Irvington Park gets Senior Cafe

IRVINGTON, NJ — South Ward Councilwoman Sandy Jones, Omar Bilal Beasley of the Garden State Grand Lodge and the new Friends of Irvington Park group welcomed Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Essex County Freeholder Lebby Jones and others to the Lyons Avenue park on Thursday, Nov. 13, for a press conference announcing the construction of the […]

Community shows its respect on Veterans Day

IRVINGTON, NJ — Earlier this year, Pastor Fred Mulligan, chaplain for Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1941 in the Camptown section of Irvington, noted during the town’s Memorial Day observance that the difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day is “Memorial Day is for those that died, spilled their blood for the country so that we […]

Free flu shots given to Irvington residents

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss announced that the Department of Health for the Township will be giving flu shots to adult Irvington residents at no charge. “We have begun to provide flu shots to our residents,” said Vauss. “Flu season is here and, in order to keep our residents and community well, we […]

Former IPD officer inducted into NJ Boxing Hall of Fame

IRVINGTON, NJ — Former Irvington Police Officer Valentin Contreras will be inducted into the New Jersey Boxing Hall of Fame on Thursday, Nov. 12, at the 46th annual Dinner and Induction Ceremonies at 7 p.m. at the Venetian restaurant in Garfield. According to the New Jersey Boxing Hall of Fame, Contreras will be immortalized in the […]

10th and 11th homicides of 2015 occur in township

$10K reward offered for information on gas station shooting on corner of Union and Stuyvesant

IRVINGTON, NJ — The township recently recorded its 10th and 11th homicides of the year. The 11th homicide occurred on Thursday, Nov. 5. Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura announced that day the Crimestoppers program is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone involved in the 10th homicide, which occurred […]

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