If you drive past the intersection of Stephens and Academy streets, you will notice that a third name has been added to the street sign there. The gold lettering on a blue background reads: Leonard R. Willette Way. Placed there Saturday, Feb. 24, by the Belleville Historical Society, it honors a local man who made the supreme sacrifice in the service of his country, despite the discrimination rampant in it against members of his race. Continue Reading

New security protocol for visitors implemented in Kearny schools; Measures follow horrific shooting that took 17 lives in Stoneman Douglas HS in Parkland, Fla.

By Kevin Canessa The Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., continues to have widespread implications — not just in the Sunshine State, but locally, as well. In response to the awful carnage that took… Continue Reading