Turning abandoned Newark communities 'beautiful'

By Karen Yi
NJ Advance Media

Read this article as it originally appeared on nj.com.

NEWARK -- A sea of volunteers in bright yellow shirts descended on a section of Mt. Prospect Avenue on Saturday to bring relief to a street plagued with abandoned homes and trash piles.

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Ramos op-ed: Closing N.J. bail reform loopholes necessary for public safety

Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr. wrote an op-ed on bail reform that was published in nj.com and TAPintoNewark.

Last month, a Newark policeman risked his life when he jumped into the frigid Passaic River to rescue a man who was trying to escape capture.

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Newark Leaf Pick Up Information

The City of Newark will begin its Leaf Recycling Collection program on Monday, October 17, 2016, and it will continue through Friday, December 30, 2016.

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