Irvington celebrates Haiti’s 217th Independence Day

Irvington celebrates Haiti’s 217th Independence Day

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Charnette Frederic Civic Association presented a 217th Haitian Independence Day celebration on Jan. 1. The virtual event, which was emceed by Haitian poet Paul El Sadate with historian Ing P. Toussaint, honored the New Jersey chapter of the Association Medicale Haitienne a l’Etranger. Performers included Jean-Claude Jean, Pesky, Low Vocal, Jean-Claude […]

Dancy elected as new branch president of Irvington NAACP

IRVINGTON, NJ — At the Irvington NAACP’s election on Thursday, Nov. 1, in Greater New Point Baptist Church on Paine Avenue, Thurman Dancy was elected as its new president. Dancy beat out at large Councilwoman Charnette Frederic 7-3, with 10 members participating in the election. “It feels challenging and exciting to be the new president,” […]

IHS JROTC turn our in force for Memorial Day Parade

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington public schools and the Irvington High School Junior ROTC once again proved to be the perfect partners an official township occasion when they turned out in full force to participate in the annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 28. “We’ve got to get out and support the community, support […]

Jacob’s Taxi Co. honored at annual Haitian flag-raising celebration

IRVINGTON, NJ — Joseph Saintil, owner of Jacob’s Taxi company on Central Avenue in East Orange, was honored for his dedication to the Haitian-American community in New Jersey on Saturday, May 26, at Irvington’s Haitian flag-raising celebration, organized and sponsored by at large Councilwoman Charnette Frederic’s Civic Association and the Ring the Bell for the […]

Haitian flag-raising celebration still on for May 26

IRVINGTON, NJ — At large Councilwoman Charnette Frederic, who was elected to a second consecutive term in office in the Tuesday, May 8, and her Charnette Frederic Civic Association Inc. have partnered with the Ring the Bell for the Community organization and several local business sponsors to host a Haitian flag-raising celebration in Civic Square […]

Vauss, Team Irvington Strong win big in election

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss was unanimously elected to a second term in office in the municipal election on Tuesday, May 8, as he was running unopposed. But surprisingly, in addition to getting 99.16 percent of the votes, there were 3,468 votes cast, according to the unofficial results posted on Essex County Clerk Chris […]

Haitian flag-raising fetes set for Irvington and East Orange

EAST ORANGE, IRVINGTON, NJ — Haitian-Americans in East Orange and Irvington will have two opportunities to celebrate their island homeland’s culture, thanks to Haitian flag-raising celebrations in East Orange on Friday, May 18, and in Irvington on Saturday, May 26. Irvington at large Councilwoman Charnette Frederic, was recently elected to her second term in office, […]

Vauss, Team Irvington Strong sweep to victory

IRVINGTON, NJ — The unofficial results are in and, to no one’s surprise, Tony Vauss has been elected mayor again. Although Vauss has been campaigning as though he faced stiff opposition, he was running unopposed. He unofficially tallied 3,377 votes, or 99.15 percent, vs. 29 write-in votes, or 0.85 percent, as of 10 p.m. on […]

Irvington voters have limited choices for this election

IRVINGTON, NJ — When Irvington voters go to the polls Tuesday, May 8, there won’t be many choices to make, since incumbent Mayor Tony Vauss is running unopposed and his Team Irvington Strong running mates, incumbent Councilwomen Renee Burgess, October Hudley and Charnette Frederic, are only facing one opponent. When township clerk Harold Wiener held […]