Irvington HS fall teams to begin seasons

Irvington HS fall teams to begin seasons

IRVINGTON, NJ – The Irvington High School fall varsity teams will begin their seasons. The football team will kick off the season Friday, August 31, at home against Orange at 7 p.m. The boys’ soccer season begins Sept. 5, and the other fall teams begins Sept. 6. Football August 31, Orange, 7 p.m. Sept. 7, […]

Class of 2018 graduates from Irvington High School

Class of 2018 graduates from Irvington High School

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Essex County College Gymnasium was filled to capacity on Wednesday, June 20, for Irvington High School’s Class of 2018 graduation ceremony. In fact, the bleachers inside the ECC gym were so filled that the school security force assigned to the event had to bar some people from coming inside. So they […]

Golden Knights founders honored at Legacy of a Dream event

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Committee hosted its 33rd annual Legacy of a Dream Commemorative Tribute to the Life and Work of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in the Irvington High School Auditorium on Saturday, Jan. 13. The committee presented the 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award […]

MLK Committee to host 33rd annual Legacy of a Dream

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Committee will host its 33rd annual “Legacy of a Dream Commemorative Tribute to the Life and Work of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.” in the Irvington High School Auditorium on Saturday, Jan. 13. “Doors open at noon,” said Omar Bilal Beasley on Tuesday, […]

Township native brings annual HBCU College Fair to IHS

Township native brings annual HBCU College Fair to IHS

IRVINGTON, NJ — Several students and parents raved about the annual Experience the Legacy of Historically Black Colleges and Universities College Fair, held in the Irvington High School Auditorium on Saturday, Sept. 30. This was music to the ears of Eliese Richards, the Irvington native who founded the annual college fair. Richards, who graduated Howard […]

New Irvington HS athletic director Dr. John Taylor has high goals for programs

Physical fitness expert brings much experience

New Irvington HS athletic director Dr. John Taylor has high goals for programs

  IRVINGTON, NJ – In his first week as the new athletic director at Irvington High School, Dr. John Taylor has been quite impressed by the commitment, enthusiasm and talent of the student-athletes. Indeed, Taylor, who started his position July 3, has strong reason to believe that the athletic programs will continue to achieve tremendous […]

Irvington High School graduates its Class of 2017

Irvington High School graduates its Class of 2017

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington High School’s 138th commencement ceremony was held at Newark Symphony Hall in downtown Newark on Wednesday, June 21. Oluchukwu Ibe was the Class of 2017 valedictorian and Ashley Reid was the salutatorian. James G. Petrucci, the founder and president of J.G. Petrucci Company Inc., was the guest speaker and, even though […]

Freeholders recognize exceptional youths

Freeholders recognize exceptional youths

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders held its annual “Essex County Celebrates Youth” program Wednesday, April 19, at the Hall of Records in Newark. This event is held each year to acknowledge and encourage outstanding young people throughout the county who have accomplished and contributed so much at a young age. […]

Irvington High School wins the 2017 Essex County Consumer Bowl Championship title

Irvington High School wins the 2017 Essex County Consumer Bowl Championship title

IRVINGTON, NJ — For the ninth straight year, the Irvington High School Consumer Bowl Team has won the Essex County Championship. The county competition was on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at West Caldwell Tech High School. Irvington High School competed with West Side High School and the following Essex County Vocational/Technical Schools: Bloomfield, Newark North 13th […]

Actor Warner Miller visits West Orange High School

Actor Warner Miller visits West Orange High School

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Students in teacher William Farley’s choir classes got a special visit from actor Warner Miller on Jan. 12. Miller co-starred in “American Gangster” with Denzel Washington and most recently appeared as “Tone” in the Netflix series, “Luke Cage.” Students listened intently as Miller recounted his journey into acting and a career […]