Community organizations reach out in preparing for new school year

Community organizations reach out in preparing for new school year

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington Board of Education President Romaine Greer came to the Back to School Backpack and School Supplies Giveaway in the recently refurbished Grove Street Playground, adjacent to Grove Street School, on Monday, Aug. 27. The event was sponsored by Respecting Others Struggles and Exhibiting Selflessness, a nonprofit organization. “I’m out here celebrating […]

Holiday concert set for Dec. 17 at Christian Pentecostal Church

IRVINGTON, NJ — Gospel music artist George Sykes performed live musical entertainment for diners at this year’s annual pre-Thanksgiving Community Dinner served to the township’s seniors and needy at the Irvington Neighborhood Improvement Corporation Headquarters on 16th Avenue on Friday, Nov. 17. At that event, at-large Councilwoman October Hudley said, “I would like to say […]

INIC hosts pre-Thanksgiving turkey giveaway

INIC hosts pre-Thanksgiving turkey giveaway

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss stopped by the Irvington Neighborhood Improvement Corporation headquarters on 16th Avenue to give away free turkeys to those in need the day before Thanksgiving. This was the second time in five days Vauss had been to the Irvington Neighborhood Improvement Corporation. He had dropped by on Friday, Nov. 17, […]

Annual Holiday Tree-Lighting Ceremony set for Dec. 6

IRVINGTON, NJ — According to Mayor Tony Vauss and Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs Director Donald Malloy, the township’s annual tree-lighting ceremony and holiday gift giveaway are scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 6, at 5 p.m. “The tree-lighting we’re doing on the sixth of December and, again, we’re giving all of our kids gifts and […]

I.N.I.C. serves annual pre-Thanksgiving dinner to seniors and needy

I.N.I.C. serves annual pre-Thanksgiving dinner to seniors and needy

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Neighborhood Improvement Corporation and its executive director, Deborah Simpkins, held their free annual pre-Thanksgiving community dinner for residents Friday, Nov. 17, at the organization’s headquarters on 16th Avenue. They’ll host a second event for senior citizens Wednesday, Nov. 23. “We’re having a Thanksgiving luncheon for the seniors and we’re also […]

Senior citizens have it good in town around the holidays

Senior citizens have it good in town around the holidays

IRVINGTON, NJ — It’s good to be a senior citizen in Irvington, especially around the holidays, when everyone comes together for their elders. This was the case Tuesday, Nov. 22, when Mayor Tony Vauss and the township joined forces to host a pre-Thanksgiving holiday dinner at the Irvington Senior Citizen Center on Springfield Avenue. “Every […]

INIC pre-Thanksgiving Community Dinner is a success

INIC pre-Thanksgiving Community Dinner is a success

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Neighborhood Improvement Corporation held a free pre-Thanksgiving community dinner at its headquarters on 16th Avenue.for senior citizens and residents of the neighborhood in and around 16th Avenue on Wednesday, Nov. 23. Several attendees had only good things to say about the event and the people behind it. “I like this […]