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  • October Wellness Tip

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Susan G. Komen Foundation reported that women older than 65 have worse outcomes after breast cancer diagnosis. Some risk factors cannot be changed, such as family history, but there are many lifestyle factors you can change to help protect yourself. •  Get screened for breast cancer regularly. Getting regular examinations can help you detect breast cancer early. ...

    Posted at October 17, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,NCC Network | 0 Comment
  • SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: James Ivery

    One of James Ivery’s favorite pastimes is going fishing—then giving away his catches to neighbors at New Community Gardens Senior. A serious fishing ...

    Posted at October 16, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,NCC Network | 0 Comment
  • Let’s Talk About Medicare

    Social Security News By Ammy Plummer Social Security District Manager  Springfield Avenue, Newark NJ October is “Talk About Prescriptions Month” and marks the beginning of this year’s Medicare open enrollment period.  It’s the perfect time to talk about Medicare prescriptions and the Extra Help available from Social Security. Newly eligible Medicare beneficiaries and current beneficiaries who are considering changes to their Medicare Part D (prescription drug ...

    Posted at October 15, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,NCC Network | 0 Comment
  • NCC Teams Up With Newark Public Schools To Help At-Risk Students

    In a focused effort to keep Newark students in the classroom, New Community Workforce Development Center is forging a new partnership with Newark Public Schools (NPS) to keep at-risk students from slipping through the cracks. The New Community Academic Enrichment, Vocational Training and Career Exploration Program targets disengaged Newark youth ages 16 to 21, according to Rodney Brutton, NCC Director of Workforce Development. “Our target population is older youth who are over aged, under ...

    Posted at October 15, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,NCC Network | 0 Comment
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  • GED Student Says He’s Motivated By His Twin Daughters

    Tackling the GED exam isn’t easy and Arsenio Montero Jr. has tried it before in his younger years. What’s ...

    Posted at October 14, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,NCC Network | 0 Comment
  • Employee Of The Month: Anthony Forte

    Anthony Forte has a keen ear. An instructor of English as a Second Language at NCC Adult Learning Center, Forte’s class is comprised of ESL students from ...

    Posted at October 13, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,NCC Network | 0 Comment
  • An Exciting Affair: NCC Hosts Harvest Ball October 17

    Always an exhilarating occasion, New Community’s 4th Annual Harvest Ball Extravaganza is set to take place on Friday, Oct. 17 at The Chandelier in Belleville. The festive event, which is organized by the NCC Department of Health and Social Services, will take place from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and will include a delicious meal, dancing, live entertainment and lots of ...

    Posted at October 13, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,Events,NCC Network | 0 Comment
  • NCC Emergency Food Pantry Needs Your Help

    Demand is up, but food supplies are running extremely low. Food donation boxes have been set up around the NCC network at the following Newark locations: •  St. Joseph Plaza, 233 West Market St. •  Workforce Development Center, 201 Bergen St. •  Extended Care Facility, 266 South Orange Ave. •  New Community Neighborhood Center, 56-68 Hayes St. •  Family Resource Success Center, 131-185 Bergen St. Suggested donations include, but are not limited to: peanut butter, jelly/jam, canned tuna, ...

    Posted at October 10, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,NCC Network | 0 Comment
  • Around The Network – Newark Officials Give Backpacks To NCC Students

    Before Newark students returned to school this fall, city officials delivered brand new backpacks to children around Newark, including a group of students living at New Community Harmony House, which offers transitional housing to homeless families and is located at 278 South Orange Ave. West Ward Councilman Joseph ...

    Posted at October 9, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,NCC Network | 0 Comment