Newark To Transform Former Elementary School Into 24,000-Square-Foot Homeless Shelter And Services CenterThis 24,000 square foot building on Miller Street is about to undergo a massive transformation into a shelter and supporting homeless services facility.
New Jersey's Urban City Mayors Raising Millions For Black And Latino Business OwnersPrivate donors like Shaquille O'Neil and Fortune 500 companies have contributed $10 million.
Trust The Name Of The Game In Newark, Where Police And The Community Are Coming TogetherAcross the country, there have been heated calls to defund the police. But in Newark, the positive police and community relationship is what has led to a steady decline in crime.
Stay-At-Home Advisory Continues In Newark, But Is It Helping Lower COVID-19 Numbers?Newark Mayor Ras Baraka said Tuesday there has been a slow decline in COVID-19 cases.
Officials: COVID-19 Case Surge Expected Through End Of YearConcerns continued Sunday over the number of Americans who traveled for Thanksgiving.
COVID In New Jersey: Newark Under 10-Day Stay-At-Home AdvisoryNewark Mayor Ras Baraka is asking residents to shelter in place to slow the spread of the disease.
Tri-State Area Officials Sound Alarms As Coronavirus Shutdowns Likely To Impact Holiday SeasonCoronavirus cases are sharply increasing across the U.S. and elected officials in the Tri-State say new restrictions are needed to stop the spread.
Mayor Baraka Says Coronavirus Positivity Rate In Newark Is Even Worse In Specific AreasThe city of Newark is enacting more restrictions as it fights a soaring 19% coronavirus positivity rate.
Newark Mayor Says Spike In COVID-19 Cases Due To Parties, Sports And Public TransportationParts of Newark are under a mandatory curfew in order to battle back from a spike in coronavirus cases.
Newark Reversing Course Following Serious Spike In COVID Cases; Mayor Imposes Curfew On Nonessential BusinessesNewark is imposing a curfew for nonessential business and closing recreational facilities, among other things.
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka Says City Will 'Begin Taking Serious Measures' Amid 'Serious Spike' In COVID-19 CasesThe mayor's office is expected to release more information Monday.
Newark Gets $7 Million Grant To Help Fight Lead In Water At Public SchoolsThe mayor also says work to replace all lead service lines in Newark is nearly complete.
Hackensack University Medical Center Participating In National COVID-19 Vaccine TrialDr. Ihor Sawczuk is now on the other side of medicine. This time, he's on a hospital bed, as a patient for a volunteer COVID vaccine trial at Hackensack University Medical Center.
Newark Police Detective Dies From COVID-19 ComplicationsHe leaves behind a wife and two sons.
Community Street Team, De-Escalation Training Credited For Newark's Decreasing Homicide, Violent Crime RatesThe city says its homicide rate in 2019 was the lowest it's been since 1961, and since last year, violent crime and arrests are also down.