Muslims celebrate the end of Ramadan locally

Muslims celebrate the end of Ramadan locally

NEWARK, NJ — The Eid ul Fitr grounds filled with hundreds of worshippers. Muslims were celebrating the end of Ramadan, the 30 days of fasting during the daylight hours. Prayers were said throughout the day when Muslims gathered in their homes, in houses of prayer called masjids, as well as outdoors. It was reported that […]

Vauss, Team Irvington Strong sweep to victory

IRVINGTON, NJ — The unofficial results are in and, to no one’s surprise, Tony Vauss has been elected mayor again. Although Vauss has been campaigning as though he faced stiff opposition, he was running unopposed. He unofficially tallied 3,377 votes, or 99.15 percent, vs. 29 write-in votes, or 0.85 percent, as of 10 p.m. on […]

Incumbents sweep to victory in Orange election

ORANGE, NJ — election has come and gone and, according to the unofficial results, the four incumbents up for re-election on Orange City Council won, although it was much closer than many had expected. According to the unofficial results, as of 10 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, an hour after the polls closed, with 98.33 percent […]

Poet laureate’s latest book is an ‘appeal for change’

Poet laureate’s latest book is an ‘appeal for change’

IRVINGTON, NJ — For Craig Garner, the poet laureate of Irvington, he felt compelled to write his latest collection, “The Hypocrisy of Democracy in America … A Poetic Appeal for Change,” unlike the other books he’s written, because of the current circumstances regarding blacks in America today, This is Garner’s ninth book of poetry, but […]

Third annual Senior Prom draws a good crowd at K of C

Third annual Senior Prom draws a good crowd at K of C

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield Human Service, the Neighbor-to-Neighbor Network, and the nursing students at Bloomfield College, again collaborated for its annual Senior Prom for Bloomfield and Glen Ridge seniors. Held on Friday afternoon, May 5, at the Bloomfield Knights of Columbus, it was the third annual prom and attracted, according to Paula Peikes, the supervisor […]