Volume 5 • Issue 12 December 2013. newcommunity.org
Honor Society Induction For Monsignor William J. Linder Scholars

Two Monsignor William J. Linder scholars attending Saint Vincent Academy in Newark have been inducted into the National Honor Society based on their scholarship, leadership, service and character.

Hilda Dzietror, 17, a senior at the all-female college prep high school and Chioma Onwunaka, 17, a junior, received the recognition during a ceremony held at the school on November 7th. They were among 40 Saint Vincent juniors and seniors inducted into the prestigious Honor Society, as teachers, parents and NCC's founder and board chairman, Monsignor Linder, looked on. Monsignor's scholarship fund has allowed more than 2,000 youth to attend some of the top private high schools and boarding schools since its founding more than 30 years ago.

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Food Stamp Cuts Being Felt By Struggling Families

Cuts to the federal food stamp program couldn't be more real for Hindira Garcia, a mother of three living at New Community Manor Family in Newark. She is one of the 47 million Americans—almost half of them children—who have seen their benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition and Assistance Program, or SNAP, reduced as of Nov. 1st.

For Garcia, her SNAP allotment has dropped from $521 to $491 per month, which means she must rely on the New Community Emergency Food Pantry even more to help ensure she can put enough meals on the table for her and her three kids, who range in age from 6 months to
8-years-old.

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Woman Buys Home With Help Of NCC Credit Union

Ifeoma Okolo knew she was ready to become a homeowner, but was seeking sound advice on how to make it financially work for her. That's where the New Community Federal Credit Union came into play.

"I was referred through a friend who had purchased a home in Newark," she explained.

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Monthly Features
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  • Gospel Choir Anniversary
  • New President at Essex County College
  • Only the Strong Will Survive
  • A Day for Fathers at Community Hills
  • Around The Network
  • Community Agency Summit
  • New Horizons Special Family Night
  • Obamacare Signup
  • Savion's Mom
  • What Are you Thankful For?
  • Honoring a Nurse Leader
  • Thanksgiving Dinners at Senior Buildings
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