By Nadine Etienne Special to the Irvington Herald  A sea of teenagers flooded Newark’s Prudential Center on Feb. 3 for the annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU ) Invesco…

IHS grad picked for elite Navy unit

IHS grad picked for elite Navy unit

A native of Irvington recently completed an intensive 10-week training program to become a member of the elite U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard. Airman Taheed Phillips, a 2023 Irvington High School…

Glen Ridge is a leader in sustainability

Glen Ridge is a leader in sustainability

Glen Ridge received certification at the silver level by Sustainable Jersey this past November. What that means is that the municipal government has undertaken efforts to implement sustainability throughout the…

Man convicted of sexually assaulting Irvington woman

Man convicted of sexually assaulting Irvington woman

A 43-year-old man has been found guilty of sexually assaulting a woman in Irvington, who was accosted while carrying her three-week-old son. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II…

Feisty and fun-loving at 100

Feisty and fun-loving at 100

A surprise birthday party held in the recreation room at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, brought a shower of accolades to centenarian Rose Marcopoto, from some 80 members of the…

Dancing to light the darkness

The internationally known Limon Dance Company will be performing for one night in Newark with a South Orange resident as one of its star performers. Jessica Sgambelluri will take the…

OHS seniors commit to colleges

OHS seniors commit to colleges

It was signing day at Orange High School. Seven standout student athletes announced where they would be attending college and playing football in the fall. Vice Principal and Athletic Director…

Lifetime of activism is rewarded

Lifetime of activism is rewarded

Bloomfield resident and activist, Jane Califf, was the recipient of a Herstory Award given by the Women’s Federation for World Peace USA, on Jan. 13, during a Zoom conference ceremony.…

Students get a lesson in democracy

Students get a lesson in democracy

The walls at the Cicely L. Tyson Community School of Performing and Fine Arts were adorned with posters. Students were vying for the coveted leadership roles in the student council.…

Bloomfield man gets 35 years for Irvington murder

Bloomfield man gets 35 years for Irvington murder

A Bloomfield resident has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for shooting an Irvington man, whose child was born just hours after his death. Superior Court Judge Michael L.…

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