Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Vocalist will be performing one night only at Prudential Center
Grammy Award-winning vocalist Michael Bublé is coming to the Prudential Center in Newark for one night only Saturday, Sept. 28. Tickets go on sale Monday, May 20 at 10 am at Ticketmaster. Touring in support of his new number-one selling release, “To Be Loved,” Michael Bublé has been called “one of the most likeable performers on Earth.” His previous Crazy Love Tour sold out in 80 US cities and was seen by over 2 million fans worldwide. His stage show includes his current single “It’s A Beautiful Day,” as well as “Haven’t Met You Yet,” “Home,” and “Everything,” along with distinctive interpretations of classics like “You Make Me Feel So Young,” “Young at Heart,” and “You’re Nobody ‘til Somebody Loves You.” “I’m very excited to get back …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Cory Booker says community collaboration is the secret to Newark's progress, in this series sponsored by Grape-Nuts.
About this sponsorship: In honor of the 60th anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary’s historic ascent of Mount Everest, Patch and Grape-Nuts are teaming up to highlight those who inspire people around them to climb their own mountains. As the mayor of Newark, New Jersey’s largest city, Cory Booker says he understands the importance of leadership. But he especially acknowledges the importance of inspiring and engaging local leaders to assist in achieving community goals. Q. PATCH: What is the biggest challenge you’ve taken on? A. BOOKER: Leading Newark is the greatest challenge of my life, but it’s not a policy challenge. I’m proud we’ve notched victories — fought to improve education, create jobs and cut crime. But the challenge has been the…
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Daisy Deguzman, 70, who practiced in Newark, was sentenced to six months in prison and six months of home detention on Thursday.
A Livingston doctor who accepted kickbacks to refer patients to Orange Community MRI was sentenced to six months in prison and six months of home detention on Thursday, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced. Daisy Deguzman, 70, of Livingston received the sentence before U.S. District Judge Claire C. Cecchi in Newark federal court. In addition to her prison term, Deguzman was sentenced to two years of supervised release, fined $20,000 and ordered to forfeit $23,595, the U.S. Attorney's office announced in a release. According to court testimony, Orange Community MRI paid Dwguzman kickbacks for each Medicare or Medicaid beneficiary MRI or CAT Scan referred since at least 2010, officials said. Deguzman along with 12 other New Jersey doctors …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
New restaurant specializes in the ultimate comfort food – macaroni and cheese – with a twist
Halsey Street in Newark has made way for Elbow Room, a restaurant that got its start in comfort food concoctions right across the Hudson River. The casual corner joint, near Bleeker Street, recreates down-home macaroni and cheese using kicked-up flavors, like fiery buffalo chicken macaroni with Black River blue cheese and Frank's hot sauce, and heart-stopping poutine mac with short rib gravy, Yukon french fries and fresh cheese curds. Restaurateur Joel Bolden celebrated Tuesday the grand opening of Elbow Room's second location in Newark, after opening the first at the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn. "I wanted to be at the forefront of the Newark food renaissance," said Bolden of opening a location in Brick City. "I love the history of the…
Monday, November 12, 2012
One-stop center in Newark has information on assistance for homeowners, small business owners
The FEMA Disaster Recover Center opened its doors Monday to assist those still dealing with the mess left behind by Super Storm Sandy. Located at the Willing Heart Community Care Center (555 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Newark), the center is a one-stop shop for all Sandy and nor'easter Athena recovery resources. Residents can apply for disaster and recovery grants on site, as well as obtain information on things like homeowner mitigation, disaster unemployment and low-interest disaster loans for small businesses. "We want to make certain all those who sustained losses or damages from the recent storms understand exactly what they have to do in order to determine if they're eligible for aid – and that they receive that aid," said …
Monday, October 22, 2012
Annual walk attracts thousands to city for fundraising walk
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Monday, October 22, 2012
Military Park in Newark Sunday hosted the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk for the 13th consecutive year. The Brick City walk helped raise more than $180,000 for breast cancer research through the initiative. Last year, the popular walk attracted more than 12,000 people and raised more than $345,000 to fight cancer. Click through the photos above to see more.
Saturday, October 20, 2012
The Mayor of Newark appeared on the Montclair resident's show, The Colbert Report
Newark Mayor Cory Booker was once Montclair resident Stephen Colbert's "threat to America," when he described America's diversity as "delicious." Recently Booker was "Alpha Dog of the week," according to the host of the Colbert Report, for pulling a woman from a burning building. "Am I on fire?" asked the host. "In New Jersey," replied Booker, "you are hot." Booker, who appeared on Colbert's show on October 16, told Colbert, "Newark is doing extremely well," citing economic development and growth. Colbert congratulated Booker for having Manischewitz come to Newark. "Mazel, baby, mazel," said Colbert. Booker spoke at length about his online activism project Waywire. Waywire, often seen in print as #waywire, is a video social network "…
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Governor will give Chamber of Commerce keynote address tonight after train ride from Newark.
Thursday, December 22, 2011
Affordable housing and ideas to improve Livingston were discussion topics at a meeting for the Livingston League of Women Voters.
The future of affordable and low-income housing in New Jersey is mixed, according to Robin Kase Weiss, a city planner for Value Research Group, a Livingston-based real estate analyst and consulting company. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development cut its funding for the upcoming fiscal year by $3.7 billion, or 9 percent, to $37.4 billion, Weiss said, which includes support for such programs as community development block grants and home rehabilitations. Over the summer, Gov. Chris Christie dismantled the 12- member Council on Affordable Housing , the organization that was in charge of overseeing the state requirement that municipalities create a set amount of affordable homes in their communities. The state Department of …
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Sources: Newark Mayor will be in New England state next week
Newark Mayor Cory Booker will visit New Hampshire next week to lobby for President Barack Obama's 2012 re-election campaign, according to sources familiar with the trip. Booker, 42, will headline Obama-related events in the New England state at the end of next week, according to the sources, who did not say what cities the mayor will visit. Seen as a rising Democratic political star, Booker is no stranger to the Obama campaign — promoting the president in his first election in 2008, which included headlining the opening of Obama's Texas campaign headquarters in Austin. But it's Booker's first-ever political trip to New Hampshire. The trip could signal a step forward in the ongoing rumor that Booker is eyeing New Jersey Gov. Chris …