Volume 8 • Issue 4 April 2016 newcommunity.org

Honoring The Legacy Of Percy Chubb III, Victoria Foundation’s Former President

Percy Chubb III was a larger than life figure at the Victoria Foundation in Newark.

As former president and trustee of the Victoria Foundation, which he headed for three decades, Mr. Chubb was deeply committed to the mission of the independent grant-making institution: To improve the lives of children and families in need in Newark, New Jersey; and to protect water resources and preserve precious open space statewide.


Manor Housing Rehab Project Moves Forward To Families

When Ida Lynn James walked into her renovated apartment, she was floored.

Her home at 225 Hunterdon St. in Newark recently underwent a top-to-bottom makeover of everything from flooring to bathroom fixtures and kitchen appliances to new doors and windows.

“They changed everything,” she said. “I was like wow, they did a good job.”


Sen. Menendez Visits NCC To Announce Medical Debt Relief Bill

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez has committed to help people struggling under the weight of medical debts and came to New Community to promote the passage of the Medical Debt Relief Act.

The legislation is aimed at protecting people from financial ruin caused by medical debt that can result from unexpected injuries and emergencies, said Menendez, who held a press conference at NCC where he was joined by CEO Richard Rohrman and supporters from New Jersey Citizen Action.

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