News for Newark NJ - AmericanTowns.com AmericanTowns is a virtual "town square", connecting you to all the events and news happening in Newark New Jersey. Whether it's town issues and community activism, or school calendars and sports schedules, AmericanTowns delivers the information faster and helps you use it better. en-us 30 https://www.americantowns.com/newark-nj News for Newark NJ - AmericanTowns.com 144 69 https://www.americantowns.com/newark-nj https://www.americantowns.com/images/atn_rss_logo.gif Fri, 18 Oct 2019 01:08:45 -0500 Third Essex County Choral Festival Coming to Montclair State University SING OUT!  THE ESSEX COUNTY CHORAL FESTIVAL SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2015 7:00 PM MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY ALEXANDER KASSER THEATER   The https://www.americantowns.com/news/third-essex-county-choral-festival-coming-to-montclair-state-university-24420695-essex-county-nj.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/third-essex-county-choral-festival-coming-to-montclair-state-university-24420695-essex-county-nj.html Arts and Entertainment Fri, 18 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0500 Wafiyyah Muhammad Recieves The Key To The City Of Newark From Mayor Quintana-Autism Awareness Wafiyyah Muhammad Recieves The Key To The City Of Newark From The Honorable Mayor Luis Quintana for Autism Awareness. She also recieved a Proclamation https://www.americantowns.com/news/wafiyyah-muhammad-recieves-the-key-to-the-city-of-newark-from-mayor-quintanaautism-awareness-18535816-newark-nj.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/wafiyyah-muhammad-recieves-the-key-to-the-city-of-newark-from-mayor-quintanaautism-awareness-18535816-newark-nj.html Clubs and Organizations Fri, 18 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0500 United Way of Essex and West Hudson Celebrating 90 Years of Service Special Events and Celebrations from Now Until End of This Year From our humble beginnings as a small, grassroots organization founded back in 1923 https://www.americantowns.com/news/united-way-of-essex-and-west-hudson-celebrating-90-years-of-service-18121439-newark-nj.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/united-way-of-essex-and-west-hudson-celebrating-90-years-of-service-18121439-newark-nj.html Clubs and Organizations Fri, 18 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0500 Seidler Chemical Highlights Site Remediation Challenges in New White Paper Newark, NJ -- Seidler Chemical, a New Jersey-based supplier, distributor, blender, and re-packager of quality chemicals and ingredients, has recently https://www.americantowns.com/news/seidler-chemical-highlights-site-remediation-challenges-in-new-white-paper-18424696-newark-nj.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/seidler-chemical-highlights-site-remediation-challenges-in-new-white-paper-18424696-newark-nj.html Clubs and Organizations Fri, 18 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0500 United Way Women's Leadership Council to Celebrate Women's History Month by Honoring Three Outstanding Women Special Events and Celebrations from Now Until End of This Year The United Way of Essex and West Hudson Women's Leadership Council (WLC) will https://www.americantowns.com/news/united-way-womens-leadership-council-to-celebrate-womens-history-month-by-honoring-three-outstanding-women-18507815-newark-nj.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/united-way-womens-leadership-council-to-celebrate-womens-history-month-by-honoring-three-outstanding-women-18507815-newark-nj.html Clubs and Organizations Fri, 18 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0500 New Jersey's Cherry Blossom Festival 2014 The Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates the arrival of spring with a jam packed schedule of events that pays homage to the historic Essex County Park https://www.americantowns.com/news/new-jerseyaeurtms-cherry-blossom-festival-2014-18605970-newark-nj.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/new-jerseyaeurtms-cherry-blossom-festival-2014-18605970-newark-nj.html Arts and Entertainment Fri, 18 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0500 American Cancer Fund-5K Volunteers Needed at Branch Brook Park Volunteers are needed to serve at our Run2Health: Newark 5k and 1 mile family fun walk on Saturday, May 17, 2014. Volunteers are needed from 8am-noon https://www.americantowns.com/news/american-cancer-fund5k-volunteers-needed-at-branch-brook-park-18632824-newark-nj.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/american-cancer-fund5k-volunteers-needed-at-branch-brook-park-18632824-newark-nj.html Health and Fitness Fri, 18 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0500 Night at the Museum for Newark Parents and Preschoolers to Feature Fun Activities for Summer Learning Program at the Museum Focuses on Early Childhood Resources for Newark Parents and Their Preschoolers   Newark, NJ - Hundreds of Newark families https://www.americantowns.com/news/night-at-the-museum-for-newark-parents-and-preschoolers-to-feature-fun-activities-for-summer-learning-19459561-newark-nj.