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Articles, reports and news items from major news agencies such as the New York Times, the Star Ledger, and ABC 7 News
- Bloomberg Defends Staff’s Contribution to Booker – WNYC
- Children’s Health Magazine Ranks Newark in Top 50 Places to Raise a Family
- Newark man convicted of gunpoint robbery at beauty salon
- Newark officials will announce gun buyback program
- Authorities identify Newark man who was shot and killed while driving
- Federal agents at Port of Newark seize $16K of heroin hidden in DVDs
- Newark expects more than 5,000 fugitives to turn themselves in during ‘Safe Surrender’
- Newark Mayor Backed Bloomberg, Then Got Funds – New York Times
- Smokey Robinson visits Newark – The Star-Ledger – NJ.com
- M & M breaks ground on $10M Newark mixed-use development
Opinion, thoughts and experiences from blogs around the web
- Cory Booker @ Press Conference – New Gun Violence Reduction Strategy
- The Mystery Pucks are back THIS WED!
- Cory Booker Presents a Week in Review – October 19-25, 2009
- African American Office of Gay Concerns (AAOGC) To Launch “Status Is Everything” HIV Testing Campaign
Announcements, and marketing material published by organizations around and in the city
- Deb Willis Explores Lincoln Through Art and Photography
- City of Newark Launches Gun Violence Reduction Strategy and Gun Amnesty Buyback Program at Police/Fire Communications Center Press Conference
- Mayor Booker and Brick City Development Corporation Break Ground on $10.2m Harmony Square Housing Development
- Keep New Jersey Green!
- Bbpa Community Outreach and Programming Initiatives – North Ward Halloween Party
Twitter updates from city residents and newsmakers alike
Mornin’ Tweeps! Newark will swear in the first ever LGBTQ Commission today in the Council Chambers! #Amazing
DJiweMorris: Congrats to allhiphop on bet award-- Allhiphop.com moved their business to Newark. Go Newark!!!</blockquote><p style="margin: -1em 0pt 1em;text-align: right"><cite><a href="http://twitter.com/DPBell/statuses/5228798935">—DPBell
New #Newark strategy to reduce gun violence = http://bit.ly/PiYNi
At a meeting in at Prudential Nwk. Learning about the role of nonprofit Boards. It’s actually quite interesting.
rachiecakies: in a newark state of mind</blockquote><p style="margin: -1em 0pt 1em;text-align: right"><cite><a href="http://twitter.com/NewarkNow/statuses/5207064255">—NewarkNow
CoryBooker, Newark ranks in Top 50 Places to Raise a Family by Children's Health Mag. Rankings: <a href="http://ow.ly/wU6V">http://ow.ly/wU6V</a></blockquote><p style="margin: -1em 0pt 1em;text-align: right"><cite><a href="http://twitter.com/dailynewarker/statuses/5206634957">—dailynewarker
BeyondTheBricks: Newark, NJ premiere screening & discussion Oct 28 at the Newark Museum from 6:30PM on <a href="http://bit.ly/RGAC7">http://bit.ly/RGAC7</a></blockquote><p style="margin: -1em 0pt 1em;text-align: right"><cite><a href="http://twitter.com/dailynewarker/statuses/5205746670">—dailynewarker
Survived triennial review meeting with the feds RE: Newark Preschool Council’s Head Start program. Bouncing around 2day.
Great open of Newark Educators Community Charter School today, I don’t mind giving a tour, it is truly an amazing place
AAOGC African American Office of Gay Concerns to Launch "Status is Everything" HIV Testn in Jan. 2010 <a href="http://tinyurl.com/yzcvufp">http://tinyurl.com/yzcvufp</a>. Pls RT.</blockquote><p style="margin: -1em 0pt 1em;text-align: right"><cite><a href="http://twitter.com/ComeUnityWire/statuses/5205435468">—ComeUnityWire
REMINDER: NEWARK, NJ PREMIERE SCREENING & DISCUSSION TOMORROW OCTOBER 28TH
THE NEWARK MUSEUM FROM 6:30PM TO... <a href="http://bit.ly/RGAC7">http://bit.ly/RGAC7</a></blockquote><p style="margin: -1em 0pt 1em;text-align: right"><cite><a href="http://twitter.com/BeyondTheBricks/statuses/5205388407">—BeyondTheBricks
Essex County College's "Hot Careers" forum. We need 2 constantly remind students of their potential 4 greatness.</blockquote><p style="margin: -1em 0pt 1em;text-align: right"><cite><a href="http://twitter.com/KyleRosenkrans/statuses/5204902861">—KyleRosenkrans
#NEW “Week in Review” video! = http://bit.ly/AUR6Z Great highlights from last week in #Newark
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