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CITY OF NEWARK TO HOST 2017 SPRING BREAK CARNIVAL ON TUESDAY, APRIL 11, AND WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, FROM NOON TO 6 P.M., AT JOHN F. KENNEDY RECREATION CENTER, 211 WEST KINNEY STREET

Kids on spring break can enjoy music, games, races, photo booths, henna tattoos, snacks, and surprises; Event is free and open to the public Mayor Ras J. Baraka and Recreation, Cultural Affairs, and Senior Services Director Patrick Council announced today that the City of Newark is hosting the 2017 Spring Break Carnival on Tuesday, April 11, and [...]

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CITY OF NEWARK OFFERS AQUATIC PROGRAMS FOR ALL AGES AT JFK AND SHARPE JAMES/KENNETH A. GIBSON AQUATIC CENTERS NOW THROUGH JUNE

Classes range from overcoming fear of swimming to master levels; Water Aerobics, Stroke Development, and Parent & Child also offered Newark, NJ – April 6, 2017 – Mayor Ras J. Baraka and Director of Recreation, Cultural Affairs, and Senior Services Patrick Council reminded residents today that the City of Newark is offering a wide array of  [...]

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LET US KNOW… SPRING EVENTS, OPEN HOUSES, AND/OR BUSINESS SPECIALS.

The South Ward SID wants to help you promote your business or organization, attract customers and participants, and inform residents of activities taking place in the South Ward.  Email us at [...]

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Newark High School Student Contributes to a Cleaner Community

South Ward SID volunteer earns respect and appreciation along with other Clean Team Ambassadors. On a recent snowy Saturday morning, while many of her high school peers were still asleep in their warm beds, Asada Rashidi was hard at work keeping the streets in her South Ward neighborhood clean and crosswalks clear for pedestrians. Asada, a junior at [...]

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South Ward Stakeholders Participate in Meet & Greet Event Hosted by the Bergen-Lyons-Clinton Partnership

Residents, investors, business and property owners hear good news regarding economic development, network with city officials, lenders, organizations. updates on the Bergen Street Development Project and the PATH extension to plans for new development including both residential and commercial projects, a full-house of South Ward stakeholders listened [...]

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Bergen-Lyons-Clinton Partnership Elects Officers, Welcomes New Board Members

Economic development, streetscape improvements and quality of life programs will continue as top priorities in 2017 The Board of Directors of the Bergen-Lyons-Clinton Partnership (BLCSID) has elected officers and welcomed new members for 2017. Pastor Philip Gilmore of St. John’s Community Baptist Church will return as President, joined by First Vice [...]

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City of Newark – Important Notifications!

Snow Covered Streets: Parking Prohibited 2017 Calendar: Trash, Bulk & Recycling Collection [...]

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Christmas Tree Collection – City of Newark

Christmas Trees will be collected by the city Jan. 11th - Jan. 29th.  They are to be put out curbside on your regularly scheduled garbage pickup days ( the city advises you [...]

Happy Holidays!

Best wishes for the holiday season and a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year from the Bergen-Lyons-Clinton Partnership. Thanks for supporting our efforts to make the South [...]

BLCSID Annual Meeting

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 6:00 PM 1st Floor Conference Room Beth Israel Medical Center 201 Lyons Ave, Newark, NJ [...]

South Ward SID Keeps Year-Round Focus on Community

Economic development, streetscape improvements and quality of life programs all part of BLCSID mission. The holiday season is the time of year when many people focus on [...]

Fall/Winter Seasons Present New Challenges for South Ward SID’s Clean Team Ambassadors

Keeping the streetscape clean and welcoming  year-round for community members and visitors. From the steaming hot days of summer to the ice, snow and cold of winter, the [...]

South Ward Stakeholders Contribute to Proposed Bergen Street Redevelopment Plan at Community Meeting

Next Meeting Scheduled for October 20th Residents, business and property owners and other South Ward stakeholders filled the meeting room at St. John’s Community Baptist [...]

Community Meeting

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