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Mayor Ras J.Baraka, City of Newark, and The Berger Organization Hosts the 29th Annual Holocaust Remembrance on Friday, May 27, at 10am, at Newark Museum at 49 Washington St

Newark, NJ –- May 26, 2016 — Mayor Ras J. Baraka, the Berger Organization, and the Newark Holocaust Remembrance Committee will host the City of Newark’s 29th Annual Holocaust Remembrance, on Friday, May 27, 2016, at 10 a.m. at The Newark Museum, located at 49 Washington Street, in Newark’s Downtown. This year’s observance will once again involve Newark Public Schools and Catholic School students who are studying the Holocaust as part of their curriculum. The Newark Museum is located on Washington Street between Central Avenue and James Street in the City’s Downtown. This year’s keynote speaker will be Ruth Ravina,… [Full Post]

City of Newark Reminds Residents That City Hall Will Be Closed On Monday, May 30,2016, In Observance of Memorial Day

Newark, NJ – May 26, 2016 – Mayor Ras J. Baraka reminded residents today that City Hall will be closed and most non-emergency Newark municipal services will be suspended on Monday, May 30, 2016, in observance of Memorial Day. Police, Fire, and other uniformed emergency services will be unaffected. “On behalf of the entire municipal team, I would like to extend my thanks to all the Newark residents who made the supreme sacrifice for our country, dying in battle as members of our armed forces. These men and women gave the last full measure of their devotion to a cause… [Full Post]

Mayor Baraka and Newark Clergy to Hold Second Annual City-Wide Spiritual Engagement In Four Wards On Saturday May 21 from 11AM to 4PM

Newark, NJ –- May 20, 2016 — Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Mayoral Aide for Clergy Affairs Rev. Louise Scott-Rountree, and clergy members from across the City of Newark will participate in the “City-Wide Spiritual Engagement” on Saturday, May 21, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., in four of the City’s Wards. Clergy members and municipal leaders will take to the streets to spread messages of peace and unity, while also providing information about municipal, private, and faith-based programs and initiatives for residents of all ages. In addition, there will be performances by musical groups, including choirs. The sites are as… [Full Post]

Mayor Baraka Signs A Sweeping Executive Order Affecting The Port Authority Of New York & New Jersey

NEWARK – May 19, 2016 – With the stroke of pen, Mayor Ras J. Baraka has taken decisive action by signing into law an Executive Order designed to maximize the city’s lease with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. It calls for an audit, a process that is already in the works, to ensure the city receives its fair share of rent payments and other financial benefits under the lease agreement with the bi-state agency. Other provisions of this comprehensive plan include the creation of the City of Newark Office of Port Authority Oversight to examine all… [Full Post]

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Newark Recreation Wrestling program
Jan 4 @ 3:45 pm – Dec 4 @ 5:45 pm

2016 Wrestling Program – Dept. of Neighborhood & Recreation Center-
Open to Girls and Boys Ages 8-13
Call or Register -973-733-6454

Mondays and Wednesdays – 4p = 6p

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Intramural Coding Club : Full Stack JavaScript – Block II
May 28 @ 10:15 am – 2:30 pm

In this course we’ll introduce you to the JavaScript language, jQuery, the popular JavaScript framework and the ins-and-outs of adding interactivity in the browser. Once you’re up to speed with JavaScript in the browser, you’ll learn Node.js, a popular JavaScript platform for writing and using JavaScript applications outside of the browser.  Please review Course Overview and if remember to provide suggested donation to help us provide the resources to support this course. *Subject to Change* – Suggested $5 donation per class OR $40 for full course; you may pay in full via Meetup or arrange payment in person or at each class.

Newark Port Boat Tours
May 28 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Experience Newark on the water with our educational and exhilarating Boat Tours on the Passaic River exploring the Port of Newark.

Reservations are required, please contact (201) 341-8311 or email newarkriverfront@gmail.com to reserve your tickets.

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Newark Port Boat Tours
May 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Experience Newark on the water with our educational and exhilarating Boat Tours on the Passaic River exploring the Port of Newark.

Reservations are required, please contact (201) 341-8311 or email newarkriverfront@gmail.com to reserve your tickets.

Newark Riverfront Park Map

Newark Recreation Wrestling program
May 28 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

2016 Wrestling Program – Dept. of Neighborhood & Recreation Center-
Open to Girls and Boys Ages 8-13
Call or Register -973-733-6454

Mondays and Wednesdays – 4p = 6p

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Working at Walla: Current Project(s) Work Sessions
May 30 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Interested in helping Newark? You have found the right place and time! Join neighbors, government employees, designers, coders, students and more! For Newark Restaurant Week we take our work to Halsey Street: hack, build, and learn together for a series of Monday evenings starting May 9th.  • Contribute to the betterment of Newark • Build your own portfolio of work or work on someone else’s cool project • Meet new (and different!) people Interested in our current projects? Schedule 6:00p order something, socialize and eat dinner 6:30p welcome remarks, (often) project pitches/presentations 7:00p start hacking 8:00p more hacking 9:00p keep on hacking 10:00p doors close and lights out. Check out our website. Read/contribute to our code. Communicate via our slack team or request to join. If you have questions, please reach out over Slack, contact the organizers via meetup, or drop by on Monday or Wednesday evening.

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Riverfront Capoeira
Jun 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Learn the exciting and heart pumping martial art imported from Brazil with Capoeira Muçurumim.

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Happening now! Mayor @rasjbaraka speaks at 29th #HolocaustRemembrance with #holocustsurvivors @NewarkMuseum https://t.co/OWrYXTsXrt | Tweeted On: May 27, 2016

Career Presentations #IAmMySister'sKeeper Symposium #WeAreNewark https://t.co/XfcVCZ6oJc | Tweeted On: May 26, 2016

Happening now! Rev Louise Rountree leads #youngwomen in #Prayer #IAmMySistersKeeper symposium #wearenewark https://t.co/fTCo2TL2or | Tweeted On: May 26, 2016

We hope that you will join us as we #OccupytheBlock this week! On Wednesday, we will occupy at Roseville & Orange... https://t.co/VdXY0Ibch8 | Tweeted On: May 23, 2016

Are you a caregiver who could use some tips on managing responsibilities and stress? Join the Newark Department... https://t.co/YFEe6Wtkcp | Tweeted On: May 19, 2016

Mayor Ras J. Baraka receives support from New York area businesses for the PATH line extension to Newark airport.... https://t.co/EDTpspUPOB | Tweeted On: May 19, 2016

I posted a new photo to Facebook https://t.co/C7vwty4Qtg | Tweeted On: May 18, 2016

Attention Newarkers! Looking for temporary work? UniverSoul Circus is hiring for their upcoming shows. No... https://t.co/gaG6US2dgh | Tweeted On: May 16, 2016

BREAKING NEWS: President Obama Chooses Newark As Special Impact Hub To Help Young People With Jobs, Education And... https://t.co/qwxWxJbIZW | Tweeted On: May 16, 2016

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