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  • August 2006 – The Daily Newarker
    were among the 63 reputed gangsters a task force rounded up from Atlantic City to Newark Author Ken Walker Posted on August 17 2006 Categories Uncategorized Tags Government Newark Leave a comment on Cory Booker Superhero Student Sues School District of AIDS Scandal New York Times Appeals Court Backs Student in Lawsuit Over H I V A former student at a Newark high school who says he was infected with H I V by his band director can sue the school district a state appeals court ruled on Monday rejecting the district s contention that he filed suit too late The band director at West Side High School in Newark who was also a teacher there was dismissed three years after the student now 20 first reported that he had made sexual advances to the student which eventually progressed to a full sexual relationship The student s accusations resulted in disciplinary action against two counselors at the high school who notified the principal but failed to tell child welfare authorities as required by state law The former student was not fully identified in court papers because the events occurred when he was a juvenile but an article in The Star Ledger which interviewed him last fall identified him as Raymond Little a 2004 graduate of the school The court record in the case is sealed The chief issue before the appeals court was whether Mr Little took legal action soon enough after he discovered in May 2005 that he had been infected with H I V the virus that causes AIDS Elsewhere Newark Star Ledger Newark schools liable in HIV case Newsday Court Student can sue Newark for alleged teacher sex abuse More on Google News Author Ken Walker Posted on August 16 2006 Categories Uncategorized Tags Courts Education Newark Leave a comment on Student Sues School District of AIDS Scandal Two More Shootings 7Online Another deadly night in Newark Two shootings in Newark result in what 7Online calls an explosion of violence One wonders what effect Booker s 100 day plan is really having to stem this violence in the city Two people were fatally shot and others injured in an explosion of violence on the streets of Newark overnight Police say an 18 year old was killed and a second man was wounded during a drive by shooting at around 11 30 p m on Court Street between Broad Street and Washington avenues Eyewitness News has learned the gunman opened fire on his victims who were on foot Multiple shots were fired from the red car with two occupants which sped away from the scene along Court Street toward Martin Luther King Boulevard immediately after the shooting Author Ken Walker Posted on August 15 2006 Categories Uncategorized Tags Crime Safety Newark Leave a comment on Two More Shootings Back to Our Regularly Scheduled Blogging A brief abduction by aliens halted updates on the Everything Newark blog their WiFi service was terribly spotty But we re back and regular

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  • July 2006 – The Daily Newarker
    has installed new basketball courts tennis courts and improved the park s entryways Author Ken Walker Posted on July 29 2006 Categories Uncategorized Tags Business Development Newark Parks Leave a comment on Newark Gets Help for Park Development Booker asks for leads to shootings Newark Star Ledger Newark shootings prompt plea to city via NewarkSpeaks The plea for help comes roughly three weeks after the mayor introduced a safe summer plan to flood the streets with more cops and offer more recreational activities for youngsters Booker said the three shootings did not occur in any of the 14 publicly designated safe zones but said those boundaries can be changed Two of the shootings occurred near Central Avenue on the perimeter of the zones and one occurred on South 10th Street near three zones Police have carved out another 16 spots they are not making pub lic Everyone must begin to respond in positive ways to end this violence Booker said I am asking every Newarker now to begin to do what they can to change this Booker who has been touring some of these neighborhoods dur ing the weekends urged residents to call an anonymous tip line to help police track down suspects Author Ken Walker Posted on July 27 2006 Categories Uncategorized Tags Crime Safety Newark Leave a comment on Booker asks for leads to shootings Council s Emergency Sessions Suspect Joan Whitlow for the Newark Star Ledger Newark needs a new start not more added starters Joan asks some thought provoking questions about the city council s latest actions to spend some serious money on legal counsel The debate rages on at NewarkSpeaks over whether this reflects a trend in City Hall to regress back to how things were done in the Sharpe James era Last week the Booker administration gave contracts worth more than 1 million to 10 legal firms seven of which had contributed to Booker s campaign That business should have been handled at a regularly scheduled council meeting for maximum public scrutiny Instead the council called a special session which meant scant public notice The administration sent over the resolutions asking for approval at 7 05 the evening before the meeting which meant little time for the council to think about what it was doing The previous administration was notorious for sending the council added starters That s the official name for what I call is there really an emergency or are you trying to hide something late additions to the agenda The new administration of course ran on promises not to be like the old Author Ken Walker Posted on July 26 2006 Categories Uncategorized Tags Government Newark Politics City Hall Leave a comment on Council s Emergency Sessions Suspect Massive Gang Arrests in NJ Newark Star Ledger 60 plus members of violent gang arrested in New Jersey raids State Police lead a campaign of arrests across New Jersey including Newark to dismantle the Bloods gang leadership New Jersey and federal authorities took

