Newark, New Jersey
Vaughn Miller volunteered to work in Newark, New Jersey, as the coronavirus peaked there, hours from his home in Syracuse, New York.
In an alert posted online, the agency advised air traffic controllers to “stop all departures” to Kennedy, LaGuardia, Newark and other airports in the region.
The former mayor’s education work made him a national darling. But the people of Newark are ambivalent about his reforms.
As celebrities arrived on the VMAs red carpet in New Jersey, demonstrators expressed their fury at the ongoing lead contamination problem.
Mayor Ras Baraka is facing calls to step down amid the crisis.
The New Jersey city discovered a small number of filters installed to remove lead were not functioning as effectively as expected.
Anyone can see what’s going on in Newark, New Jersey. Using the Citizen Virtual Patrol, the public has 24/7 access to the city’s growing network of surveillance cameras.
The Democratic presidential candidate, who as a New Jersey mayor backed charter schools, pledges to fight GOP efforts to privatize the education system.
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