Irvington Public Safety Department to receive new computers 

Irvington Public Safety Department to receive new computers 

IRVINGTON, NJ — When Irvington’s Municipal Council met in Town Hall on Monday, Jan. 13, it authorized the purchase of computers and accessories for the Irvington Public Safety Department by state contract with SHI International at a cost of $43,309. The Irvington Public Safety Department has been trying to stay ahead of ever-evolving technological advances […]

Irvington to host Health and Wellness Lecture Series

Irvington to host Health and Wellness Lecture Series

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss and the Irvington Department of Health and Senior Services are launching the first Health and Wellness Lecture Series for Black History Month in February. This free series is open to the public and will bring expert speakers to Irvington to discuss the impact of health inequalities, disparities, stigmas and […]

Cicely Tyson School hosts MLK Day celebration 

Cicely Tyson School hosts MLK Day celebration 

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Each January, it is customary for schools to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Together with East Orange City Council, the Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs, the Division of Senior Services and the East Orange School District, Cicely L. Tyson Community School of Performing & Fine Arts remembered Martin Luther King […]

NJIT Athletics teams up with Prosecutor’s Office to honor students

NJIT Athletics teams up with Prosecutor’s Office to honor students

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office of Newark isn’t just about arresting and prosecuting the bad guys. The Prosecutor’s Office has paired up with NJIT Athletics to create a program for youth called Highlander Star Students, which began in September with East Orange schools participating in the program. According to a list […]

Irvington receives first-ever lead-based grant

Irvington receives first-ever lead-based grant

IRVINGTON, NJ — Good fortune smiled on Irvington when, for the first time ever, the township was awarded a $3.3 million grant by the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development on Monday, Sep. 30. Irvington was selected to receive this enormous grant in order to conduct lead-remediation activities and to reduce the number of […]

Three new Orange BOE members are sworn in

Three new Orange BOE members are sworn in

ORANGE, NJ — Sueann Gravesande, Guadalupe Cabido and Shawneque Johnson were sworn in to the applause of families and friends at the Orange Board of Education reorganization at Orange Preparatory Academy on Monday, Jan. 6. “Tonight is a swearing-in ceremony for three new school board members on the Orange School Board,” Essex County Clerk Chris […]

Irvington hosts workshop for upcoming 2020 census

Irvington hosts workshop for upcoming 2020 census

IRVINGTON, NJ — In preparation for the 2020 census, the Irvington Interfaith Sub-Committee hosted a workshop at the First Congregational Church in Irvington on Thursday, Jan. 9, for the township’s faith leaders to get the word out and help ensure that everyone is aware of this huge event. The first “Make Irvington Count 2020 Census” […]

Orange mayor and councilwoman partner up to spread holiday cheer

Orange mayor and councilwoman partner up to spread holiday cheer

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange Democratic Committee members weren’t the only ones spreading holiday cheer and giving back to the community on Saturday, Dec. 21. While the committee hosted its annual coat drive, Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren and Councilwoman Adrienne Wooten were on a separate mission to give back to Orange residents. Traveling to visit […]

Cafe BLF Christmas Brunch serves Irvington community

Cafe BLF Christmas Brunch serves Irvington community

IRVINGTON, NJ — Believer’s Love Fellowship Church in Irvington opened its soup kitchen, Cafe BLF — Believer’s Love Fellowship — to the community and managed to warm many hearts this year by hosting its annual Christmas Brunch, serving those who were in need of a hot meal, on Christmas, Wednesday, Dec. 25. Part of the […]

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