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  • June 2006 – The Daily Newarker
    Cory Booker never did make it to those sports business management classes during his days as a Rhodes scholar or at Yale s law school It might have saved him some aggravation in dealing with major league sports owners Booker who takes office on Saturday is thinking about backing out of the agreement that outgoing Mayor Sharpe James cut with New Jersey Devils owner Jeffrey Vanderbeek to build a Newark arena for the hockey team Why not welcome the Devils to Newark with open arms Because James bought the city a major league franchise that won t have the word Newark in its name or on its arena and he did it for a questionable price Vanderbeek is putting up 100 million for the stadium which will cost at least 300 million in total but Booker isn t sure that s enough to relieve Newark of the financial burden that comes with building an arena for a private business Booker is probably right that Newark has been saddled with a bad deal but pulling the plug on the construction of a building that broke ground last fall sends a bad message to captains of industry like Vanderbeek Newark simply doesn t want their business Author Ken Walker Posted on June 27 2006 Categories Uncategorized Tags Business Development Newark Politics City Hall 2 Comments on Analysis Arena Politics Mompou Reviews Well Newark Star Ledger Tempting bite size delicacies at Mompou The Newark Star Ledger positively reviewed Mompou the tapas wine bar up on Ferry street in the Ironbound I agree with them my wife and I were there back in March after they d been open for about eight months and had a great time The exposed brick and copper ceiling makes this restaurant look as though it was plucked from Chelsea or Tribeca Mompou has prime real estate two blocks from Penn Station and during the summer Mompou opens its doors out to the sidewalk so patrons can enjoy the culture of nearby Iberia Find out more at their website Mompou Tapas Mompou is a tapas and wine bar in Newark s historic Ironbound district Its distinctive atmosphere and superior Spanish cuisine make the eight month old storefront a standout The cosmopolitan spot is named for the Catalan composer Federico Mompou 1893 1987 French doors and amber glass windows line the fa cade of the dining room that oc cupies the ground floor of a renovated circa 1900 brick building Exposed brick walls wood and a suspended copper ceiling are awash in warm lighting The room seats 55 at circular tables and a bar lit by a striking metal fixture of dangling incandescent light bulbs A rear patio is ready for summer dining A lower level is reserved for private parties Author Ken Walker Posted on June 26 2006 Categories Uncategorized Tags Dining Newark Leave a comment on Mompou Reviews Well Several Shootings on Sunday Several shootings in the south and central wards of the city one of them fatal

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  • May 2006 – The Daily Newarker
    mishandling of public funds that destroyed a neighborhood Emptied Newark homes to be demolished Empty boarded buildings which have stood for more than a year in two Newark neighborhoods that were bought up and emptied to make way for school projects the state can no longer afford to build will be demolished this summer lawmakers were told today Dozens of longtime residents were displaced in the Dewey and Ridge Street neighborhoods over the past three years as the SCC assembled land for a proposed high school and elementary school Last summer those projects were among 97 where work was suspended after SCC officials realized they could not afford to construct them with the 6 billion lawmakers had authorized for a school construction program in 31 of the state s neediest communities Student Voices has a reprint of a Star Ledger article that provides some background on this story Legislators attack school building agency Author Ken Walker Posted on May 28 2006 Categories Uncategorized Tags Newark Leave a comment on Infuriating Demolition Derby Associated Press AP Study Sioux Falls is safest driving city This study pretty much confirms what we already knew about driving a car in Newark Motorists in Newark N J were most at risk according to the study averaging an accident once every five years Washington D C was second to last at 5 1 years Five months after we moved here my wife and I bought a new 2005 Mazda 3 Four weeks after we got it we found that the entire passenger side of the vehicle was mashed in from an apparent hit and run by at best guess a large garbage truck Does this count as my accident for the next four years Wonkette notes that we just edged out D C for the title of American City Most Resembling a Demoliton Derby Author Ken Walker Posted on May 27 2006 Categories Uncategorized Tags Newark Leave a comment on Demolition Derby Land Rush Drama Newark Star Ledger Builders fined for failure to register Interesting article about how politically connected developers are in hot water for not following procedure The requirement to register with the state is to ensure developers are reputable and are purchasing warranties to protect new homeowners from faulty construction The developers lack of credentials was brought to the attention of the DCA by The Star Ledger earlier this year The newspaper also provided the DCA with a list of developers who were building in the city without registering After investigating the list Connelly issued violation letters to eight additional developers who built and sold homes without state approval They too face fines as high as 2 000 per home Newark has led all New Jersey cities and towns in new home construction for the past four years with more than 5 300 houses springing up all over the city Also Newark Star Ledger Newark council s land sales hit delays Glad to see that the council isn t just capitulating to James

