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Courtesy of the Lippman family

A CITY DIVIDED by Helen Lippman Sixty years ago, in the spring and summer of 1955, the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) held hearings in Newark. Harold Lippman, a Newark physician, former Army captain—and my father’s younger brother—was one of more ...

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It Happened in Newark

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It Happened in Newark July 1 • Actor Patrick Malone is born (1969) 4 • Actress Eva Marie Saint is born (1924) 13 • Anti-draft protesters riot in Newark (1863) 16 • Rep. Donald Payne is born (1934) 17 • ...

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Greetings & Salutations

Greetings & Salutations The Newark Postcard as Art For the better part of a century, nothing said “I Care” or “I’m Thinking of You” quite like a postcard from Newark. A couple of years back, Ironbound business owner Marina Moskowitz—an ...

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Premium Content

All images courtesy of Upper Case Editorial Services The insurance industry has left an indelible mark on Newark’s landscape. The first company opened its doors in the city in 1804, when the Newark Banking & Insurance Co. began operating out ...

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City Historian; DR. Clement Price

City Historian; DR. Clement Price SPEAKING OF NEWARK… As Newark calculates the course of its urban renaissance, it will require money, courage, innovative thinking, boots-on-the-ground experience and a level of personal and institutional commitment that few American cities have ever ...

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HOW TIME FILES – Winter 2013

Newark’s aviation history dates back farther than most people realize. Long before Terminal C was a glimmer in the Port Authority’s eye, airships, balloons, biplanes and even rockets filled New Jersey’s skies—all in the name of industry and progress. SHAPE ...

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The Lion & The Brute

The Lion & The Brute A chance meeting in Newark 100 years ago left an indelible mark on the world of jazz By Mark Stewart Jazz immortals James P. Johnson and Willie Smith were destined to cross paths. That they ...

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