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The Bergen-Lyons-Clinton Partnership will hold its monthly meeting of the Board of Directors on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 6:00 p.m. in the Conference Room at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, 201 Lyons Avenue, Newark, NJ 07112. A 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, the Partnership was created by municipal ordinance in 2013 and funded by special [...]

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Locally and Family-Owned Salaam Ice Cream Parlor Opens on Bergen Street

An ice cream cone or sundae is the perfect summertime treat. Now, residents and visitors to Newark’s South Ward will be able to enjoy everything from old-fashioned root beer floats to bean pie year-round at Salaam Ice Cream Parlor, recently opened by the Muhammad family at 1024 Bergen Street. South Ward resident Shikhana Muhammad, who owns and operates [...]

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Movie Night a Success!

Sponsored by Councilman John Sharpe James in collaboration with the South Ward SID, City National Bank, WPSA and the residents of Lyons Avenue, the event, held at the corner of Bergen Street and Lyons Avenue, was appreciated by local stakeholders. As a follow up to the recent Occupy the Block Event, it helped bring together community members in the South [...]

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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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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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]