Newark Morning Rotary Club members Mark Sisk and Laura DelPercio look at the names of local veterans inscribed on small tags attached to large American flags displayed on the lawn of city hall for Veterans Day.
Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester holds up a photo of Mucaad Ibrahim, the 3-year-old boy killed in a mass shooting in New Zealand in March, during a prayer vigil at Masjid Isa Ibn-e-Maryam. Standing next to her is Maryam Baqir, an eighth-grader at the Tarbiyah School.
Friends, family and class of 1965 alumni from Christiana High School gathered in April to remember three men who were killed in action in the Vietnam War. Relatives and friends laid memorial bricks for them at the Brian Conley Veteran Resiliency Center in Middletown.
With several of his fellow cops standing behind him – literally and figuratively – Cpl. Patrick Craig rises for the national anthem before a 5K in May to raise money for him and his family. Craig was seriously injured while scuffling with a suspect earlier this year.
Joined by the band and chorus, Newark High School Principal Aaron Selekman sings “You Will Be Found,” from the Broadway show “Dear Evan Hansen,” to remind students they are not alone even in quiet, down moments.
Newark Police Department officer Nate Graber is congratulated by Master Cpl. Blake Potocki as he nears the finish line of a 5K honoring fallen Marine and firefighter Staff Sgt. Christopher Slutman in July.
Downes Elementary School first-grader Autumn Knox holds up a personalized drawing from author and illustrator Bethany Barton, who visited the school in October after receiving letters from a group of students.
Campers at Camp REAL, a free camp hosted by Newark Parks and Rec, get to participate in arts and crafts, swimming and other activities throughout the summer. On this day, they visited the Newark Police Department station.