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  • April 2006 – The Daily Newarker
    me most about watching the film this time was how much the Booker team has grown since their run in 2002 The film opens as an officer from the Newark Housing Authority threatens to call the cops on Booker as he canvases a residential apartment building then cuts to a scene where Booker is explaining how his grassroots campaign is looking to save money by cutting corners wherever possible Fast forward to today where the 6 1 Million Dollar Man now leads his opponent in the polls by as much as 43 as if his campaign was gliding along on rails Curry fielded questions at the end of the film explaining that his interest in Newark began in 1991 when he started a literacy program for children He covered issues like Booker s support of school vouchers how he dealt with the intimidation he experienced during the filming of the movie and why he thought James dropped out of this year s race One observation that really seemed to grip Curry about the film and the election itself was how the media treated the city as if it were another country People in the state of New Jersey just didn t seem to care that much whether the election was run fairly and prefered to vew the rough and tumble race as if it were a sporting event Even today it s still hard to find people who are interested in the city of Newark without drawn out explanations of why Newark matters After the screening I got a chance to catch up with Damien Cave from the New York Times and co writer of the Newark06 blog I asked him a bit about how the Times is engaging its readers through the web and how the medium is being treated internally at the company When he asked how I got involved in blogging about the city I explained that I had moved here two years ago and enthused about the city s untapped potential He explained to me that the city has been in the midst of this renaissance for a long time Every three years or so since 1990 you see this type of story about Newark We agreed that perhaps Booker will be the catalyst the city needs for real change to take hold I didn t quite get the chance to ask Damien what will happen to the Times blog after the election but I sure hope they stick around for what is sure to be an interesting year for the city of Newark Author Ken Walker Posted on April 26 2006 Categories Uncategorized Tags Education Film Newark Politics City Hall Rutgers University 2 Comments on He Smells Like the Future On the Radar Pseudo debates UMDNJ and the 80 million question Newark Star Ledger Debate in Newark draws criticism from Rice rivals The political sketchiness surrounding the debate in quotes kept Booker from attending and other mayoral hopefuls from fielding questions A move in desperation

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  • March 2006 – The Daily Newarker
    reporting a broken stoplight on McCarter Highway Author Ken Walker Posted on March 29 2006 Categories Uncategorized Tags Newark Politics City Hall Damien Josh What Existential Crisis New York Times Newark06 Blog Onward to Plan B Well don t expect to see us wearing black berets and scribbling treatises in our moleskine notebooks at the local cafe A desperately poor vibrant and fascinating city is on the verge of its first leadership change in a generation and that deserves our full attention I agree Newark is on the verge of a lot of change Some of the interesting discussion will be around how this election shakes out Will Rice prove as a strong contender Will Booker be able to get his council installed But I think there s a lot more to be said about what happens to the city once the new leaders are in place What changes to city hall can we expect after the election How will the new mayor s approach to governing the city immediately affect its citizens Will the new mayor s presence continue to draw interest in in living working and studying in Newark Or will the changes be perceived as higher risk for the city How will the new arena and other development be affected With all of these questions on the table I m more curious about what the Times will do with their blog experiment after the election Author Ken Walker Posted on March 28 2006 Categories Uncategorized Tags Newark Politics City Hall James is Out Citing concerns about holding a dual office that of mayor and state senator Mayor James has told The Star Ledger that he s out of the race Things have gotten interesting indeed Update The New York Times Newark 2006 blog has a bit more detail about James announcement today Update II And Wonkette pretty much hits the nail on the head Here are some consequences of James s withdrawal from the race Cory Booker has raised millions of dollars from a gaggle of celebrity supporters for no apparent reason The New York Times Newark 06 blog is plunged into a state of existential crisis DVD sales prospects for the Oscar nominated Street Fight have dimmed considerably Booker can now blog his heart out at the Huffington Post without worrying that said blogging will cause him to be tagged as an effete rich white boy Author Ken Walker Posted on March 27 2006 Categories Uncategorized Tags Newark Politics City Hall Still Maybe The update from this weeks mayoral campaign news is that Sharpe James may or may not run in the May 9 election Haven t we been through this already Either way do we really care anymore At this point James has two options In one scenario he will drop out of the race and Booker will sweep the vote against the city s other minor contenders In the other James will slap together a ramshackle 5 week long campaign in which he will

