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 […]

Councilwoman hosts community cookout on her birthday

Councilwoman hosts community cookout on her birthday

IRVINGTON, NJ — South Ward Councilwoman Sandy Jones spent her birthday, Saturday, July 28, doing what she’s always done — throwing a community cookout and block party for her neighbors and constituents, instead of sitting back and letting someone else throw a party for her. “Yes, today is my birthday. I had the big party […]

EO mayor has ‘Coming to America’ moment with visiting Nigerian king

EO mayor has ‘Coming to America’ moment with visiting Nigerian king

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange experienced its own “Coming to America” moment straight out of the hit movie from 1988 starring Eddie Murphy on Friday, July 27, when Mayor Ted Green, Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver, Assemblywoman Britnee Timberlake and members of City Council welcomed Nigerian monarch Imperial Majesty Oba Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi Ojaja […]

Summer programs highlight what Irvington has to offer

Summer programs highlight what Irvington has to offer

IRVINGTON, NJ — According to Recreation Department, Cultural Affairs and Parks Director Donald Malloy, Irvington’s parks are the place to be this summer. “New this year is 40th Street Park for summer program,” said Malloy on Tuesday, July 17. “We renovated the building and enlarged the space with a new room, bathrooms and office area. […]

EO City Council members organize citywide graduation party for Class of 2018

EO City Council members organize citywide graduation party for Class of 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange City Council and the East Orange Board of Education recognized every graduate of the Class of 2018 with a citywide graduation party in the Ampere Parkway section on Saturday, June 30. East Orange 5th Ward Councilman Mustafa Brent and his wife, Kareemah Williams-Brent, joined forces with his Councilwoman Alicia […]

Townships plans for 17th annual Unity Day on Aug. 11

Townships plans for 17th annual Unity Day on Aug. 11

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington is getting ready to host its annual Unity Day celebration on Saturday, Aug. 11, 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 community. That’s […]

Irvington gearing up to host National Night Out 2018

Irvington gearing up to host National Night Out 2018

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington’s government is joining with its Police and Fire divisions to gear up for National Night Out 2018 on Tuesday, Aug. 7, from 6 to 9 p.m. in Civic Square for a local celebration of the nationwide event. “Thank you to all our sponsors,” said Mayor Tony Vauss on Monday, July 23. […]

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