Post Tagged with: "Newark NJ"

St. Frances de Chantal in Borough Park (Photo by Anna Arciszewska via Nowy Dziennik)

Polish-American Churches and Their Communities

Brooklyn, Eastern European, Metro Area, New York, Queens, Religion March 24, 2016 at 2:18 pm

Polish churches in the tri-state area have seen the number of parishioners shrink, but they remain a lively part of their communities, reports Nowy Dziennik.

The remains of a part of a once thriving Chinatown in Newark. (Photo by Zheshu Xie  via World Journal)

Eying Investment from China, Newark to Revitalize Its Chinatown

Business, East Asian, Metro Area March 21, 2016 at 4:41 pm

In an effort to attract residents and investors from China, officials in Newark, New Jersey, look to revive the city’s Chinatown. World Journal takes a look at the once bustling neighborhood, which flourished in the 1920s.

Farm to Store: In NJ, a Portuguese Immigrant Perfects His Jamon
Portuguese immigrant Rodrigo Duarte has been making and selling Iberian charcuterie at Caseiro e Bom in Newark, New Jersey, since 2006.

Farm to Store: In NJ, a Portuguese Immigrant Perfects His Jamon

Portuguese immigrant Rodrigo Duarte has been making and selling Iberian charcuterie at Caseiro e Bom in Newark, New Jersey, since 2006.

Olga Jiménez de Wagenheim, Rutgers University academic. (Photo via Reporte Hispano)

Puerto Ricans Remember Historic Confrontation with Newark Police

History, Metro Area, Puerto Rican February 9, 2016 at 1:12 pm

A conference at Rutgers University recalls the forgotten Newark Puerto Rican Riots of 1974, Reporte Hispano reports.

(Photo by Gery Vereau via Diario de México)

Newark Opens New Site to Obtain Municipal ID

Government, Immigration, Metro Area September 21, 2016 at 5:23 pm

Looking to be “friendlier and hospitable to its immigrants,” Newark, New Jersey, opened its third center to apply for the city’s municipal ID, Diario de México reports.

The Newark Ecuadorean community will celebrate its national independence day in style with a festival. (Photo via Reporte Hispano)

Newark Ecuadoreans Seek Political Representation

Metro Area, Politics, South American August 16, 2016 at 4:00 pm

As the growing Ecuadorean community in Newark prepares to celebrate its national independence day, residents are hoping to increase their political representation, Reporte Hispano reports.

(Photo via Reporte Hispano)

Newark Municipal IDs Allow Latinos to Open Businesses

Business, Latino, Metro Area August 21, 2015 at 4:24 pm

Immigrants who live in Newark, New Jersey, have been able to open 25 businesses in the city thanks, in part, to their municipal ID, finds Reporte Hispano.

"Nations market" at Park Peter Francisco in the Ironbound (Photo by Alexandre Soares)

How Samba and Saudade Found a Place in Newark

Immigrants keep coming to the Ironbound, home to the largest Portuguese and Brazilian communities in the tri-state area.

Mayor Ras Baraka lent his image for the Newark municipal ID model. (Photo via El Diario)

Newark to Launch Municipal ID in July

Government, Metro Area May 28, 2015 at 5:06 pm

New Jersey’s largest city will issue municipal IDs to its residents, regardless of their immigration status, El Diario reports.

The proposal for a municipal ID states that every agency must accept the card as valid identification. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Plan for Newark Municipal ID Moves Forward

Immigration, Latino, Metro Area April 20, 2015 at 5:02 pm

The mayor of Newark has proposed a bill that could make the city the first in New Jersey to issue a municipal ID, El Diario reports.

Logo of One Newark school reform plan (Image via Colorlines)

Parents Call for Boycott of Newark Schools

Black, Education, Metro Area August 27, 2014 at 5:19 pm

A parent’s group, NPS Boycott 4 Freedom, is advocating a September 4 boycott to protest a restructuring plan for a number of the Newark schools, Colorlines reports.

(Photo via The Jewish Daily Forward).

Searching for Philip Roth’s Newark

Culture, Metro Area March 22, 2013 at 1:27 pm

More than 100 people from the U.S. and around the world participated on a tour of Newark landmarks associated with Philip Roth, in commemoration of the Jewish-American novelist’ 80th anniversary, the Jewish Daily Forward reports.