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  • Posted at September 12, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,Events,Social Services | 0 Comment
  • NCC Parade And Festival Set For Sept. 27

    It’s parade season! New Community’s 31st Annual Advocacy Parade and Family Festival is slated for Saturday, Sept. 27. The parade will step off at noon and the street festival will take place from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. A festive occasion for the entire family, the parade route will include parts of 14th Avenue and South Orange Avenue this year. The ...

    Posted at September 11, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,Events,NCC Network | 0 Comment
  • Employee Of The Month: José Echevarria

    José Echevarria has come to the rescue of many burst pipes, clogged toilets and backed-up bathtubs. As a plumber in the Environmental Services Department at New Community, Echevarria’s role is not that different from a dentist: you don’t ...

    Posted at September 10, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,NCC Network | 0 Comment
  • Food Pantry Gives Out Fresh Foods

    In addition to the regular food distribution starting the 16th of each month, New Community’s Emergency Food Pantry is receiving monthly deliveries of fresh foods, such as meat, Greek yogurt and vegetables, to distribute to those in need, courtesy of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey. The distributions will take place through October at the Health and Social Services office at 220 Bruce ...

    Posted at September 9, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,NCC Network | 0 Comment
  • Fashion, Fun And A Singing Fireman

    The Tenants Association of New Community Commons Senior hosted its third annual Fashion Show in an afternoon filled with music, food and bold fashion statements. NCC seniors modeled clothing in five categories: fun in the sun, casual wear, ladies in red and men in black, church wear and evening wear. With the help of Commons Senior Care Coordinators Valerie White and Doreatha Wertz, the ...

    Posted at September 8, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,NCC Network | 0 Comment
  • NCC Director Of Nursing Supports Medical Missions

    Umuada Igbo Nigeria and in the Diaspora New Jersey Branch presented a check of $1,000 towards the Nigerian Nurses Association’s medical mission. The check presentation took place at New Community Extended Care Facility on July 19. From left: Veronica Onwunaka, Vice President and NCC Extended Care Director of Nursing; Ifeoma Nwaizugbo, Treasurer; Mbechi Osuwa, Coordinator; Teresa Nwaneri, Patron Nigerian; Victoria Nworu, Matron Nigerian; Uzoamaka ...

    Posted at September 5, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,NCC Network | 0 Comment
  • State Officials Visit NCC Auto Program

    Aaron Fichtner, Deputy Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, recently visited New Community’s Automotive Training Center to see state grant dollars at work. In April, the state Labor Department awarded the NCC Workforce Development Center a $260,000 Opportunity4Jersey grant to fund the Automotive Technician Employment and Training Program, which is backed by Ford and supported by various employers in ...

    Posted at September 4, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,NCC Network,Workforce Development | 0 Comment
  • Disagree But Don’t Disrespect

    Editorial By Monsignor William J. Linder When historians look back on the two terms served by President Barack Obama, they will find a common theme that seemed to permeate his time in office. No President in the history of our country has endured as much disrespect and disdain as our current commander in chief. What other President, for instance, has had an elected representative call him ...

    Posted at September 3, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,NCC Network | 0 Comment
  • Taking A Global Perspective

    Students from seven different countries converged in Newark at New Community to see firsthand what social entrepreneurship actually looks like when put into practice. For 19-year-old Boyuan Zhao, touring various New Community programs and seeing the many services offered was enough to change his mind about the key role organizations like NCC can play in tackling large scale social challenges. “At the beginning, I didn’t believe ...

    Posted at September 2, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,NCC Network | 0 Comment
  • VIDEO: NJTV Reports On New Community Auto Training Program, Partnership With Employers

    NJTV's Brenda Flanagan reported on New Community's job training program and how participants in our Automotive Technician Employment and Training Program are benefiting from a state grant. In April, New Community's Workforce Development Center received a $260,000 Opportunity4Jersey grant from the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development. That funding allows about 50 individuals, both men and women, to participate in the 1,200-hour course at no cost. NJTV reported this story during a ...

    Posted at August 13, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment