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New Jersey Legislators Worry Newark Water Crisis Could Spread - The Daily Wire

New Jersey Legislators Worry Newark Water Crisis Could Spread  The Daily Wire

New Jersey Democrat are sounding the alarm about his state's current water crisis in Newark.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 6:54 pm


Newark police warn of email scam purporting to be from city - The Mercury News

Newark police warn of email scam purporting to be from city  The Mercury News

Bay City News *Service*. NEWARK — Newark police are advising recipients of a scam email that pretends to be sent by the city to ignore the message and not ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 6:28 pm


'It's kind of surreal': After great anticipation University of Delaware freshman excited to start new journeys in Newark - The News Journal

'It's kind of surreal': After great anticipation University of Delaware freshman excited to start new journeys in Newark  The News Journal

More than 4000 first-year students moved into the UD residence halls. The members of the class of 2023 were born after 2000.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 5:54 pm


State finds proof it approved Newark's water plan — a year after it was asked to - NJ.com

State finds proof it approved Newark's water plan — a year after it was asked to  NJ.com

A year into a federal lawsuit over lead in Newark's water — and a week after a judge asked if they even existed — the state has produced documents showing ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 2:14 pm


Police Chase Ends In Crash In Newark, New Jersey - CBS New York

Police Chase Ends In Crash In Newark, New Jersey  CBS New York

An investigation is underway after an overnight police chase in Newark, New Jersey; CBS2's Marc Liverman reports. 8 hours ago ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 2:12 pm


Police Chase Ends In 2-Vehicle Crash In Newark, New Jersey - CBS New York

Police Chase Ends In 2-Vehicle Crash In Newark, New Jersey  CBS New York

An investigation is underway after an overnight crash in Newark, New Jersey; CBS2's Marc Liverman reports. 7 hours ago ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 2:12 pm


Newark School Board Will Vote To Approve Halal Lunch Meals For Muslim Students - TAPinto.net

Newark School Board Will Vote To Approve Halal Lunch Meals For Muslim Students  TAPinto.net

NEWARK, NJ - The Newark Public Schools is expected to start providing halal lunch options in the 2019-2020 school year. The school board is scheduled to ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 2:00 pm


The Weekend Story: Newark Man with Green Thumb Talks Secrets Behind Gladiolas - WspyNews

The Weekend Story: Newark Man with Green Thumb Talks Secrets Behind Gladiolas  WspyNews

Hidden in a field, the explosion of colors rise high from sword-like stalks.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 1:30 pm


Around Newark: Lead Water|Gun Debate|Teen On School Board? - Newark, NJ Patch

Around Newark: Lead Water|Gun Debate|Teen On School Board?  Newark, NJ Patch

Essex County Weekly News Roundup - Newark, NJ - Patch reviews our recent top stories in Newark and Essex County.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 1:00 pm


Police Pursuit Ends In Fatal Newark Crash: Report - Saddle Brook-Elmwood Park Daily Voice

Police Pursuit Ends In Fatal Newark Crash: Report  Saddle Brook-Elmwood Park Daily Voice

A police pursuit that began in Hillside early Saturday morning ended in Newark with a crash that killed at least one person, WABC 7 reported. The chase began ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 12:57 pm


Corrections Officer Dead In Police Pursuit That Ended In Newark Crash - Northern Valley Daily Voice

Corrections Officer Dead In Police Pursuit That Ended In Newark Crash  Northern Valley Daily Voice

The Attorney General's Office is investigating after a car fleeing from police during a pursuit crashed into another vehicle in Newark early Saturday, killing one ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 12:57 pm


Curaçao Welcomes New Direct Flight from Newark on United Airlines | South Florida Caribbean News - South Florida Caribbean News

Curaçao Welcomes New Direct Flight from Newark on United Airlines | South Florida Caribbean News  South Florida Caribbean News

