Local elementary school celebrates the love of reading

Local elementary school celebrates the love of reading

IRVINGTON, NJ — Special guests flocked to Irvington’s Berkeley Terrace Elementary School on Friday, Feb. 7, to read to the students for the school’s “Celebrity Read” event. “Today, we had our ‘Celebrity Read,’” the school’s parent coordinator, Jennifer Parrish, told the Irvington Herald during the event on Feb. 7. “It’s in conjunction with American Heart […]

Irvington NAACP hosts annual Freedom Fund Banquet

Irvington NAACP hosts annual Freedom Fund Banquet

NEWARK, NJ — Irvington’s NAACP hosted its 37th annual Freedom Fund Banquet at the B.F. Johnson Fellowship Hall in the Metropolitan Baptist Church in Newark on Friday, Oct. 4. Also serving as a fundraiser for the organization, the event helps subsidize organization expenses that arise in the course of the year, as well as the […]

Fifth annual Mayor’s Ball is a star-studded affair

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss and his wife, April, kicked off the fifth annual Mayor’s Ball at Nanina’s In the Park in Belleville on Thursday, Oct. 3. The star-studded event, hosted by multiplatinum selling rhythm and blues entertainer Ginuwine, saw guests dressed to the nines for the black-tie affair. “My ball brings together […]

Unveiling of new school celebrated in Irvington

Unveiling of new school celebrated in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — The New Jersey Schools Development Authority joined Irvington School District leaders, students and state and local officials at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Madison Avenue Elementary School in Irvington on Thursday, Sept. 19. The new school was one of the four new facilities opened by the NJSDA this September, and has […]

Despite rescheduling, annual Legacy of a Dream is a success

IRVINGTON, NJ — At the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Committee’s 34th annual Legacy of a Dream ceremony in the Irvington High School Auditorium on Saturday, Feb. 9, Mayor Tony Vauss congratulated the winners of this year’s essay contest. “I just want to congratulate all of our students, our scholars, everyone who performed here, […]

IFD’s eighth annual Breast Cancer Walk has a good turnout

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington Fire Division Lt. Mike Scott and his division kicked off the eighth annual Breast Cancer Walk on Sunday, Oct. 14. “This is good walking weather,” said Scott on Sunday, Oct. 14, as he walked down Grove Street, alongside Melody Scott. “It’s good. A good turnout. I’m looking for a little bit […]

Irvington coaches honored by Essex County Freeholders

Fro IRVINGTON, NJ – The Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders honored Irvington coaches Marvin Hawkins, Jenna Weiss, and Jessica Ragone during the Irvington Council meeting on August 22. Hawkins, who is the cross country head coach, indoor track and field head coach and boys’ outdoor track and field coach at IHS, was the first […]