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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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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 [...]

The Juneteenth Cultural Festival! Calling All Vendors!

DO YOU HAVE A BUSINESS AND WANT TO GAIN EXPOSURE? Then the Juneteenth Cultural Festival is for you! - Massage Stations $20.00 - Fine Art & Crafts (Drawing, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]