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Mayor and Municipal Council Inauguration

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Mayor Quintana And Law Enforcement Officials To Give “report Card” On Newark Anti-crime Efforts In 2013 And Plans To Reduce Crime In 2014

Newark will hire 100 new police officers, acquire more vehicles, and put “more boots on the ground and rubber on the road”  Newark, NJ — Mayor Luis A. Quintana, Municipal Council President Mildred Crump, other members of the Newark Municipal Council, Police Director Samuel A. DeMaio, Police Chief Sheilah A. Coley, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray, Essex County Chief of Detectives Anthony Ambrose, and Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura will hold a press conference to give a “report card” on Newark’s anti-crime efforts in 2013 and its plans to reduce crime in the City in 2014, today, Tuesday, January 7, at 2 p.m. in… [Full Post]

Newark Students And Tech Companies Share An ‘hour Of Code’

By Peggy McGlone/The Star-Ledger The assignment appeared simple: Create part of the solar system by placing the Earth at the appropriate distance from the sun and establishing its orbit around it. The students worked quietly at their keyboards, adding strings of unintelligible letters and symbols on a black background. When they clicked submit, the screen changed from type to an image of a sun and the Earth. It seemed like magic, but it was code. Thirteen students at Malcolm X Shabazz High School in Newark participated today in “The Hour of Code,” joining millions of Americans in a lesson about… [Full Post]

Luis A. Quintana Named Newark’s Mayor By Unanimous Council Vote

LUIS A. QUINTANA NAMED NEWARK’S MAYOR BY UNANIMOUS COUNCIL VOTE AND TAKES OATH OF OFFICE IN COUNCIL CHAMBER Municipal Council President becomes Newark’s first Latino Mayor; Will fill unexpired term vacated by Booker’s election to US Senate Newark, NJ – Acting Mayor and Municipal Council President Luis A. Quintana was unanimously voted by the Municipal Council to serve as the City of Newark’s Mayor in an emergency meeting of the Newark Municipal Council this morning, becoming the City’s first Latino Mayor in its 300-year history. Mayor Quintana immediately took his oath of office in the Council Chamber, with Councilmember-at-Large Mildred… [Full Post]

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Join us on Instagram! | Tweeted On: Jul 24, 2014

Today local students from @AllStarsProject had a chance to engage in dialogue with Mayor Baraka at city hall. | Tweeted On: Jul 24, 2014

Mayor Ras Baraka welcomes the @AllStarsProject to city hall. #Newark #NewarkNJ | Tweeted On: Jul 24, 2014

Mayor Baraka with NBA star John Starks & WNBA star Teresa Witherspoon celebrate reading at Newark Public Library. | Tweeted On: Jul 23, 2014

We are now on Instagram... | Tweeted On: Jul 23, 2014

Mayor Baraka joins NBA star John Starks & WNBA star Teresa Weatherspoon for Summer Reading at Newark Public Library. | Tweeted On: Jul 23, 2014

Watch the 2014 Municipal Inauguration online at: or come down to @NJPAC at noon. | Tweeted On: Jul 01, 2014

Watch a live stream of today's inauguration of @rasjbaraka at event starts at 12noon @NJPAC | Tweeted On: Jul 01, 2014

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