Parent coordinator brings Scouting back to Irvington

Parent coordinator brings Scouting back to Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — Darlene Reeves founded the Determined to Achieve parents support network to provide much-needed services and socializing for children with developmental disabilities and their families, after her own daughter was diagnosed with a cognitive disorder. Now Reeves has breathed life back into the town’s Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and Brownies organizations […]

Candidates square off in EO Democratic primary

EAST ORANGE, NJ — When East Orange voters go the polls for the Democratic primary on Tuesday, June 6, they will have a chance to make local history. Voters will have three choices for mayor: City Council Chairman and 3rd Ward Councilman Ted Green, John Thompson Jr. and Kenwyn S. Williams. They will also have […]

P.O.P. lays flowers at Civil War memorial for Memorial Day

P.O.P. lays flowers at Civil War memorial for Memorial Day

IRVINGTON, NJ — People’s Organization for Progress Chairman Larry Hamm and the members of the grassroots social and economic justice activist group spent Monday, May 29, doing what they have been doing for the last 70 consecutive weeks — protesting outside the Peter Rodino Federal Building in downtown Newark in an attempt to convince President […]

Second EO mayoral candidate appears on radio show

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The 2017 East Orange mayoral campaign has thrust Royston Allman’s “Changemakers” radio show, which airs weekly on RTH 2000, into the public spotlight. Allman, who is also a member of the Ampere Civic Association that seeks to redevelop the Ampere Parkway section of the city’s 5th Ward, has already hosted shows […]

Orange celebrates Red Nose Day in City Hall

Orange celebrates Red Nose Day in City Hall

ORANGE, NJ — Orange celebrated national Red Nose Day with a photo-op inside Council Chambers on Thursday, May 25. “It’s all about teaming with our local corporate partners,” said Mayor Dwayne Warren on Thursday, May 25. “We have one of the highest grossing Walgreens in our region. We do very well economically supporting our own […]

Memorial Day celebrated throughout Irvington

Memorial Day celebrated throughout Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss and the Irvington Municipal Council once again joined forces with the Board of Education and the veterans of Camptown Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1941 and other organizations to celebrate Memorial Day on Monday, May 29. “We’re just here celebrating Memorial Day,” said Vauss on Monday, May 29. “We […]

Mayor earns college degree from Pillar College

Mayor earns college degree from Pillar College

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss graduated from Pillar College on Saturday May 20, during the Newark-based school’s commencement ceremony in the Robert Treat Hotel, the proud new owner of a bachelor’s degree in business management and organization leadership that he said he plans to immediately put to good use on behalf of his constituents […]

Orange Rec Department’s Opening Day is a success

Orange Rec Department’s Opening Day is a success

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange Recreation Department Youth Baseball League hosted its opening day at Metcalf Park on Saturday, May 20. Members of the Johnson family said they were more than happy to participate. “We’re out here supporting our local youth T-ball game; he plays for the youth team and we’re out here having fun […]