WILLEMSTAD – The Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao will welcome a weekly United Airlines flight out of Newark, New Jersey beginning on Saturday, ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 12:19 pm


City was once a beer hub. New micro-brewery wants to bring it back. - NJ.com

City was once a beer hub. New micro-brewery wants to bring it back.  NJ.com

Newark Local Beer will open on the ground floor of the Walker House in the city's downtown, the first such brewery in the city.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 11:30 am


Troopers: Newark Man Arrested For Threats Against Workplace - First State Update

Troopers: Newark Man Arrested For Threats Against Workplace  First State Update

Elkton, Md. – Maryland State Police arrested a Delaware man yesterday for an alleged assault and making threats against a workplace in Cecil County.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 9:17 am


Tainted Water, Ignored Warnings and a Boss With a Criminal Past - The New York Times

Tainted Water, Ignored Warnings and a Boss With a Criminal Past  The New York Times

How a long line of questionable decisions led to the crisis over lead contamination in Newark.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 9:00 am


After forgettable quarter, Newark turns the page - The Newark Advocate

After forgettable quarter, Newark turns the page  The Newark Advocate

Newark hosted Westerville South in an OHSAA Jamboree Game.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 5:18 am


Newark Getting Ready For Massive Crowds As Citt Hosts VMAs - CBS New York

Newark Getting Ready For Massive Crowds As Citt Hosts VMAs  CBS New York

In just a few days, the city of Newark will roll out the red carpet for some of music's biggest stars as it hosts the MTV Video Awards. CBS2's Tara Jakeway reports.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 3:44 am


TSA Says Traveler Forgot Snake At Newark Security Checkpoint - CBS Baltimore

TSA Says Traveler Forgot Snake At Newark Security Checkpoint  CBS Baltimore

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A young girl discovered something slithery at a New Jersey airport security checkpoint: a 15-inch-long snake. Transportation Security ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 12:37 am


Apartments for rent in Newark: What will $1500 get you? - Hoodline New York

Apartments for rent in Newark: What will $1500 get you?  Hoodline New York

Curious just how far your dollar goes in Newark real estate? From budget apartments to luxury apartments, here's what you can get locally by price point, with ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 11:37 pm


Newark Warns of Gridlock Nightmare for VMAs - NBC New York

Newark Warns of Gridlock Nightmare for VMAs  NBC New York

There will be several street closures and detours coming to downtown Newark to accommodate the MTV Video Music Awards being held at the Prudential ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 10:36 pm


Newark residents coping with water crisis - Fox5NY

Newark residents coping with water crisis  Fox5NY

Brenda Toyloy is just one of thousands of residents in Newark who receive their water from the city's troubled Pequannock water treatment plant. So when the ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 10:34 pm


Plan Ahead: Newark Announces Street Closures Ahead Of MTV Video Music Awards - CBS New York

Plan Ahead: Newark Announces Street Closures Ahead Of MTV Video Music Awards  CBS New York

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Newark is setting the stage for this year's MTV Video Music Awards. For the first time in 35 years, the VMAs will be held at the ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 9:25 pm


Newark knocks down two old houses to expand parking lot - Newark Post

Newark knocks down two old houses to expand parking lot  Newark Post

A demolition crew began tearing down two old houses on Delaware Avenue on Friday to make room for the city of Newark to expand a parking lot.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 9:00 pm


Calls from Newark flood 24/7 lead hotline now live in New Jersey - PIX11 New York

Calls from Newark flood 24/7 lead hotline now live in New Jersey  PIX11 New York

NEWARK — New Jersey has launched a 24-hour health hotline to handle questions from concerned residents about lead in their drinking water. Since the ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 8:24 pm


Newark Email Scam: Police Issue Warning - Newark, CA Patch

Newark Email Scam: Police Issue Warning  Newark, CA Patch

NEWARK, CA — The Newark Police Department issued a warning just before noon on Friday that residents and businesses are being targeted in an email scam ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 7:24 pm


