Backbone of the Irvington community lies in Hudley

Backbone of the Irvington community lies in Hudley

IRVINGTON, NJ — The township of Irvington means a great deal to its residents. The town possesses rich history and culture, and has produced many great individuals. One of those great individuals is longtime Irvington resident October Hudley, who is now serving the township as a council member. “Currently, I am employed as an Irvington […]

27 deaths in Irvington contributed to coronavirus

27 deaths in Irvington contributed to coronavirus

IRVINGTON, NJ — Coronavirus cases are continuing to grow globally, nationally and here in the Garden State. According to statistics from Essex County, as of April 9 at 9 a.m., Irvington has seen 503 confirmed cases of the virus, an increase of 277 cases in just one week. Additionally, Irvington has seen 27 deaths related […]

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 resident celebrates her 100th birthday

Irvington resident celebrates her 100th birthday

IRVINGTON, NJ — They say the first 100 years are the hardest, but Irvington resident Essten Holley marked her 100th birthday on Thursday, Jan. 30, and celebrated on Saturday, Feb. 1. Councilwoman at large October Hudley was in attendance and congratulated Holley on behalf of Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss. Hudley said it is a privilege […]

Irvington hosts workshop for upcoming 2020 census

Irvington hosts workshop for upcoming 2020 census

IRVINGTON, NJ — In preparation for the 2020 census, the Irvington Interfaith Sub-Committee hosted a workshop at the First Congregational Church in Irvington on Thursday, Jan. 9, for the township’s faith leaders to get the word out and help ensure that everyone is aware of this huge event. The first “Make Irvington Count 2020 Census” […]

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 […]

Karate instructor honored for contributions to community 

Karate instructor honored for contributions to community 

IRVINGTON, NJ — Council President Renee Burgess and Vice President October Hudley were among those in attendance to honor Sensei Robert J. Lewis, a local karate instructor, at the Irvington Council meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 12. During the meeting, Burgess and Hudley presented Lewis, who teaches martial arts at Destined for Greatness Dojo at 2 […]

President of Irvington’s NAN chapter attends conference in Washington, D.C.

President of Irvington’s NAN chapter attends conference in Washington, D.C.

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington Municipal Council First Vice President October Hudley attended the annual legislative conference of the National Action Network in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Nov. 14, to discuss civil rights strategies going into the next election year. Hudley serves as president of the Irvington chapter of NAN, a civil right’s organization founded by […]

Councilman David Lyons dead

Irvington community mourns death of council president, longtime politician

Councilman David Lyons dead

IRVINGTON, NJ — According to multiple sources, Municipal Council President and North Ward Councilman David Lyons died of as yet unknown causes at Beth Israel Hospital on Sunday, Aug. 11. “I was actually there at the hospital the day he died,” Mayor Tony Vauss said Aug. 12. “Me and the first lady decided that Sunday […]

Irvington NAN Chapter partners with others to feed the needy

Irvington NAN Chapter partners with others to feed the needy

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington National Action Network Chapter joined forces with Bridges Outreach Inc., the High Rollaz motorcycle club, the Rotary Club, Municipal Council Vice President Renee Burgess and Alison Bryant of the CWU Food Pantry of Irvington to feed the hungry in D. Bilal Beasley Square on Sunday, July 14. “It was a […]

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