NEWARK, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo will lead the annual Essex County Memorial Day Observance in Essex County Veterans Memorial Park in Newark on May 24.

As part of the ceremony, the county will dedicate a bronze plaque in honor of the late Samuel Brummer, a World War II veteran and owner of Hobby’s Delicatessen & Restaurant. The plaque will be located in the park.

In addition, Essex County employees who are veterans of the seven branches of the military represented in the Essex County Armed Forces monument will be acknowledged during the ceremony.

The ceremony starts at Noon, and will be held rain or shine. The public is welcome to attend.