Irvington receives first-ever lead-based grant

Irvington receives first-ever lead-based grant

IRVINGTON, NJ — Good fortune smiled on Irvington when, for the first time ever, the township was awarded a $3.3 million grant by the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development on Monday, Sep. 30. Irvington was selected to receive this enormous grant in order to conduct lead-remediation activities and to reduce the number of […]

Irvington among towns questioning ‘forgotten families’ program

Irvington among towns questioning ‘forgotten families’ program

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington, East Orange and Orange are taking action in response to a controversial New York City program that relocates homeless families from city shelters and into dilapidated homes here in New Jersey. Local mayors have had enough. New York City’s Department of Homeless Services’ Special One Time Assistance program, or SOTA, aims […]

Irvington hosts Holiday Lighting Spectacular

Irvington hosts Holiday Lighting Spectacular

IRVINGTON, NJ — When Santa Claus made his way to Irvington Town Hall this year, instead of using a sled with eight reindeer, he rode a decorative fire truck to the Holiday Lighting Spectacular on Thursday, Dec. 5. The event was spearheaded by Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss, and the crowd had smiles on their faces […]

Turkey giveaways are a holiday tradition

Turkey giveaways are a holiday tradition

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington transitioned into the holiday season with several Thanksgiving turkey giveaways throughout the week, including one at Irvington High School on Monday, Nov. 25. “I think the turkey giveaway event at Irvington High School was a tremendous event,” Mayor Tony Vauss, who attended the giveaway, told the Irvington Herald in a phone […]

Local mayors attend conference in Atlantic City

Local mayors attend conference in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Thousands of municipal employees and elected officials from New Jersey’s 565 municipalities connected at the 2019 League of Municipalities Conference in Atlantic City, which kicked off on Tuesday, Nov. 19, and concluded Thursday, Nov. 21. The state League of Municipalities is a voluntary association created to help communities do a better job […]

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