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#OccupytheBlock

Bring tables, chairs, and board games. We will occupy this neighborhood and force out illegal activity.

Wed., 7.1 – Stephen Crane Village

Thurs., 7.2 – Cutler & Park Ave.

*The action begins at 4:30 pm. 

“We cannot afford to let up now!”

~ Mayor Ras J. Baraka

JOIN US AT OCCUPY THE BLOCK
 

#OccupytheBlock

Bring tables, chairs, and board games. We will occupy this neighborhood and force out illegal activity.

Wed., 7.1 – Stephen Crane Village

Thurs., 7.2 – Cutler & Park Ave.

*The action begins at 4:30 pm. 

“We cannot afford to let up now!”

~ Mayor Ras J. Baraka

JOIN US AT OCCUPY THE BLOCK  

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City of Newark reminds Residents that City Hall Will Be Closed on July 3, 2015, in Observance of Independence Day

Newark, NJ – June 30, 2015 – Mayor Ras J. Baraka and the Newark Municipal Council reminded residents today that City Hall will be closed and most non-emergency Newark municipal services will be suspended on Friday, July 3, 2015, in observance of Independence Day. Police, Fire, and other uniformed emergency services will be unaffected. “I urge all of Newark’s residents to uphold the City’s sanitation ordinances on Independence Day weekend. By being good neighbors, we will enjoy a cleaner and greener Newark. While Newark City Hall will be closed in observance of this important holiday, the City will be prepared… [Full Post]

Mayor Baraka Unveils “Year in Review” Flier

Newark, NJ – July 1, 2015 – Mayor Ras J. Baraka released a two-page flier to residents today on the first anniversary of his inauguration as Newark’s 44th Chief Executive, outlining his administration’s achievements in its first year in office. The double-sided “2014-2015 Year in Review” document is being made available at municipal facilities, in mailings to residents, and on the City’s website at www.ci.newark.nj.us “In the past year, we have created a safer City, a more prosperous City, a community-focused City, a transparent City, Model Neighborhoods, and a City we can all believe in. All of these deeds were… [Full Post]

City of Newark to Crack down on Illegal Fireworks

Newark, NJ – June 30, 2015 – Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Police Director Eugene Venable, Police Chief Anthony Campos, Fire Director James W. Stewart, and Fire Chief John G. Centanni reminded residents today that during the Independence Day holiday and weekend, Newark residents and business owners can expect to see police officers acting against individuals illegally possessing fireworks or engaging in other activities which have a negative impact on the quality of life. “The Fourth of July is a day to celebrate America’s independence and our liberties. This joyous holiday should not be turned to tragedy by injuries caused by… [Full Post]

Newark Municipal Court Welcomes Israeli Judge to Community Court

Newark, NJ –- June 30, 2015 — Mayor Ras J. Baraka and the Newark Municipal Council announced today that Municipal Court Chief Judge Victoria Pratt yesterday welcomed Israeli Judge Nira Duskin to the Municipal Court, where the Israeli jurist learned about Newark’s Community Court by attending a session this morning. Israel will implement community courts in the city of Ramla in September, as a solution to juvenile and other crime issues, and Judge Duskin is studying how Newark operates its court. “We are honored and privileged to have Judge Duskin join us here in Newark and to provide her and… [Full Post]

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We will reopen on 7/6. http://t.co/x6PhssHeuW | Tweeted On: Jul 03, 2015

We will reopen on Monday. http://t.co/1o47g4zEoN | Tweeted On: Jul 03, 2015

Head on over to #OccupytheBlock today on Cutler Street and Park Avenue. See you at 4:30 PM. http://t.co/QQBdpl0pQd | Tweeted On: Jul 02, 2015

How I did on Twitter this week: 110 Mentions, 1.25M Mention Reach, 147 Retweets. How'd your week go? via http://t.co/YnFTw0foMI | Tweeted On: Jul 02, 2015

Lit Camp starts on Monday! Enroll your little one into this interactive three-week program to help them become... http://t.co/UKfLEFJk9t | Tweeted On: Jul 02, 2015

Newark native @michaelb4jordan to star in Rocky remake later this year. http://t.co/9QWqqpBytN | Tweeted On: Jul 02, 2015

Newark native Michael B. Jordan to star in Rocky remake later this year. https://t.co/Ul0nvUTt72 http://t.co/oVhhA7Vrob | Tweeted On: Jul 02, 2015

LIVE NOW: Mayor @rasjbaraka on @HuffPostLive with @marclamonthill Ask your questions! http://t.co/offkomY04c | Tweeted On: Jul 02, 2015

LIVE NOW: http://t.co/eCIkr88Yhx http://t.co/ycVJkx7Rad | Tweeted On: Jul 02, 2015

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka joins @marclamonthill to discuss gun violence measures. http://t.co/offkomY04c via @HuffPostLive | Tweeted On: Jul 02, 2015

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