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"Good Neighbor Day" Soup Mix Sale

October 10, 2014

The Newark Area Welfare Committee will hold its annual “Good Neighbor Bean Soup Mix “sale on Friday, October 10th from 9AM to 5PM at the following locations in and around Newark: National 5 & 10 on Main Street; Newark Senior Center on White Chapel Drive; Pathmark in the College Square Shopping Center; Super Fresh on New London Road; and the Acmes at Suburban Plaza, University Square and Lantana Square. The bean soup mix sells for $4.00 a bag and all proceeds go to support the work of the Newark Area Welfare Committee.

Founded by Newark residents in 1930 during the Great Depression, the all-volunteer Newark Welfare Committee has been a good neighbor to those in need by providing food from its food cupboard, Christmas food boxes, new shoes and in emergencies, financial assistance for utility bills, rent, prescription medicines and other necessities of life.  For more information, or to make a tax-deductible contribution, please go to:

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Mid-Atlantic Ballet

Fall/Winter/Spring Schedule

MAB stands for Mid-Atlantic Ballet, of course, but we like to say that MAB also means “mind, art, body.”Founded in 1997 by Sara Taylor Neal, MAB is a nonprofit organization dedicated to developing the minds and bodies of its students as well as promoting dance as an art form. More Information...


Taste of Newark

September 28, 2014

Founded by former Mayor Vance Funk, and now co-chaired by both Mr. Funk and Mayor Polly Sierer, Taste of Newark is the ultimate foodie event in Newark! Guests enjoy the culinary delights of nearly 50 Newark restaurants accompanied by the finest area wine distributors on the picturesque Old College Lawn. Celebrity cooking demonstrations provide phenomenal entertainment as guests' palates are tempted by the ultimate variety of foods from around the world. A spirit of competition between each and every restaurant brings the absolute best eating experience to guests. More Information...

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