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Support Small Businesses in the South Ward – Shop Local!

Thanksgiving is Thursday, November 23rd. You know what that means, next Saturday is Small Business Saturday. For all the businesses located in the South Ward Special Improvement District, we are thankful and we are cheering for you! We implore all those that live, work, play, worship and access health care to go out and support your local [...]

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Holiday Pop Up Market – December 15-17 on Bergen Street!

Join us for this Pop Up Holiday Market located in the heart of the South Ward Special Improvement District, Friday, Saturday and Sunday December 15th through the 17th. SHOP LOCAL!! SUPPORT SMALL BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURS! Discover original designs and handmade crafts from local artisans. Offerings include jewelry, clothing and accessories, handmade [...]

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Seasonal Banners Installed!

There is lots to be thankful for in the South Ward SID; family, friends, community, opportunity! New banners, light poles, flower planters, garbage cans and other streetscape enhancements are making our district attractive and welcoming for the people who live, work, play, worship and access [...]

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CANCELED – Seeking Parade Participants For South Ward Veterans Day Parade

On Saturday, November 11th, South Wasd Councilman John James, WPSA, City National Bank and the South Ward SID will host a parade honoring our veterans in the South Ward. We are seeking participants: ... - Veterans Groups and Military Troops - HS and College ROTC - Owners of historical cars to drive our WWII and disabled veterans - HS Bands and [...]

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PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE

The Bergen-Lyons-Clinton Partnership will hold its monthly meeting of the Board of Directors on Tuesday, October 24, 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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Public Real Estate Auction (City of Newark)

Thursday, November 2, 2017 10 AM - 12 PM Newark Symphony Hall, Terrace Ballroom 1020 Broad Street Newark, NJ 07102 All bidders must appear in person at the auction and upon being designated as the successful bidder, must present identifying credentials and complete a certification of identification. A person bidding on behalf of a corporation must, [...]

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Report Low Hanging Telephone Wires!

Notice low hanging telephone wires in the South Ward SID? You can report the location to Verizon by calling (973) [...]

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CITY OF NEWARK OFFERS FREE INFLUENZA VACCINE FOR RESIDENTS AT SITES ACROSS CITY NOW AND CONTINUING THROUGH MARCH 2018; VACCINATION PROGRAM BEGINS ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10

Residents must bring proof of address to receive free vaccinations Mayor Ras J. Baraka and Department of Health and Community Wellness Director Mark Wade, MD, announced today that the City of Newark is providing free influenza vaccinations, now through March 2018, at sites around the City. Newark residents seeking flu shots must present proof of [...]

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Slam Dunk The Junk in Newark!

The South Ward SID's Clean Team contributed to the Slam Dunk The Junk citywide event in Newark on October 5th. Part of our mission; helping to keep our neighborhood, our [...]

CITY OF NEWARK SEEKS VOLUNTEERS TO PARTICIPATE IN 15TH ANNUAL “GATEWAY TO A CLEANER NEWARK CITYWIDE CLEANUP” DAY, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5

Volunteers Sought For Annual Cleanup to Beautify Sites throughout the City; Newark and Clean Communities Council will “Slam Dunk the Junk” from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Newark, [...]

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PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE

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 [...]

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 [...]