Irvington well-represented at Orange’s annual Caribbean Festival

Irvington well-represented at Orange’s annual Caribbean Festival

ORANGE, NJ — Irvington Township was represented by Lionel Leach at this year’s annual Orange Caribbean Festival, organized by Nikki Amos and Campanella Godfrey, in Monte Irving Park on Central Avenue in Orange on Saturday, Aug. 4. A former Communications Workers of America Union official, as well as part of former Mayor Wayne Smith’s unsuccessful […]

Orange’s annual Caribbean Festival gets rave reviews

Orange’s annual Caribbean Festival gets rave reviews

ORANGE, NJ — Every year, Nikki Amos and Campanella Godfrey organize Orange’s Caribbean Festival in Monte Irvin Orange Park on Central Avenue, with the support of the local mayor, Orange City Council and a host of public and private supporters. On Saturday, Aug. 4, this year’s efforts attracted the attention of Carol Thomas and her […]

Township prepares to host Unity Day 2018

Township prepares to host Unity Day 2018

IRVINGTON, NJ — The 17th annual Unity Day celebration will be hosted on Saturday, Aug. 11, from noon to 6 p.m., in Orange Avenue Park. “It all works together,” said Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs Director Donald Malloy on Monday, July 23. “The common objective is to move the two forward. People and […]

OPL board questions need of council to cut $500K from its budget

OPL board questions need of council to cut $500K from its budget

ORANGE, NJ — On Wednesday, July 25, Orange Public Library Board of Trustees President Esney Sharpe officially responded to Orange City Council’s cutting $500,000 from the local historic landmark institution’s funding request in Mayor Dwayne Warren’s Calendar Year 2018 proposed budget. Sharpe and the board had asked the council to approve $1.2 million to fund […]

Township getting ready to celebrate 35 years of NNO

Township getting ready to celebrate 35 years of NNO

IRVINGTON, NJ — On Tuesday, Aug. 7, Irvington will join the rest of the country in observing the 35th anniversary of National Night Out in Civic Square from 6 to 9 p.m. The event will feature free food, drinks, prizes and giveaways. According to the National Night Out website, the United States has been celebrating […]

Orange and East Orange get ready for NNO on Aug. 7

Orange and East Orange get ready for NNO on Aug. 7

ORANGE/EAST ORANGE, NJ — Orange will be celebrating National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 7, from 4 to 10 p.m., with a variety of safe, family-friendly activities at the Central Avenue Playground. The list of activities includes the annual Anti-Violence National Night Out Caravan, led by Mayor Dwayne Warren, which leaves from Central Avenue Playground […]

Irvington well-represented at Newark music festival

Irvington well-represented at Newark music festival

NEWARK, NJ — The Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District, on Broad Street in downtown Newark, hosted the 13th annual Lincoln Park Music Festival, beginning with gospel and rhythm-and-blues music on Friday, July 27, followed by house music on Saturday, July 28, and ending with hip-hop music on Sunday, July 29. The Newark rap group Lords […]