but the presence of garden ...

Inspirational 'Sweet Honey in the Rock' Lowers Curtain on SJSCS' 2017-18 Season June 2

SUMMIT, NJ - Caught between 'rock' and sweet place, the St. John's Summit Concert Series will present "Sweet Honey in the Rock" as its final act of the 2017-18 season June 2, beginning at 7 p.m. The three-time Grammy-Award nominated ensemble is an all-African American female a capella group known for their inspirational performances that feature music ...

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