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  • February 2006 – The Daily Newarker
    a public agency especially one designed to serve the needs of people in poverty fail an audit In my industry I work in the public sector failing an audit because you ve misappropriated several millions of dollars often means that somebody goes to prison Author Ken Walker Posted on February 17 2006 Categories Uncategorized Tags Government Newark The Sopranos are Back USA Today The Sopranos draws stargazers in Newark A spokeswoman for HBO said the crew was filming scenes for episode No 12 of the upcoming season Later in the day crews were expected to shoot scenes in Clifton We love New Jersey We love Newark and we shoot there all the time said Mark Kamine assistant unit production manager Author Ken Walker Posted on February 17 2006 Categories Uncategorized Tags Entertainment Newark Mayoral Politics Heating Up The New York Sun has some good coverage on this years mayoral election Cory Booker ivy league scholar and grassroots political activist is taking up a rematch against 5 term mayor Sharpe James That is if James decides he s going to run again From the article Cory Booker Sets Sights on Another Newark Run If Mr James 69 decides to run as he is widely expected to some political analysts said the rematch will be closer than the 3 500 votes that decided the last election That campaign was the subject of the Oscar nominated documentary Street Fight and drew national attention when a political war erupted between the two black candidates Mr Booker the younger fresh faced reformer who emerged with celebrity status and Mr James who had stalwart machine backing and a presence in local politics for decades Author Ken Walker Posted on February 15 2006 Categories Uncategorized Tags Newark Politics City Hall Search for Search Recent Comments The Simpsons

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  • January 2006 – The Daily Newarker
    debt This was a huge bet for Mayor James Let s hope he pulls this off Update Glad to see they worked it out Author Ken Walker Posted on January 12 2006 Categories Uncategorized Tags Business Development Politics City Hall Only in New Jersey Newsday State assemblywoman steps down amid accusations Wow As if double dipping on the taxpayer s dollar isn t going to bring in enough income one of our state assembly representing Newark is caught swapping pricetags in a housewares store to save a quick 80 Real classy Author Ken Walker Posted on January 9 2006 Categories Uncategorized Tags Crime Safety Politics City Hall Search for Search Recent Comments The Simpsons Monora on NorthJersey com writes AirTrai Chad Sykes on Forbes thinks vertical farming Drug trade turf disp on Brick City Cast Member Shot De Noted Newark Schools on Newark Launching Community Sch David on Forbes thinks vertical farming Archives Archives Select Month February 2016 3 December 2015 19 May 2015 3 April 2015 22 November 2013 1 October 2013 1 June 2013 14 May 2013 5 January 2013 2 November 2012 1 September 2012 2 July 2012 38 June 2012 21 April 2012 1 August 2011 1 November 2010 1 June 2010 8 May 2010 3 April 2010 12 March 2010 37 February 2010 56 January 2010 25 November 2009 15 October 2009 31 September 2009 28 August 2009 28 July 2009 2 June 2009 8 May 2009 13 March 2009 3 February 2009 9 January 2009 8 December 2008 23 November 2008 26 October 2008 29 September 2008 48 August 2008 29 July 2008 78 June 2008 88 May 2008 106 April 2008 35 March 2008 16 February 2008 45 January 2008 30 December 2007 21 November 2007 12 October 2007 11 September 2007 12

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