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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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In Photos: Local Parks Flood During Monday Morning Rainstorms

April 17, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - This morning's downpours sent torrents of water into the Third River causing it to over flow its banks.

Passaic Avenue at Brookside was closed by the Nutley Police Department shortly after TAPinto Nutley arrived to capture these images of the flooding. 

Runoff inundated Memorial Park, caused the Third River to spill over its banks in Yanticaw Park, ...

After Comparing Democrats to Nazis, Leaders Call for Resignation of Montville Committeewoman

April 12, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Committee voted to censure Committee Member June Witty for a personal Facebook post she made on April 8 which compared Democrats to Nazis. All four members of the five-person committee asked for her resignation.

The post, a chart which states that Nazis believed in “media mind control,” “no guns,” abortion, and ...

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Letter to the Editor: Don't Complain. Vote!

April 14, 2018

Don’t Complain; Vote!

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‘The Sting ‘slithers and shakes at Paper Mill Playhouse


MILLBURN, NJ – In a premiere production of “The Sting,” Harry Connick Jr. commands the Paper Mill Playhouse stage in Millburn.

Based on the sensational Paul Newman/Robert Redford film in 1973, the 1930s plot centers on a con game and gambling, sometimes on a train between New York and ...

Register Now for the Verona Music Parent Association 3rd Annual Spring Golf Outing

April 22, 2018

VERONA, NJ - Calling All Golfers -- the Verona Music Parents Association is hosting its 3rd Annual Spring Golf Outing on May 9. at the Black Bear Golf Club in Franklin, NJ.

Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a 9 a.m. shot gun start.  Barbecue lunch will be provided.  To register visit vmpagolf.org.

All money raised will benefit the Verona High School Music Department.