Irvington hosts Holiday Lighting Spectacular

Irvington hosts Holiday Lighting Spectacular

IRVINGTON, NJ — When Santa Claus made his way to Irvington Town Hall this year, instead of using a sled with eight reindeer, he rode a decorative fire truck to the Holiday Lighting Spectacular on Thursday, Dec. 5. The event was spearheaded by Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss, and the crowd had smiles on their faces […]

‘East Orange Boogie Woogie’ mural unveiled

‘East Orange Boogie Woogie’ mural unveiled

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange Mayor Ted Green and City Council unveiled a towering, 2,000 square-foot majestic mural at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 26. Inspired by nationally recognized artist Tom Nussbaum’s sculpture, “East Orange Boogie Woogie,” which was in turn inspired by the 1942 artwork “Broadway Boogie Woogie,” by abstract artist Piet […]

Turkey giveaways are a holiday tradition

Turkey giveaways are a holiday tradition

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington transitioned into the holiday season with several Thanksgiving turkey giveaways throughout the week, including one at Irvington High School on Monday, Nov. 25. “I think the turkey giveaway event at Irvington High School was a tremendous event,” Mayor Tony Vauss, who attended the giveaway, told the Irvington Herald in a phone […]

Orange PD ‘pays it forward’ with turkey giveaway

Orange PD ‘pays it forward’ with turkey giveaway

ORANGE — In an effort to help some of the residents feeling the financial pinch around holidays, the Orange Police Department hosted its first Thanksgiving turkey giveaway Monday, Nov. 25 at Police Headquarters, where Orange Mayor Dwayne D. Warren joined his brother, police Director Todd Warren, to host the event for local families. “The spirit […]

Local mayors attend conference in Atlantic City

Local mayors attend conference in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Thousands of municipal employees and elected officials from New Jersey’s 565 municipalities connected at the 2019 League of Municipalities Conference in Atlantic City, which kicked off on Tuesday, Nov. 19, and concluded Thursday, Nov. 21. The state League of Municipalities is a voluntary association created to help communities do a better job […]

Karate instructor honored for contributions to community 

Karate instructor honored for contributions to community 

IRVINGTON, NJ — Council President Renee Burgess and Vice President October Hudley were among those in attendance to honor Sensei Robert J. Lewis, a local karate instructor, at the Irvington Council meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 12. During the meeting, Burgess and Hudley presented Lewis, who teaches martial arts at Destined for Greatness Dojo at 2 […]

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