Irvington well-represented at EO reorganization meeting

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Irvington was well-represented at the East Orange City Council’s annual reorganization meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 1, with Irvington Democratic Committee Chairman Baseemah Beasley and South Ward Councilwoman Sandy Jones present. “Happy New Year to everyone,” said Beasley on Tuesday, Jan. 1. “This was a well-attended event for the council and we […]

Councilwoman hosts community cookout on her birthday

IRVINGTON, NJ — South Ward Councilwoman Sandy Jones spent her birthday, Saturday, July 28, doing what she’s always done — throwing a community cookout and block party for her neighbors and constituents, instead of sitting back and letting someone else throw a party for her. “Yes, today is my birthday. I had the big party […]

FOIP hosts annual Father’s Day Cookout in Irvington Park

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss joined Omar Bilal Beasley, South Ward Councilwoman Sandy Jones and other Friends of Irvington Park at the annual Father’s Day Cookout at the D. Bilal Beasley Community Center in Irvington Park on Saturday, June 16. “Today, we’re here for the Friends of Irvington Park annual Father’s Day Cookout,” Vauss […]

Thanksgiving baskets given to needy individuals and families

IRVINGTON, NJ — South Ward Councilwoman Sandy Jones joined members of the National Council of Negro Women for a Thanksgiving basket giveaway at Solid Rock Baptist Church on Chancellor Avenue on Saturday, Nov. 18. “We meet here at Solid Rock Baptist Church and we’re distributing Thanksgiving baskets for families in need. So I have a […]

Mosque seeks to relocate to Orange

ORANGE, NJ — Imam W. Deen Shareef is looking for a new site to relocate his Masjid Waarith ud Deen mosque, now in Irvington, and he has set his sights on Orange, although the Orange Board of Education is currently trying to buy the building he wants. “Masjid Waarith ud Deen is kind of like […]

Berkeley’s new management has high hopes for the future

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Berkeley Terrace Apartments complex on Grove Street has a new owner who held a special meeting Thursday, July 27, with his tenants inside Council Chambers in the Municipal Building to inform them about the upgrades he intends to implement. On Wednesday, Aug. 2, Josh Levy of Candlebrook Properties, the real estate […]

Women feted at senior center luncheon and awards program

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss and the Irvington Senior Citizens Community Center’s second Women’s History Luncheon and Awards Program was held in the facility on Springfield Avenue on Friday, March 24. The event was attended by Health Department Director Monique S. Griffith and at large Councilwoman October Hudley, who is also the media specialist […]