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  • Extended Care Celebrates The Life Of Elizabeth Brookins

    Family, friends, residents and coworkers gathered at Extended Care Feb. 7 to celebrate the life of Elizabeth Brookins, who served as the Director of Activities at the nursing home for more than 26 years. Brookins passed away Jan. 4. More than a dozen people spoke about Brookins, what she meant to them and how she will be missed. A common theme was her big smile and kind personality ...

    Posted at February 28, 2019 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Remembering NCC Employee And Extended Care Resident Joyce Bates

    New Community lost a long-time member of the community with the passing of Joyce Bates Jan. 20 at the age of 64. She was an NCC employee for 17 years and lived at Extended Care for the last ...

    Posted at February 28, 2019 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • New Community Seniors Enjoy Renovated Apartments

    Residents living in four New Community senior buildings can now enjoy their newly renovated apartments. Rehab work is complete on units in Commons Senior, Douglas Homes, Gardens Senior and Roseville Senior, with only minor touch-ups being finished. “It is a genuinely satisfying moment in the life of four of our senior buildings in Newark. The properties have reached what the architects call ‘substantial completion’. It means the great ...

    Posted at January 31, 2019 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Employees Recognized For Dedication To New Community

    New Community Corporation held its 2019 Employee Recognition Ceremony Jan. 24 at St. Joseph Plaza where 59 employees were recognized for their years of service to the organization. Plaques were handed out to employees for reaching milestones of five, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 35 years with New Community. “Everyone here is responsible for carrying out New Community’s mission,” said NCC CEO Richard Rohrman. “And you do ...

    Posted at January 31, 2019 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • New Community Career And Technical Institute Connects Graduates To Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

    Students who enroll at New Community Career and Technical Institute can expect not only an education that helps them gain nationally recognized certifications, but also connections to employers in their field of ...

    Posted at January 31, 2019 | By : | Categories : Blog,Workforce Development | 0 Comment
  • NCC Executive Chef Joe Rodriguez Retires

    Long-time New Community Executive Chef Joe Rodriguez has retired after nearly 33 years with the organization. Rodriguez first came to New Community to be the chef to oversee the opening of the Priory Restaurant. At the time, Rodriguez’s daughter worked as an attorney for ...

    Posted at January 31, 2019 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Extended Care Mourns Loss Of Director Of Activities Elizabeth Brookins

    New Community Extended Care Facility has lost a longtime staff member. Director of Activities Elizabeth Brookins passed away Jan. 4 at the age of 78. Brookins began working at Extended Care in 1992 and was ...

    Posted at January 29, 2019 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • New Community Board Approves Four New Members

    The New Community Board of Directors has four new members: Diane Johnson, Anthony Marchetta, Ingrid Rasmussen and Jerome St. John. The expansion to 11 board members is part of ongoing board development. NCC Board President Dr. A. Zachary Yamba is excited to move forward ...

    Posted at January 8, 2019 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • New Community Increases Minimum Wage

    New Community employees making the organization’s minimum hourly wage are receiving a pay increase for 2019. Beginning Jan. 1, non-union member NCC employees will make a minimum of $12 per hour. Previously the NCC minimum wage was $11 per hour. Wages for union employees are determined through collective bargaining. “There is a movement in the state and in the country to increase the minimum wage. We are watching but not waiting for ...

    Posted at January 8, 2019 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Apply For Career Training Programs Today

    New Community Workforce Development Center is actively recruiting students for its next session, slated to begin in early 2019. The accredited post-secondary career and technical institute offers several programs that prepare students to launch successful careers with family supporting wages. Individuals can choose ...

    Posted at January 8, 2019 | By : | Categories : Blog,Workforce Development | 0 Comment