Rio de Janeiro hosts Rock in Rio, with cheap flights from Newark - Hoodline New York

Rio de Janeiro hosts Rock in Rio, with cheap flights from Newark  Hoodline New York

Rio de Janeiro's Rock in Rio is around the corner! Here's how to travel there on a budget for the occasion, with cheap flights, hotel deals, top restaurants and ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 5:28 pm


Learn How NJs Land Bank Law Can Transform Newark: Public Forums - Newark, NJ Patch

Learn How NJs Land Bank Law Can Transform Newark: Public Forums  Newark, NJ Patch

Learn How NJ's Land Bank Law Can Transform Newark - Newark, NJ - A series of public meetings in Newark will shed some light on a new law that can help ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 4:55 pm


We didn't know the plan for testing Newark's lead-laced water. This is it. - NJ.com

We didn't know the plan for testing Newark's lead-laced water. This is it.  NJ.com

It will take at least another three weeks for officials to determine whether the filters meant to eliminate lead from the water are working properly in Newark.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 3:44 pm


Newark man charged with shooting car, firing gun inside home in Bear area - WDEL 1150AM

Newark man charged with shooting car, firing gun inside home in Bear area  WDEL 1150AM

On Wednesday, Delaware State Police responded to a report of shots fired in the Bear area where a vehicle sustained damage. On Friday, they announced the ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 2:49 pm


Police: Domestic incident prompts brief Newark elementary school lockdown - The Newark Advocate

Police: Domestic incident prompts brief Newark elementary school lockdown  The Newark Advocate

Newark police said a man was taken into custody Friday morning after a reported domestic incident.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 2:36 pm


Police Looking For Trio Suspected Of Newark Carjacking - Daily Voice

Police Looking For Trio Suspected Of Newark Carjacking  Daily Voice

Warrants have been issued for three men wanted in connection with an armed carjacking in Newark earlier this month, police said . The victim was carjacked at ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 2:30 pm


24-Unit Development Could Come to Vacant Newark Corner - Jersey Digs

24-Unit Development Could Come to Vacant Newark Corner  Jersey Digs

The City of Newark is selling several adjacent properties at the corner of 14th and Morris Avenues to a developer who is planning a 24-unit project.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 1:00 pm


Newark To Announce VMA Street Closures - CBS New York

Newark To Announce VMA Street Closures  CBS New York

Newark's public safety director will announced planned street closures today ahead of the MTV Video Music Awards. 21 hours ago ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 10:30 am


Unsafe Lead Levels Detected In Drinking Water In Newark, NJ – Nation & World News - WUFT

Unsafe Lead Levels Detected In Drinking Water In Newark, NJ – Nation & World News  WUFT

Previous Tide Rolls Back In: Alabama Hopes To Not Squander Last Year's Championship 'Failure' · Next States-Phone Companies Deal Will Help To Block ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 9:52 am


Murphy launches health hotline as questions over Newark lead water crisis rise - NJ.com

Murphy launches health hotline as questions over Newark lead water crisis rise  NJ.com

Gov. Phil Murphy said residents with questions about the health effects of lead can call 1-866-448-2432.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 11:04 pm


VMAs in Newark will be like a major blizzard. Expect packed trains, street closures. - NJ.com

VMAs in Newark will be like a major blizzard. Expect packed trains, street closures.  NJ.com

MTV's Video Music Awards will be causing heavy gridlock in Newark and crowded trains on Monday.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 9:17 pm


Newark lead water crisis: Gov. Murphy says no state of emergency will be declared - WABC-TV

Newark lead water crisis: Gov. Murphy says no state of emergency will be declared  WABC-TV

New Jersey's governor says he isn't declaring a state of emergency over lead levels in Newark's water.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 8:51 pm


Letter shows U.S. asylum officers in Newark, N.J., Boston were reassigned to border cases - NBC News

