Irvington well-represented at East Orange’s annual MACfest

Irvington well-represented at East Orange’s annual MACfest

IRVINGTON, NJ — The township of Irvington was well represented at the city of East Orange’s second Music Arts and Culture Fest East Orange’s City Hall Plaza on Saturday, June 4. Irvington Neighborhood Preservation Program Director Melody Thomas-Scott, an East Orange native, and Irvington Building Department Director Ted Green — who is also the East […]

IHA board of commissioners gets an earful

IHA board of commissioners gets an earful

IRVINGTON, NJ — Several members of the Irvington Housing Authority’s board of commissioners remarked that their meeting Monday, June 13, at 624 Nye Ave. was not like any public board meeting they’d had before. That was because it seemed as if every IHA public housing tenant who came to the meeting had a horror story to […]

Taste of Irvington jazz concert series set to kick off summer

Taste of Irvington jazz concert series set to kick off summer

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss and the Irvington Municipal Council are bringing music back to the township’s streets this summer with the Taste of Irvington’s “Jazz in the Square” music series scheduled for three Thursdays: June 16, July 21 and Aug. 18. The headlining acts scheduled are Dimension Band and Valerie Adams on June […]

Irvington suffers first homicide of 2016, cracks down on crime

Irvington suffers first homicide of 2016, cracks down on crime

IRVINGTON, NJ — The township suffered its first homicide of 2016 on Friday, May 20. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Irvington Public Safety Director Tracy Bowers announced on Friday, May 20, that the Irvington Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide-Major Crimes Task Force were in the early stages of […]

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 […]

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