Mayor announces partnership with FBI at annual Township Address

    IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss used his annual State of the Township Address at Christian Pentecostal Church on Clinton Avenue on Thursday, Jan. 28, as a platform to announce Irvington’s new partnership with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Vauss introduced Brad Cohen, the special agent in charge and assistant director of the […]

Judge rules Edwards has to repay illegally earned $270K

    ORANGE, NJ — Superior Court Judge Christine Farrington ruled Thursday, Feb. 18, that former Orange Deputy Business Administrator Willis Edwards must repay the city of Orange Township the $268,750 he earned while working illegally as a city employee with that job title. Farrington’s ruling should bring an end to the legal saga of […]

Maplewood may seek artwork to keep downtown beautiful during redevelopment project

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Between passing ordinances and resolutions at its Feb. 16 meeting, the Maplewood Township Committee discussed the post office site redevelopment and some possible initiatives that may come with it. Although the redevelopment project, which drew mixed conversation of both support and ire for years, is now under way, there is still more […]

Second Bloomfield police officer sentenced to 5 years in state prison

  NEWARK, NJ — Former Bloomfield Police Officer Sean Courter, 35, of Englishtown, was sentenced on Tuesday, Feb. 23, to five years, with a five-year period of parole ineligibility, by Superior Court Judge Michael L. Ravin. In January, former Bloomfield Police Officer Orlando Trinidad, 34, of Bloomfield, was sentenced to a five-year prison term, with […]

Woman arrested and charged with kidnapping 11-month old baby from East Orange

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and East Orange Public Safety Director Sheilah Coley announced that Christiana Fitzpatrick, 20, of Chicago has been arrested and charged with kidnapping an 11-month old baby boy from East Orange. On Wednesday, Feb. 24, Fitzpatrick, who was also charged with endangering the welfare of a child and interfering with custody, […]

Irvington High School Wins the 2016 Essex County Consumer Bowl Championship Title!

    IRVINGTON, NJ — For the eighth straight year, the Irvington High School Consumer Bowl team has won the Essex County Championship. The county competition took place on Thursday, Feb. 11, at West Caldwell Tech High School. Irvington High School competed with West Side High School, Immaculate Conception High School and the following Essex […]