Volume 35 • Issue 8 August/September 2018 newcommunity.org

Dr. A. Zachary Yamba Named New Community Corporation Board President

Dr. A. Zachary Yamba, who joined the New Community Corporation Board of Directors in September 2012, was unanimously voted into the position of Board President.

The vote occurred June 26, 2018, with all Board Members present, shortly after the passing of New Community Founder Monsignor William J. Linder who had served as the Board Chairman. Monsignor Linder passed away June 8, 2018.

“This board meeting is historic in the sense that June 26, 2018 will be remembered as the starting date of New Community Corporation’s second 50-year journey into providing services and empowering our inner city residents,” Yamba said as he accepted the role of Board President.


NJHMFA Dedicates Board Room To NCC Founder Monsignor William J. Linder

The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (NJHMFA) dedicated its board room to New Community Founder Monsignor William J. Linder during a board meeting Aug. 9 in Trenton. Monsignor Linder was a member of the board for NJHMFA for 43 years.

Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver led the NJHMFA board meeting and spoke about Monsignor Linder, who she had known for decades. She discussed the founding of New Community in 1968 after the summer disorders in Newark and how Monsignor Linder was appointed to the NJHMFA board in 1975.


Extended Care Hosts Celebration Of NCC Founder Monsignor Linder’s Life

New Community Extended Care residents, NCC staff members and friends gathered at the nursing home to celebrate Monsignor William J. Linder’s life July 19. The founder of New Community Corporation passed away June 8 and had lived at Extended Care for the last several years of his life.

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