DiVincenzo, Fontoura and Kenney sworn into office Jan. 2

DiVincenzo, Fontoura and Kenney sworn into office Jan. 2

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr., Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura and Essex County Surrogate Alturrick Kenney were sworn into office during an afternoon inauguration ceremony at Donald M. Payne Sr. School of Technology on Wednesday, Jan. 2. DiVincenzo was sworn into his fifth term as executive, Fontoura his 10th term as […]

Beasley honored with bronze statue, memorial plaque, renaming Civic Square

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss and the Municipal Council’s tribute to D. Bilal Beasley, a former Municipal Council president, Essex County freeholder and co-founder of the Team Irvington social and political organization, was a star-studded affair that featured a performance by singer Hunter Hayes and a host of elected officials on Saturday, Sept. […]

Irvington takes part in EO mayor’s Father’s Day Breakfast

Irvington takes part in EO mayor’s Father’s Day Breakfast

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Irvington was at East Orange Mayor Ted Green’s annual Father’s Day Breakfast at Langston Hughes Elementary School on Rhode Island Avenue in that city’s 3rd Ward on Saturday, June 16, by Ron Brown, an Irvington Board of Education member and the Essex County Improvement Authority commissioner. “Fatherhood is the cornerstone for […]

Young Professionals of EO shows its support for Jones

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Young Professionals of East Orange group came to support East Orange Democratic Committee Chairman and Essex County Democratic Committee Chairman Leroy Jones, when he was received the 2018 Political Award at the Oranges-Maplewood NAACP’s 105th annual Freedom Fund Awards Banquet at the Wilshire Caterers in West Orange on Sunday, April […]

NAACP Awards Banquet honors local individuals and groups

NAACP Awards Banquet honors local individuals and groups

ORANGE/EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Oranges-Maplewood NAACP unit honored the Committee for an Elected Orange School Board at its 105th annual Freedom Fund Awards Banquet at the Wilshire Caterers in West Orange on Sunday, April 29, along with a host of others, including East Orange Democratic Committee Chairman and Essex County Democratic Committee Chairman Leroy […]

Green elected mayor overwhelmingly in East Orange

Green elected mayor overwhelmingly in East Orange

EAST ORANGE, NJ — According to the Essex County Clerk’s Office website, East Orange City Council Chairman and 3rd Ward Councilman Ted Green became the city’s new mayor-elect on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 7, with 99.89 percent of the total votes cast. Green received 10,365 votes and ran unopposed, sweeping to victory with 97 percent […]

Fathers honored at fifth annual Champagne Brunch

Fathers honored at fifth annual Champagne Brunch

IRVINGTON, NJ — Essex County Surrogate Ted Stephens hosted his fifth annual Champagne Brunch Honoring Fathers on Saturday, June 17, at Mayfair Farms in West Orange. This year, Irvington led the way with two honorees, Mayor Tony Vauss and his friend, Building Director and East Orange Mayor-elect Ted Green. The other honorees were lobbyist James […]