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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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CITY OF NEWARK TO LAUNCH “FAMILY FEST – POSITIVE MUSIC MATTERS” CONCERT PROGRAM

ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, AT 6 P.M., AT CORNER OF CHADWICK AND HAWTHORNE AVENUES Concert will open series of outdoor performances across City to entertain residents, showcase [...]

Local Entrepreneurs Participate in South Ward Workshop

South Ward SID, Rising Tide Capital Host Event to Promote Business Development Nearly 30 entrepreneurs and small business owners from the greater Newark area participated [...]

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, [...]