Lyons again chosen as council president at reorganization

Lyons again chosen as council president at reorganization

IRVINGTON, NJ — North Ward Councilman David Lyons was chosen by his Irvington Municipal Council colleagues to serve a second consecutive term as council president during the reorganization meeting held at Christian Pentecostal Church on Clinton Avenue on Sunday, July 1. The council majority also voted to have at large Councilwoman Renee Burgess serve a […]

Irvington well-represented at the EO’s annual fireworks display and concert

Irvington well-represented at the EO’s annual fireworks display and concert

EAST ORANGE, NJ — At large Councilwoman October Hudley represented the township well at East Orange’s Independence Day concert and fireworks display in Paul Robeson Stadium on Park Avenue on Wednesday, July 4. “All these areas — Newark, East Orange, Orange — they’re all my town. We’re all family,” said Hudley on Wednesday, July 4. […]

IHS Class of 2018 graduation caps off busy year for JROTC

NEWARK, NJ — The Irvington High School Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps once again played a major role in the Class of 2018 graduation ceremony in the Essex County College Gym on Wednesday, June 20. “JROTC graduated 41 cadets,” retired U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Harvey Craig said Tuesday, June 26. “I have six that […]

County asks property owners to help in battle to control mosquitoes

County asks property owners to help in battle to control mosquitoes

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Division of Mosquito Control/Environmental Services conducts mosquito control measures throughout the year, but property owners can help control the mosquito population by eliminating any standing water from their properties in which mosquitoes could lay eggs. The following are some easy tips provided by the American Mosquito Control Association […]

Class of 2018 graduates from Irvington High School

Class of 2018 graduates from Irvington High School

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Essex County College Gymnasium was filled to capacity on Wednesday, June 20, for Irvington High School’s Class of 2018 graduation ceremony. In fact, the bleachers inside the ECC gym were so filled that the school security force assigned to the event had to bar some people from coming inside. So they […]

IPD still reaping benefits from 3 recent EOPD transfers

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Police Division has gained three new members, formerly of the East Orange Police Department, who transferred to the IPD prior to former East Orange Public Safety Director Sheilah Coley’s resignation, effective Friday, June 8. One of those officers, Keishon Jonas, participated in the third annual National Gun Violence Awareness Day […]

Irvington takes part in EO mayor’s Father’s Day Breakfast

Irvington takes part in EO mayor’s Father’s Day Breakfast

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Irvington was at East Orange Mayor Ted Green’s annual Father’s Day Breakfast at Langston Hughes Elementary School on Rhode Island Avenue in that city’s 3rd Ward on Saturday, June 16, by Ron Brown, an Irvington Board of Education member and the Essex County Improvement Authority commissioner. “Fatherhood is the cornerstone for […]

Bowers part of panel helping EO mayor to find new PSD director

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington Public Safety Director Tracy Bowers has been helping East Orange Mayor Ted Green search to find a new Public Safety Department director of his own, to replace former East Orange Public Safety Director Sheilah Coley, who officially submitted her letter of resignation Tuesday, May 29. While some municipal leaders and elected […]

FOIP hosts annual Father’s Day Cookout in Irvington Park

FOIP hosts annual Father’s Day Cookout in Irvington Park

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss joined Omar Bilal Beasley, South Ward Councilwoman Sandy Jones and other Friends of Irvington Park at the annual Father’s Day Cookout at the D. Bilal Beasley Community Center in Irvington Park on Saturday, June 16. “Today, we’re here for the Friends of Irvington Park annual Father’s Day Cookout,” Vauss […]

Maplewood Girl Scouts do community service

Maplewood Girl Scouts do community service

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Girl Scout Troop 20443, comprised of fifth-graders from Jefferson Elementary School, have spent the year volunteering at Harmony Day Care Center in Irvington. Starting in September, the Troop visited Harmony DCC monthly, reading to and playing with infants and young children. On their recent visit in May, the troop presented Harmony DCC […]

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