Coley elected chairman of Orange Democratic Committee

ORANGE, NJ — East Ward Councilman Kerry Coley was re-elected chairman of the Orange Democratic Committee at the group’s reorganization meeting Monday, June 13, at the Sandwiches Unlimited restaurant on Center Street. Outgoing City Council President April Gaunt-Butler was elected vice chairman. According to Orange Democratic Committee rules regarding gender equity, if the chairman is […]

IHA board of commissioners gets an earful

IHA board of commissioners gets an earful

IRVINGTON, NJ — Several members of the Irvington Housing Authority’s board of commissioners remarked that their meeting Monday, June 13, at 624 Nye Ave. was not like any public board meeting they’d had before. That was because it seemed as if every IHA public housing tenant who came to the meeting had a horror story to […]

Orange Council tables three proposed positions

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange City Council unanimously tabled three proposed resolutions from Mayor Dwayne Warren’s administration at its regular meeting Tuesday, June 7, which would have added the positions of chief of staff, deputy business administrator and aide to the mayor to the city’s table of organization in the Municipal Code Book. “Yes it’s […]

EO councilman to host 10th annual Father’s Day Breakfast

EO councilman to host 10th annual Father’s Day Breakfast

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange City Council Chairman and 3rd Ward Councilman Ted Green will host the 10th annual Diamonds Among Men Father’s Day Breakfast, celebrating the bonds between fathers, sons and daughters, Saturday, June 18, at Langston Hughes School, 160 Rhode Island Ave. “The doors open at 8:30 a.m.; we’re going to probably […]

Taste of Irvington jazz concert series set to kick off summer

Taste of Irvington jazz concert series set to kick off summer

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss and the Irvington Municipal Council are bringing music back to the township’s streets this summer with the Taste of Irvington’s “Jazz in the Square” music series scheduled for three Thursdays: June 16, July 21 and Aug. 18. The headlining acts scheduled are Dimension Band and Valerie Adams on June […]

Irvington suffers first homicide of 2016, cracks down on crime

Irvington suffers first homicide of 2016, cracks down on crime

IRVINGTON, NJ — The township suffered its first homicide of 2016 on Friday, May 20. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Irvington Public Safety Director Tracy Bowers announced on Friday, May 20, that the Irvington Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide-Major Crimes Task Force were in the early stages of […]

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