Clergy honored at State of the Township address

Clergy honored at State of the Township address

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss honored clergy from Newark and Irvington on Thursday, Feb. 28, during his fifth annual State of the Township Address at Christian Pentecostal Church on Clinton Avenue. Honorees at the event included: Bishops Victor D. Agee, James H. Everett, Rudy V. Carlton and Timothy L. Pernell Jr.; Pastors Rodger J. […]

East Orange comes out for Lebby C. Jones’ funeral

East Orange comes out for Lebby C. Jones’ funeral

NEWARK, NJ — The funeral service for Essex County Freeholder Lebby C. Jones at Franklin-St. John’s United Methodist Church in Newark on Thursday, Jan. 17, was attended by a host of local officials, including those from East Orange: Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver, Mayor Ted Green, East Orange and Essex County Democratic committees Chairman Leroy Jones […]

SOMA highlights nonviolence at MLK ceremony

In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr., CCR gathers community at CHS

SOMA highlights nonviolence at MLK ceremony

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The South Orange and Maplewood community gathered at Columbia High School on Jan. 21 to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, welcoming Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver as the guest speaker at the Community Coalition on Race’s annual celebration. After the event, residents signed up to get involved in local organizations at the […]

Many turn out to praise memory of Lebby C. Jones

Many turn out to praise memory of Lebby C. Jones

NEWARK, NJ — The funeral service for Essex County Freeholder Lebby C. Jones at Franklin-St. John’s United Methodist Church in Newark on Thursday, Jan. 17, was attended by a host of local officials, including: Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, East Orange and Essex County Democratic committees Chairman Leroy Jones, Essex County […]

DiVincenzo, Fontoura and Kenney sworn into office Jan. 2

DiVincenzo, Fontoura and Kenney sworn into office Jan. 2

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr., Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura and Essex County Surrogate Alturrick Kenney were sworn into office during an afternoon inauguration ceremony at Donald M. Payne Sr. School of Technology on Wednesday, Jan. 2. DiVincenzo was sworn into his fifth term as executive, Fontoura his 10th term as […]

Lt. governor to speak at Bridges Outreach Inc. symposium

NEWARK, NJ — Bridges Outreach Inc. is hosting its 30th anniversary symposium, “Ending Homelessness: A Call to Action,” o Monday, Nov. 26, beginning with a breakfast buffet from 8 to 9 a.m., followed by the program from 9 a.m. to noon, in the Crystal Room of the Robert Treat Hotel, 50 Park Place, Newark. The […]

East Orange set to host second Hall of Fame induction

East Orange set to host second Hall of Fame induction

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange Hall of Fame Committee members, including Essex County Prosecutor Ted Stephens, were scheduled to host a press conference on Wednesday, Oct. 10, announcing the induction of the second class Saturday, Nov. 24. Last year, at its inaugural ceremony, the Hall of Fame inducted the following East Orange natives: actor […]

Beasley honored with bronze statue, memorial plaque, renaming Civic Square

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss and the Municipal Council’s tribute to D. Bilal Beasley, a former Municipal Council president, Essex County freeholder and co-founder of the Team Irvington social and political organization, was a star-studded affair that featured a performance by singer Hunter Hayes and a host of elected officials on Saturday, Sept. […]

Vauss to host Mayor’s Ball at Nanina’s in the Park

Vauss to host Mayor’s Ball at Nanina’s in the Park

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss will be hosting his fourth annual Mayor’s Ball at Nanina’s in the Park restaurant in Belleville on Thursday, Oct. 4, after five years in office. “Remember, I did not have my first Mayor’s Ball until 2015, because I wanted to focus on getting Irvington on track,” said Vauss on […]

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