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Watch Shakur Stevenson’s Rio Olympic Boxing Match Live on Broad and Market Saturday August 20 @1:15pm

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Mayor Baraka and County Executive Divincenzo Host Press Conference To Promote Newark As Location For Casino

Newark, NJ –- June 10, 2015 — Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Municipal Council Members, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr., and other dignitaries held a press conference to promote the City of Newark as an ideal location for a new casino proposed for Essex County today, in the First Floor Rotunda of Newark City Hall, located at 920 Broad Street. Newark is being promoted as a location for this new casino because of its strategic position as a transportation hub, its burgeoning economic development, and its increasing role as America’s “Newest Destination City” for arts, culture, entertainment, and business.…

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Mayor Baraka, NFL Legend Jim Brown and Advocate-Author Aqeela Sherrils Launch Newark Community Street Team

Newark, NJ – May 8, 2015 — Mayor Ras J. Baraka, NFL Hall of Famer Jim Brown, advocate-author Aqeela Sherrils, Health and Community Wellness Director Dr. Hanaa Hamdi, Rutgers University-Newark, PSE&G, and the Victoria Foundation launched the Newark Community Street Team initiative today, at the Little City Hall, at 570 Clinton Avenue, in the City’s South Ward. The Newark Community Street Team is a six-month initiative that will place 15 outreach workers in the South Ward Model Neighborhood Initiative area (Clinton Hill) to assist approximately 100 individuals who are seeking to stabilize their lives and turn away from a life…

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Mayor Baraka and LL Cool J host Summer Fun in the City at Stratford Place

On Monday, July 28, 2014, Mayor Ras J. Baraka surprised families at Summer Fun in the City event yesterday with surprise visit by Hip Hop artist LL Cool J at Movie Night at New Light Missionary Baptist Church, 255 14th Avenue, in Newark. Mayor Baraka, the Newark Municipal Council, and program partners will officially kick off the City of Newark’s “Summer Fun in the City” program on Friday, August 1, at 4 p.m., at Jesse Allen Park, located at 41-57 Avon Avenue, in the City’s South Ward. The event will be followed by a Police Department Neighborhood Walk and Community…

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Tune into @HereandNowABC Sunday at Noon to see Mayor @rasjbaraka discuss the Shani Baraka Women's Resource Center https://t.co/DHkF2NoLVr | Tweeted On: Oct 20, 2017

From announcing Newark's Amazon #HQ2 bid to the Hispanic Heritage Month breakfast, see "This Week in Newark." https://t.co/onFkgvFmEW | Tweeted On: Oct 20, 2017

Register now and learn how to box at the Ironbound Boxing Academy at 226 Rome Street https://t.co/MQlpzk9t2y | Tweeted On: Oct 20, 2017

East Coast’s 1st ‘Grammy Museum’ Opens Here In Newark Read more - https://t.co/Go7dN7EwlM https://t.co/A4P5cvyVhC | Tweeted On: Oct 20, 2017

Discover all of the after school programs available for your child(ren) next Saturday (10/28) at The Waterfront fro… https://t.co/OGU84ULCFA | Tweeted On: Oct 20, 2017

Download the Newark Municipal Phone Directory today - https://t.co/e2uUrz2GD7 https://t.co/mSzBhlBrnY | Tweeted On: Oct 20, 2017

Newarkers! Increase your chances of being employed by attending our career fair at 205 Thomas St, Tuesday (10/24) https://t.co/jrGMxD5Akl | Tweeted On: Oct 20, 2017

Next weekend we are bringing some of the top healthcare services to our city with @komennja https://t.co/MJKRBfjRQ2 | Tweeted On: Oct 20, 2017

Happy Friday! Today is yet another beautiful, sunny day as we see temperatures reach 74°. Alternate side parking is… https://t.co/YWDXqRR6DK | Tweeted On: Oct 20, 2017

Watch Mayor @rasjbaraka discuss local school control on @WBGO’s FacebookLIVE https://t.co/k08POzn0Kx | Tweeted On: Oct 19, 2017

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