Mayor: Layoffs and furloughs needed to close budget gap

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss has confirmed that his administration is asking township employees to accept furloughs and layoffs in order to close a $3.25 million gap in the 2017 municipal budget. According to a memo from Irvington Finance Director Faheem Ra’Oof, addressed to township business administrator Musa Malik and Wally Riglicki, who was […]

Service Above Self Awards Brunch honors several residents

Service Above Self Awards Brunch honors several residents

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Rotary Club of Irvington will be hosting its annual Service Above Self Awards Brunch on Saturday, March 18, at 10 a.m. in the Hanover Manor in East Hanover. This year’s awardees are: Dr. October Hudley, the library media specialist at Grove Street Elementary School; Public Safety Director Tracy Bowers; Irvington Fire […]

Mayor says Irvington was ready for Winter Storm Stella

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss said the township was ready to take on the nor’easter Winter Storm Stella on Monday, March 13, as it was set to hit the Tri-State area early Tuesday morning, March 14, and dump between 10 and 20 inches of snow. “We’re preparing throughout the day and evening and we’ll […]

Rehabilitation of Lyons Avenue Bridge to begin on March 13

IRVINGTON, NJ — A project to reconstruct the Lyons Avenue Bridge in Irvington is set to start. During the three-month construction project, which starts on Monday, March 13, Lyons Avenue between Lincoln Place and Union Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic. A temporary bridge will be installed for pedestrians to cross the construction area. […]

Green announces his candidacy for EO mayor in 2017

Green announces his candidacy for EO mayor in 2017

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Emotions were running high at the crowded intersection of Steuben and Winthrop streets in East Orange on Tuesday, Feb. 21, where hundreds gathered to witness City Council Chairman and 3rd Ward Councilman Ted Green announce his 2017 mayoral campaign. Green is running for mayor with the blessing and endorsement of his […]

Irvington has first homicide of 2017, as mayor praises lower crime rate

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington suffered its first homicide of 2017 on Saturday, Feb. 25. On Monday, Feb. 27, acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray and township Public Safety Director Tracy Bowers announced and investigation into the murder of Tajmiah Philips, 31, of Newark by the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide-Major Crimes Task Force and the […]

Irvington politicians support Green’s run for EO mayor

Irvington politicians support Green’s run for EO mayor

IRVINGTON, NJ — When East Orange City Council Chairman and 3rd Ward Councilman Ted Green hosted his campaign kickoff at the intersection of Steuben and Winthrop streets in East Orange on Tuesday, Feb. 21, Irvington Township was well represented. Irvington’s presence was expected because Green serves as the director of the Irvington Building Department in […]

Irvington mayor receives leadership award at heritage celebration

Irvington mayor receives leadership award at heritage celebration

IRVINGTON, NJ — The 14th annual African-American History Month Celebration was hosted on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at the Essex County Hall of Records. During the ceremony, County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. presented the annual Essex County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Award to the Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss and the Coretta Scott King […]

Irvington Building Department director running for East Orange mayor

Irvington Building Department director running for East Orange mayor

IRVINGTON/EAST ORANGE, NJ — In a press conference Tuesday, Feb. 21, East Orange City Council Chairman Ted Green announced he will run for mayor in the June 6 Democratic Party primary at the top of an East Orange Democratic Committee slate. Green also works as the Irvington Building Department director in Mayor Tony Vauss’ administration. […]

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