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  • An Interview with New Jersey Devils CEO SCOTT O’NEIL

  • It Happened In Newark

Not In My Backyard

Not In My Backyard Dispatches from the front line of suburban deer control. By Sarah Rossbach When I first spied a graceful doe in our backyard, I was charmed and felt blessed as I watched it wander on our lawn ...

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LUNCH STATUS The midday meal in Newark is a GO. By Andy Clurfeld Photography by Daryl Stone Whoever said that “breakfast is the most important meal of the day” doesn’t know the dynamics of lunch choices in Newark. Whoever thought ...

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So What Exactly Happened?

So What Exactly Happened? From the 250th celebration in 1916 to the 1967 uprising, the story of Newark was one of bad luck, poor decisions and a curious legacy. By Mark Stewart Newark in 2016 is a city poised to ...

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It Happened In Newark photo credits: 1680, 1819, 1847, 1860, 1880, 1895, 1916 • Pierson Publishing • 1712, 1774, 1776, 1833, 1844, 1909 • Library of Congress • 1747 • Princeton University • 1761 • Harper’s Weekly • 1670, 1695, ...

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THE MORE THINGS CHANGE Newark Now & Then As the city embarks upon a second Golden Age, reminders of its first are all around us. Newark’s iconic architecture has stood the test of time—a tribute to the vision of its ...

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La Casa de Don Pedro Celebrates Preschool at NJPAC

On April 27th, the Chase Room at NJPAC was transformed into a Who’s Who of education leaders, supporters and advocates. La Casa de Don Pedro’s annual La Casa es Su Casa celebration showcased “The Early Childhood Education Journey” and honored ...

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It Happened in Newark – Summer 2016

1666 Newark becomes the third European settlement in New Jersey 1668 Newark and neighboring Elizabethtown define their boundary line 1670 Newark’s first hotel opens on Broad Street 1676 A law is passed prohibiting the removal of shade trees 1680 The ...

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BRICK CITY – voices

BRICK CITY voices Leaders, stakeholders, movers and shakers weigh in on Newark’s milestone 350th birthday. Ras Baraka Mayor of Newark We celebrate the 350th anniversary of Newark’s founding as a vibrant community with a rich cultural diversity and heritage of ...

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Newark 350 Summer Schedule

  June WHAT • Branch Brook Park: America’s First County Park WHEN • June 15 • 4-6 pm WHERE • Cherry Blossom Visitor Center/Lake St. and Park Ave. Branch Brook Park became the First County Park in America on June ...

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Sporting Life – Summer 2016

June WHO • Red Bulls vs. Seattle Sounders WHAT • MLS Soccer WHEN • Sun. 6/19 • 7:30 WHERE • Red Bull Arena July WHO • Red Bulls vs. Portland Timbers WHAT • MLS Soccer WHEN • Sun. 7/10 • ...

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