Voting is now open for the grand prize winner for Newark’s Cornerstones, the community recognition program launched by Prudential, Prudential Center and the New Jersey Devils in the fall.
Armani Mcphall, age 19, was killed on South Orange Avenue on December 22, 2016. His father, Elite Heat Boxing Gym owner Anthony Mcphall, reflects on the life of his son, who he called a “game changer” and “a gift.”
One Step Ahead Learning Center is far more than a traditional preschool. Its Mannequin Challenge video got nearly 10 million views. On any given day, you can find the four- and five-year-old students dressed in little aprons and taking cooking classes, working on science experiments, learning new lines to an original play, or singing along to The Supremes.
At the end of the month, Jeffrey Trzeciak (pronounced “Tree-Zak”), formerly university librarian for top-ranked Washington University in St. Louis, will become Newark Public Library’s new director.
Chef Ameer Natson is hiding a reading, math and problem-solving curriculum in plain sight with his culinary curriculum at George Washington Carver middle school.
Already an established presence in the Ironbound, Traditional Karate of Newark has opened a brand new location downtown. We sat down with the dojo’s owner and head instructor, Brazil native Jonas Filho, to discuss the benefits of martial arts and why he chose to open a second facility.
Forbes Magazine announced its annual lists of 30 movers and shakers under 30 years old, and Newark’s own Olympic boxing silver medalist Shakur Stevenson, 19, made the magazine’s sports list.
Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. announced the winner of the 2016 Congressional App Challenge for high school students in New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District.
Gerard Adams made his first million by age 24, cofounded Elite Daily at 27, sold it to Daily Mail at 30, made Business Insider’s list of top entrepreneurs under 35 and became a Silicon Valley star along the way.
Now the 31-year-old entrepreneur has built a startup accelerator in Newark in an effort to help create more successes like himself. Meet Fownders Newark. (And no, it’s not located downtown.)
Prudential’s “Masterpiece of Love” initiative is a multi-part webisode series honoring stories of life, love, loss and the power of the human spirit—and how life insurance plays a crucial role in each.