December 12, 2006 > City history book completed
City history book completed
Local author, Bruce MacGregor, has just completed Newark: A City at Fifty, a continuation of the story begun in his 1976 book titled, The Centennial History of Newark. Beginning with the city's incorporation, his current book takes readers on a history journey through 2005, completing a recounting of some two hundred years of Newark history. MacGregor profiles 35 past and present leaders in the community, including members of government, schools, churches, and civic organizations.
Copies may be purchased City Administration building’s "Cashier" window, 37101 Newark Blvd.; or at the Newark Chamber of Commerce office, 6066 Civic Terrace Avenue, Suite 8,
This 268-page, hardbound book sells for $25 each, plus tax. The Centennial History of Newark is also available for purchase. It is $16, plus tax. For $35, plus tax, you may purchase both books.