Newark Bears

Riverfront Stadium - Newark, NJ - Sep 27, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Newark Bears Hold Liquidation Sale, Auction At Riverfront Stadium

From the mascot heads to team jackets — just about everything was up for sale at Riverfront Stadium on Saturday

04/26/2014

Riverfront Stadium in Newark, NJ (Photo by Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

As Newark Stadium Closes, Mayor Quintana Looks To Future

The owners of the Newark Bears are shutting down the franchise, which means the 15-year-old publicly-financed stadium has no use.

04/11/2014

Riverfront Stadium in Newark, NJ (Photo by Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Cash-Strapped Newark Bears To Hold Liquidation Sale, Auction

Newark’s independent baseball franchise is down for the count. And now everything is for sale — maybe even the kitchen sink.

04/10/2014

Justin Bieber (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Publicist: No Justin Bieber Concert At Newark Bears Stadium; Possible Fraud Investigated

It appears the Newark Bears were duped, as a publicist for Justin Bieber says the teen pop sensation will not actually be performing in New Jersey later this month.

CBS New York–10/09/2012

Armando Benitez (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Former Met, Yankee Armando Benitez Resurfaces With Independent Long Island Ducks

One of the most ridiculed and criticized — yet successful — closers in Mets history is making a comeback. Good ol’ Armando Benitez has resurfaced with none other than the Long Island Ducks of the independent Atlantic League.

05/25/2012

Newark, NJ (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass for WCBS 880)

Friday Declared Stop The Violence Day In Newark

The Enough is Enough Coalition is teaming with other local anti-violence groups to get out their message and have Friday declared Stop the Violence Day in Newark.

07/29/2011

Jim Leyritz

Former Yankees Star Jim Leyritz Talks About DUI Conviction, Getting Second Chance

Former New York Yankees World Series hero Jim Leyritz, once called “The King” was acquitted of manslaughter in a Florida drunk driving accident and is now trying to turn his life around.

06/10/2011

Jim Leyritz

Leyritz Hired As Newark Bears Pitching Coach

Though he was primarily a catcher in the major leagues, former Yankees World Series hero Jim Leyritz is the new pitching coach for the minor league Newark Bears.

WFAN–02/04/2011