Campaign enters home stretch before Democratic primary

IRVINGTON, NJ — With less than a month to go until the Democratic primary on Tuesday, June 4, former Irvington Board of Education President and current Essex County Freeholder Romaine Graham’s campaign to win the freeholder seat occupied by Lebby Jones, the former at large Municipal councilwoman and Team Irvington social and political organization co-founder, […]

Graham, Saunders battle for freeholder seat in Democratic primary

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Freeholder Romaine Graham will square off against former East Orange Councilman and Code Enforcement Director Dwight Saunders in the Democratic primary on Tuesday, June 4, in a race to fill former Freeholder Lebby Jones’ seat on the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, vacant since she died of cancer […]

EO Council candidates to square off in debate

EO Council candidates to square off in debate

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Presidential Heights Community Association will host a debate on Monday, April 22, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the New Vision Full Gospel Baptist Church, 209 4th Ave., East Orange, for the candidates vying for the 5th Ward seat on the East Orange City Council in the Democratic primary on […]

Four Democrats and two Republicans file for primary

Four Democrats and two Republicans file for primary

IRVINGTON, NJ — According to Essex County Clerk Chris Durkin, three candidates have turned in their petitions for candidacy for the position of register of deeds and mortgages ahead of the primary election Tuesday, June 4. They are Democrats Carol Clark, a former East Orange councilwoman and county freeholder, and Juan M. Rivera Jr., of […]

Three BOE incumbents are running for re-election uncontested

Three BOE incumbents are running for re-election uncontested

IRVINGTON, NJ — In the Irvington Board of Education election on Tuesday, April 16, three incumbents — board Vice President Richard Williams, Louis Antilus and Joe Sylvian — will run uncontested. Williams became acting board president after former Irvington Board of Education President Romaine Graham was appointed to succeed Essex County Freeholder Lebby Jones’ following […]

Freeholder’s primary is turning into fashion forward event

Freeholder’s primary is turning into fashion forward event

IRVINGTON, NJ — Newly sworn-in Essex County Freeholder Romaine Graham’s campaign to win the Democratic Party primary on Tuesday, June 4, is shaping up to be a fashion forward campaign, thanks to the custom-designed hooded sweatshirts Mayor Tony Vauss and the rest of her Team Irvington Strong social and political organization teammates have been wearing, […]

Graham officially sworn in as new at large freeholder

Graham officially sworn in as new at large freeholder

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss, was in attendance along with many others at the swearing-in ceremony for newly appointed at large Essex County Freeholder Romaine Graham. She had been serving as president of the Irvington Board of Education before being sworn into her new office at the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders […]

Graham chosen to fill Lebby Jones’ vacant freeholder seat

Graham chosen to fill Lebby Jones’ vacant freeholder seat

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington Board of Education President Romaine Graham has been appointed to fill the seat left vacant on the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders by former Freeholder Lebby Jones, who died of cancer Wednesday, Jan. 9. “Romaine was elected today replacing one of the icons of this township, Lebby Jones, who also […]