IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington Councilwoman at large October Hudley reads to students as part of Read Across America, a national campaign to encourage literacy and a love of reading.
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 […]
ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Feb. 25, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced $5.5 billion in funding to local programs throughout the country that provide affordable housing, community development and economic opportunity, and support to individuals and families experiencing homelessness. New Jersey was awarded $147,874,036. “These core programs provide our local partners […]
By Lauren Ugorji, PSE&G IRVINGTON, NJ — The unearthing of a more than 140-year-old well by PSE&G crews working in Irvington generated a buzz in a neighborhood that has endured months of COVID-19 restrictions and revealed a vital piece of the town’s farming-hub past. A lost tool, a found well In early December, after […]
IRVINGTON, NJ — Many have accomplished a great deal, but not many can say they have accomplished as much as Harry Paden. His many accomplishments include hosting and producing the cable program “The Irvington Now Show,” having served as a community affairs representative to Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss, owning and running consulting company HP Inc., […]
NEWARK, NJ — On Feb. 17, the Essex County Board of County Commissioners virtually held its 2021 African American Heritage Month celebration via Zoom. The ceremony commemorated the heritage, culture, resilience and spirit of the African American community, and acknowledged the contributions of Essex County’s African American residents. Commissioner President Wayne Richardson began the program […]
IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington NAACP will meet Saturday, Feb. 27, at 3 p.m. via Zoom for the installation of the executive committee members and a black history presentation by Bashir Akinyele on “Knowledge of Self: The Keys to Black and Human Liberation.” To attend the meeting, send an email to Kathleen Witcher at email@example.com.
ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Feb. 18, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren, East Orange Mayor Ted Green, Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh, Camden Mayor Frank Moran, Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora, Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss and Atlantic City Mayor Marty Small Sr. announced the creation of the NJ FAM — aka New Jersey 40 […]
IRVINGTON, NJ — In the year 2020, some cities and towns are looking to make a much-needed upgrade. Recognizing that technology plays a key role in life these days, the township of Irvington plans to upgrade its zoning regulations to allow for small cell wireless facilities, which would enhance internet and communication capabilities for residents. […]
ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County’s 2020 leaf collection schedule for county roads begins at the end of October. Residents whose properties are on county roads may place their leaves in biodegradable bags or sweep the loose leaves into piles at the curb. To organize leaf collection on county roads, Essex County is divided into […]