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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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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 the tech age and obtain Cisco CCNA certification. The certificate validates a professional’s ability to understand, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-level switched and [...]

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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 Department has shared the following safety tips to help prevent auto thefts and break ins: Keep valuables in your vehicle hidden from plain view to deter thefts; even loose change [...]

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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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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 [...]

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Bergen Street Redevelopment Plan in the News!

NEWARK — Newark officials will host the first of two community meetings Thursday at a neighborhood church to seek public's input on the final phase of redevelopment [...]

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Local Entrepreneurs Find Support at South Ward Business Fair

Local entrepreneurs and small business owners participated in a free Business Fair in Newark’s South Ward with the goal of gaining knowledge and access to supportive [...]

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