NJ Transit continues quality of commute improvements at Port Authority Bus Terminal

NEWARK, NJ — Following the success of last year’s reorganization and consolidation of services within the Port Authority Bus Terminal, NJ Transit is again partnering with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for Phase Two of improvements to the quality of commute, according to an Aug. 23 press release. Beginning Sept. 3, […]

Construction projects under way in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — Anyone traveling through Irvington recently could not have overlooked the sidewalk construction here; the demolition of the old unused Madison Avenue School building to make way for a new state-of-the-art replacement; the ongoing development of the old Irvington General Hospital site on Chancellor Avenue; and the continuing demolition of old, abandoned houses […]

MHA earns grant to help the homeless within Essex

PATH expands in county via Mental Health Association

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The Mental Health Association of Essex County, headquartered in Montclair, has been awarded a grant of more than half a million dollars by the New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services to provide outreach services to adults diagnosed as mentally ill who are homeless or at imminent risk of becoming […]

13 new police officers defer accompanying salary increases

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss, Public Safety Director Tracy Bowers and fire Director John Brown recently made history in town by appointing Capt. Antonio Gary as the first black fire chief to lead the Irvington Fire Department. “I am honored to have the opportunity as mayor of Irvington to swear in our first […]

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, […]

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