Between the Lines

Between the Lines By Carrie Stetler and Akintola Hanif The stigma of Newark breeds its own...


Long Division

1874 view of Newark, looking west Long Division By Carrie Stetler Newark’s ward system was created in 1836, after the city became one of the most important industrial centers in the nation.  A population explosion transformed Newark, suddenly filled with immigrant laborers, and the creation of wards was viewed as a way to run it more effectively and impose law and order. “Do you wish to have an efficient watch...