‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ this holiday season

‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ this holiday season

TRENTON, NJ — With the winter holidays underway, acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck and the Division of Highway Traffic Safety are reminding motorists to stay sober behind the wheel as New Jersey prepares to launch its annual traffic safety enforcement campaign targeting impaired driving during the busy holiday travel season. Starting Friday, Dec. 3, […]

Irvington Council passes Springfield Avenue Business Improvement District’s budget

Irvington Council passes Springfield Avenue Business Improvement District’s budget

IRVINGTON, NJ — During the Oct. 25 Irvington City Council meeting, council members unanimously voted to adopt the Irvington Springfield Avenue Business Improvement District’s 2021-2022 budget. Introduced Sept. 27 and passed on second reading Oct. 25, the ISABID’s 2021-2022 budget is for $450,900. According to Council President Renee Burgess, this approved budget will allow the […]

NJDOT announces $161 million in municipal aid grants

NJDOT announces $161 million in municipal aid grants

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy and New Jersey Department of Transportation Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti announced $161.25 million in fiscal year 2022 municipal aid grants, with 541 cities and towns across the state receiving funds to advance road, bridge, safety and quality-of-life improvements, according to an Oct. 26 press release. The competitive municipal aid […]

Haitian leaders address Haiti migrant crisis at town hall in Irvington

Haitian leaders address Haiti migrant crisis at town hall in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — On Oct. 24, the National Haitian American Elected Officials Network held a community town-hall meeting to discuss the Haiti migrant crisis. The town hall was held at Eglise Baptiste De La Nouvelle Jerusalem church on Nye Avenue in Irvington.  Irvington Council Second Vice President Charnette Frederic, who is also NHAEON vice chairperson, […]

People’s Organization for Progress marches 67 miles to Trenton

People’s Organization for Progress marches 67 miles to Trenton

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Oct. 8, the People’s Organization for Progress, a longtime activist group that has expanded from Essex County to statewide, held “A Long Walk.” POP Chairperson Larry Hamm led the long-distance walk, starting in Montclair and moving the full 67 miles to Trenton, the state’s capital. Many marches, rallies and demonstrations […]

Authorities investigate fatal motor vehicle incident in Irvington

Authorities investigate fatal motor vehicle incident in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a motor vehicle incident that resulted in the death of a 20-year-old East Orange man, according to an Oct. 21 press release from the ECPO. On Sunday, Oct. 17, at approximately 10:28 p.m., a stolen Land […]

Irvington holds successful Breast Cancer Walk

Irvington holds successful Breast Cancer Walk

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Department of Health and Senior Services organized its 10th annual Breast Cancer Walk at Irvington Park on Saturday, Oct. 16, back after a hiatus last year due to COVID-19. COVID-19 testing and vaccines were also available for residents who wished to get tested or vaccinated. Walk participants were encouraged to […]

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