Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Bottled Water Donations Being Accepted in Newark

Newark, New Jersey: Following today's announcement of the finding of elevated levels of lead in the water systems of 30 public schools across Newark, donations of water bottles are being accepted.

According to Councilman Anibal Ramos, Jr., donations can be brought today, March 9, to the Vince Lombardi Center of Hope, located in the North Ward at 201 Bloomfield Avenue, between Parker Street and Ridge Street.

In addition, according to David Lippman of the City of Newark, the following recreation centers are accepting donations until 8:00pm tonight:

Boylan Recreation Center
916 South Orange Avenue, West Ward

Rotunda Recreation Center
75 Clifton Avenue, Central Ward

John F. Kennedy Recreation/Aquatic Center
211 W. Kinney Street, Central Ward

St. Peter's Recreation Center
378 Lyons Avenue, South Ward

Ironbound Recreation/Aquatic Center
226 Rome Street, East Ward

Click here to see the list of affected schools.

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