Help Essex high schoolers learn ‘Love Shouldn’t Hurt!’

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Does your teenager know the warning signs of an abusive relationship? One in three teens experience verbal or physical abuse from a dating partner. This statistic is the reason that “safe dating” education is now required by law in New Jersey, according to a press release from NCJW/Essex. Essex County high […]

Irvington suffers its fourth homicide of the year

IRVINGTON, NJ — The township suffered another setback in its ongoing struggle to make Irvington safe and clean on Tuesday, Oct. 25, when the fourth homicide of the year occurred on Myrtle Avenue. On Wednesday, Oct. 26, acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Irvington police Director Tracy Bowers announced the Irvington Police Department […]

Christian remembered fondly at memorial service

Christian remembered fondly at memorial service

IRVINGTON, NJ — The congregation of Christian Love Baptist Church held a special memorial service at the church on Lyons Avenue on Sunday, Oct. 30, to mark the anniversary of the death of their pastor, the Rev. Ronald B. Christian. “Rev. Ron loved the islands; he loved to get away and go and just relax […]

Attorney general urged to use Faison case as a template

NEWARK, NJ — During the People’s Organization for Progress’s 40th consecutive Justice Monday protest rally in Newark, Chairman Larry Hamm was quick to admit the shooting death of Earl Faison was more relevant than ever, thanks in part to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s decision to launch her own independent civil rights investigation into the […]

Larry Hamm, P.O.P. spend Halloween protesting at rally

NEWARK, NJ — People’s Organization for Progress Chairman Larry Hamm and his group of grassroots activists spent Halloween holding their 40th consecutive Justice Monday protest rally in front of the Peter Rodino Federal Building on Broad Street in downtown Newark, despite the fact that U.S. Attorney General for New Jersey Paul Fishman recently decided not […]

Irvington police host annual Safe Halloween event

Irvington police host annual Safe Halloween event

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Police Department, working with the Fire Department, Mayor Tony Vauss, the Municipal Council and with support from the Irvington Chamber of Commerce and the township’s business community, hosted its annual Safe Halloween event on Monday, Oct. 31, in Civic Square. “This is another successful event where the police and other […]

Uncle Majic downplays scary clown sightings

Uncle Majic downplays scary clown sightings

IRVINGTON, NJ — Every Halloween, urban myths start circulating about black vans stealing children, razor blades stuffed into apples and other events during the time of year set aside to celebrate all things scary. This year, there have been reports from across the country of people dressed in “sinister-looking” and “scary” clown suits, appearing mysteriously […]

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