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/night-at-the-museum-for-newark-parents-and-preschoolers-to-feature-fun-activities-for-summer-learning-19459561-newark-nj.html Arts and Entertainment Fri, 18 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0500 First Annual Run for Healthy Kids in Newark United Way of Essex and West Hudson, together with The City of Newark, will host the 10K Run for Healthy Kids.   This  event provides a https://www.americantowns.com/news/first-annual-run-for-healthy-kids-in-newark-19713986-newark-nj.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/first-annual-run-for-healthy-kids-in-newark-19713986-newark-nj.html Clubs and Organizations Fri, 18 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0500 Seoul Achieves Top Ranking in Rutgers University-Newark Municipal E-Governance International Survey for Sixth Consecutive Time NEWARK, NJ---For the sixth consecutive time since 2003, a global survey of city websites has identified Seoul, South Korea as the top-ranked city in https://www.americantowns.com/news/seoul-achieves-top-ranking-in-rutgers-universitynewark-municipal-egovernance-international-survey-for-sixth-consecutive-time-20518367-newark-nj.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/seoul-achieves-top-ranking-in-rutgers-universitynewark-municipal-egovernance-international-survey-for-sixth-consecutive-time-20518367-newark-nj.html Schools and Libraries Fri, 18 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0500 Wanted: Jazz Champion Who Just Can't Keep A Secret Newark, NJ -- Quick: where is the largest, most comprehensive jazz archive and research center in the world?  New Orleans?  St. Louis?  https://www.americantowns.com/news/wanted-jazz-champion-who-just-canaeurtmt-keep-a-secret-21852194-newark-nj.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/wanted-jazz-champion-who-just-canaeurtmt-keep-a-secret-21852194-newark-nj.html Schools and Libraries Fri, 18 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0500 'Queer Club Spaces in Newark' Celebrates LGBT Newark Club, Ballroom and Party Scenes as Spaces of Creativity, Love and Community Monthlong Series of Events on LGBT Club Life in Newark, Opens Oct. 11, 2014   Newark, NJ - A series of art, literary and historical events this https://www.americantowns.com/news/queer-club-spaces-in-newark-celebrates-lgbt-newark-club-ballroom-and-party-scenes-as-spaces-of-creativity-love-and-community-20413643-newark-nj.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/queer-club-spaces-in-newark-celebrates-lgbt-newark-club-ballroom-and-party-scenes-as-spaces-of-creativity-love-and-community-20413643-newark-nj.html Arts and Entertainment Fri, 18 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0500 Women in Media-Newark Celebrates Women's History Month with Annual International Film Festival Free Screenings March 24 April 1 Newark, NJ Women in Media-Newark will hold its sixth annual International Film Festival March 24 April 1 in celebration of Women's History https://www.americantowns.com/news/women-in-medianewark-celebrates-womenaeurtms-history-month-with-annual-international-film-festival-free-screenings-march-24-aeur-april-1-22053490-newark-nj.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/women-in-medianewark-celebrates-womenaeurtms-history-month-with-annual-international-film-festival-free-screenings-march-24-aeur-april-1-22053490-newark-nj.html Arts and Entertainment Fri, 18 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0500 Cephas Bowles, 62, Long-time Public Radio Advocate and Innovator, Dies Dover, NJ, February 24, 2015 Cephas Bowles, a staunch advocate for public radio and jazz for more than four decades and recently-retired https://www.americantowns.com/news/cephas-bowles-62-longtime-public-radio-advocate-and-innovator-dies-22095856-newark-nj.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/cephas-bowles-62-longtime-public-radio-advocate-and-innovator-dies-22095856-newark-nj.html Arts and Entertainment Fri, 18 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0500 United Way and City of Newark Run for Healthy Kids United Wayand City of Newark Run for Healthy Kids - 10K Certified, 3K Run/Walk and Fun Run for Kids The 10K Run for Healthy Kids brings back the https://www.americantowns.com/news/united-way-and-city-of-newark-run-for-healthy-kids-20413810-newark-nj.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/united-way-and-city-of-newark-run-for-healthy-kids-20413810-newark-nj.html Sports and Recreation Fri, 18 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0500