Entries by Newswire

Newswire: Greater Newark Conservancy to host fall block party

Celebrate the season in Greater Newark Conservancy’s Outdoor Learning Center with lush gardens in the heart of Newark at the annual Fall Block Party, Saturday, October 11th from 10:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m., 32 Prince Street between Springfield Avenue and South Orange Avenue. Enjoy free entertainment, raffles and door prizes plus lots of family-friendly activities. […]

Newswire: Free lender panel at Newark library to teach aspiring entrepreneurs how to get money for their businesses

Rising Tide Capital and local sustainable business alliance ForwardEver New Jersey will host a panel discussion about acquiring the funds to start and grow a businesses. The panel will take place this Thursday, October 9, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Newark Public Library. Although the panel is free, those interested in attending are asked […]

Releases: NJIT Graduates Largest Class in Its History at 98th Commencement Ceremony

Photo credit: Romer Jed Medina. Used under Creative Commons.   New Jersey Institute of Technology awarded 2,649 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees yesterday at the 98th Commencement exercises at the Prudential Center in Newark. The ceremony featured speakers who advised the Class of 2014 to give back to the community and to celebrate the impressive diversity that […]

Releases: Major rally planned at Newark Public Schools today at 5pm

Newark, NJ – Students, parents and teachers will rally during the business meeting of the Newark Public Schools to deliver a new plan for public schools created by the Newark community. The new plan, called the “Newark Promise” was released at a rally in Lincoln Park this weekend.  “Not only did we elect Ras Baraka to […]

Release: Military Park reopens, refreshed and refurbished [updated]

Image: Flowers waiting to be planted at Military Park. Source. militarypark.com Update: A representative from the park says it will officially open next week, after construction of its bathrooms is completed. Original press release: New Jersey and Newark has a new Green Space gem.  The newly renovated Military Park has quietly re-opened, the culmination of a […]

Releases: Programs for Parents receives funds to launch new family engagement initiative

  Programs for Parents (PfP), a not-for-profit organization working with children, families and child care providers in Essex County, recently announced the launch of two new early childhood initiatives with funding from Newark’s Early Learning Challenge Grant. The family engagement initiative is in direct response to Newark families’ request for better channels of communication to […]

Releases: Great Success for Essex County LGBT RAIN Foundation Appreciation Dinner and Fundraiser

Essex County, N.J., April 30, 2014 – On April 26th, the Essex County LGBT RAIN (Reaching Adolescents In Need) Foundation held its first annual appreciation dinner and fundraiser. The organization offers emergency shelter services to address the emergent need of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) homeless individuals between the ages of 18 to 24. […]