Ramos Proposes Innovative Legislation to Reduce Robberies in Newark

stolensmartphones.jpgCouncilman Anibal Ramos Jr. is proposing legislation that would deter robberies involving cell phones by making it more difficult to fence stolen mobile devices at second-hand dealers in Newark.

The legislation would make it illegal for second-hand dealers to purchase a mobile device without requiring identification and recording the name of the seller along with the serial numbers of the device. Second-hand dealers would be prohibited from purchasing devices with serial numbers that have been removed, altered or obliterated.

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Ramos Announces Grant for Youth Sports Program

NorthNewarkLittleLeague5500-600.jpgNorth Ward Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr. today announced that the Roseville Sports Group of North Newark has received a $5,500 grant to help defray the costs of running its Little League program.

Councilman Ramos said the grant will help the group pay for field maintenance and repair, insurance costs, uniform costs and equipment costs for little league program, which serves more than 500 players.

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Ramos Credits Maintenance Crew for Rescuing Dog

dogrescue.jpgCouncilman Anibal Ramos Jr. credited the quick thinking of a maintenance crew at Forest Hill Terrace for saving a small dog today that had been thrown into a dumpster.

The dog, a Shih Tzu, was spotted by the crew this morning while they were cleaning the grounds on the property in Newark’s North Ward.

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