Hat City Lofts completion leading the way for neighborhood transformation in Orange

Hat City Lofts completion leading the way for neighborhood transformation in Orange

ORANGE, NJ — HANDS celebrated a neighborhood revitalization milestone on Friday, June 1, with the completion of Hat City Lofts — the adaptive reuse of blighted factories transformed into vibrant affordable loft living and creative economy commercial space. HANDS Executive Director Luther Flurry was joined by U.S. Rep. Donald M. Payne Jr., Orange Mayor Dwayne […]

Mayor says new Taco Bell is a sign of progress in the township

IRVINGTON, NJ — During Mayor Tony Vauss’ tour of some of the township’s small businesses, along with U.S. Rep. Donald Payne Jr. and New Jersey District Director for the U.S. Small Business Administration Alfred Titone on Monday, April 30, the mayor remarked that Taco Bell is one of the congressman’s favorite attractions, whenever he returns […]

U.S. Rep. Payne stops by with for a tour of small businesses

U.S. Rep. Payne stops by with for a tour of small businesses

IRVINGTON, NJ — U.S. Rep. Donald Payne Jr. came to Irvington on Monday, April 30, to tour the township’s small business community alongside Mayor Tony Vauss, N.J. District Director for the U.S. Small Business Administration Alfred Titone and others, including at large Councilwoman October Hudley and Public Safety Director Tracey Bowers. Payne represents the state’s […]

MKA students wins 2017 Congressional App Challenge in 10th District

MONTCLAIR, NJ — U.S. Rep. Donald M. Payne Jr., NJ-10, announced the winner of the 2017 Congressional App Challenge for high school students in New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District. Zoe Lynch of Montclair Kimberley Academy in Montclair was named the winner for her charitable services app GiveGetNJ. GiveGetNJ pairs people in need with charitable organizations […]

Camptown VFW Post 1941 hosts Claims Clinic, Town Hall meeting

Camptown VFW Post 1941 hosts Claims Clinic, Town Hall meeting

IRVINGTON, NJ — Members and volunteers of Camptown Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1941 hosted a Claims Clinic, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Newark Regional Office, at the Chestnut Street headquarters on Saturday, Nov. 18. The event doubled as a town hall meeting, although it focused on veterans rights`. “I don’t […]

16 years later, Essex still remembers

Community gathers at Eagle Rock to honor victims of 9/11, thank first responders

16 years later, Essex still remembers

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County residents gathered at Eagle Rock Reservation in West Orange early on Monday, Sept. 11, to commemorate the lives lost 16 years ago in the terror attacks of 2001. While overlooking the New York City skyline, the Essex Remembers ceremony honored the nearly 3,000 people who were killed, 57 of […]