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FAMILY MATTERS

FAMILY MATTERS Want your business to last? Make sure the next generation is ready to take over. By Richard Kalfayan Jr. Passing control in a family business can be fraught with all the challenges that families and businesses face separately. Indeed, ...

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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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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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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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The Greening of Newark

The Greening of Newark Visionary urban farming and landscaping initiatives are transforming Brick City By Martta Kelly All photos courtesy of the Greater Newark Conservancy   Ever since it was founded in 1987, as an outgrowth of Rutgers University’s Cooperative ...

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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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Junius Williams – Celebrating 350

Junius Williams Celebrating 350 As the chair of what we’ve affectionately coined NC 350 —Newark Celebration 350—this yearlong spectacular has been an incredible honor and extraordinary personal journey that has come full circle for me. My life in politics and ...

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