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City of Newark Department of Communications
920 Broad Street, Room 214
Newark, New Jersey 07102

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12 key moments from Newark Mayor Baraka's state of the city | Tweeted On: Mar 23, 2017

Learn how YOU can become a property owner in Newark and more with @NwkDev on Saturday, April 8 | Tweeted On: Mar 23, 2017

If you didn't make yesterday's #careerfair we've got you covered with another, at Canaan Church Wednesday, March 29… | Tweeted On: Mar 23, 2017

WATCH: Mayor @rasjbaraka, @NewarkNJPolice & Public Works directors discuss snow removal w/ Municipal Council members | Tweeted On: Mar 23, 2017

.@NJTVNews Interviews Mayor @rasjbaraka on 2017 State of the City | Tweeted On: Mar 23, 2017

Two months ago we celebrated the revival of the historic @hahneandco alongside many anchors and institutions in the… | Tweeted On: Mar 23, 2017

#ICYMI Mayor @rasjbaraka shook the City with his 2017 SOTC and reported its transformation in all 5 wards | Tweeted On: Mar 23, 2017

Starting Saturday, April 1, you can register your children in summer camp at one of these locations | Tweeted On: Mar 23, 2017

Yesterday Mayor @rasjbaraka met with @DJLILMAN973 to discuss how we can further engage the City's youth | Tweeted On: Mar 23, 2017

Happy Thursday Newark! Alternate side parking is suspended today, March 23. Please dress warm as the cold weather continues. | Tweeted On: Mar 23, 2017

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