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. […]

Mayor unveils new police unit at township address

IRVINGTON, NJ — Last year, Mayor Tony Vauss unveiled the Irvington Public Safety Department Police Division’s new Special Enforcement Response Team at his second annual State of the Township Address. This year, Vauss introduced the Police Division’s new Threat Assessment Criminal Intelligence Team at his third annual State of the Township Address on Thursday, Jan. […]

IHA Board of Commissioners fire executive director ‘for cause’

IHA Board of Commissioners fire executive director ‘for cause’

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Housing Authority Board of Commissioners voted at a special meeting Wednesday, Feb. 8, to terminate Executive Director David Brown and pay him four months’ salary as severance pay. According to Mayor Tony Vauss, former Newark Regional Housing Department official Diane Johnson has been tapped to replace Brown. Johnson reportedly currently […]

Mayor delivers third annual State of the Township Address

Mayor delivers third annual State of the Township Address

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss hosted his third annual State of the Township Address at Christian Pentecostal Church on Thursday, Jan. 26. Three years into a four-year term in office, Vauss organized an event that filled the church to capacity, with a free meal provided inside the church annex afterward for everyone in […]

Irvington, sister cities well-represented at home mortgage foreclosure forum

Irvington, sister cities well-represented at home mortgage foreclosure forum

NEWARK, NJ — Fredricka Bey and the Women In Support of the Million Man March held an installment of the ongoing home mortgage foreclosure prevention and education forums at Essex County College on Wednesday, Jan. 25. Journalist Walter Fields moderated the forum and a number of area elected officials participated in the event, including Irvington […]

McDaniel continues efforts to recall the mayor

IRVINGTON, NJ — It’s a new year, but Elouise McDaniel, president of the Irvington Joint Block and Nesbitt Terrace Block associations, is continuing the effort to recall Mayor Tony Vauss, which she began with Dee Fuqua and Cathy Southern. Fuqua is president of the Orange Avenue and Oakland Avenue Block Association and Southern has run […]

Irvington well-represented at East Orange’s reorganization

Irvington well-represented at East Orange’s reorganization

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Irvington Township was well-represented at the East Orange City Council’s annual reorganization meeting Monday, Jan. 2, inside Council Chambers in East Orange, where 3rd Ward Councilman Ted Green was once again chosen by his council colleagues to serve as chairman. The presence of so many Irvington elected officials and township employees […]

Mayor joins Hilltop Partners and hosts Job and Contractor Fair

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss, who has used branding and social media to get his message out about the “New Irvington,” recently broadcast the Dec. 6 Job and Contractor Fair organized by his administration in partnership with IHOP owner Adenah Bayoh and her fellow Hilltop Partners developer, Matt Gross. “Today, we’re hosting our first-ever […]

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