Newark High icon Allen dies

Newark High icon Allen dies

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Newark High School icon Jimmy Allen died Thursday at the age of 89.

Allen started teaching and coaching in Newark in 1952. He served as the school’s athletic director for 20 years beginning in 1962.

Following his retirement, the Newark High School gymnasium was renamed Jimmy Allen Gymnasium in his honor.

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Newark High icon Allen dies

Newark High School icon Jimmy Allen died Thursday at the age of 89.

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