Mayor looks back and then ahead

Mayor looks back and then ahead

IRVINGTON — Mayor Tony Vauss presented an Irvington State of the Township address for 2024 last week, looking at past accomplishments, future goals and celebrating everything Irvington. “We don’t want to just talk about it, we want to show you the progress we made,” Vauss said. The event took place Thursday, March 14, in the […]

State questions Irvington’s accounting

State questions Irvington’s accounting

The Office of the State Comptroller has accused the Township of Irvington of keeping sloppy accounting records, ignoring auditor’s recommendations and tolerating obvious conflicts of interest. Township Business Administrator Musa A. Malik said the state report is based on information they found in 2009 and 2011, which was three years before he was appointed to […]

Funeral Saturday for former Irvington Twp. Clerk Harold Wiener

Funeral services are set for long-time Irvington Township Clerk Harold Wiener, who passed away at Overlook Hospital on Feb. 26. An Irvington native, Harold was born, raised, and educated in the township, having graduated from Union Avenue Elementary School and Irvington High School. In 1979 he received a bachelor of arts degree in psychology/sociology, and […]

Irvington man’s film chosen for festival

A film by an Irvington filmmaker will be shown at the Garden State Film Festival in March. “We are extremely proud to present ‘Equal Opportunity’ as a part of our 22nd Annual Film Festival, and to share this work with our global audience,” says Lauren Concar Sheehy, the festival’s Executive Director. “Equal Opportunity” directed by […]

By Nadine Etienne Special to the Irvington Herald  A sea of teenagers flooded Newark’s Prudential Center on Feb. 3 for the annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU ) Invesco QQQ Legacy Classic Basketball Tournament. Odo Achievement Center received vouchers from the Urban League of Essex & Union County to have teens attend the game. […]

IHS grad picked for elite Navy unit

IHS grad picked for elite Navy unit

A native of Irvington recently completed an intensive 10-week training program to become a member of the elite U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard. Airman Taheed Phillips, a 2023 Irvington High School graduate, joined the Navy six months ago. Today, Phillips serves as a U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guardsman. “I joined the Navy to serve my country,” Phillips […]

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