County dedicates section of highway to honor slain patrolman

County dedicates section of highway to honor slain patrolman

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr., NJ State Sen. Teresa Ruiz and Sheriff Armando Fontoura announced the dedication of the “Patrolman Daniel ‘Danny’ J. Smith Memorial” on Wednesday, Aug. 28. A native of Bloomfield and a member of the old Essex County Police Department, Smith was fatally shot on Sept. 17, 1984, […]

Local film club to explore work from female directors

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — For both seasoned viewers of classic films and those who enjoy social commentary from unique sources, there is something for everyone in the newest film series focusing on female directors at “La Cinematheque Film Club,” hosted by South Orange filmmaker Gerard Amsellem at the South Orange Performing Arts Center and the […]

Saluting Pirate Battalion’s newest second lieutenants who are proud to serve

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On May 13, Seton Hall University celebrated New Jersey’s 11 newest second lieutenants at the Pirate Battalion annual Army Reserve Officer Training Corps commissioning ceremony at Jubilee Auditorium on the South Orange campus of the university. “You have the skills sets to lead our country and our soldiers today,” Lt. Col. […]