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  • CEO AIMS TO GROW AND STRENGTHEN NEW COMMUNITY

    CEO AIMS TO GROW AND STRENGTHEN NEW COMMUNITY New Community’s CEO, Richard Rohrman, has outlined his priorities for the year 2014 and is aiming to bolster the non-profit’s financial standing, complete a corporate strategic plan, explore new areas of growth and build the internal workings of the organization. “We want to push the envelope and ...

    Posted at February 1, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Senior Spotlight: ELNORA MITCHELL

    Senior Spotlight: ELNORA MITCHELL For nearly half a century, Elnora Mitchell worked as a housekeeper and cook for one of Newark’s most prominent African-American families, the Whighams.  “I got the job through an employment agency,” explained Mitchell, 83, who now lives  in the senior building known as New Community Associates in Newark.  “I was doing live-in domestic work at ...

    Posted at February 1, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • A Season To Give: ADULT LEARNER EARNS HIS HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA

    Donate now through December 24, 2013, and help us continue serving our community. DONATE TO NEW COMMUNITY ADULT LEARNER EARNS HIS HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA For Al-Fatah Kennedy, the road to success has taken a lot of twists and turns.  He dropped out of school during ...

    Posted at November 27, 2013 | By : | Categories : Adult Learning Center,Blog | 0 Comment
  • A Season to Give ~ Shooting Tragedy Leaves Girl Paralyzed, but Family Gains a New Home through NCC

    Donate now through December 24, 2013, and help us continue serving our community. DONATE TO NEW COMMUNITY Shooting Tragedy Leaves Girl Paralyzed, but Family Gains a New Home and Hope through NCC For Yesenia Parker and her family, it is a ...

    Posted at November 27, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog,Harmony House | 0 Comment
  • Giving Tuesday Success Story: Auto Technician Graduate

    Donate on Giving Tuesday, December 3, 2013, and help us continue serving our community. DONATE TO NEW COMMUNITY Auto Technician Training Leads To Self-Sufficiency When Angel Lopez enrolled in the New Community/ Ford Motor Co. Automotive Technician Training Program, he knew he would have an advantage when it came to job hunting because the course is approved  ...

    Posted at November 27, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog,Workforce Development | 0 Comment
  • GIVING TUESDAY Success Story: WOMAN FINDS JOB THROUGH NEW COMMUNITY

    Donate on Giving Tuesday, December 3, 2013, and help us continue serving our community. DONATE TO NEW COMMUNITY WOMAN FINDS JOB THROUGH NEW COMMUNITY Chonte Bridges was desperate to find work.  The 21-year-old former ...

    Posted at November 27, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog,Family Resource Center | 0 Comment
  • Happy Thanksgiving

    Dorothy Artis,  left, a care coordinator in NCC’s Department of Health and Social Services, stands with Tracey Mitchell, a resident of New Community Manor Family, after presenting her with a Thanksgiving turkey. The department handed out a limited number of free turkeys to NCC residents who pre-registered to receive them.

    Posted at November 22, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog,Social Services | 0 Comment
  • Healthy November recipes from leading Essex County chefs

    Erica Hall, a student chef in New Community Corp.'s Culinary Arts Specialist Program and Culinary Cafe, displays her Harvest Rosemary Roasted Pork Loin and Apricot Fruit Cake....Read More...

    Posted at November 8, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Harvest Ball 2013 ~ Thank You To Our Donors and Supporters

    New Community would like to thank the following generous donors for their support: VNA Health Group Nick Drugs Loving Care Agency Newark Central Ward Councilman Darrin Sharif The Honorable Dwayne Dr. Warren, Esq. Mayor of Orange Twp. NCC Gospel Choir Diane Young-Garrett All American Vending Dr. Nicholas Guittari Applebee's Newark Councilwoman-at-large Mildred Crump Blimpies Kathy Spivey,  NCC Chief of Staff Flag Day Transmissions, Inc. Glenn A. Bernius Anna Sing-King Zap Lube Richard Rohrman, NCC Executive Director Razac Newark South Ward Councilman Ras Baraka KPMG Bishop Andre Speight Tracey Battles Martinaha Gracias Liberty Medical Care Services Pirylis Distributors Dr. Cristhian Dort Red Lobster Leslie Leonor Checkers CityPlex12

    Posted at November 2, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog,Social Services | 0 Comment
  • Newark Food Pantry Struggles To Keep Up With Demand

    When Peggy Traynham’s daughter died of breast cancer four years ago, she assumed the responsibility of raising her five children. Two of them, a 13-year-old girl and a disabled 23-year-old disabled young man, still live with her today.  read more...

    Posted at October 30, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog,Social Services | 0 Comment