Mayor Ras J. Baraka will be renovating the Terrell James Playground as part of a City strategy to enhance the quality of life for Newark residence in the South Ward. The construction of this playground has been named in the memory of Terrell James, an eight-year-old killed in a hit-and-run while crossing the street at Turner Boulevard near Belmont-Runyon School in March 1997.
Mayor Ras J. Baraka has re-announced the City of Newark Ordinance starting October 1st that landlord's must to keep rental dwellings at 68 degrees beginning from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. and 65 degrees from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. This heating Ordinance for the City of Newark will be enforceable for heat starting October 1, 2015, and continuing through May 1, 2016 for City inspectors to respond to complaints.
Governor Cuomo was joined by 2 dozen elected officials and advocates in the kick off of the Mario Cuomo Campaign for Economic Justice. The march took place in the 2015 NYC Central Labor Council Labor Day Parade. Governor Cuomo's administration, along with elected officials, business leaders and community members plan to bring the Campaign statewide.
The Governor has announced that a crackdown is underway for underage drinking and fake identification document uses at summer concerts, hotspots, and events during the Labor Day Weekend. There will be an unannounced enforcement at concert venues and public gatherings where young adults hang out.
Times Square has been plagued with young topless painted women lately. The topless painted illusion of the American Goddesses raises question as to the appropriateness of these women in the Time Square area. Times Square is known to tourist as a iconic neighborhood of vibrant Broadway shows, restaurants, and comedy clubs mapped specifically for arts an entertainment news.