Hometown hip-hop heroes introduce new label July 4

Hometown hip-hop heroes introduce new label July 4

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange’s annual Independence Day concert and fireworks display in Paul Robeson Stadium on Park Avenue was the first one with new Mayor Ted Green, and local hero and hip-hop music legend Vinnie “Vin Rock” Brown of the group Naughty By Nature served as the master of ceremonies. Brown and his […]

Lyons again chosen as council president at reorganization

Lyons again chosen as council president at reorganization

IRVINGTON, NJ — North Ward Councilman David Lyons was chosen by his Irvington Municipal Council colleagues to serve a second consecutive term as council president during the reorganization meeting held at Christian Pentecostal Church on Clinton Avenue on Sunday, July 1. The council majority also voted to have at large Councilwoman Renee Burgess serve a […]

Irvington well-represented at the EO’s annual fireworks display and concert

Irvington well-represented at the EO’s annual fireworks display and concert

EAST ORANGE, NJ — At large Councilwoman October Hudley represented the township well at East Orange’s Independence Day concert and fireworks display in Paul Robeson Stadium on Park Avenue on Wednesday, July 4. “All these areas — Newark, East Orange, Orange — they’re all my town. We’re all family,” said Hudley on Wednesday, July 4. […]

Orange Council to consider city budget July 12

Orange Council to consider city budget July 12

ORANGE, NJ — Orange City Council President and East Ward Councilman Kerry Coley and at large Councilman Chris Jackson, the newly-elected council vice president, agree that dealing with the challenges presented by Mayor Dwayne Warren’s 2018 budget proposal will be their top priority, now that the governing body’s new leadership has been settled. “The department-focused […]

STEM Academy graduates Class of 2018 in East Orange

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Superintendent of East Orange Public Schools Kevin West had a few choice words for the Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Academy’s Class of 2018 at the school’s commencement exercises on Monday, June 25. “I always tell our students that you can be pitiful or you can be powerful,” said West on […]

IHS Class of 2018 graduation caps off busy year for JROTC

NEWARK, NJ — The Irvington High School Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps once again played a major role in the Class of 2018 graduation ceremony in the Essex County College Gym on Wednesday, June 20. “JROTC graduated 41 cadets,” retired U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Harvey Craig said Tuesday, June 26. “I have six that […]

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