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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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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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Newark Housing Summit

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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 [...]

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 – [...]

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 [...]