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  • Audio – The Daily Newarker
    mp3 5D People told me when I first came into office that if I saw a 10 reduction in murders that s dramatic And not just in 1 year but as mayor for 4 years to accomplish that This year alone we re having 40 not to mention what we accomplished last year Overall everywhere we re seeing a reduction in crime In some areas we re seeing it completely stop Author Ken Walker Posted on August 3 2008 Categories Uncategorized Tags Audio Newark Police Department Technology 1 Comment on Preventing Crime With Tech The Newark Experiment WBGO s Newark Today the Return of Ron Rice a Friendlier City Council Super Summer and NHA Cuts WBGO has podcasted their Newark Today show from last Thursday and it s an excellent interview with Mayor Cory Booker We have to hand credit to David Cruz for jumping fearlessly into the issues of the past few weeks asking Booker for responses to Ron Rice s recent win in the state senate primary and the recent buzz over Booker s apparent power play in the city council The Mayor dealt with the questions gracefully and stayed on message he wants to work with Rice to settle issues not fight political battles He also responded to what seemed to be an honest question over the City Council s voting rules explaining that he was told by his legal advisers that a quorum majority is sufficient to approve resolutions Booker also noted that the council held another vote on the same resolution and it passed without issue Click the play button below to hear the show in its entirety additional topics covered in the show are listed below Oh and if you enjoy the show please consider making a contribution to WBGO public radio Thanks audio http www wbgo org audio podcasts NewarkToday 070614 NewarkToday mp3 5D The Struggle for Mulberry Street Not blight but underutilization trying to work with local landowners to create a community jobs and economic vitality Second third floors on Market and Broad are all vacant Booker envisions this part of town as Newark s Times Square Working to use incentives and legal rights to bring economic health to Newark Street Paving paving and repairing streets at a pace not seen in a long time but still a lot of work to do Bringing Safety Downtown continuing to put more cops in the streets and community administration is working to put 30 of cops at desk jobs and and moving them to the streets Graduating one class per year Super Summer 2007 New and refurbished recreation centers Two centers in each ward Full day camp Liberty Science Center Newark Museum dance and performances film festivals Jazz concert once in July once in August Also Summer jobs program Kids need a C average good attitude and can fill out an application Booker asks folks to get involved call Mo Butler Margarita Muniz if you want to sponsor a BBQ juggle do face painting

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  • Garry McCarthy – The Daily Newarker
    Newark Police Department News Clips Technology 1 Comment on Newark and the Future of Crime Fighting New Jersey s largest city sees drop in homicides New Jersey s largest city sees drop in homicides The Associated Press picks up the meme about Newark s 40 YTD drop in homicides and provides a national venue for Booker to respond to the Esquire piece While Booker and McCarthy are quick to point out that this isn t a victory I m considering sending flowers to our local precinct I wouldn t call it an accomplishment Booker said Instead I d call it an encouragement that the investments we re making are paying off and giving us a clear vision of the work we still have to do The charismatic Booker who lives in one of the city s highest crime areas has attracted attention for his hands on approach He regularly rides on patrols through some of Newark s toughest neighborhoods where he is known to conduct one on one curbside counseling sessions with the city s late night denizens As the city s biggest cheerleader Booker bristled at a recent Esquire magazine profile that he felt portrayed the city unflatteringly and compared him to the Will Smith character in I Am Legend who saves Manhattan from zombies My objection was the portrayal of Newark as some post apocalyptic war zone where people aren t even human Booker said Author Ken Walker Posted on July 17 2008 Categories Uncategorized Tags Crime Safety Garry McCarthy Newark Police Department News Clips Leave a comment on New Jersey s largest city sees drop in homicides Killings in Newark Drop but a Sense of Fear Persists Killings in Newark Drop but a Sense of Fear Persists The drop in homicides may be the biggest success story for Newark in 2008 I m starting to get excited about what 2009 will look like for Newark should the trend continue into next year Mr McCarthy said he did not ask Mr Booker to substantially increase Newark s police force of about 1 000 officers opting first to increase efficiency like a corporation If you saw a map of crime in Newark you wouldn t even need another map to see the boundaries of the city because crime was so widespread said George L Kelling a criminal justice professor at Rutgers in Newark and a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute It was hard to focus resources Mr McCarthy said he had assigned more patrols at night particularly on weekends when homicides most often occur and had asked county state and federal agencies for additional help which led to the deployment of 300 more law enforcement officers on the streets The extra patrols have made an impression You got more cops on the streets ain t as many places to hustle said T J Hughuy 26 who said he had recently returned to Newark after more than two years in prison on a drug conviction Made me realize I

