Remembering Longtime NCC Executive Chef Joe Rodriguez
Jose “Joe” Rodriguez worked at New Community for nearly 33 years before his retirement in January. He passed away Aug. 10 at the age of 84. Photo courtesy of Anne Marie Ventura.

Remembering Longtime NCC Executive Chef Joe Rodriguez

Many who are part of the New Community network know the name Joe Rodriguez. He served as the executive chef for the organization for nearly 33 years. He passed away…

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NCCTI Offers Paid Apprenticeship Opportunities to Automotive and Diesel Students
Director of Automotive Workforce Development of the New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers (NJ CAR) Breanna Datello Esquilin speaks about paid apprenticeship opportunities available to New Community Career & Technical Institute students in the Automotive Technician and Diesel Technician programs. NJ CAR received a $1 million grant from the New Jersey Department of Labor which it will use to pay NCCTI students for their work.

NCCTI Offers Paid Apprenticeship Opportunities to Automotive and Diesel Students

New Community Career & Technical Institute (NCCTI), in partnership with the New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers (NJ CAR), Newark Mayor Ras Baraka’s Office and the Newark Alliance, is offering…

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Extended Care Helps New Mother Return to Son
Valarie Dickerson spent more than three months at Extended Care after an amputation, participating in therapy and learning how to use a prosthetic. Photo courtesy of Valarie Dickerson.

Extended Care Helps New Mother Return to Son

Becoming a mother is never easy, but imagine facing serious health issues, the recent loss of your child’s father and a diagnosis of a rare disorder for your child. Those…

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