Letter shows U.S. asylum officers in Newark, N.J., Boston were reassigned to border cases  NBC News

The Trump administration has reassigned most asylum officers working in Boston and Newark, New Jersey, to interview migrant asylum-seekers crossing the ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 8:13 pm


MTV VMAs to be in Newark on Monday: Expect snow day traffic - New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

MTV VMAs to be in Newark on Monday: Expect snow day traffic  New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

NEWARK — The MTV Video Music Awards on Monday night will cause a day's worth of traffic issues and the city is urging businesses to treat the day as if a ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 3:42 pm


Top Newark news: Pressure grows in water crisis; Penn Station to get $18 million renovation; more - Hoodline New York

Top Newark news: Pressure grows in water crisis; Penn Station to get $18 million renovation; more  Hoodline New York

Here's the most recent top news in Newark; see what headlines are trending among local readers, with links to full articles.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 3:14 pm


Here's one solution for Newark's lead-tainted water misery - NJ.com

Here's one solution for Newark's lead-tainted water misery  NJ.com

While local governments and their citizens don't have money to pay for improvements to public infrastructure, they do have assets that can produce the money ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 1:45 pm


His house is at the center of Newark's water crisis. He had no idea. - NJ.com

His house is at the center of Newark's water crisis. He had no idea.  NJ.com

Man had no idea that high levels of lead in his drinking water would lead to an emergency water bottle distribution.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 12:25 pm


Governor Says It Will Take Weeks to Test Newark Lead Water Filters - Newsweek

Governor Says It Will Take Weeks to Test Newark Lead Water Filters  Newsweek

The governor of New Jersey has admitted it could take weeks to determine why recently installed filters to help deal with Newark's lead water crisis are not ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 9:50 am


Connie Lester, Soulful Saxophonist and Quiet Anchor of the Newark Jazz Scene, Dies at 88 - wbgo.org

Connie Lester, Soulful Saxophonist and Quiet Anchor of the Newark Jazz Scene, Dies at 88  wbgo.org

Connie Lester, whose robust and affirming style on saxophone proved a perfect fit for the soul jazz of the 1960s and beyond — notably in organ combos, and.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 5:20 am


Newark man faces child sex charges; mummified remains found - Yahoo News

Newark man faces child sex charges; mummified remains found  Yahoo News

Police responding to a call about child sexual abuse said they found mummified remains and an altar to an unknown deity in the home of a man who is now ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 9:21 pm


MTV VMAs in NJ 2019 at the Prudential Center in Newark: It's a Jersey thing - Asbury Park Press

MTV VMAs in NJ 2019 at the Prudential Center in Newark: It's a Jersey thing  Asbury Park Press

It's a Jersey thing. The MTV Video Music Awards, aka the VMAs, will make their New Jersey debut 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26 at the Prudential Center in Newark.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 3:40 pm


Newark airport TSA screeners find dagger hidden in walking cane. Passenger didn't know it was there. - NJ.com

Newark airport TSA screeners find dagger hidden in walking cane. Passenger didn't know it was there.  NJ.com

A New Jersey woman who placed a walking stick on the conveyor belt as she passed through a security checkpoint at Newark Liberty International Airport on ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 1:13 pm


Police rescue dog trapped in hot car at Newark Airport: officials - PIX11 New York

Police rescue dog trapped in hot car at Newark Airport: officials  PIX11 New York

NEWARK, N.J. — Two Port Authority Police officers came to the rescue for an adorable dog left unattended in a car Tuesday at Newark Liberty International ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 12:20 pm


Newark Water Emergency: National Action Network To Rally In Support Of Mayor Ras Baraka - CBS New York

Newark Water Emergency: National Action Network To Rally In Support Of Mayor Ras Baraka  CBS New York

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – The National Action Network plans to lead a rally today in support of Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and the city's efforts to address ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 11:44 am


Happening Today: NYPD Funeral, Newark Water, NJ ICE Center, State Fair - NBC New York

