WBGO, a National Public Radio affiliate with a format of standard and contemporary jazz, is at 54 Park Place in downtown Newark. It was conceived as a theocratic assembly of the faithful, though this did not last for long as new settlers came with different ideas. Newark's Central Ward, formerly known as the old Third Ward, contains much of the city's history including the original squares Lincoln Park, Military Park and Washington Park. As of March 23, 2011, out of a 2010 Census population of 277,140 in Newark, there were 136,785 registered voters (66.3% of the 2010 population ages 18 and over of 206,253, vs. 77.7% in all of Essex County of the 589,051 ages 18 and up) of which 68,393 (50.0% vs. 45.9% countywide) were registered as Democrats, 3,548 (2.6% vs. 9.9% countywide) were registered as Republicans, 64,812 (47.4% vs. 44.1% countywide) were registered as Unaffiliated and there were 30 voters registered to other parties. PBS network NJTV's main broadcasting studios (NJTV is also a sister station of the Newark-licensed WNET) are also in the Gateway Center Office Complex. "Broad & Market Street, Newark – 1928 Transportation & Streetscapes". During its time as a township, portions were taken to form Springfield Township (April 14, 1794), Caldwell Township (February 16, 1798; now known as Fairfield Township), Orange Township (November 27, 1806), Bloomfield Township (March 23, 1812) and Clinton Township (April 14, 1834, remainder reabsorbed by Newark on March 5, 1902). [422] The 29,000 families affected by the contaminated water were provided with filters and bottled water. [145] In addition to other benefits to encourage employment within the Zone, shoppers can take advantage of a reduced 3.3125% sales tax rate (half of the ​6 5⁄8% rate charged statewide) at eligible merchants. Bon Jovi performed a series of ten concerts to mark the venue's opening. [416][417][418], In 2016, annual testing of the water in Newark's public schools revealed elevated lead levels; more than 30 schools shut off their water fountains and turned to bottled water. 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The city receives precipitation ranging from 2.9 to 4.8 inches (74 to 122 mm) per month, usually falling on 8 to 12 days per month. Leonard M. Luciano (D, District 4 – Caldwell, Cedar Grove, Essex Fells, Fairfield, Livingston, Millburn, North Caldwell, Roseland, Verona, West Caldwell and West Orange; West Caldwell),[311] ", "Homicides hit a low but shootings on the rise in N.J.'s largest city", https://www.wnyc.org/story/newark-crime-rates-continue-drop-its-much-about-perception-reality/, https://www.nj.com/essex/2019/08/despite-5-murders-in-one-week-officials-calm-anxious-residents-with-reminder-that-newark-crime-is-at-50-year-low.html, "In Echo of Flint, Mich., Water Crisis Now Hits Newark", "Newark, NJ, has a lead contamination problem in its water", "Study Shows How Newark's Lead Problem Got So Bad", "Tainted Water, Ignored Warnings and a Boss With a Criminal Past; How a long line of questionable decisions led to the crisis over lead contamination in Newark. 0.9 % of Newarkers identified with a religion as of 2018 [ update ], Newark is the Christian. 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