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 […]

PSE&G files for gas supply rate increase this fall

NEWARK, NJ — PSE&G filed June 1 for a modest increase in residential gas bills that would take effect this coming fall. If approved by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, this would be the first gas supply rate increase in nine years, according to a press release from the utility. While the proposed […]

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 […]

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 […]

Eight county seniors receive awards in Legacies Writing Contest

Eight county seniors receive awards in Legacies Writing Contest

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Essex County Division of Senior Services recognized the writing talents of eight Essex County residents during the annual Essex County Senior Legacies Writing Contest celebration luncheon on Wednesday, May 24. The Legacies Writing Contest encourages Essex senior citizens to write essays about the […]

Community Center hosts a Mother’s Day Tea

Community Center hosts a Mother’s Day Tea

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Senior Citizens Community Center on Springfield Avenue held a Mother’s Day Tea on Friday, May 12, two days before Mother’s Day, and everyone involved said it was the perfect way to spend the day. According to the ladies who participated in the event, it was greatly appreciated and well-received. “This […]

Irvington suffers second homicide of 2017

IRVINGTON, NJ — It was not until the middle of May that Irvington suffered its second homicide of the year. “On Friday afternoon, May 12, around noon time, Dino Bermudez, 33, of Newark, was shot in his leg in the 300 block of Myrtle Avenue,” acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray said Monday, May 15. […]