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$33 million Dunbar Medical Project Approved for the South Ward!

Great News for Newark and the South Ward SID. Mayor Ras J. Baraka, City Council, and the Deputy Mayor for Housing & Development have approved the contract for the $33M development of the Dunbar Medical! This independent and privately funded project is a huge win for the City, the South Ward and the SID! Construction will create employment and upon [...]

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MAYOR RAS J. BARAKA BREAKS GROUND FOR TUCKER VIEW APARTMENTS AT 1041 BERGEN STREET

Two new buildings will offer 42 units of residential development and commercial space; Project will help strengthen South Ward Special Improvement District Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Municipal Council President Mildred J. Crump and other Council members, Newark Community Economic Development Corporation EVP & Chief Real Estate Officer Carmelo [...]

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Postponed – Movie Night on July 12

This event is postponed until August The South Ward SID and Torch Lounge will host a FREE KARATE FLICK POP UP MOVIE NIGHT, THIS WEDNESDAY, JULY 12 at dark (around 8 PM). YOU CHOOSE... Enter the Dragon or The Last Dragon? The community choice will be shown! Torch Cigar Lounge is located at 998 Bergen Street. The film will be shown on their [...]

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Groundbreaking Ceremony!

Join Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Dept. of Economic & Housing Development, Newark CEDC, South Ward Special Improvement District and Bergen Street Redevelopment LLC for a groundbreaking ceremony for Tucker View Apartments in the South Ward neighborhood! When: Monday, July 17, 2017, 11:30 am Where: 1041 Bergen Street, Newark, NJ Come celebrate this [...]

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New Banners!

We are installing new banners in our district. Along with new light poles, garbage cans and flower planters, and our Clean Team Ambassadors on the job, we are contributing to a welcoming streetscape for the people who live, work, visit, invest, access healthcare and worship in the South Ward of Newark. [...]

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MAYOR BARAKA AND PUBLIC SAFETY DIRECTOR AMBROSE LAUNCH ILLEGAL DUMPING TASK FORCE

Police, Fire, and Sanitation will team up to deploy across Newark to identify and bring to justice individuals and companies that commit illegal dumping; Offenders will face criminal charges including fines for cleanup Newark, NJ – June 12, 2017 – Mayor Ras J. Baraka and Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose announced today the creation of an [...]

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The Juneteenth Cultural Festival! Calling All Vendors!

DO YOU HAVE A BUSINESS AND WANT TO GAIN EXPOSURE? Then the Juneteenth Cultural Festival is for you! - Massage Stations $20.00 - Fine Art & Crafts (Drawing, [...]

Are you or someone you know interested in Cisco Certified Network Associate Certification?

Mayor Ras J. Baraka, the City of Newark and NAN Newark Tech World are offering a CCNA Certification Course which will provide students with the tools needed to excel in [...]

Help Keep our Community Safe!

Everyone can contribute to a safer South Ward community. Simple steps can help protect property and people. That includes car thefts and auto break ins. The Newark Police [...]