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Trust for Public Land: Building Healthy Parks and Healthy Communities

Posted on by Anthony Cucchi, Trust for Public Land

It’s no secret that families in Newark’s Ironbound neighborhood shoulder an undue burden stemming from impacts of centuries of industrial and economic growth focused in the community. Every day, parents worry how to keep their children healthy despite well-documented lead … Continue reading

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Looking to the Future in a New Newark Park

Posted on by Dodge

In today’s blog entries, we are bringing you two interconnected and moving stories from Tuesday’s field day in Newark. The first from Michelle Knapik and the second from David Grant. Michelle Knapik, Environment Program Director Jesse Allen Park burst onto … Continue reading

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Searing Heat, Soaring Spirits and a Newark Park to Behold

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Michelle Knapik, Environment Program Director Choosing a starting place for the story of the opening of Nat Turner Park, the largest City-owned park in Newark, is challenging. This is a rich, multi-layered story, filled with numerous champions, diverse entry points … Continue reading

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