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Date: 2016-09-20

Newark Collegiate Academy Opens on Site of Former Boys and Girls Club

The West Side Unit of the Boys and Girls Club on Littleton Avenue closed nearly a decade ago, but many who grew up in Newark’s West Ward retained an emotional connection to the empty building. For many, the building was a reminder of a time when kids from the neighborhood had a place to go where adults cared about them, looked out for them, taught them, and kept them out of trouble.

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