Presentation tackles dangers of diabetes

Presentation tackles dangers of diabetes

ORANGE, NJ — Orange hosted a virtual presentation, led by East Orange General Hospital clinical dietitian and program coordinator Monika Mahajan and Orange Councilwoman at large Adrienne Wooten, in an effort to spread awareness and educate the community about diabetes, on Thursday, March 25. “Diabetes is a chronic, life-threatening disease that impacts how your body […]

COVID-19 vaccinations continue in township

COVID-19 vaccinations continue in township

IRVINGTON, NJ — Residents have been able to breathe a bit more easily since receiving the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines on Monday, March 29, at the Irvington Housing Authority, courtesy of the Essex County mobile COVID-19 vaccination unit. “Close to 200 people have been vaccinated today,” Department of Health and Senior Services Director Sonia […]

East Orange honors women in public safety in virtual ceremony

East Orange honors women in public safety in virtual ceremony

EAST ORANGE, NJ — On March 22, East Orange 1st Ward Councilwoman and Public Safety Chairperson Amy Lewis, along with fellow Councilwomen Alicia Holman, Tameika Garrett-Ward and Brittany Claybrooks, honored three female East Orange Police Department officers during a virtual ceremony called “An Applause for Her” for Women’s History Month. Lt. Marilyn Berrouet, Sgt. Keanna […]

Food distribution once again aids Irvington residents in the face of COVID-19

Food distribution once again aids Irvington residents in the face of COVID-19

IRVINGTON, NJ — As we enter the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic, Irvington families and individuals continue to suffer. To help residents in need, Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss and Jerry Smith, senior pastor at Transcend Worship Center in Irvington, held a drive-up food distribution event on March 18. “The drive-up giveaway came from the […]

Rutgers Medical discusses mounting concerns surrounding vaccinations at East Orange meeting

Rutgers Medical discusses mounting concerns surrounding vaccinations at East Orange meeting

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange Mayor Ted Green hosted a March 10 town hall meeting with East Orange Health Officer Victor Kuteyi, East Orange Police Chief Phyllis Bindi and Dr. Shobha Swaminathan, associate professor of medicine at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, to discuss the clinical trials of the COVID-19 vaccines and to address […]

Queen Latifah films her show at Irvington High School

Queen Latifah films her show at Irvington High School

IRVINGTON, NJ — Lately, Irvington High School has been the epicenter for many positive things happening within the township. Most recently, the high school was featured on prime-time TV. Given the huge building’s historic feel and look, the high school served as a filming location for the hit Fox television show “The Equalizer,” starring Queen […]

Irvington sponsors resolution to designate COVID-19 Memorial Day

Irvington sponsors resolution to designate COVID-19 Memorial Day

IRVINGTON, NJ — This month officially marks one year since COVID-19 shut down the state and created a new normal for everyone. To commemorate this event, the township of Irvington has sponsored a resolution to designate the first Monday of March as COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day. “This resolution acknowledges and recognizes the devastating […]