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MARCH 6, 2014: MAYOR QUINTANA TO PRESENT STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS ON THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 2014, AT 6 P.M. AT NEWARK CITY HALL
MARCH 6, 2014: CITY OF NEWARK REMINDS RESIDENTS: CHECK YOUR SMOKE ALARMS WHEN YOU CHANGE YOUR CLOCKS THIS WEEKEND
FEBRUARY 28, 2014: MAYOR QUINTANA, ACTING POLICE DIRECTOR COLEY, AND NEWARK POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCE RESULTS OF GUN AMNESTY/BUY BACK HELD LAST WEEKEND
FEBRUARY 26, 2014: MAYOR QUINTANA GREETS NEWARK FIREFIGHTERS DURING DEPARTMENT’S SURFACE ICE RESCUE TRAINING IN BRANCH BROOK PARK
FEBRUARY 25, 2014: CITY OF NEWARK REMINDS RESIDENTS: STREET SWEEPING IS SUSPENDED TOMORROW, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, DUE TO EXPECTED SNOWFALL
Newark Master Plan
From watching professional sports teams compete to participating in any number of sports and recreation activities as a player yourself, Newark has many options to offer. From golf to baseball to roller skating to picnicking in the park, the following list of resources provides options for those looking for active ways to enjoy Newark.
Prudential Center opened in October, 2007 and is the first new arena built in the New Jersey, New York Metropolitan area in more than 25 years. The Rock is home to the three-time Stanley Cup Champion New Jersey Devils, Seton Hall NCAA Division 1 Men's Basketball, the NBA’s NETS Basketball, the WNBA’s New York Liberty and, in 2011, the NBA Draft and the NCAA East Regional Finals. Prudential Center now ranks tenth overall in the highest grossing arenas worldwide for 2011, according to leading industry publication Venues Today.
Branch Brook Park Roller Skating Center
7th and Clifton Avenues
The Branch Brook Park Roller Skating Center re-opened its doors in 1996 after a complete renovation. The 27,228 square-foot building is run by United Skates of America, Inc. and features a state-of-the-art sound system and parking for 102 vehicles. The facility is completely equipped with a pro shop, a skate rental area, refreshment stands, a room for private parties, vending machines, and a game area.
450 Broad Street
Newark's hometown baseball team, the Newark Bears, has been playing America's favorite pastime for ten seasons at the Bears Eagles Riverfront Stadium. In 2007, the Bears won the 2007 Atlantic League Championship over the Somerset Patriots in four games, after beating the Long Island Ducks in the first round of the playoffs. And during the 2008 season, former major league infielder Wayne Krenchicki earned his 1000th victory as the team's manager when he led the Bears to a win over the expansion team Southern Maryland Blue Crabs.