Irvington BOE election was to have abbreviated hours

IRVINGTON, NJ — Although the city of Orange Township made waves recently when it scheduled a special election for its Board of Education with abbreviated hours, the Irvington Board of Education is doing the same, with its regular election on Tuesday, April 25, running only from 2 to 8 p.m. “The state election board changed […]

IHA commissioners appoint new executive director

IHA commissioners appoint new executive director

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Housing Authority board of commissioners voted Darlene Brown its new chairwoman at its meeting on Wednesday, April 19, and passed a resolution naming former Hoboken Housing Authority Executive Director Carmelo Garcia as the IHA’s new executive director. The board also approved another walk-on resolution to appoint the law firm of […]

Freeholders recognize exceptional youths

Freeholders recognize exceptional youths

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders held its annual “Essex County Celebrates Youth” program Wednesday, April 19, at the Hall of Records in Newark. This event is held each year to acknowledge and encourage outstanding young people throughout the county who have accomplished and contributed so much at a young age. […]

County to participate in Drug Take Back Day on April 29

County to participate in Drug Take Back Day on April 29

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Division of Community Health and Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. joined April 13 with the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team, the Essex County Police Chief’s Association and the Essex County Crime Prevention Officers Association to announce plans for Drug Take Back Day and raise awareness about […]

Mayor: Layoffs and furloughs needed to close budget gap

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss has confirmed that his administration is asking township employees to accept furloughs and layoffs in order to close a $3.25 million gap in the 2017 municipal budget. According to a memo from Irvington Finance Director Faheem Ra’Oof, addressed to township business administrator Musa Malik and Wally Riglicki, who was […]

Chase next OAL hearing set for April 12

Chase next OAL hearing set for April 12

IRVINGTON, NJ — The latest installment of former police Chief Michael Chase’s Office of Administrative Law hearings took place Monday, April 3, before Judge Kimberly Moss; it was Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Detectives Quanilla Spruill’s turn to testify regarding Chase’s alleged violations of the New Jersey Attorney General’s Guidelines for the operations of […]

Essex County Cares partners with 8 worthy nonprofits

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Essex County Cares partners with 8 worthy nonprofits

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County has partnered with eight national and state nonprofit organizations to raise awareness for their causes and generate interest in upcoming fundraising events. County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. announced March 27 that the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association, The Arc of Essex County, Give the Kids Hope Foundation, […]

Women feted at senior center luncheon and awards program

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss and the Irvington Senior Citizens Community Center’s second Women’s History Luncheon and Awards Program was held in the facility on Springfield Avenue on Friday, March 24. The event was attended by Health Department Director Monique S. Griffith and at large Councilwoman October Hudley, who is also the media specialist […]

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