ABOUT US

NEWARK ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME’S MISSION

The Newark Athletic Hall of Fame deems its mission as not only appropriately needed but in meeting the challenge to improve the quality of life in the City of Newark, New Jersey. Our mission is necessary.

ANNUAL
INDUCTION DINNER

This dinner is used to honor former athletes who have distinguished themselves as representatives of Newark Schools and other athletic teams.

ARCHIVES

Please peruse the site and see past journals and photos of past induction ceremonies.

ABOUT THE MISSION

The Mission of the Newark Athletic Hall of Fame is to improve the quality of life in the City of Newark by honoring some of our past sports heroes and providing a means of focusing attention on the City’s rich history and serving to encourage Newark’s young people to strive for their full potential as athletes and citizens. We adopted a theme – “A Glorious Past and Bright Future for Newark and its Youth”.

The Newark Athletic Hall of Fame deems its mission as not only appropriately needed but in meeting the challenge to improve the quality of life in the City of Newark, New Jersey. Our mission is necessary. The Newark Athletic Hall of Fame was incorporated March 31, 1988 under the laws of the State of New Jersey.

A: Promote

Promote the interests and needs of the organization.

B: Generate

Promote the interests and needs of the organization.

C: Encourage

Promote the interests and needs of the organization.

D: Solicit

Promote the interests and needs of the organization.

E: Submit

Promote the interests and needs of the organization.

F: Responsible

Promote the interests and needs of the organization.

MEETING THE CHALLENGE TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE IN THE CITY OF NEWARK.

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES OF THE
BOARD

A. Promote the interests and needs of the organization.

B. Generate corporate support, donations and contributions
from interested persons.

C. Encourage and promote a positive role for Newark’s youth.

E. Submit the names of potential scholar-athletes, both male and female, from the Newark School Districts.

F. Responsible for attending the meetings and fulfilling

OUR FOUNDERS

Our Founders & Original Trustees.

JEROME D. GRECO

Founder

Picure credit: Newark Public Library

MELVIN KNIGHT

Founder

RICHARD REGAN

Founder

JOSEPH W. WALSH

Founder

JOHN P. MCLAUGHLIN

Founder

NEWARK ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME’S 33rd ANNUAL INDUCTION DINNER

Newark Athletic Hall of Fame’s 33rd Annual Induction Dinner October 27, 2022. This dinner is used to honor former athletes who have distinguished themselves as representatives of Newark Schools and other athletic teams.