Happening Today: NYPD Funeral, Newark Water, NJ ICE Center, State Fair  NBC New York

Get the top headlines of the day in your morning briefing from NBC 4 New York, Monday through Friday. Sign up for our newsletter here. Funeral *Service* for ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 9:58 am


Churches join call to action in Newark: 'We don't need money. We need water.' - MSNBC

Churches join call to action in Newark: 'We don't need money. We need water.'  MSNBC

City and state officials in New Jersey are facing more questions over Newark's lead water contamination crisis as churches vow to send in and ask, on behalf of ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 4:02 am


Snake found slithering at TSA checkpoint inside Newark Airport - WABC-TV

Snake found slithering at TSA checkpoint inside Newark Airport  WABC-TV

A young girl discovered something slithery at a New Jersey airport security checkpoint: a 15-inch-long snake.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 1:44 am


As Newark Deals With Water Crisis, Another Look at Lead Levels in Chicago - WTTW News

As Newark Deals With Water Crisis, Another Look at Lead Levels in Chicago  WTTW News

Elevated lead levels in Flint, Michigan, and Newark, New Jersey, have made national news, causing growing concern over water safety in Chicago. Should ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 1:21 am


Owner arrested after dog rescued from hot car at Newark Airport - WABC-TV

Owner arrested after dog rescued from hot car at Newark Airport  WABC-TV

Port Authority police officers rescued a dog from an unattended vehicle at Newark Airport and arrested his owner.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 12:15 am


Declare state of emergency over Newark water crisis, lawmaker begs Murphy - NJ.com

Declare state of emergency over Newark water crisis, lawmaker begs Murphy  NJ.com

A state lawmaker is calling on Gov. Phil Murphy to declare a state of emergency in Newark as the city's escalating lead water crisis has forced thousands of ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 9:40 pm


Commuters, rejoice! Newark Penn station is getting $18.4M upgrade. - NJ.com

Commuters, rejoice! Newark Penn station is getting $18.4M upgrade.  NJ.com

The U.S. Department of Transportation has set aside $18.445 million to renovate and improve *service* at Newark Penn Station, elected officials said Tuesday.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 8:29 pm


MTV adds N.J. legends to VMAs lineup in Newark - NJ.com

MTV adds N.J. legends to VMAs lineup in Newark  NJ.com

The network announced more performers and presenters heading to the awards show.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 7:22 pm


Suburb gets its water from troubled Newark system. That's going to change, mayor says. - NJ.com

Suburb gets its water from troubled Newark system. That's going to change, mayor says.  NJ.com

In a community that gets water from Newark's troubled system, town leaders struggle to calm worried residents.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 4:41 pm


Newark cop was in full uniform when he allegedly shot his wife dead: report - New York Post

Newark cop was in full uniform when he allegedly shot his wife dead: report  New York Post

The Newark police officer accused of killing his estranged wife was in full uniform when he shot her dead in the middle of their quiet street, according to a ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 3:28 am


Newark parents can now enroll their children at neighborhood schools - Chalkbeat Colorado

Newark parents can now enroll their children at neighborhood schools  Chalkbeat Colorado

Starting Monday, Newark families can visit their neighborhood school to enroll their children in schools for the fall.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 11:36 pm


More Lead Testing In Newark Could Take A Month To Complete - CBS New York

More Lead Testing In Newark Could Take A Month To Complete  CBS New York

The mayor of Newark says additional testing on lead levels in the water could take another month to complete. 4 days ago ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 9:17 pm


From Flint to Newark to Pittsburgh: Why do American Cities Fail to Protect Our Water? - Rolling Stone

From Flint to Newark to Pittsburgh: Why do American Cities Fail to Protect Our Water?  Rolling Stone

This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of an ongoing collaboration. Tell me if you've heard this one before: A U.S. city is facing a ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 8:32 pm


