Friday, February 22, 2013
Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced the new ranks for the county's correctional officers, including the first married couple in the history of the department to receive promotions at the same time.
Friday, February 22
Twenty-two Essex County Correctional Facility officers were promoted Thursday at the Department of Corrections Promotion Ceremony in Newark, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced. The ceremony took place Feb. 21 at 2 p.m. on the 14th floor of Essex County LeRoy F. Smith, Jr. Public Safety Building, 60 Nelson Place in Newark, according to a press release from the county executive’s office. “Being a Corrections Officer is a demanding job and it takes a person with special qualities and skills to carry out the responsibility of taking care of our inmate population,” DiVincenzo said in a release Friday. "I congratulate our officers on their well-deserved promotions, for working hard and taking on additional responsibility…
Thursday, June 11, 2009
The Maplewood resident is a retired Columbia High School teacher
Roy Eismann of Maplewood has been elected President of the Board of Trustees of the South Orange-Maplewood Adult School. Eismann retired last June after 32 years teaching math at Columbia High School. He currently teaches at Kent Place School. He has long been active in the Adult School and the community, and has served on the Adult School’s board for the past 10 years. “As an educator, my primary concern is the continuous education of adults,” Eismann said. He succeeds Nancy Sobieski of Maplewood, who has served as president for the past four years. “The Adult School has inspired and educated thousands of adult students with exceptional programming and instruction,” Sobieski said. “I am proud of all we have achieved. The active volunteer …
Thursday, June 4, 2009
Two Maplewood Fire Fighters move up in rank.
Two Maplewood Fire Fighters were promoted at the Township Committee meeting on Wednesday, June 3. Fire Department Lieutenant Michael C. Weber became the department’s Deputy Chief and Brett R. Derewsky was sworn in as captain in front of a packed house of fire fighters and well wishers. Weber accepted his new position alongside his wife and two sons, and said the new role with the department is “an honor,” but added that the honor was heightened by the quality of the people in the department. Derewksy accepted the award with his wife, and also emphasized that the new position was an honor. Emphasizing teamwork, he said it was the “collective effort” of each fire fighter that makes the Maplewood department respected and keeps it moving …