Township prepares to host Unity Day 2018

Township prepares to host Unity Day 2018

IRVINGTON, NJ — The 17th annual Unity Day celebration will be hosted on Saturday, Aug. 11, from noon to 6 p.m., in Orange Avenue Park. “It all works together,” said Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs Director Donald Malloy on Monday, July 23. “The common objective is to move the two forward. People and […]

Township getting ready to celebrate 35 years of NNO

Township getting ready to celebrate 35 years of NNO

IRVINGTON, NJ — On Tuesday, Aug. 7, Irvington will join the rest of the country in observing the 35th anniversary of National Night Out in Civic Square from 6 to 9 p.m. The event will feature free food, drinks, prizes and giveaways. According to the National Night Out website, the United States has been celebrating […]

Irvington well-represented at Newark music festival

Irvington well-represented at Newark music festival

NEWARK, NJ — The Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District, on Broad Street in downtown Newark, hosted the 13th annual Lincoln Park Music Festival, beginning with gospel and rhythm-and-blues music on Friday, July 27, followed by house music on Saturday, July 28, and ending with hip-hop music on Sunday, July 29. The Newark rap group Lords […]

Councilwoman hosts community cookout on her birthday

Councilwoman hosts community cookout on her birthday

IRVINGTON, NJ — South Ward Councilwoman Sandy Jones spent her birthday, Saturday, July 28, doing what she’s always done — throwing a community cookout and block party for her neighbors and constituents, instead of sitting back and letting someone else throw a party for her. “Yes, today is my birthday. I had the big party […]

Summer programs highlight what Irvington has to offer

Summer programs highlight what Irvington has to offer

IRVINGTON, NJ — According to Recreation Department, Cultural Affairs and Parks Director Donald Malloy, Irvington’s parks are the place to be this summer. “New this year is 40th Street Park for summer program,” said Malloy on Tuesday, July 17. “We renovated the building and enlarged the space with a new room, bathrooms and office area. […]

Townships plans for 17th annual Unity Day on Aug. 11

Townships plans for 17th annual Unity Day on Aug. 11

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington is getting ready to host its annual Unity Day celebration on Saturday, Aug. 11, in Orange Avenue Park. “It all works together,” said Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs Director Donald Malloy on Monday, July 23. “The common objective is to move the two forward — people and community. That’s […]

Irvington gearing up to host National Night Out 2018

Irvington gearing up to host National Night Out 2018

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington’s government is joining with its Police and Fire divisions to gear up for National Night Out 2018 on Tuesday, Aug. 7, from 6 to 9 p.m. in Civic Square for a local celebration of the nationwide event. “Thank you to all our sponsors,” said Mayor Tony Vauss on Monday, July 23. […]

Mayor, PSD director initiate annual summer policing plan

IRVINGTON, NJ — Building on his first term in office, Mayor Tony Vauss ended his inauguration and swearing-in ceremony on Sunday, July 1, by promising to continue making Irvington clean and safe, particularly in the summer months, when statistics show that an annual spike in crime occurs. “I thank you for your support over the […]

Rec Dept. ready with busy schedule of summer programs

Rec Dept. ready with busy schedule of summer programs

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss lauded recreation department Director Donald Malloy during his inauguration speech on Sunday, July 1, then put him back to work organizing the township’s schedule of summer programs for residents. “This is one of our great busy times, which is our recreation department’s biggest summer activity programs,” said Malloy on […]

ECPO, EC Bar Foundation sponsor gun buyback program

ECPO, EC Bar Foundation sponsor gun buyback program

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and Essex County Bar Association President Raj Gadhok announced July 19 that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and the Essex County Bar Foundation, the related charitable arm of the ECBA, are co-sponsoring a one-day gun buyback program this fall. The initiative is the first time in […]