Community Offers Feedback on Plan to Save Historic Newark Mansion

NEWARK, NJ – For the group of around forty people gathered in the basement of Abyssinian Baptist Church to discuss the future of an iconic Newark landmark, a quote from the Bible posted on the wall said it best – it’s time to build.

"We believe in the potential of this project," said Carmelo Garcia, deputy mayor and director of economic and housing development, regarding a plan to restore the vacant Krueger-Scott Mansion, a palatial Victorian-era house built at the corner of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Court Street, after decades of dormancy. "We want to do something groundbreaking and transformative that will catalyze this area."

Cremation gaining in popularity fast as burial costs rise

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Fred and Margaret, of Clifton, N.J., died one month apart during the winter.

The couple, whose last name their children asked not to divulge, met in high school and were married for 69 years. They were inseparable.

Death was not about to change that.

They made arrangements years ago: Margaret, 87, would take the last grave in the family’s plot at St. Nicholas Cemetery in Lodi, N.J. Fred, 88, a devout Catholic who was born some 30 years before the Vatican lifted its ban on cremation in 1963, decided his ashes would be buried by her head.

Taylor Hall Raises the Bar for Himself, Devils in MVP-Caliber Season

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Obviously, that is not the case around the office. Last Friday, less than 24 hours after the Devils clinched their playoff berth with a win over Toronto, Hynes and Shero attended an all-hands meeting at Prudential Center, thanking marketing and ticketing staff members for their work. As he was wrapping up, Shero mentioned that one other person wanted to offer some appreciation. And when Hall walked through the door, the entire room broke into chants:

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