Elvin Diaz Funeral

Cecilia Diaz lays on the coffin of her son Elvin Diaz at the beginning of Tuesday’s funeral at St. Francis Assisi in Hackensack. Elvin Diaz was killed Thursday by two Hackensack officers who went to his home to conduct a standard welfare check after his probation officers were unable to locate him, Hackensack Police Director…

Christie in New Hampshire

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie held his first town hall event in New Hampshire and gave several political speeches during a three daytour of the state in April.

Line of Fire

Melissa Vasquez’s North 7th Street home in Paterson was struck by bullets Tuesday night. One of the shots hit a mattress on which one of her kids was sleeping, the other pierced the living room walls where two of her other children were watching television. Alex Vasquez, 2, checks out one of the the bullet…

Medal of Honor

The casket holding MSgt Nick Oresko, US Army, Medal of Honor recipient, is carried by an honor guard into George Washington Memorial Park cemetery Thursday. Bob Jerome, of Park Ridge, carries Oresko’s Medal of Honor behind the casket.

Lonegan for Senate

Mayor Steve Lonegan, the Republican candidate for the United States Senate, holds a press conference in front of an abandoned property recently owned by Cory Booker at 130 Court St. in Newark Tuesday. Abdul Muhammed yells toward Lonegan during the press conference with chants of his support for Booker and questioning Lonegan’s presence in Newark.

Blessed

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is blessed by Rev. Michael McDuffie and St. Luke Baptist Church Pastor Kenneth D.R. Clayton at the conclusion of Tuesday’s Town Hall Meeting in Paterson.

Dream Act

A standing room only crowd listens to U.S. Senator Robert Menendez during Wednesday’s “DREAM Relief Day” information session about the program that allows some young illegal immigrants to remain in the country, at Union County College at the Lessner Building.