Newark police find mummified human remains, altar while executing search warrant in child sex case - PIX11 New York

Newark police find mummified human remains, altar while executing search warrant in child sex case  PIX11 New York

NEWARK, NJ — A 53-year-old man arrested after he allegedly repeatedly sexually assaulted a 13-year-old child had mummified remains in a closet in his home ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 8:30 pm


21-year-old shot at Red Roof Inn in Newark identified - The News Journal

21-year-old shot at Red Roof Inn in Newark identified  The News Journal

The death of the 21-year-old Newark resident has been ruled a homicide, police said.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 7:19 pm


Newark foster father sentenced to 4 years in prison in child's 2018 death - The Newark Advocate

Newark foster father sentenced to 4 years in prison in child's 2018 death  The Newark Advocate

This version corrects a previous version of the story, which misstated the prison sentence. NEWARK - A Newark man was sentenced to four years in prison after ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 5:30 pm


Newark Water Emergency: Awaiting Judge's Ruling - CBS New York

Newark Water Emergency: Awaiting Judge's Ruling  CBS New York

Newark residents and advocates are waiting for a judge to decide whether the city will have to hand out bottled water to more communities. 4 days ago ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 3:06 pm


Newark Water Emergency: Judge Weighs Lawsuit To Expand Bottle Distribution - CBS New York

Newark Water Emergency: Judge Weighs Lawsuit To Expand Bottle Distribution  CBS New York

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Newark residents and advocates are waiting for a judge to decide whether the city will have to hand out bottled water to more ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 3:05 pm


Newark Drinking Water Hearing In Federal Court - CBS New York

Newark Drinking Water Hearing In Federal Court  CBS New York

Newark residents and advocates are demanding city officials provide everyone with safe drinking water. CBSN New York's Aundrea Cline-Thomas has the latest ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 11:11 am


Newark Yoga Movement - Rutgers Newark

Newark Yoga Movement  Rutgers Newark

Washington Park. Admission: Free. For more info: Audible. https://www.instagram.com/washingtonparknewark/. Add This ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 7:00 am


16-year-old arrested for shooting 2 teens outside Newark school, police say - NJ.com

16-year-old arrested for shooting 2 teens outside Newark school, police say  NJ.com

A 16-year-old has been arrested for a double shooting outside West Side High School in Newark.

Published on 17 August 2019 | 4:23 pm


Wendy Williams’ Comedy Show in Newark Canceled Due to ‘Headlines’ Says Promoter - The Root

Wendy Williams’ Comedy Show in Newark Canceled Due to ‘Headlines’ Says Promoter  The Root

Wendy Williams' life got more loop-de-loops than Six Flags. Between health scares, her estranged husband, relapses, and rumors about her daytime talk show, ...

Published on 17 August 2019 | 3:00 pm


Cops Find Mummified Human Remains During Raid In Newark - Newark, NJ Patch

Cops Find Mummified Human Remains During Raid In Newark  Newark, NJ Patch

Cops Find 'Mummified Human Remains' During Raid - Newark, NJ - Police found "human remains" in the closet of a Newark man accused of sexually assaulting ...

Published on 16 August 2019 | 9:14 pm


31-year-old man shot dead in Newark - NJ.com

31-year-old man shot dead in Newark  NJ.com

A 31-year-old man was found shot and killed in a parking lot in Newark on Wedesday, authorities said. Police found Anthony Starks, of Newark, in a lot on the ...

Published on 16 August 2019 | 1:25 pm


Newark says time's up for parking meters, embraces new tech - The News Journal

Newark says time's up for parking meters, embraces new tech  The News Journal

Newark city officials announced that parking meters on main street and gates to municipal garages will be removed for kiosks.

Published on 16 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Why this Newark mother won't let her son play in water - CNN

Why this Newark mother won't let her son play in water  CNN

In Newark, New Jersey, lead levels are among the highest in the nation. Shakima Thomas, whose son tested positive for lead in his blood, says she worries ...

