Last week, Newark mayoral candidates Ras Baraka and Shavar Jeffries commented after a Newark man, charged with setting a fire to Ras Baraka’s campaign bus in February, was connected to Shavar Jeffries’ campaign.
Last week, more than 1,000 Newark public school students walked out of classes to protest Newark Schools Superintendent Cami Anderson’s “One Newark” plan.
Backed by the Bronx Democratic County Committee, Assemblyman Carl Heastie and 1199SEIU, the health care workers union, Councilman Andy King received the majority of votes in District 12 of the Bronx, in 2012, beating five opponents.
Lawyers hired by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie at taxpayers’ expense concluded that the governor and members of his staff played no role in the toll lane closures that caused massive gridlock on the world’s busiest bridge from Sept. 9-13, 2013.
“No one should have to bury their child, especially at 14,” said Lowman Colclough. His family now looks for answers after his 14-year-old son was killed in Newark this past weekend.
Faith and community leaders gathered at Israel Memorial AME Church in Newark for a training session to mobilize the community, reduce gun violence and advocate for reforms that would end mass incarceration.
Three members of the Essex County Freeholder Board endorsed Newark mayoral candidate Shavar Jeffries this week
Newark mayoral candidate Shavar Jeffries received his first union endorsement last week from Local 97
Last week, Trenton Mayor Tony Mack asked a federal judge to throw out his guilty conviction
This week, the city settled the second part of the Vulcan Society lawsuit against discriminatory exams for the Fire Department of New York