Police captain suing town to recoup back pay she is owed

Police captain suing town to recoup back pay she is owed

IRVINGTON, NJ — According to Irvington Police Division Capt. Monique Smith’s lawyer, Steve Altman, of the Benedict & Altman law firm in New Brunswick, the Irvington Public Safety Department and the township have still not given Smith the back pay she was due when she returned to work a year ago. Smith was cleared by […]

Ten EO police officers file separate lawsuits

EAST ORANGE, NJ — According to attorney R. Armen McComber of the McComber & McComber P.C. law firm of Red Bank, at least 10 police officers currently on the job in the East Orange Police Department have filed lawsuits against the city, public safety Director Sheilah Coley, police Chief Phyllis Bindi, the East Orange Police […]

Haitian flag-raising celebration still on for May 26

IRVINGTON, NJ — At large Councilwoman Charnette Frederic, who was elected to a second consecutive term in office in the Tuesday, May 8, and her Charnette Frederic Civic Association Inc. have partnered with the Ring the Bell for the Community organization and several local business sponsors to host a Haitian flag-raising celebration in Civic Square […]

Harassment case end with $180 fine, McDaniel pleading guilty

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington Municipal Council Vice President Renee Burgess’ criminal harassment complaint against Elouise McDaniel, president of the Irvington Joint Block Association Coalition and Nesbit Terrace Block Association, came to an end in Newark Municipal Court on Friday, May 18, with McDaniel pleading guilty to a misdemeanor and paying a $180 fine. All parties […]

Panel in Orange to address minority, women-owned businesses

ORANGE, NJ — Orange at large Councilwoman Donna K. Williams will be hosting a special panel discussion for “Minority-Owned Business Contracts and the Set Aside Program” on Tuesday, May 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Ambrose-Ward Mansion, 132 South Harrison St., East Orange. Panelists include state Assemblywoman Britnee Timberlake; Ernest Williams of […]

Orange incumbents sweep ward election

ORANGE, NJ — The incumbents carried the day, according to the unofficial results of the Tuesday, May 8, Orange City Council election, posted on Essex County Clerk Chris Durkin’s official website; re-elected were East Ward Councilman and council President Kerry Coley, West Ward Councilman Harold Johnson, South Ward Councilwoman Jamie Summers-Johnson and North Ward Councilwoman […]

Vauss, Team Irvington Strong win big in election

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss was unanimously elected to a second term in office in the municipal election on Tuesday, May 8, as he was running unopposed. But surprisingly, in addition to getting 99.16 percent of the votes, there were 3,468 votes cast, according to the unofficial results posted on Essex County Clerk Chris […]

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