Tuesday, November 29, 2022
When Ras Baraka was elected, he promised to be Newark's "radical" mayor. After seven years of Cory Booker, who ushered in an area of downtown development but was criticized for being an absent mayor focused on national political ambitions, the city would be...
Engaging and empowering residents, business and property owners, worship centers, civic organizations and other stakeholders in Newark’s South Ward to contribute to sustainable change in their community. That’s the goal of a program being developed by the Bergen-Lyons-Clinton Partnership,...
By South Jersey Times Editorial Board Gov. Phil Murphy has restored a potential lifeline to five New Jersey cities -- Bridgeton and Camden among them -- by signing legislation that allows businesses there to charge "half-price" state sales tax as an...
By Jonathan O'Connell Newark is the hard-knock contender that for six decades has watched its population slide and its commercial corridors clear out. Analysts dismiss the city’s chances at landing the project, called HQ2. Bookies will give you 50-1 odds. So Newark is...
By Jared Kofsky Throughout Downtown Newark, historic buildings of all shapes and sizes are being renovated and adaptively reused. From the Ironside Newark project in the former Newark Warehouse Company building and the Halston Flats residential development in a former Halsey Street...
NEWARK, N.J., PRNewswire/ Rick Thigpen, vice president - state governmental affairs for PSEG, has been promoted to senior vice president - corporate citizenship.  He will report directly to Ralph Izzo, chairman, president and CEO, PSEG.  In this new position, Thigpen will continue...
By Justin Vicory Jackson''s chief administrative officer will take on the role of director of finance and administration and an outside consultant has been brought in to help with the city's upcoming fiscal year budget. CAO Robert Blaine said Monday he...
Newark mayor Ras Baraka is preparing to name Eric Pennington as the new city business administrator, according to two sources connected to the mayor. Pennington, a former chief judge of the Orange Municipal Court, is expected to succeed Jack Kelly,...
The planned revitalization of the former Newark Bears Stadium into a mixed-use community is arguably the biggest project in the Brick City, and the look and feel of the plan is now clearer following the release of full site...
BY Steve Lubetkin The Newark data infrastructure now is the envy of many locations around the country, featuring 10 gigabit-per-second speed, one of the fastest urban data networks. NEWARK, NJ—If someone asked you to identify the hub of the Internet, you might...