October 7, 2015 - Newark Celebration 350 announced today a series of additional participants for the free family October 17 event in the newly refurbished Military Park that will kickoff the celebration of Newark's 350thAnniversary. The additions come on the heels of an announcement last week that the event will include a special appearance by R&B singer Kenny Lattimore and music by World Famous DJ Tony Touch.
NEWARK, N.J. – Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is defending his comments that he would try to overwhelm a shooter and "would not just stand there" in a mass shooting attack. Critics have said his remarks appeared to blame the victims of shootings, including the latest one at an Oregon community college.
Essex County police arrested three men for allegedly dealing narcotics at the intersection of Broadway and Grafton Avenue in Newark. Essex County police arrested three men from Belleville and Newark on Tuesday for allegedly dealing narcotics at the intersection of Broadway and Grafton Avenue in Newark.
Two more potential bidders - including the state of New Jersey - have expressed interest in acquiring St. Michael's Medical Center, the financially struggling hospital in Newark that recently filed for bankruptcy. The hospital's largest creditor, the New Jersey Health Care Facilities Financing Authority, added its name to the list of possible suitors, as did Prospect Medical, which recently purchased East Orange General Hospital, St. Michael's attorney Michael Sirota confirmed Wednesday.
"We decided to open a supermarket that meets the needs of this community, and to identify certain under-served products and provide fresh, affordable produce throughout the store," he told NJ Jewish News as he made a last-minute inspection just minutes before the store's opening on Sept. 30. Another goal was providing employment to people living in the area.
TRENTON - Officials from the U.S. Attorney's Office have met privately with the families of three New Jersey men killed in police shootings, following requests that federal authorities open civil rights investigations into their deaths, the office acknowledged this week. In all three cases, the officers involved were cleared of wrongdoing by state or county grand juries.