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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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This weekend we teach our children how to fish at the Kids' Fishing Derby 🐟 https://t.co/KvYuuAtREG | Tweeted On: Jun 23, 2017

Check out what happened "This Week in Newark" https://t.co/FjrHEAcnty | Tweeted On: Jun 23, 2017

Mon, June 26: We announce #HireBuyLiveNewark #Newark2020 with some of the City's biggest partners. Don't miss out! https://t.co/aYaY8M3MjH | Tweeted On: Jun 23, 2017

Newark to vote on big push to avoid gentrification with affordable housing https://t.co/DuNCbbisMS | Tweeted On: Jun 23, 2017

See just how quick & easy it is to get to @EWRairport in @united 's new episode of Big Metal Bird w/ @phil_torres https://t.co/CmShuldYim | Tweeted On: Jun 23, 2017

Starting today @IronboundSC is hosting #LaLigaPromises 2017 ⚽️ https://t.co/uufadJT1kR | Tweeted On: Jun 23, 2017

Newark's LGBTQ Activists Fight For Equality, Earn Awards https://t.co/eCQ54GvXTy | Tweeted On: Jun 23, 2017

Dance with us Saturday, June 24, at @NewarkRiverfrnt 💃🏽 https://t.co/WllhixYGM7 | Tweeted On: Jun 23, 2017

Learn how the Youth Ambassadors are helping lead our community and how you can join today at 5pm in City Hall Room… https://t.co/7D5JojK1XT | Tweeted On: Jun 23, 2017

These 4 Newark students turn shipping container into emergency shelter https://t.co/cn8PNStxtc | Tweeted On: Jun 23, 2017

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