Urban mayors stand together against the threat of COVID-19

Urban mayors stand together against the threat of COVID-19

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County is once again plagued with COVID-19 cases. Refusing to tolerate an uncontrolled rise in cases for the second time, the mayors of Irvington, Newark, Orange and East Orange came together via Facebook Live to address these concerns on Nov. 16 During the discussion, despite praising the efforts of Gov. […]

Hot comb causes two-alarm fire within township

Hot comb causes two-alarm fire within township

IRVINGTON, NJ — With Thanksgiving approaching, one thing many people are thankful for is a roof over their head. Countless residents are left homeless during the cold and flu season for a variety of reasons, including financial woes and house fires. Unfortunately, the latter became a harsh reality for the occupants of one Irvington home. […]

VFW commander eagerly awaits holiday

VFW commander eagerly awaits holiday

IRVINGTON, NJ — Veterans Day, which will be observed next week on Nov. 11, is a big deal for a lot of people, particularly veterans such as Penny Register. Originally from Wilmington, N.C., the commander of Irvington’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1941 now lives in Elizabeth and has had numerous memorable experiences in her […]

New York family seeks justice from OPD

New York family seeks justice from OPD

ORANGE, NJ — An unforeseen experience involving the Orange Police Department has left one family shaken, seeking explanations and wondering whether there are predatory towing practices that target drivers in New Jersey. Long Beach, N.Y., resident Dana Szczepaniak, whose mother and aunt were on their way to her wedding when their car was impounded and […]

IHS alum named interim coach of NFL team

IHS alum named interim coach of NFL team

IRVINGTON, NJ — Great talent has emerged from Irvington. And now Irvington High School School Class of 1994 alumnus Raheem Morris has been named the new interim head coach of the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons. A Hofstra University graduate, Morris was once the head coach of the NFL team Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Morris has replaced former […]

New initiatives to help Irvington community

IRVINGTON, NJ — Coming to grips with the possibility of a second wave of COVID-19, the township of Irvington is seeking to help its residents through various initiatives. “Recognizing the need to provide as much support to local residents and businesses as possible, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Vauss has launched the following initiatives,” […]

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