Veteran's Memorial Park is Open

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Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. (third from left) opened the Essex County Veterans Memorial Park and dedicated the Armed Forces Monument on Monday, September 21st. The 2.7 acres of open space was the former site of an antiquated parking garage and is the first county park developed in Newark in over 80 years. More than 500 people attended the dedication ceremony. With the County Executive are (from left) J. Scott Gration, retired Major General and currently Presidential Special Envoy to Sudan; Newark Mayor Cory Booker; Congressman Donald Payne; Governor Jon S. Corzine; Sheriff Armando Fontoura and Prosecutor Paula Dow.


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