Sting operation proves successful in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Police Department Detective Bureau set up a successful sting operation to combat several reported armed robberies that were committed utilizing Facebook to Marketplace to lure victims to a specific area for an in-person meeting on Thursday, Oct. 10. According to reports, the victims were violently robbed and pistol-whipped during the […]

Cicely Tyson School initiates 2019 anti-bullying campaign 

Cicely Tyson School initiates 2019 anti-bullying campaign 

EAST ORANGE, NJ — On Monday, Oct. 7, Cicely L. Tyson Elementary School of Performing and Fine Arts in East Orange kicked off its anti-bullying campaign during the “Week of Respect” with a pep rally about HIBs and WIGs, which refer to harassment, intimidation and bullying and wildly important goals, respectively. Principal Passion Moss-Hasan shared […]

Cache of drugs and weapons seized by Irvington police

Cache of drugs and weapons seized by Irvington police

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Police Department and New Jersey State Police have executed warrants and recovered large amounts of money, cocaine and semi-automatic weapons on Friday, Oct. 11.. According to a recent press release from Mayor Tony Vauss’ administration, members of the Irvington Police Department, with the assistance of the New Jersey State Police […]

Irvington NAACP hosts annual Freedom Fund Banquet

Irvington NAACP hosts annual Freedom Fund Banquet

NEWARK, NJ — Irvington’s NAACP hosted its 37th annual Freedom Fund Banquet at the B.F. Johnson Fellowship Hall in the Metropolitan Baptist Church in Newark on Friday, Oct. 4. Also serving as a fundraiser for the organization, the event helps subsidize organization expenses that arise in the course of the year, as well as the […]

Amended budget adopted in special meeting

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Municipal Council held a special meeting in Council Chambers on Monday, Sept. 30, to consider a resolution amending the 2019 calendar year municipal budget and adopting it as amended. The meeting came to a close in less than 10 minutes as this was the only item on the agenda. Renee […]

Virus causes eight-day computer shutdown

IRVINGTON, NJ — An inactive internet has caused some major frustration in Irvington. The eight-day shutdown, caused by a nasty virus, resulted in setbacks within the municipal government building and affected everyone except for the Public Safety Department. Irvington Municipal Clerk Harold Weiner was quite aware of the disruption. “I haven’t had computer service since […]