Irvington NAACP celebrates 41st anniversary with dinner

Irvington NAACP celebrates 41st anniversary with dinner

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington NAACP’s 41st anniversary Freedom Fund Dinner was a sweeping success, drawing many community officials and residents to celebrate the civil rights organization on Friday, Nov. 4, at the D’Lorice banquet hall in Irvington. As part of the evening’s theme, “This Is Power,” the Irvington NAACP honored three community organizations at […]

Irvington Chamber of Commerce celebrates 84th awards dinner

Irvington Chamber of Commerce celebrates 84th awards dinner

IRVINGTON, NJ — More than 120 people attended the Irvington Chamber of Commerce’s 84th annual Police and Fire Civic and Community Awards Dinner on Oct. 20 at Hanover Manor. The 2022 event honored members of the Irvington Police and Fire departments. Council President Jamillah Z. Beasley received the Civic Award, and the Rev. H. Grady […]

Irvington’s Burgess is sworn in as state senator

Irvington’s Burgess is sworn in as state senator

IRVINGTON, NJ — Next stop, N.J. state Senate! Renee Burgess, who last month was president of the Irvington Town Council, is now New Jersey’s newest state senator. This makes her the first state senator to hail from Irvington. She was sworn into office on Sept. 29 to represent the 28th Legislative District, filling the seat […]

Former Irvington councilman celebrates nonprofit anniversary

Former Irvington councilman celebrates nonprofit anniversary

IRVINGTON, NJ — Alan A. Siegel, formerly of Irvington, is marking his 50th anniversary as president of Clinton Cemetery Association in Irvington this summer. Elected to head the nonsectarian nonprofit cemetery company in 1972, Siegel is the 16th person to serve in that capacity since the cemetery was chartered by the state legislature in 1844.  […]

County installs new traffic signals at intersections in Belleville, Irvington

County installs new traffic signals at intersections in Belleville, Irvington

BELLEVILLE / IRVINGTON, NJ — New traffic signal equipment was recently installed at two intersections along Franklin Avenue in Belleville and two intersections along Springfield Avenue in Irvington. The improvements are part of a $6 million project to upgrade nine intersections throughout Essex County.  The two intersections in Belleville are the intersection of Franklin Avenue […]

Orange and Irvington incumbents all reelected

Orange and Irvington incumbents all reelected

IRVINGTON / ORANGE, NJ — On May 10, voters in Irvington and Orange headed to the polls for municipal elections. In both towns, voters overwhelmingly supported incumbents. In Irvington, Mayor Tony Vauss won reelection, as did his running mates and Irvington Municipal Council incumbents Renee Burgess, Charnette Frederic and October Hudley. In Orange, City Council […]

Six candidates vie for three open seats on the Irvington Township Council

Six candidates vie for three open seats on the Irvington Township Council

IRVINGTON, NJ — Six candidates are running for three open seats on the Irvington Township Council for the upcoming May 10 election. Running on the same ticket as incumbent Mayor Tony Vauss for reelection are Council President Renee Burgess, First Vice President October Hudley and Second Vice President Charnette Frederic. Paul Inman is challenging Vauss […]

Irvington earns prestigious Sustainable Jersey certification

IRVINGTON, NJ — Sustainable Jersey representatives have announced that Irvington has met the rigorous requirements to achieve Sustainable Jersey certification. Irvington is one of 65 municipalities that attained certification in 2021. Sustainable Jersey’s participating communities represent more than 81 percent of the state’s municipalities.  “We must plan now for the future of our children and […]

Dinner distribution in Irvington helps many residents ahead of Thanksgiving

Dinner distribution in Irvington helps many residents ahead of Thanksgiving

IRVINGTON, NJ — In preparation for Thanksgiving, the Irvington Housing Authority together with Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss and the Irvington Town Council held a Thanksgiving dinner distribution at the housing authority at 624 Nye Ave. on Nov. 23.  “Every year with the exception of the last year, the administration of the Irvington Housing Authority shows […]

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