IHOP owner a featured speaker at annual Women’s Symposium at NJIT

IHOP owner a featured speaker at annual Women’s Symposium at NJIT

IRVINGTON, NJ — Adenah Bayoh, owner of the International House of Pancakes in Irvington, was a featured guest speaker on Thursday, May 26, at the second annual Women’s Symposium organized by My Sister’s Keeper at the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus in downtown Newark. “That was exciting,” said Bayoh on Tuesday, May 31. “I […]

Irvingtonians attend Farrakhan speech at Newark church

Irvingtonians attend Farrakhan speech at Newark church

NEWARK, NJ — When minister Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam came to Newark on Monday, May 23, to speak at Metropolitan Baptist Church on Springfield Avenue, Rasheed Williams made sure to be in the audience. A resident of Irvington and a practicing Muslim, Williams is also a grassroots organizer representing the former Team […]

Irvington native chosen for unique international ethics program

Irvington native chosen for unique international ethics program

IRVINGTON, NJ — Pamela Nwaoko, who grew up in Irvington and currently attends Harvard Law School, is among 12 law students chosen by the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics to participate in a two-week program in Europe this summer, which uses the conduct of lawyers and judges in Nazi Germany as […]

As layoff looms, IHA workers try to save health care

As layoff looms, IHA workers try to save health care

IRVINGTON, NJ — Although Caleb Bryant, the Service Employees International Union Local 617 shop steward and 12 other Irvington Housing Authority maintenance workers may have received an “indefinite postponement” of their scheduled layoff on Thursday, May 5, the price may have been their own health. Health care, that is. “Presently, our union will present IHA with […]

Lyons wins re-election as a member of Team Irvington Strong

IRVINGTON, NJ — Seasons change and clothing comes in and out of fashion, but David Lyons has consistently found his place on the Irvington Municipal Council; he was elected a sixth time as councilman on Tuesday, May 10, winning the North Ward with 435 votes to challenger Cathy Southerland’s 150 votes. However, there was one […]

S.E.R.T. takes lead in Operation May Day tactical strikes

IRVINGTON, NJ — Earlier this year, when Mayor Tony Vauss unveiled the Public Safety Department Police Division’s new Special Enforcement Response Team and announced the partnership with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, he said it was to send a message to criminals and lawbreakers everywhere. “I want to make it clear to everyone that we […]

Locals race to slow down cancer

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Several local residents participated in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure held at the South Mountain Recreation Complex on May 1. Of the nine USATF Timed 5K Race medal winners, five were local, including Ben Guerin, 19, of Irvington, who won second-place in men’s with a time of 27:26; […]

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