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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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PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE

The Bergen-Lyons-Clinton Partnership will hold its monthly meeting of the Board of Directors on Tuesday, October 17, 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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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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SEEKING PARADE PARTICIPANTS FOR SOUTH WARD VETERANS DAY PARADE

On Saturday, November 11th, South Ward 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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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 community, our city clean and welcoming for people who live, work, invest or [...]

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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, NJ –- October 3, 2017- Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Members of the Municipal Council, Director of Public Works Kalif Thomas, and New Jersey Clean Communities Council Executive Director [...]

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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 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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From the President

Dear South Ward SID Stakeholders and Friends: As the inaugural president of the Bergen-Lyons-Clinton Special Improvement District Partnership, Inc. (BLCSID) it is my [...]

South Ward SID Contributes to a Cleaner Community & New Opportunities for Local Residents

Saeed Howard never used a gas-powered weed whacker before he joined the South Ward Special Improvement District (SID) Clean Team, but was eager to learn from supervisor [...]

South Ward SID Makes Business Development, Quality of Life Improvements Top Priorities

From supplemental streetscape services to initiatives to create jobs, investment and new business development in Newark’s South Ward, the Bergen/Lyons/Clinton Partnership, [...]