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  • Newark Police Department – The Daily Newarker
    the key components of the city s 40 drop in the murder rate in 2008 The audio gunshot detection technology which will help cameras hone in on the source of a gunshot will also come online later this summer Newark has raised 2 million of the required funds and are looking to private philanthropists to fill the gap If you re interested in donating to the Community Eye project click this link Donate Now to Community Eye in Newark The podcast is linked below and well worth the full 20 minutes of your time audio http www talkcrunch com wp content TalkCrunch EP36 CoryBooker mp3 5D People told me when I first came into office that if I saw a 10 reduction in murders that s dramatic And not just in 1 year but as mayor for 4 years to accomplish that This year alone we re having 40 not to mention what we accomplished last year Overall everywhere we re seeing a reduction in crime In some areas we re seeing it completely stop Author Ken Walker Posted on August 3 2008 Categories Uncategorized Tags Audio Newark Police Department Technology 1 Comment on Preventing Crime With Tech The Newark Experiment New Jersey s largest city sees drop in homicides New Jersey s largest city sees drop in homicides The Associated Press picks up the meme about Newark s 40 YTD drop in homicides and provides a national venue for Booker to respond to the Esquire piece While Booker and McCarthy are quick to point out that this isn t a victory I m considering sending flowers to our local precinct I wouldn t call it an accomplishment Booker said Instead I d call it an encouragement that the investments we re making are paying off and giving us a clear vision of the work we still have to do The charismatic Booker who lives in one of the city s highest crime areas has attracted attention for his hands on approach He regularly rides on patrols through some of Newark s toughest neighborhoods where he is known to conduct one on one curbside counseling sessions with the city s late night denizens As the city s biggest cheerleader Booker bristled at a recent Esquire magazine profile that he felt portrayed the city unflatteringly and compared him to the Will Smith character in I Am Legend who saves Manhattan from zombies My objection was the portrayal of Newark as some post apocalyptic war zone where people aren t even human Booker said Author Ken Walker Posted on July 17 2008 Categories Uncategorized Tags Crime Safety Garry McCarthy Newark Police Department News Clips Leave a comment on New Jersey s largest city sees drop in homicides Killings in Newark Drop but a Sense of Fear Persists Killings in Newark Drop but a Sense of Fear Persists The drop in homicides may be the biggest success story for Newark in 2008 I m starting to get excited about what 2009 will look

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  • Habeas Lounge: Democracy Out Loud in Newark – The Daily Newarker
    infrastructure development housing renewal safety the river health services etc For more information check out their website rupertravens net Share this Twitter Facebook Google Like this Like Loading Related Author Ken Walker Husband Father Newarker PCA Elder Business Analyst In a glass case of emotion since 1978 View all posts by Ken Walker Author Ken Walker Posted on October 23 2009 Categories Featured Podcast Tags Arts Culture Media Featured Podcast Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in Email required Address never made public Name required Website You are commenting using your WordPress com account Log Out Change You are commenting using your Twitter account Log Out Change You are commenting using your Facebook account Log Out Change You are commenting using your Google account Log Out Change Cancel Connecting to s Notify me of new comments via email Post navigation Previous Previous post TDN Digest for Fri Oct 23 Next Next post TDN Digest for Sat Oct 24 Search for Search Recent Posts Gothamist serves up a guide to Portuguese cuisine in the Ironbound Former Newark mayor Cory Booker publishes his first book Whatever happened to last year s 1 000 Valentine s Day lots Shaq back in Newark to announce new jobs initiative The Simpsons Monorail Song 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 February 2016 December 2015 May 2015 April 2015 November 2013 October 2013 June 2013 May 2013 January 2013 November 2012 September 2012 July 2012 June 2012 April 2012 August 2011 November 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 March 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 September 2007 August 2007 July 2007 June 2007 May 2007 April 2007 March 2007 February 2007 January 2007 December 2006 November 2006 September 2006 August 2006 July 2006 June 2006 May 2006 April 2006 March 2006 February 2006 January 2006 November 2005 Categories Aside Featured Healthcare History Media Neighborhoods Newark Newark Liberty International Airport Newark Museum Podcast Prudential Center Quote Restaurants Sports Starbucks Status Uncategorized Video Meta Register Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress com 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

