Two police officers give back to the area they patrol

Two police officers give back to the area they patrol

IRVINGTON, NJ — When it comes to members of the Irvington Police Department volunteering their time, energy and resources to the people they are sworn to protect, Mayor Tony Vauss and Public Safety Director Tracy Bowers said that is OK with them. “Police officers giving their all when they are working is something to be […]

Council prepares to adopt Calendar Year 2018 budget

Council prepares to adopt Calendar Year 2018 budget

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Municipal Council will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 11, to vote on the $109,637,331.30 Calendar Year 2018 municipal budget. “The next council meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 11,” said municipal clerk Harold Wiener on Tuesday, Aug. 21. “As soon as Trenton says it’s OK, they’ll send it back to us. […]

Petition approved to recall Orange’s mayor

Petition approved to recall Orange’s mayor

ORANGE, NJ — On Wednesday, Aug. 8, Orange City Clerk Joyce Lanier approved a petition to recall Mayor Dwayne Warren that had been filed by Orange Board of Education member Tyrone Tarver, Karen Wells and Katalin Gordon. According to Lanier, now that the petition has been approved, Tarver, Wells and Gordon have 160 days to […]

As state reviews budget, council has public hearing on it

As state reviews budget, council has public hearing on it

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Municipal Council held a public hearing for the Calendar Year 2018 municipal budget at its last regular meeting of the summer on Tuesday, Aug. 14. The new budget comes in at $109,637,331.30. According to Council President and North Ward Councilman David Lyons, it was introduced at the regular meeting on […]

East Orange suffers its third homicide of 2018

East Orange suffers its third homicide of 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange suffered another homicide, two weeks after the shooting death of STEM Academy teacher Kofi Owens on 16th Street on Friday, Aug. 3. On Friday, Aug. 17, acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and East Orange Police Chief Phyllis Bindi announced the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide-Major Crimes Task […]

After body is dumped in Irvington, homicide is traced back to Orange

After body is dumped in Irvington, homicide is traced back to Orange

IRVINGTON, NJ — According to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and authorities in Irvington, Orange suffered its third homicide of the year, after police determined that a woman found on Krokit Place in Irvington on Friday, Aug. 17, had actually been killed in Orange, then dumped there. The victim has been identified as Shafequa Cooper, […]