Rainbows program sheds light for grief-stricken children

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Do you have a child 5 to 12 years old who is grieving a loss from a life-altering crisis such as death, divorce, separation, abandonment or another painful family transition? The Rainbows support group program for children in that age group will be meeting at the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center […]

McDaniel continues efforts to recall the mayor

IRVINGTON, NJ — It’s a new year, but Elouise McDaniel, president of the Irvington Joint Block and Nesbitt Terrace Block associations, is continuing the effort to recall Mayor Tony Vauss, which she began with Dee Fuqua and Cathy Southern. Fuqua is president of the Orange Avenue and Oakland Avenue Block Association and Southern has run […]

Timberlake is reelected president by Essex County Freeholders

Timberlake is reelected president by Essex County Freeholders

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Freeholder Britnee N. Timberlake of East Orange was re-elected president of the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders during the board’s annual reorganization meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 4, at the Hall of Records. Timberlake was nominated by Freeholder Vice President Gill, Freeholder Lebby C. Jones of Irvington and Freeholder Cynthia D. […]

Free and reduced meals offered at child care center

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Love and Laughter Child Care Center, 1200 Clinton Ave., Suite 110, Irvington, has announced sponsorship of the Child Care Food Program. This is a federally funded program that reimburses sponsoring agencies that provide healthy meals and snacks at no charge to children enrolled in licensed or approved dare-care facilities. Meals are […]

Irvington poet enthralls at tribute to King

Irvington poet enthralls at tribute to King

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Committee’s 32nd annual Legacy of a Dream Commemorative Tribute to the Life and Work of Martin Luther King Jr. in the Irvington High School auditorium on Saturday, Jan. 14, featured a reading by Irvington poet Craig Garner, in addition to performances by the Irvington […]

NCGW to hold annual Harambee breakfast

NEWARK, NJ — The National Council of Negro Women, Section of the Oranges, will celebrate its 34th Harambee breakfast on Saturday, Feb. 18, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Metropolitan Baptist Church, 149 Springfield Ave. in Newark. The breakfast’s theme is “Keeping the Lights On: Education, Activism and Sisterhood,” with guest speaker Maretta J. […]

Irvington well-represented at East Orange’s reorganization

Irvington well-represented at East Orange’s reorganization

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Irvington Township was well-represented at the East Orange City Council’s annual reorganization meeting Monday, Jan. 2, inside Council Chambers in East Orange, where 3rd Ward Councilman Ted Green was once again chosen by his council colleagues to serve as chairman. The presence of so many Irvington elected officials and township employees […]

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