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Band reunites for charity gig in me...

Band reunites for charity gig in memory of Ben Vidler

A Newark band is reuniting to pay tribute to much-loved landlord Mr Ben Vidler, who died last year after a battle against cancer.
Large rise in parking tickets issue...

Large rise in parking tickets issued in Newark and Sherwood

Almost 2,000 more penalty charge notices (PCNs) were issued in Newark and Sherwood last year than in 2013 ? prompting calls for the use of mobile technology and longer grace periods for motorists.
Alan Carr brings Yap! Yap! Yap! tou...

Alan Carr brings Yap! Yap! Yap! tour to Nottingham

Acid-tongued comic Alan Carr is back on the road with his new tour, Yap! Yap! Yap! It includes three nights at the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, starting on Thursday.
Youth Olympics bobsleigh hopeful Be...

Youth Olympics bobsleigh hopeful Ben Lynch appeals for support

A young bobsleigh talent is looking to raise money to improve his chances of success on the international stage.
Flowserve boss Matt Wade calls for ...

Flowserve boss Matt Wade calls for commitment

The commitment of players was questioned by Flowserve manager Matt Wade after a 6-0 defeat at Cotgrave left them languishing near the foot of the Notts Senior League Premier Division.
Balderton edge closer to promotion

Balderton edge closer to promotion

Many of the fixtures in the Newark Alliance were abandoned because of showers on Sunday afternoon.

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Former Circle System executives sen...

Former Circle System executives sentenced in federal court

Two former executives with an Easton- area athletic gear refurbishing company were sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in Newark after previously pleading guilty to one count of mail and wire fraud conspiracy. Former chief financial officer of Circle System Group Inc. Mitchell Kurlander, 57, of Allentown, was sentenced to 41 months in prison and three years of supervised release for his part in a scheme that defrauded numerous public schools in New Jersey, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman said in a news release.

Newark wants YOU to walk kids to sc...

Newark wants YOU to walk kids to school

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, then a councilman and vice principal at Weequahic High School , needed their help. There had been a rash of fights after school and he wanted men from the neighborhood to be a presence when classes let out.

Man says he missed son's birth afte...

Man says he missed son's birth after false arrest in murder of 'go-go' dancer

Corey Fallen, of Atlanta, Georgia, is suing New Jersey and Newark officials, claiming he was falsely arrested and unlawfully imprisoned for nearly six months in connection with the stabbing death of Denise Ramsey. NEWARK - As his wife was giving birth to their son in Atlanta, Georgia on April 7, 2013, Corey Fallen was hundreds of miles away in a cell at the Essex County Correctional Facility.

Newark alters regulations to pave w...

Newark alters regulations to pave way for potential downtown casino

Downtown Newark, shown here in a file photo. The city's Municipal Council on Wednesday approved changes to development regulations that would allow for a casino in the district.

As students head back to class, Cer...

As students head back to class, Cerf says Newark schools ready to 'turn the page'

NEWARK - Striking a triumphant tone, Superintendent of Schools Christopher Cerf and other district leaders on Thursday declared the first school day of the year a success. The remarks came at Barringer High School, which became something of a ground zero for the issues facing the school system last year after a student video raised concerns about teacher vacancies, overcrowding and even a lack of sufficient desk s in many classrooms.

60-year-old pedestrian struck, kill...

60-year-old pedestrian struck, killed in Newark, authorities say

Sammy Sanders was struck by a black Nissan Rogue in the 600 block of Frelinghuysen Avenue at about 11:28 p.m. Wednesday, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Newark Police Director Eugene Venable announced in a release Thursday. The car's 27-year-old driver remained at the scene of the accident, authorities said.

The New York Times

Defying Expectations, Mayor Ras Bar...

Defying Expectations, Mayor Ras Baraka Is Praised in All Corners of Newark

The mayor, who took office last summer, is gaining attention for his efforts to curb crime and spur economic development.
The Melting of Mark Zuckerberg?s Do...

The Melting of Mark Zuckerberg?s Donation to Newark Schools

?The Prize: Who?s in Charge of America?s Schools?? looks at how applying business principles to education can go awry.
Truffles Travel Well for D?Artagnan

Truffles Travel Well for D?Artagnan

Despite a few flames, the purveyor of fine foods makes a successful move to a larger warehouse.
Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutger...

Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers Has a New Director

Wayne Winborne hopes to promote mainstream interest in the music genre by introducing new programs and events.
Archdiocese Disputes Ban on It Sell...

Archdiocese Disputes Ban on It Selling Headstones

Monument makers say churches that sell headstones have an economic advantage because of their tax exemptions. The archdiocese argues that the ban is unconstitutional.
Schools Chief in Newark Says Debate...

Schools Chief in Newark Says Debate Lost Its Focus

Cami Anderson, in an interview one day after she resigned as schools superintendent, lamented that the fight over education reform had become ?personalized.?

nytimes.com newjersey/newark

Defying Expectations, Mayor Ras Bar...

Defying Expectations, Mayor Ras Baraka Is Praised in All Corners of Newark

The mayor, who took office last summer, is gaining attention for his efforts to curb crime and spur economic development.
The Melting of Mark Zuckerberg?s Do...

The Melting of Mark Zuckerberg?s Donation to Newark Schools

?The Prize: Who?s in Charge of America?s Schools?? looks at how applying business principles to education can go awry.
Truffles Travel Well for D?Artagnan

Truffles Travel Well for D?Artagnan

Despite a few flames, the purveyor of fine foods makes a successful move to a larger warehouse.
Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutger...

Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers Has a New Director

Wayne Winborne hopes to promote mainstream interest in the music genre by introducing new programs and events.
Archdiocese Disputes Ban on It Sell...

Archdiocese Disputes Ban on It Selling Headstones

Monument makers say churches that sell headstones have an economic advantage because of their tax exemptions. The archdiocese argues that the ban is unconstitutional.
Schools Chief in Newark Says Debate...

Schools Chief in Newark Says Debate Lost Its Focus

Cami Anderson, in an interview one day after she resigned as schools superintendent, lamented that the fight over education reform had become ?personalized.?

Blog.nj.com

Miss New Jersey performs magic tric...

Miss New Jersey performs magic tricks (VIDEO)

Battle brewing in Philly over sculp...

Battle brewing in Philly over sculpture made of weapons, report says

New Christie N.H. backer still not ...

New Christie N.H. backer still not sure gov can win | The Auditor

N.J. lowest in nation when it comes...

N.J. lowest in nation when it comes to serial marriage, report says

Mom of student who killed herself w...

Mom of student who killed herself with cyanide sues Amazon, UPenn, report says

Montville reopens community garden ...

Montville reopens community garden after 3 weeks of soil tests

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