Published on 16 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Former mayor Cory Booker shares in blame for Newark, NJ's water crisis, critics say: 'He left a mess' - Fox News

Former mayor Cory Booker shares in blame for Newark, NJ's water crisis, critics say: 'He left a mess'  Fox News

As thousands of residents of New Jersey's largest city are provided with bottled water amid a contamination crisis, its former mayor – Democratic presidential ...

Published on 15 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Newark Water Emergency: How Lead Can Affect Your Children - CBS New York

Newark Water Emergency: How Lead Can Affect Your Children  CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Both the Environmental Protection Agency and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say there is no known “safe level” ...

Published on 15 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Lyft offers free rides to water distribution centers to help with Newark's lead crisis - NJ.com

Lyft offers free rides to water distribution centers to help with Newark's lead crisis  NJ.com

Need a lift? In response to the water crisis in Newark, Lyft is offering free rides in the area to the water distribution centers using the code EWRH20, as part of its ...

Published on 15 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Merit pay was the heart of a 'revolutionary' teachers contract in Newark. Now the Cory Booker-era policy is disappearing. - Chalkbeat Colorado

Merit pay was the heart of a 'revolutionary' teachers contract in Newark. Now the Cory Booker-era policy is disappearing.  Chalkbeat Colorado

A 2012 teachers contract made Newark one of the few districts in the country to tie teachers' pay to their performance. A contract deal gets rid of merit pay, which ...

Published on 15 August 2019 | 7:00 am


How long will Newark residents fear drinking city water? - PBS NewsHour

How long will Newark residents fear drinking city water?  PBS NewsHour

In Newark, New Jersey, worries and anger over contaminated drinking water are growing by the day. High lead levels have been found at many of Newark's ...

Published on 15 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Want to transform Newark? Then the city, N.J. need to offer up incentives, longtime developer says - NJ.com

Want to transform Newark? Then the city, N.J. need to offer up incentives, longtime developer says  NJ.com

The city has not yet reached its critical mass and still needs the support of city and state leadership to encourage future growth.

Published on 15 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Newark Water Emergency: City Again Handing Out Bottles, But Residents Say Communication Remains Poor - CBS New York

Newark Water Emergency: City Again Handing Out Bottles, But Residents Say Communication Remains Poor  CBS New York

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — There is more frustration in New Jersey largest city, where thousands of people are dealing with a water crisis. Newark is still ...

Published on 14 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Newark Veterans Free Photo Session - Rutgers Newark

Newark Veterans Free Photo Session  Rutgers Newark

Shine Studio (2nd Floor) - Room 319 54 Halsey Street Newark, NJ 07102. Admission: Free. For more info: New Arts. Add This. Show Get an email reminder for ...

Published on 13 August 2019 | 3:18 pm


Newark, NJ, Hands Out Water Bottles After EPA Lead Warning - NPR

Newark, NJ, Hands Out Water Bottles After EPA Lead Warning  NPR

Officials in the New Jersey city began to hand out water bottles this week after the Environmental Protection Agency said filtered drinking water samples ...

Published on 13 August 2019 | 7:00 am


New contract will raise salaries of Newark teachers, end performance pay - Chalkbeat New York

New contract will raise salaries of Newark teachers, end performance pay  Chalkbeat New York

The new contract, which must still be approved, will increase teacher salaries by an average of 3.1% per year. It also ends bonuses for top-rated teachers and no ...

Published on 13 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Lines at Newark Airport broke two records. One is impressive and the other is annoying. - NJ.com

Lines at Newark Airport broke two records. One is impressive and the other is annoying.  NJ.com

Wear your comfiest shoes, Newark Airport security lines broke records and have the longest waits in the nation.

