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Police and Community Collide in the Dramatic Presentation of ‘Uniform Justice’ at Cicely Tyson


EAST ORANGE, NJ - The Cicely Tyson School of Performing Arts is hosting an interesting and dramatic event Saturday entitled, ‘Uniform Justice”. 

Uniform Justice is an enactment of confrontations between police and civilians: even demonstrating the limitation of camera phones to adequately capture every aspect of an incident. 

Given the current climate of police/community relations in our towns, as well as the pro, ‘Black Lives Matter’ sentiment, this dramatic presentation is bound to evoke strong emotions. It tells the story of an urban neighborhood (not unlike EO) where community members and police search for solutions to rampart violence afflicting their streets and the conflicts and suspicions dividing them. The drama primarily focuses on three childhood friends reevaluating their bond when one becomes a cop.

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This event was held in Montclair last year with raving reviews. The intention of this project is to enlighten the community about the multiplicity of issues that arise when one takes into consideration personal relationships, effective policing, systemic racism and justice. 

The presentation is at the Cicely Tyson High School Second Stage Theatre, 35 Winans Street, East Orange beginning at 10:00 am.

RSVP Required to attend: Email - RSVP@intersections.org

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NEWARK, NJ - The city zoning board of adjustment yesterday approved variances for one of three new residential Ironbound developments despite a group of residents voicing concerns over parking.

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Safety in Numbers: NJ Computer Scientist Races to Develop Unhackable Code to Protect Everyone’s Data

July 15, 2018

Newark boasts a large – and growing – tech force. Brainwalk, an occasional series, will introduce you to some of its rising stars.

You’ve seen the ominous headlines. Armies of hackers working at the behest of hostile nation-states 24/7 to steal intelligence from our defense agencies. Apolitical hacker-thieves breaking into companies to cop trade secrets and our credit ...

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Montclair Police Blotter: Business Burglary, DWI Arrests and More

July 8, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The following blotter was released on July 3, 2018 from the Montclair Police Department:

06-28-2018 (Porter Place) Mr. Lonnial Hargrove (48yoa from Irvington) was arrested and charged with
06-29-2018 (Bellevue Avenue) Mr. Avi Shvetz, 52yoa from Montclair, was arrested and charged with
DWI after striking a parked vehicle.
06-30-2018 (Lackawanna Plaza) Mr.

'Servant of Two Masters' exudes foolish fun

‘Servant of Two Masters’ makes for foolish, frivolous fun

By Liz Keill

MADISON, NJ –Carlo Goldoni’s “The Servant of Two Masters,” in a rousing translation and adaptation by Bonnie J. Monte, has the outdoor audience at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey laughing and clapping all the way through.

The yearly production, held at the amphitheatre on the ...

Festival of the Sea at St. Francis in Brant Beach, Aug. 8-12

July 15, 2018

BRANT BEACH - Everyone enjoys the excitement of a summer carnival.  It brings out the child in all of us.  Since 1975, St. Francis of Assisi Parish has been hosting the Festival of the Sea Carnival, annually.   The Festival of the Sea begins Wednesday, August 8, and continues through Sunday, August 12. The carnival will be open nightly (weather permitting) from 6:00 to ...