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  • NJPAC, Nation’s “Most Glamorous Theater” – The Daily Newarker
    Theater Marv95 says December 3 2008 at 3 21 pm Nice interview But in regards to you talking about Newark becoming Hoboken in which everyone gets kicked out so a more upscale environment is established I dunno what the big deal is If Hoboken and certain parts of similar cities nationwide can deregulate affordable housing why can t certain parts of Newark ESPECIALLY downtown You folks claim you want change yet you want status quo If gentrifying downtown means permenantly getting rid of the useless waste that basically runs it ie ghetto retail deterioating historic buildings bums drug addicts etc then I say go for it There is no reason why a city s downtown district should have affordable housing or more cheap retail with dollar stores Unless the housing is set aside for artists it s the last thing it needs Like Like Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in Email required Address never made public Name required Website You are commenting using your WordPress com account Log Out Change You are commenting using your Twitter account Log Out Change You are commenting using your Facebook account Log Out Change You are commenting using your Google account Log Out Change Cancel Connecting to s Notify me of new comments via email Post navigation Previous Previous post Cory Booker on the Colbert Report Next Next post Save Penn Station s Snack Shack Search for Search Recent Posts Gothamist serves up a guide to Portuguese cuisine in the Ironbound Former Newark mayor Cory Booker publishes his first book Whatever happened to last year s 1 000 Valentine s Day lots Shaq back in Newark to announce new jobs initiative The Simpsons Monorail Song 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 February 2016 December 2015 May 2015 April 2015 November 2013 October 2013 June 2013 May 2013 January 2013 November 2012 September 2012 July 2012 June 2012 April 2012 August 2011 November 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 March 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 September 2007 August 2007 July 2007 June 2007 May 2007 April 2007 March 2007 February 2007 January 2007 December 2006 November 2006 September 2006 August 2006 July 2006 June 2006 May 2006 April 2006 March 2006 February 2006 January 2006 November 2005 Categories Aside Featured Healthcare History Media Neighborhoods Newark Newark Liberty International Airport Newark Museum Podcast Prudential Center Quote Restaurants Sports Starbucks Status Uncategorized Video

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  • New Jersey Performing Arts Center – The Daily Newarker
    a blues based band comprised of five expert musicians who share a passion for old fashioned funk and traditional rhythm and blues and Kakande Denunya pictured a high voltage ten member African music ensemble led by master balafonist Famoro Dioubaté Performances begin at 5 45pm and end at 9 45pm Author Ken Walker Posted on July 17 2008 Categories Uncategorized Tags Music New Jersey Performing Arts Center News Clips Leave a comment on Sounds of the City Jul 17 Putting Out the Word That Newark s Got Talent Putting Out the Word That Newark s Got Talent Upbeat review from the New York Times of The Alumni Showcase a talent revue of students from the NJPAC arts education program I had no idea that the NJPAC stands as the country s fourth largest such program in the nation following New York Washington DC and Los Angeles According to Lawrence Goldman president of NJPAC the center s arts education program is the fourth largest in the country trailing only those of Lincoln Center in Manhattan the Kennedy Center in Washington and the Los Angeles Music Center Overall 1 500 New Jersey teenagers have enrolled in the program most on scholarship with around 300 taking part each year There should be agents in the audience said Ms Thompson who still auditions for roles in addition to her work at NJPAC The performance center s assistant vice president of arts education Sanaz Hojreh agreed In the past we ve had agents in the audience and hope more will come in the future she said Author Ken Walker Posted on July 13 2008 Categories Uncategorized Tags Arts Culture Media New Jersey Performing Arts Center News Clips Leave a comment on Putting Out the Word That Newark s Got Talent Today Sounds of the City Free Concert at NJPAC NJPAC will continue with its series of free outdoor concerts this summer starting today at 5 45 PM The genre bending concert series features everything from jazz to hip hop to salsa to gospel and are held in the performing arts center courtyard Tonight s acts include DJ Jihad Muhammed Berkana feat Nat Janoff Jubilation Gospel Choir and Andre Food and drink will also be available as well as a vendor marketplace Here s some history from the press release Created in October 1998 this free after work music series was the brainchild of a group of Newark residents musicians students and NJPAC staff whose purpose it was to help fulfill the Arts Center s mission to be a place of access and involvement for local artists and audiences We have extended the great success of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center beyond its front doors said Evan White and Verushka Wray Spirito co Producers of the series For more details read the full release PDF Author Ken Walker Posted on July 3 2008 Categories Uncategorized Tags Events Music New Jersey Performing Arts Center Leave a comment on Today Sounds of the City Free Concert at

