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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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Photo by Marvin Slatkin

LINDA FORGOSH The Jewish Historical Society of New Jersey In the spring of 2008, Linda Forgosh prepared and mounted a traveling exhibit called Weequahic Memoirs: Celebrating Newark’s Legendary Jewish Neighborhood, which debuted at JCC MetroWest in West Orange. The executive ...

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CASA of Essex 4th AnnuAl Ruby Red Shoe Ball

Debbie Rothbard, Julie Mintz, Jill Rosenthal, Hope Raphalian and Bari Bloch

CASA of Essex 4th AnnuAl Ruby Red Shoe Ball Last November, CASA for Children of Essex County honored three of its high-profile volunteers during a gala event at the Green Brook Country Club in North Caldwell. Christina Baker Kline, Cathy ...

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Creation Nation/NC350


Creation Nation/NC350 All photos by Daniel Rose On October 17th, the Newark Celebration 350 Committee (aka NC350) unveiled plans for the yearlong 2016 anniversary party during the Family Fun Festival in Military Park. The event kicked off with the Creation ...

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Brick City Hall of Famers

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Brick City Hall of Famers Newark’s sports heritage is well documented. It has produced dozens of world-class performers in team and individual sports, as well as Olympic medalists, Boston Marathon winners and countless college and professional athletes. At the 27th ...

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GETTING ONBOARD Study after study demonstrates that developing good workplace habits—and breaking the chain of unemployment—begins with summer jobs. For the students at West Side High School, those economic opportunities are typically out of reach, often because they can’t get ...

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Ian Ziering

Ian Ziering Newark has produced some remarkable acting résumés over the last century, but none as unique as Ian Ziering’s. Born in Brick City and raised in West Orange, he began his television career as a daytime drama actor before ...

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Radius People

Engage Local On June 15th and 16th, Mayor Ras Baraka and Montclair State’s Center for Cooperative Media co-hosted a national conference entitled Engage Local. On the 15th, a panel of media experts and community leaders gathered for a Town Hall ...

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Ray Liotta

Ray Liotta One of the trickiest things an actor is asked to do is play a bad guy audiences want to root for. It requires nuance that comes from years of experience and study. When Newark-born Ray Liotta burst onto ...

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A Century of Sinatra

A Century of Sinatra Night and Day with WBGO’s Champions of Jazz By Andy Clurfeld It’s quarter to 3:00, and there are quite a few people in the place preparing for the night’s festivities, a high-toned, raise-the-rafters bash that will ...

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