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NEW BULK TRASH ORDINANCE TO TAKE EFFECT OCTOBER 1; PICK-UPS LIMITED TO 10 ITEMS ON EACH BULK COLLECTION DAY

 

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Mayor Ras J Baraka to Dedicate Corner of Dey Street and Central Ave to Honor Traffic and Signals Manager Jack Nata on Wednesday,

Newark, NJ—September 21, 2016—Mayor Ras J. Baraka and Central Ward Council Member Gayle Chaneyfield-Jenkins will host a ceremony to re-name the corner of Dey Street and Central Avenue in the City’s Central Ward today, Wednesday, September 21, at 1:30 p.m. to honor Division of Traffic and Signals Manager Jack Nata, who recently passed away. The location is adjacent to the Division’s complex. Mr. Nata was a 27-year municipal employee at the time of his death, who rose through the Department of Engineering ranks to become Manager of Traffic and Signals. He was responsible for maintenance of the City’s streets, signs,… [Full Post]

New Bulk Trash Ordinance to Take Effect October 1: Pick-ups Limited to 10 items on Each Bulk Collection Day

Newark, NJ –- September 20, 2016 — Department of Public Works Director Talib Aquil announced today that starting on October 1, the City of Newark will begin enforcing a new Municipal Ordinance that will limit bulk trash pick-ups to 10 items on Bulk Collection days. Bulk items in excess of 10 will not be picked up by the City’s Division of Sanitation. Residents and property owners must contract with a private hauler to have excess items removed. Any person, firm, corporation, or entity that violates, fails or neglects to comply with the provisions of this ordinance, shall be punishable upon… [Full Post]

Newark Offering Drum & Drill Team Program for Youth Aged 6 and Up; Registration will Take Place on Friday, September 16, at 5:30 P.M

Newark, NJ –- September 16, 2016 — Mayor Ras J. Baraka and the Department of Neighborhood and Recreation Services Director Patrick Council announced today that the City of Newark will hold registration for its 2016 Drum & Drill Team Program for youth on Friday, September 16, at 5:30 p.m., in the Boylan Street Recreation Center, located at 916 South Orange Avenue, in the City’s West Ward. The program will teach youth aged 6-18 in drum and drill techniques, and is a collaboration with the Unique Drill and Drum Corporation. The program is co-ed, and open to Newark residents. Participants will… [Full Post]

Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Grassroots Community Foundation, and Black Thought of The Roots to Launch Roots,Rock, Run 5K Community Walk/Run on Saturday, October 1

Newark, NJ—September 15, 2016—Mayor Ras J. Baraka, the GrassROOTS Community Foundation, and Black Thought of the Roots will launch the “Roots, Rock, Run” 5K Community Walk/Run on Saturday, October 1, from 9 a.m. to Noon, at Weequahic Park at Elizabeth Avenue and Meeker Street in Newark’s South Ward. The Mayor will also lead a training run for youth, family and community members in preparation for this event, on Sunday, September 18, at 11 a.m., at City Hall, located at 920 Broad Street. The walk/run is a family-oriented event that will raise awareness of the importance of physical activity and healthier… [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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Pilates Basic for Fall Prevention
Sep 26 @ 2:15 pm – 3:00 pm

Core stability and Balance training for all ages.

To register: 973-926-7371 mofallon@barnabashealth.org

Sep
29
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The Beth Greenhouse Farmers Market
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Watercolor Painting Class
Sep 29 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Riverfront Chess
Sep 29 @ 6:00 pm

Come enjoy chess on the waterfront, hosted by Newark Chess Club Thursday evenings at 6pm.

Whether you are a beginner or a pro, bring your skills to the Riverfront and enjoy chess in peaceful Newark Riverfront Park! All are welcomed.

Live Music at 27 Mix (Every Thursday @ 7PM)
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm
Brick City Comedy Revue – #DrinkswithDevs
Sep 29 @ 9:00 pm – Sep 30 @ 12:00 am

A FREE monthly comedy show at Kilkenny’s Ale house in Newark bringing some of the best comics to Brick City. Last Thursday of every month @ 9 p.m..
And a great excuse to have #DrinkswithDevs! ; )
**THIS EVENT IS NOT HOSTED BY CfN**

Mayor Baraka is committed to bringing well-paying jobs to #Newark and to working with developers to ensure that... https://t.co/gmArA2YII1 | Tweeted On: Sep 22, 2016

Rebuilding Newark - Construction Jobs: https://t.co/4YZfphraHl via @YouTube | Tweeted On: Sep 22, 2016

Today we announced the expansion of the Municipal ID Program at the Vince Lombardi Center located on 201... https://t.co/doJpnYngwA | Tweeted On: Sep 20, 2016

RECAP: Last week, the City of Newark's Directors addressed the Newark Municipal Council and updated the body on... https://t.co/EQgynN6VhR | Tweeted On: Sep 18, 2016

Director Patrick Council addresses Newark Municipal Council: https://t.co/MlSjidY0yH via @YouTube | Tweeted On: Sep 18, 2016

#Newark is destined to become America's next destination City! Construction has begun on Newark's first... https://t.co/039y9CKYNn | Tweeted On: Sep 16, 2016

ICYMI: Chasing News series "Through The Eyes of the Law" covered the improvements that have taken place in... https://t.co/0jXXj4w96H | Tweeted On: Sep 16, 2016

Newark Council Meeting Excerpt- September 13, 2016 - ROUGH CUT - excerpt 3: https://t.co/0ZDdgDLbtp via @YouTube | Tweeted On: Sep 14, 2016

Newark police have taken almost 400 guns off people so far this year without incident or violating rights - Mayor @rasjbaraka @NJ_ISJ | Tweeted On: Sep 12, 2016

We are using the police to solve social problems that the fed government refuses to address - Mayor @rasjbaraka https://t.co/D0F825Il74 | Tweeted On: Sep 12, 2016

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