Tag: Newark

COVID-19: Newark, Irvington, and the Oranges decide to bar travel between towns

NEWARK, N.J. – Can municipalities criminalize travel between towns? The mayors of Newark, East Orange, Orange, and Irvington say that’s their plan; they’ve coordinated on a “lockdown” designed to prevent residents from moving between their towns. It’s the latest example of Read More

Ras Baraka wants Newark to stay a sanctuary city. He should ask Mexico to fund it. | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ $812 million. That’s how much state aid the City of Newark is receiving for its K-12 schools during fiscal year 2020, Save Jerseynas. That number doesn’t include non-K-12 funding, emergency aid or any other sort of Read More

Trump deploys border tactical teams to sanctuary cities including Newark

NEWARK, N.J. – The Trump Administration is ready to escalate its counter-offensive on dangerous “sanctuary” jurisdictions around the country including Newark, New Jersey.  On Friday, The New York Times reported that 100 Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC) agents – who Read More

WATER CRISIS: Potential Booker 2020 opponent tells Newark he’ll help probe corruption during Booker’s tenure

NEWARK, N.J. – The long process of replacing Newark’s lead-producing water lines is finally underway, but the core problems in city government which brought about the crisis remain unaddressed. Chief among those antecedents: rampant corruption which was in full-swing under Read More

Apparent false alarm triggers temporary chaos at Newark Liberty Airport

NEWARK, N.J. – Labor Day Weekend travelers at Newark Liberty International Airport’s Terminal A found themselves in a scary situation on Monday evening when an apparent false alarm (of some kind – see below) led to a temporary evacuation. The Read More

ELECTION 2021: Ciattarelli backs Essex’s water crisis bond deal with Newark

NEWARK, N.J. – 2021 gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli opined on the ongoing Newark water crisis this week.  The former assemblyman joined his fellow ex-legislator (Democrat John Wisniewski) to discuss the issue as part of a new weekly segment hosted by Read More

ROONEY: No more expensive studies of Newark’s water; replace the pipes now!

TRENTON, N.J. – As Newark’s water crisis continues to deepen and Governor Phil Murphy refuses to declare a state of emergency, Save Jersey‘s Matt Rooney returned to the Chasing News A+ Panel on Wednesday night to inject some much-needed common sense Read More