Extended Care Mourns Loss of Director of Social Services
Avril Cunningham worked at New Community Extended Care Facility for 25 years before she passed away in April. Photo courtesy of Marjorie Scarder.

Extended Care Mourns Loss of Director of Social Services

Avril Cunningham always had a warm greeting for those at New Community Extended Care Facility. She was committed to her job as Director of Social Services, working in her role…

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Remembering Founding NCC Board Member And Newark’s First Black Mayor Ken Gibson
Ken Gibson was a founding board member for New Community Corporation, as well as Newark’s first black mayor. Photo courtesy of Tracey Battles.

Remembering Founding NCC Board Member And Newark’s First Black Mayor Ken Gibson

Ken Gibson is best known for being the first black mayor of Newark, but he was also a founding board member of New Community Corporation. He passed away March 29…

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Remembering Trish Morris-Yamba: A Champion Of Women And Children
Trish Morris-Yamba, the wife of NCC Board President Dr. A. Zachary Yamba, was a champion of women’s and children’s causes. Photo courtesy of Dr. A. Zachary Yamba.

Remembering Trish Morris-Yamba: A Champion Of Women And Children

Newark and the community at large lost a dedicated champion of women and children with the passing of Trish Morris-Yamba March 8 at the age of 80. She was the…

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Remembering NCC Employee And Extended Care Resident Joyce Bates
Joyce Bates worked for New Community’s New Start Program for 17 years and was a resident of Extended Care. Photo courtesy of Crystal Bates.

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…

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Essex County Dedicates Plaque to NCC Founder Along Legends Way
The unveiling of a plaque honoring NCC Founder Monsignor William J. Linder along Legends Way.

Essex County Dedicates Plaque to NCC Founder Along Legends Way

New Community Founder Monsignor William J. Linder will forever be remembered along Legends Way near the Essex County Government Complex. Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo and the Board of Chosen…

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