Covering COVID-19

JIM NORMANDIN

Dear readers,

As the evolving concern and impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus heightens, all of us at your local newspaper and APG Media of Chesapeake are dedicated to providing the most recent and relevant information to our community.

During these unprecedented times, it is crucial for all people to get local and reliable information from a trusted source.

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Each and every day, we are grateful for the work of our associates, the support from our community and the trust our readers and clients bestow in us.

Be safe.

Jim Normandin

President and Publisher

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How many of us can relate to this bit of sage advice given to the City of Newark’s Conservation Advisory Commission (CAC) by a young Newarker at last September’s Community Day? Too often have I entered the grocery store only to realize that my reusable shopping bags were still in the back of…

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April is the month to begin working in the garden. It’s also the month we observe Earth Day and Arbor Day. Planning a garden for wildlife habitat is an ideal way to celebrate all three. It’s also an excellent opportunity to explore and consider the ecological benefits of our beautiful native…

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August-October 1950: Motion approved to hire someone to type up ordinance book. Town solicitor would look into updating the peddlers’ ordinance. Mr. Nardo complained of noise coming from the jailhouse behind the police station. James Bell was allowed a credit for excess water usage, as New L…

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“Mary Poppins”: Friday, Saturday, March 6 and March 7 at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m., at Newark Charter High School, 200 McIntire Drive. Newark Charter School will perform the popular musical. Tickets are $15 for adults and $13 for kids and are available at NewarkCharterSchool.org.

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Concert: Saturday, 7:30 p.m., at Newark United Methodist Church, 69 E. Main St. The NSO Chamber Orchestra and Chorus will present John Rutter's "Magnificat" and W.A. Mozart, TeDeum. Special guest soloist Lynn Moncilovich will perform the Antonio Vivaldi, Bassoon Concerto in F major. Tickets …

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The Pencader Heritage Museum has been digitizing old Newark City Council meeting minutes and shares excerpts with Newark Post readers in a weekly column. The museum, at 2029 Sunset Lake Road, is open the first and third Saturdays of each month from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and every Wednesday noon …

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The Pencader Heritage Museum has been digitizing old Newark City Council meeting minutes and shares excerpts with Newark Post readers in a weekly column. The museum, at 2029 Sunset Lake Road, is open the first and third Saturdays of each month from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and every Wednesday noon …

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Artist reception: Friday, 6 to 8 p.m., at the Newark Arts Alliance, 276 E. Main St. Photographer Sasha Aber will exhibit a series of captivating images experienced over three weeks of journeying in Nepal.The exhibit will be on display through Feb. 28. Free.

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During last fall’s budget discussions, Newark’s city council considered converting parts or all of the city’s electricity to renewable sources. To do that, the city would buy so-called RECs. So, what are RECs? Is this just a trick to look green on paper, or can they have a real impact on the…

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The Pencader Heritage Museum has been digitizing old Newark City Council meeting minutes and shares excerpts with Newark Post readers in a weekly column. The museum, at 2029 Sunset Lake Road, is open the first and third Saturdays of each month from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and every Wednesday noon …

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Open mic night: Friday, 6 to 8 p.m., at Newark Free Library, 750 Library Ave. Looking for a place to showcase your musical talent? The library is putting out a call for vocalists, acoustic instrumentalists and pianists. A baby grand piano is available for use. Performers must register by cal…

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