Back to School Bash in Union Avenue Park

Back to School Bash in Union Avenue Park

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Winning or Nothing Step Ahead T-shirt company on Springfield Avenue in Irvington sponsored its annual Back to School Bash community cookout in Union Avenue Park on Saturday, Aug. 27. “We’re over here, just doing a community cookout unity and stuff, just like we did for the last few years,” Seji Lusi, […]

‘Rev. Ron’ watching over football field this season

‘Rev. Ron’ watching over football field this season

IRVINGTON, NJ — With the Pop Warner youth football season under way in Irvington, Newark, East Orange and throughout New Jersey, the new field that is the centerpiece of the Rev. Ronald B. Christian Sports and Recreation Complex in Weequahic Park is being put to good use. Teams, including the South Side Bulldogs and the […]

Essex County annual 9/11 memorial at Eagle Rock

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County will host its annual Sept. 11 ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 11, at 8 a.m. — with chamber music playing until 2 p.m. — at the Sept. 11 Memorial in Eagle Rock Reservation off of Eagle Rock Avenue in West Orange. This year’s ceremony, which is held by County Executive […]

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 […]

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