Published on 12 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Newark is safer than ever despite recent violence, police say - PIX11 New York

Newark is safer than ever despite recent violence, police say  PIX11 New York

NEWARK, NJ — Despite a recent uptick in violence, crime is at a 50-year low in the Newark. Overall crime has dropped considerably over the last two years.

Published on 12 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Elijah Smith Appointed Director of Debate at Rutgers University–Newark - Rutgers Newark

Elijah Smith Appointed Director of Debate at Rutgers University–Newark  Rutgers Newark

Rutgers University–Newark (RU-N) has announced the appointment of Elijah Smith as the director of the debate team, effective September 1, 2019. Smith has a ...

Published on 12 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Lead scare in New Jersey: Water bottles handed out as levels still high in some areas - USA TODAY

Lead scare in New Jersey: Water bottles handed out as levels still high in some areas  USA TODAY

Even after city-issued filters were given out months ago, parts of New Jersey are still dealing with high levels of lead in their water, the EPA says.

Published on 12 August 2019 | 7:00 am


In Echo of Flint Lead Crisis, Newark Offers Bottled Water - The New York Times

In Echo of Flint Lead Crisis, Newark Offers Bottled Water  The New York Times

Federal officials warned that home filters provided by the city were not enough.

Published on 11 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Newark Teachers Union and district reach tentative deal on new contract - Chalkbeat Colorado

Newark Teachers Union and district reach tentative deal on new contract  Chalkbeat Colorado

Negotiators for the Newark Teachers Union have reached a tentative agreement with the district on a new five-year contract, replacing one that expired in June.

Published on 10 August 2019 | 7:00 am


18-Year-Old Woman Killed, Two Others Wounded In Newark Shooting - CBS New York

18-Year-Old Woman Killed, Two Others Wounded In Newark Shooting  CBS New York

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Three people were shot early Friday morning in Newark. Authorities said 18-year-old Nakiyyah Miller was killed when shots ...

Published on 9 August 2019 | 7:00 am


UFC Newark Results - The Official Website of the Ultimate Fighting Championship

UFC Newark Results  The Official Website of the Ultimate Fighting Championship

In the flyweight opener, Miranda Granger defeated Contender Series vet Hannah Goldy via unanimous decision in a clash of Octagon newcomers. All three ...

Published on 3 August 2019 | 7:00 am


6-Year-Old Girl Wounded In Newark Shooting, Gunman On The Loose - CBS New York

6-Year-Old Girl Wounded In Newark Shooting, Gunman On The Loose  CBS New York

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Police are searching for a gunman who shot a child in Newark Friday evening. Authorities say the six-year-old girl was grazed ...

Published on 2 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Feds: Gang Members Used Newark Rec Center To Deal Drugs - CBS New York

Feds: Gang Members Used Newark Rec Center To Deal Drugs  CBS New York

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A year-long drug investigation led police to a popular city recreation center in Newark, and some employees were recently ...

Published on 31 July 2019 | 7:00 am


735 Newark airport workers get layoff notices as United Airlines switches cleaning contractor - NJ.com

735 Newark airport workers get layoff notices as United Airlines switches cleaning contractor  NJ.com

Hundreds of workers who clean airplane cabins and lavatories for United Airlines at Newark Liberty International Airport will lose their jobs this fall after the ...

Published on 29 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Traveler Caught With Replica Grenade At Newark Airport - CBS New York

Traveler Caught With Replica Grenade At Newark Airport  CBS New York

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Another passenger was caught with a fake grenade at Newark Liberty International Airport. TSA officials want to remind ...

Published on 29 July 2019 | 7:00 am


15-Year-Old Girl Struck By 7 Bullets In Newark Drive-By Shooting, But Somehow Survives - CBS New York

15-Year-Old Girl Struck By 7 Bullets In Newark Drive-By Shooting, But Somehow Survives  CBS New York

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A teenager was shot multiple times during a drive-by shooting on Wednesday night. The incident has police and the ...

Published on 25 July 2019 | 7:00 am








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