Prizm News / June 11, 2018 / By Prizm News


By Prizm News

Homemade rainbow lights brightened the Licking County Courthouse on Friday night and hundreds of festival-goers brightened an overcast Saturday for Newark’s first-ever Pride celebration on June 9.

The day also included a Pride march and dance party.

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Will there be a second annual Newark Pride in 2019?

“You can safely say ‘yes’ to that!,” said City Council member Jeremy Blake.


Bob Vitale
A Toledo native and graduate of Toledo Public Schools, Bob has worked as a local government and politics reporter for The Columbus Dispatch, as a Washington correspondent for Thomson Newspapers and as editor-in-chief for Outlook Ohio. He has a bachelor's degree in journalism and political science from Ball State University and a master's degree in public affairs reporting from the University of Illinois-Springfield.