E-Waste Recycling Event

A free community collection event! Stop by Elwood Park (aka Phillips Park) at the intersection of Elwood Avenue and Elwood Place near Lincoln Avenue – rain or shine – to recycle your old TVs, computers, laptops, printers, phones, small household appliances and other e-waste.*

What you can recycle

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North Ward Councilman Issues Letter About Recent Homicides

Dear residents,

In the last ten days, we’ve had three homicides within a small area along Mount Prospect Avenue. Our prayers are with the families of the victims.

These violent events occurring so close together within such a short time period are not typical for our community. The assailants in these incidents appear to have targeted their victims based on initial reports. The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating these crimes and will report progress soon.

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Newark City Council Approves Ramos Resolution Prohibiting Police Use of Marijuana

The Newark Municipal Council passed a resolution sponsored by North Ward Councilman Anibal Ramos urging the administration of Mayor Ras J. Baraka to issue an order prohibiting Newark police officers from using marijuana while off duty.

The resolution was approved by a vote of 5 to 0 by the Municipal Council Wednesday. Central Ward Councilwoman LaMonica McIver abstained. The resolution heads to the mayor and city business administrator for consideration.

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