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  • Photos – The Daily Newarker
    Walker Posted on June 2 2008 Categories Prudential Center Tags Education News Clips Photos Prudential Center Leave a comment on Newark Live ECC graduation scenes Branch Brook Park Cherry Blossom Photos Cherry Blossom Photos Newarker Adam Dunko shares his photo from Branch Brook Park s cherry blossoms Got some photos of Newark you d like to share Give us a shout editor dailynewarker com Author Ken Walker Posted on May 9 2008 Categories Uncategorized Tags Branch Brook Park News Clips Parks Photos Leave a comment on Branch Brook Park Cherry Blossom Photos Newark USA Gallery Aferro Shows Gallery Aferro Shows Craig at Newark USA photoblogs a visit to Gallery Aferro here in Newark Aferro has three shows going on right now which opened on April 19 Theory and Practice If So Then So and Networked Definitely worth a look For more information check out Aferro s site Gallery Aferro Current Exhibitions Author Ken Walker Posted on May 1 2008 Categories Uncategorized Tags Arts Culture Media Blogs News Clips Photos Leave a comment on Newark USA Gallery Aferro Shows In Pictures The Newark Arts Festival The Newark Arts Festival took place last weekend We headed over after walking through the Portugal Day festival across town in the Ironbound The atmosphere was not surprisingly but nonetheless jarringly cool and casual compared to the raucous outdoor club scene on Ferry Street My wife and I walked across from the Washington Street station on the Newark Light Rail the first time I d walked through Washington Park Jazz wafted through the air as we approached 27 Mix the new arts oriented bar and restaurant in what s become known as Halsey Village Across the street stood the worn Hahne Company building The building once housed one of Newark s first and largest department stores from Newark s days as a shopping destination a cornerstone of this neighborhood Hahne Company Building We continued walking to the end of the block at the Newark Art Supply store at New Street and turned left What used to be the loading dock for Hahne s had been converted to a fringe stage and an outdoor gallery by the artists at Redsaw We walked through the gallery taking in the works some of which were constructed from old TV tubes and stopped briefly at the booth there the artists caught up in their own discussion didn t offer much conversation Redsaw Gallery Fringe Stage TV Tube Piece Coming back along Halsey we were pleasantly surprised to discover that a mural was being painted along the Hahne building street level façade Painting the Hahne Mural Saxophone A parking lot on the other side of the building hosted a number of booths and the main stage for the arts festival On the face of it we were there in the mid afternoon it looked as though the festival was underattended There seemed to be a lot more people attending the booths than were walking around the festival and the empty space

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  • Interview: Diesel Siedel of United Initiatives for Peace – The Daily Newarker
    comments via email Post navigation Previous Previous post Adubato stepping down as Newark center head Next Next post The next Barack Obama Search for Search Recent Posts Gothamist serves up a guide to Portuguese cuisine in the Ironbound Former Newark mayor Cory Booker publishes his first book Whatever happened to last year s 1 000 Valentine s Day lots Shaq back in Newark to announce new jobs initiative The Simpsons Monorail Song 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 February 2016 December 2015 May 2015 April 2015 November 2013 October 2013 June 2013 May 2013 January 2013 November 2012 September 2012 July 2012 June 2012 April 2012 August 2011 November 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 March 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 September 2007 August 2007 July 2007 June 2007 May 2007 April 2007 March 2007 February 2007 January 2007 December 2006 November 2006 September 2006 August 2006 July 2006 June 2006 May 2006 April 2006 March 2006 February 2006 January 2006 November 2005 Categories Aside Featured Healthcare History Media Neighborhoods Newark Newark Liberty International Airport Newark Museum Podcast Prudential Center Quote Restaurants Sports Starbucks Status Uncategorized Video Meta Register Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress com Search for Search Recent Comments The Simpsons Monora on NorthJersey com writes AirTrai Chad Sykes

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