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 […]

Payne, Jasey discuss health care at JESPY House

Payne, Jasey discuss health care at JESPY House

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — JESPY House welcomed U.S. Rep. Donald M. Payne Jr. and Assemblywoman Mila M. Jasey on Monday, May 8, to discuss imminent N.J. health care changes, housing and other critical issues. One hundred constituents and voters from the JESPY community and surrounding areas listened to Payne and Jasey’s positions on the issues, […]

U.S. Congress authorizes Rahway River Flood Mitigation Project as national priority

U.S. Congress authorizes Rahway River Flood Mitigation Project as national priority

RAHWAY, NJ — The U.S. Congress approved the Federal Water Resources Act of 2016 on Saturday, Dec. 10, and sent it to President Barack Obama for signing, according to a release from the Mayors Council on Rahway River Watershed Flood Control The act includes the authorization of the Rahway River Flood Mitigation Project as a […]

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 […]