Effective 8 p.m. Tuesday, nonessential businesses will have to close at 8 p.m., which is when, according to lockdown advocates, the coronavirus is at its peak. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka has proposed Be Still Mondays, where all businesses will be asked to shut down every Monday starting April 13. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka has proposed Be Still Mondays, where all businesses will be asked to shut down every Monday starting April 13. In Newark, for example, police issued 161 summonses and closed 15 businesses on Monday after they violated the city's ongoing shelter-in-place order. CAGNASSOLA. VIRUS … N.J.’s Largest City Shuts Down Again as Virus Cases Surge Newark required nonessential businesses to close indoor operations beginning at 8 p.m. on … Newark Mayor Ras Baraka has proposed Be Still Mondays, where all businesses will be asked to shut down every Monday starting April 13. We want it completely shut down in those zip codes,” he said. within the first two days of Mayor Baraka's 10-day lockdown, the Newark's COVID-19 Task Force issued eight summonses to businesses that violated Governor Phil Murphy's Executive Order. NEWARK, NJ – Newark Mayor Ras Baraka said Monday afternoon that he is ordering a citywide COVID-19 shutdown and curfew as positive coronavirus cases surge across the state. Nonessential businesses in Newark are already required to shut down at 8 p.m. under a previous executive order. NEWARK, N.J. - Police in Newark have written nearly 200 summonses to people congregating on the streets and also shut down several businesses that … Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update - November, 9, 2020 Posted by City of Newark, NJ - City Hall on Monday, November 9, 2020 Officials in Newark sent out letters to all businesses urging a citywide shutdown once a week to combat COVID-19. Newark implemented a new 8 p.m. curfew this week, forcing all non-essential businesses to shut down early amid surging coronavirus cases in the city. Mayor Ras Baraka (City of Newark Press Office)Urban News Staff ReportsMayor Ras J. Baraka is asking Newarkers to stay home for a nearly complete shut-down of the city on Mondays to bring attention … April 11, 2020 at 2:48 PM Newark Mayor Ras Baraka has told residents he will be issuing a 10-day stay-at-home advisory starting the day before Thanksgiving, advising "everybody close down" and get tested during that holiday period. Newark to Begin Encouraging Businesses to Shut Down Every Monday By M.E.