Community dumpsters available in Irvington

Community dumpsters available in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — On June 19, Irvington residents took advantage of a Team Up, Clean Up event, where dumpsters were placed at Irvington schools for residents to dispose of bulk trash items. Due to the program’s success, it will return next month on Saturday, July 24, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. This event is […]

Essex County SummerMusic Concert Series returns for 2021

Essex County SummerMusic Concert Series returns for 2021

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The 2021 Essex County Free SummerMusic Concert Series will bring a diverse group of musicians and entertainers to perform at locations throughout the Essex County Park System. This year’s free series features three concert and fireworks spectaculars, five concerts in Brookdale Park, 12 concerts throughout the county, and two cultural festivals. […]

Murphy visits Irvington to encourage vaccine confidence

Murphy visits Irvington to encourage vaccine confidence

IRVINGTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy recently visited Irvington to encourage residents to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. While in the city, Murphy joined N.J. Secretary of Higher Education Brian Bridges, Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss and N&N Unisex barber shop owner Hugea Newman for an informal a roundtable discussion on boosting vaccine confidence among residents of […]

St. Hubert’s holds dog vaccination clinic in Irvington

St. Hubert’s holds dog vaccination clinic in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — Pet owners in Irvington gathered on a sunny Saturday, June 5, to get their dogs vaccinated at a free clinic hosted by the Irvington Health Department, township officials and St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center. Dozens of dogs of all shapes, sizes and breeds received free rabies and distemper vaccinations at the event, […]

Authorities seek help identifying a person of interest

Authorities seek help identifying a person of interest

IRVINGTON, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced June 3 that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a person of interest in connection with the death of Michael Williams, 35, of Irvington. On May 15, Williams was found unresponsive at Springfield […]

NJDEP announces $20.7M in Clean Communities grants

NJDEP announces $20.7M in Clean Communities grants

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — During a May 26 news conference at Great Falls National Park in Paterson, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection acting Commissioner Shawn LaTourette announced the award of $20.7 million in grants to help municipalities and counties implement programs to clean up and reduce litter in communities across New Jersey. LaTourette also […]

SONIC Drive-In donates to teachers for Teacher Appreciation Month

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — To honor the creative efforts teachers have made to maneuver their ever-shifting learning environments and keep students engaged this past year, SONIC Drive-In donated $1.5 million to teacher requests on national education nonprofit site DonorsChoose on Teacher Appreciation Day on May 4. As part of SONIC’s ongoing Limeades for Learning initiative, […]

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