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Fall 2014

20 Not-So-Great Moments from 2014

20 Not-So-Great Moments from 2014 By Ty Boatman A study released this past July ranked New Jersey as the fourth-smartest state in the country. We placed high is education level, income, IQ and standardized test scores. Researchers employed a wide ...

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It Happened in Newark

It Happened in Newark December 2 • Former Governor James Fielder passes away (1954) 4 • Mayor Cory Booker begins living on food stamps for one week (2012) 7 • Newark’s Whitney Houston tops the charts with “How Will I ...

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Rocking I.T.

Rocking I.T. BulgingBrain brings new meaning to Micro and Powerful By Diane Alter All photos courtesy of Mark Attalla Life’s highway is never a straight one. There are curves, loops, speed bumps and red lights. One never knows for sure ...

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Newark Knows How

NEWARK KNOWS HOW When Newark celebrates its 350th anniversary in 2016, much will be made of the city’s history as a center of commerce and manufacturing. Contrary to popular belief, not everything produced by Newarkers was big, bulky and industrial. ...

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West Market Miracle

West Market Miracle Bethany Baptist plays a different kind of “soul” music By Andy Clurfeld We are back!” exclaims Barbara Roberts, standing steps from the altar at Bethany Baptist Church on this take of a “First Night” in Newark. “Welcome, ...

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Brooke Shields: The Newark In Me

Brooke Shields: The Newark In Me You don’t need a degree in biology to appreciate the power of DNA. We are all products of our forebears—no exceptions, including Brooke Shields, who explores her own connection to Newark in There Was ...

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Rule Makers

Rule Makers Every day’s a good day for Newark’s resident documentarians By Teja Anderson Indie filmmakers Marylou and Jerome Bongiorno have made Newark their home for many years. They are passionate storytellers and key players in the city’s rebirth. Known ...

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Sporting Life – Fall 2014

November   Who: Devils vs. Red Wings What: NHL Hockey When: Friday • November 28 • 7:00 PM Where: Prudential Center Who: Seton Hall vs. George Washington What: NCAA Men’s Basketball When: Saturday • November 29 • 4:00 PM Where: ...

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