Mayor set to host State of the Township Address

Mayor set to host State of the Township Address

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss will host his fifth annual State of the Township Address on Thursday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. at Christian Pentecostal Church on Clinton Avenue. “We’ve got a lot of new technical stuff going on, so it should be interesting,” said Vauss on Tuesday, Feb. 26. “We also have a […]

Graham officially sworn in as new at large freeholder

Graham officially sworn in as new at large freeholder

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss, was in attendance along with many others at the swearing-in ceremony for newly appointed at large Essex County Freeholder Romaine Graham. She had been serving as president of the Irvington Board of Education before being sworn into her new office at the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders […]

Graham chosen to fill Lebby Jones’ vacant freeholder seat

Graham chosen to fill Lebby Jones’ vacant freeholder seat

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington Board of Education President Romaine Graham has been appointed to fill the seat left vacant on the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders by former Freeholder Lebby Jones, who died of cancer Wednesday, Jan. 9. “Romaine was elected today replacing one of the icons of this township, Lebby Jones, who also […]

Candidates queue up for EO ward seats in primary

Candidates queue up for EO ward seats in primary

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The East Orange City Clerk’s Office is expecting a big turnout for nominating petitions this year. “Folks started picking up petitions early January,” said East Orange city clerk Cynthia Brown on Monday, Feb. 18. “Setting the stage for 2020 is a political question, one I can’t answer. There will be a […]

Former freeholder, code enforcement director to run for county seats

Former freeholder, code enforcement director to run for county seats

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Former Essex County Freeholder Carol Clark has joined forces with former code enforcement director Dwight Saunders to run for two countywide elected positions in the Democratic Party primary on Tuesday, June 4. Both formerly served as council members. Clark intends to run for the office of county registrar and Saunders will […]

NAACP and ‘Essex 5’ members honored

NAACP and ‘Essex 5’ members honored

    ESSEX, NJ — Members of the “Essex 5” local civil rights and social and economic justice advocacy groups were honored by Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. on Friday, Feb. 15, at the 16th annual Essex County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Awards ceremony in the Leroy F. Smith Public Safety Building. […]

Irvington hosts grand opening of new Planet Fitness

Irvington hosts grand opening of new Planet Fitness

IRVINGTON, NJ — When the new Planet Fitness in the Valley Plaza Mall had its grand opening and ribbon-cutting on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at the site of the former Valley Fair shopping center on Chancellor Avenue, Mayor Tony Vauss and Genia Philip, the township’s director of Economic Development and Grants Oversight, were in attendance, as […]