The New York Association of Black Journalists announces the return of their annual awards gala. The biggest and brightest Stars of Journalism will be recognized at an awards gala marked in September 2016. All editors, reporters and producers will get a chance to become forward thinkers regarding this year's competition during the contest period of May 1 and close on May 31st.
Super Sweep, Inc. has been in business for over 25 years and continues to push a broom designed for "The Super Sweeper." The design of the Super Sweeper is now earmarked by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today to expand from its current size. There will be 29 new jobs for Super Sweepers at the Huntington Station Factory as it expands throughout New York State under its umbrella of retailers.
Governor Cuomo reminds New Yorkers as consumers tax scams are to be reported as identity theft, fraud, or claims against the tax preparer. The New York Department of Taxation and Finance has a website to report suspected tax evasion or fraud, identity theft, or impersonation scams to protect New Yorkers information. If New York consumers, businesses, or tax preparers suspected tax evasion or fraud, report your suspicions to 518-457-0578, immediately.
Mayor Ras J. Baraka has scheduled a press conference to oppose Anti-Muslim Rhetoric and Violence on Monday, February 1, 2016, at 10:30 a.m. The Muslim, Christian, and Jewish clergy leaders will speak out against nationwide incidents that have spurred within communities at 920 Broad Street, Newark, NJ, First Floor Rotunda Building.
Mayor Baraka seeks to maximize Port Newark revenues and uses to benefit City taxpayers on January 21, 2016, at 10:00 a.m., in a meeting and site tour with Deputy Mayor of Economic and Housing Development Adofo-Wilson. The Port Newark Property in question was used for developing maritime uses, including container and automobile container use and bulk cargo use, among others.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that Families can now celebrate the New Year enjoying the outdoors for the fifth annual First Day Hikes program at New York State Parks and Historic Sites. The program will take place at 38 state parks and historical sites beginning on January 1st for all First Day Hikes to people of all ages to enjoy nature during the guided walks.
The City of Newark will dedicate a street in honor of he Rev. Dr. Ronald B. Christian today, December 19, at 11 a.m., at Wickliffe and West Market Streets. The street will be renamed in the honor of Irvington's spiritual leader who began his career of activism and advocacy in Newark dating back from 2002 until his death in October 2015 this year at age 51.
Mayor Ras J. Baraka, the Newark Municipal Council, Dputy Mayor of Economic and Housing Development Baye Adofo-Wilson, Newark Community Economic Development Corporation President Otis Rolley, U.S. Conference of Mayors Assistant Executive Director Eugene Lowe, and Wells Fargo Northern New Jersey Region Business Banking Manager Mary Makfinsky will be presenting the City of Newark and the Newark Community Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) with a $75,000 grant, Wednesday, December 9, 2015.
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 will hold the 30th Annual Holiday Tree-Lighting Ceremony today at City Hall, 920 Broad Street, Newark, NJ. A Holiday Tree lighting ceremony will be held along with local choral groups singing holiday music joined by Santa and Mrs. Claus. All Newark youth will have the opportunity to pose for photos with their World Famous Giftgiver.
Mayor Ras Baraka will be opening the Fifth Center of Hope today, at the Clubhouse located at 205 Spruce Street, 3:30 p.m. Joining the City of Newark Mayor will be the Newark Housing Authority who will be offering a variety of athletic, arts & culture, educational, environmental, healthy living, and recreation programming to engage and empower the community.
(Source: CNN) - Dozens of people are reported dead after what a appears to be a bomb attack. A series of gunfire has been heard and police have brought out at least 100 hostages from a Bataclan concert venue. The death toll from this denotations is 43 confirmed people and as many as 60 people have been killed according to French reporter Julien Pearce. Governor Cuomo responds today to New York.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced in a press release that the drive-through Holiday Lights Spectacular will be presented by the NYCB Family of Banks at the West End of Jones Beach this month. The Long Island holiday tradition will return after several years of absence to view more than 150 animated and synchronized lights to create a colorful and marvelous holiday experience.
President Barack Obama will travel to the City of Newark to discuss his commitment to criminal justice reform, on Monday, November 2, 2015. The President will be joined by Senator Corey Booker and Mayor Ras J. Baraka. The President's schedule is to address criminal justice reform in the area of the re-entry process of formerly-incarcerated individuals that work to put their lives back on track.
Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Grammy Award Winner, Kelly Rowland and Silento partnered with M&Ms World who's pop up store located at 744 Broad Street, Newark, NJ (open 10a.m. to 7p.m.) delivers a give out of free candy and costumes to Newark Youth. Yesterday and today, M&Ms "pop up shop" will be distributing candy and costumes to Newark youth at no charge to promote safety for Happy Halloween goers.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Charlene McCray announced in a press release a spooky Halloween party will be held at Gracie Mansion for New York City families. Ticket giveaways to enjoy tricks and treats with the First Family will be available on Monday, October 26 between 12 p.m. and 10 p.m. EST.
Mayor Ras Baraka announced partnership with the American Red Cross to begin a series of home fire preparedness inspections for approximately 1,400 homes across the City of Newark tomorrow between the hours of 10 a.m. to 2 p.m, Saturday, October 18, 2015. Volunteers will canvass the streets of Newark after a welcome rally at Brick Avon Academy, 219 Avon Avenue at 8:30 a.m.
Mayor Bill de Blasio kicked off Climate Week yesterday with the announcement of solar installations doubling since the beginning of his administration. One City" Built to Last plan was release last week to report the spur of growth of solar energy in New York City for both public and private buildings.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced to the congregation at the Mount Neboh Baptist Church that 96 notable clergy members from across that state will join the Mario Cuomo Campaign for Economic Justice. The statewide campaign initiative is aimed at building support for minimum wage workers to earn $15 dollars per hour in New York State.
The Excelsior Conservation Corps is in collaboration with Governor Andrew Cuomo and a new program has been launched called the Excelsior Conservation Corps Environmental Stewardship Program. The Excelsior Conservation Corps slated a start on January 18, 2015, for 18 to 25 year olds. The program addresses employment training and college scholarships for participants.
Governor Cuomo announced that $16 million will be funded to the Economic Opportunity Projects across New York State. The funding will support 25 projects that have created or will create 333 New Jobs in the State of New York and also retain 227 more jobs already created.
Mayor Bill de Blasio joined Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and NY Officials yesterday to mark the opening of the 7 train extension line, New Hudson Park and Boulevard. This new extension line will service 56,500 riders per day by 2025, driving new growth and development on the Far West Side.
Earlier today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo was joined by Vice President Joe Biden to announce the new plan to raise New York's minimum wage to $15 dollars an hour. Governor Cuomo was also joined by Mary Kay Henry, SEIU 1199, and 1,200 workers, community members, and advocates at the Javits Center in New York who rallied for fair pay.
Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced that on Friday, September 25, Pop Francis will greet thousands of guests in what is known as a historic procession through Central Park. New York City residents now have an opportunity to win (2) tickets in an online ticket giveaway contest~so get social! During Thursday, September 3 through Monday, September 7 visit nyc.gov/papalvisit or call 311 to win!