Upgrades and renovations continue at 40th St. Park

IRVINGTON, NJ — Earlier this year, Mayor Tony Vauss and Recreation Department Director Donald Malloy announced that the long-awaited 40th Street Park renovation and upgrade had finally begun, which also meant no summer camps or activities will be scheduled at the park during July and August. “We’re operating out of all the parks in town, […]

Recreation Department hosts its first dance recital

Recreation Department hosts its first dance recital

IRVINGTON, NJ — On Memorial Day, Mayor Tony Vauss and Recreation Department Director Donald Malloy announced the township would offer free new arts and culture programs for children, including dance classes with Irvington Dance Company Choreographer Fiona Best, at the Chris Gatling Center on Union Avenue. One month later, Best and her dance students held […]

Youth leaders ADAPT to a healthier way of life

Youth leaders ADAPT to a healthier way of life

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Heading into summer vacation, many parents and guardians become concerned with how their children will fill their time. Unstructured time can be dangerous, especially for teenagers who may have access to drugs or alcohol. Luckily, Essex County parents and guardians can count on ADAPT to help them steer their children in […]

Servicemen’s Clubhouse razed to make way for new Taco Bell

IRVINGTON, NJ — The old Servicemen’s Clubhouse on Springfield Avenue across from Civic Square is gone. The clubhouse, which had been used as recently as Memorial Day on Monday, May 29, has been demolished to make way for the new Taco Bell restaurant that a developer paid the township $800,000 for permission to build, according […]

Irvington High School graduates its Class of 2017

Irvington High School graduates its Class of 2017

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington High School’s 138th commencement ceremony was held at Newark Symphony Hall in downtown Newark on Wednesday, June 21. Oluchukwu Ibe was the Class of 2017 valedictorian and Ashley Reid was the salutatorian. James G. Petrucci, the founder and president of J.G. Petrucci Company Inc., was the guest speaker and, even though […]

Madison Ave. School ends school year with Fun Day

Madison Ave. School ends school year with Fun Day

IRVINGTON, NJ — Madison Avenue School students and faculty celebrated the end of the 2016-17 school year a few days early, with Fun Day on Friday, June 16. “This is wonderful event that is done by our PTA, with Mrs. Kim Spann, our secretary, taking the lead on many of the initiatives,” said Principal Ginger […]

Fathers honored at fifth annual Champagne Brunch

Fathers honored at fifth annual Champagne Brunch

IRVINGTON, NJ — Essex County Surrogate Ted Stephens hosted his fifth annual Champagne Brunch Honoring Fathers on Saturday, June 17, at Mayfair Farms in West Orange. This year, Irvington led the way with two honorees, Mayor Tony Vauss and his friend, Building Director and East Orange Mayor-elect Ted Green. The other honorees were lobbyist James […]

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