TDN Digest for Wed, Aug 19

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Stories

Articles, reports and news items from major news agencies such as the New York Times, the Star Ledger, and ABC 7 News

Blogs

Opinion, thoughts and experiences from blogs around the web

Conversation

Twitter updates from city residents and newsmakers alike

Great meeting w/ Carolina Block Association in ward 2night. We have over 35 organized block groups in WW; goal is 50 by end of the year

—@RonaldCRice

Very inspiring meeting. I’m energized. Stay tuned for events tomorrow.

—@DPBell

pretty exhausting day. working on organizing contacts for big event invitations. holla if you want one😉

—@laureldumont

5 minute video from our Ask The Mayor series. A question about jobs in Newark: http://bit.ly/J5sOy

—@CoryBooker

we can not consider ourselves to be progressive unless we actively contribute to problem solving and solutions

—@PolicyEpps

Intense day, now: planning 4 tomorrow – “Planning is bringing the future into the present so u can do something about it now” – Alan Lakein

—@CoryBooker

The NFOU—Newark Fire Officers Union ratified their contract with the city in an overwhelming majority. Go Newark!

—@cagirl80

It isn’t #ff, but follow PolicyEpps: a progressive and competent social change agent making it happen right here in Newark!</blockquote><p style="margin: -1em 0pt 1em;text-align: right"><cite><a href="http://twitter.com/dnnewark/statuses/3394853694">&mdash;dnnewark

Off to a meeting with a guy who interested in aligning himself with the City. At heart he’s a real advocate for change. Rhymes wit Nova😉

—@DPBell

Get it! RT DineanR dnnewarkl, PolicyEpps, CoryBooker Gay & Lesbian Group Poised To Change LGBT Life In Newark http://tinyurl.com/qruxhv

—@ashoncrawley

RT: JLnGrace the City of Newark should not respond to the acts of violence by enforcing a curfew... this is reactionary not revolutionary!</blockquote><p style="margin: -1em 0pt 1em;text-align: right"><cite><a href="http://twitter.com/dnnewark/statuses/3391010483">&mdash;dnnewark

RT: LarryLyons2 Compromising the city's civil liberties will neither make it safer nor more welcoming.</blockquote><p style="margin: -1em 0pt 1em;text-align: right"><cite><a href="http://twitter.com/dnnewark/statuses/3390987000">&mdash;dnnewark

dnnewarkl, PolicyEpps, CoryBooker Gay &amp; Lesbian Group Poised To Change LGBT Life In Newark <a href="http://tinyurl.com/qruxhv">http://tinyurl.com/qruxhv</a></blockquote><p style="margin: -1em 0pt 1em;text-align: right"><cite><a href="http://twitter.com/DineanR/statuses/3390742582">&mdash;DineanR

“22-foot-tall hockey player sculpture installed outside Prudential Center.” Glad they’re finally commemorating that 22-ft-tall hockey player

—@MandarinZach

Also, launching larger push 4 community support of r youth. More people must step up 2 mentor, coach & empower our kids (more info soon)

—@CoryBooker

Just finished police meeting. We’ll put new police class in Academy this month 4 more police in community & increase # of pub safety cameras

—@CoryBooker

Is Newark downtown coming back? The community seems to have mixed reviews. http://ow.ly/krFt

—@GlocallyNewark

Equitable access to education for all students is a notion missing from the ideological debates re: charter vs. “public” schools?

—@dnnewark

dailynewarker RT Praying for the Mayor, his staff at City Hall, the NPD, and the people of Newark (I will too -- Cory's not giving up)</blockquote><p style="margin: -1em 0pt 1em;text-align: right"><cite><a href="http://twitter.com/MarionConway/statuses/3382465288">&mdash;MarionConway

KyleRosenkrans well said! The issues (access 2 quality ed, unemployement, etc) r interconnected, there4 the solution must b holistic.</blockquote><p style="margin: -1em 0pt 1em;text-align: right"><cite><a href="http://twitter.com/dnnewark/statuses/3382260513">&mdash;dnnewark

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Author: Ken Walker

Husband, Father, Newarker, PCA Elder, Business Analyst. In a glass case of emotion since 1978.

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