H.U.D. had been investigating Brown long before he was fired

H.U.D. had been investigating Brown long before he was fired

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Housing Authority Board of Commissioners cited information they received from the federal Housing and Urban Development department as its primary reason for terminating Executive Director David Brown’s employment for cause at a special meeting Thursday, Feb. 8. The Irvington Herald newspaper has reached out to H.U.D. Regional Director Sonia Burgos […]

IHA Board of Commissioners fire executive director ‘for cause’

IHA Board of Commissioners fire executive director ‘for cause’

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Housing Authority Board of Commissioners voted at a special meeting Wednesday, Feb. 8, to terminate Executive Director David Brown and pay him four months’ salary as severance pay. According to Mayor Tony Vauss, former Newark Regional Housing Department official Diane Johnson has been tapped to replace Brown. Johnson reportedly currently […]

Free cardiac and concussion screenings for young athletes

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes at RWJBarnabas Health will provide free cardiac and concussion baseline screenings to young athletes on Saturday, March 4, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Codey Arena, 560 Northfield Ave. in West Orange. Available to the first 200 young athletes who […]

Mayor delivers third annual State of the Township Address

Mayor delivers third annual State of the Township Address

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss hosted his third annual State of the Township Address at Christian Pentecostal Church on Thursday, Jan. 26. Three years into a four-year term in office, Vauss organized an event that filled the church to capacity, with a free meal provided inside the church annex afterward for everyone in […]

Lyons inducted into Elected Officials Hall of Fame

IRVINGTON, NJ — After more than 20 years of service to the Irvington Township community as the North Ward councilman, many of them as the lone voice of opposition on the seven-member governing body to the Team Irvington social and political organization, Municipal Councilman David Lyons recently learned he will being inducted into the New […]

‘Information Void’ draws 200 attendees

‘Information Void’ draws 200 attendees

LIVINGSTON, NJ — With the threats to reproductive health care access becoming ever more real, according to a press release from NCJW/Essex, a program on Thursday, Jan. 26, “The Information Void: A Discussion of Reproductive Health Education,” drew a crowd of 200 people ready to take action. The program, sponsored by more than 20 organizations […]

Irvington, sister cities well-represented at home mortgage foreclosure forum

Irvington, sister cities well-represented at home mortgage foreclosure forum

NEWARK, NJ — Fredricka Bey and the Women In Support of the Million Man March held an installment of the ongoing home mortgage foreclosure prevention and education forums at Essex County College on Wednesday, Jan. 25. Journalist Walter Fields moderated the forum and a number of area elected officials participated in the event, including Irvington […]

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