The author of “Goodbye, Columbus” and “The Human Stain” left several thousand books, many of them with notes or letters, to the Newark Public Library. The collection will soon open to the public.
Source of Knowledge has been a Newark mainstay for decades. It survived the past year thanks to the generosity of its customers and an owner who provides more than just books.
The woman, 77, said she had fallen asleep in the vehicle, where she was living, then spent most of the week waiting for help.
Neighborhoods in Newark are beginning to see a flurry of redevelopment, a decade after the city’s downtown gained vogue.
After nearly one in five residents who were tested over three days last week were found to have the coronavirus, Newark announced a set of strict new rules.
Newark required nonessential businesses to close indoor operations beginning at 8 p.m. on Tuesday. Salons may open by appointment only.
For years, attendance rates have dropped and congregations have closed nationwide. But many reused religious spaces are still sanctuaries.
Laid low by the coronavirus crisis, the city’s artists were then raised on the energy of protests. They have been on the front lines all the while.
Newark, New Jersey’s largest city, made no arrests and reported only minimal property damage during a weekend march.
There were 1,300 direct flights to 17 cities before President Trump’s travel restrictions. Since then, nearly 40,000 Americans and other authorized travelers have made the trip, some this past week and many with spotty screening.