Mayor Cory Booker is expected to name veteran officer Sheilah Coley as the first female police chief in Newark’s history.
Leaders of the House and Senate say votes could come as early as this evening on the deficit-cutting plan that’s expected to avert a government default on its debts.
The Newark 50 Project is seeking to provide housing and comprehensive services to 50 people by December 2012.
Mayor Cory Booker has joined forces with police officers, firefighters and prosecutors to recruit about 40 children, ages 10-14, to attend a special summer camp where they will learn to report crimes, stay away from gangs and carry fire hoses.
While Newark’s acting police director Samuel DeMaio claims the Safe City campaign is working, many residents say the streets don’t seem any safer.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker has denied a run for higher office, but the Newark mayor recently launched Cory PAC.
A spike in violent crimes since last year and fears of a hot summer to come in Newark, Mayor Cory Booker told the crowd inside Calvary Gospel Church the city will strictly enforce curfew laws.
Previously, Booker said all city agencies would be involved in offering recreational and employment opportunities for youths this summer. He also has said more police will be deployed.
Madison Square Garden is undergoing a renovation, which means the New York Liberty WNBA team will be playing at the Prudential Center in Newark.
City residents hope the Newark Peace Education Summit, scheduled for Friday through Sunday, will shine a light on Newark’s problems and bring added resources to the city for those in the anti-violence struggle.
Anderson most recently served as superintendent of Alternative High Schools and Programming for the New York City Board of Education.
Two major figures from the Garden State were on hand Tuesday night at the TIME ’100 Most Influential People In The World’ Gala, and both shared big dreams – and big plans – for New Jersey.
Murders are up 71 percent, shootings have increased 29 percent and auto thefts jumped 39 percent for the first three months of this year.
N.J. Gov. Chris Christie, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are just a few of the notable names from the Tri-State to make TIME magazine’s list of the 100 Most Influential People.
The new headquarters will be located a block from Penn Station and will bring with it 1,000 jobs.
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