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 […]

HUD awards more than $147 million to NJ communities

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 […]

A glimpse into Irvington’s glory when PSE&G uncovers old well

A glimpse into Irvington’s glory when PSE&G uncovers old well

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 […]

Accomplished Irvington author’s parenting guidebook now available

Accomplished Irvington author’s parenting guidebook now available

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., […]

Essex County commissioners celebrate African American Heritage Month

Essex County commissioners celebrate African American Heritage Month

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 NAACP to meet Feb. 27

Irvington NAACP to meet Feb. 27

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 kwitcher2000@yahoo.com.

Irvington passes ordinance on first reading to amend zoning code for small cell wireless facilities

Irvington passes ordinance on first reading to amend zoning code for small cell wireless facilities

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’s 2020 leaf collection schedule

Essex County’s 2020 leaf collection schedule

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 […]

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