Bus driver and one passenger killed in crash

NEWARK, NJ — The Newark Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office are investigating a fatal bus crash that resulted in the death of a NJ Transit bus driver and one passenger. On Friday, Aug. 19, shortly after 6 a.m., a NJ Transit bus – the 59 line to Westfield – collided with the […]

Unity Day brings its own heat to Irvington

Unity Day brings its own heat to Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington’s annual Unity Day celebration took place in Orange Avenue Park on Saturday, Aug. 13, with revelers coming from around the state to enjoy the festivities. Michael Echevestre said he came all the way from Kearny in Hudson County for the event, along with his friend Jessica Difeo, on Saturday, Aug. 13. […]

Civic Square brings the jazz a third time

IRVINGTON, NJ — The final installment of the three-part Taste of Irvington Jazz in the Square concert series is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 18, from 5 to 9 p.m. in Civic Square and its organizers are hoping the entire community will come out to enjoy the event. According to the Jazz in the Square organizers, […]

13 police officers promoted, as well as township’s first black fire chief

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss and Public Safety Director Tracy Bowers recently promoted 13 members of the Irvington Police Department, ranging from sergeant to deputy chief. Capt. Stephen Yannotti, Det. Capt. Michael Tomich and Capt. Dwayne Mitchell were all promoted to deputy chief. The other promotions included: Lt. Stewart Townsend, Lt. Kenneth Price, Lt. […]

Did F.B.I. raid Orange City Hall also?

ORANGE, NJ — While the warrant executed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation to seize materials and information from the Orange Public Library related to an ongoing investigation on Thursday, July 21, surprised many, a similar warrant served to City Hall on North Day Street on the same day is even more surprising. According to […]

Rev. Ron Christian Sports Complex hosts grand opening

NEWARK, NJ — The Rev. Ronald B. Christian’s family was joined by numerous local political and popular figures at the grand opening of the new sports and recreation complex in Weequahic Park in Newark that bears his name Wednesday, July 20. The state-of-the-art facility built was by LandTek, which also built the Blue Knights Sports […]