24-year-old Irvington man shot to death on Arverne Terrace

24-year-old Irvington man shot to death on Arverne Terrace

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal shooting of Alexander F. Saye, 24, of Irvington, according to an Oct. 16 press release from the ECPO. Just after midnight on Saturday, Oct. 16, Irvington police responded to Arverne Terrace on a report […]

See who’s running for political office in your town

See who’s running for political office in your town

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — This election season is shaping up to be fairly quiet in Essex County, with few contested elections and foregone conclusions for some of the contested races. The biggest question on the ballot this upcoming Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 2, is the choice for governor. Democratic incumbent Gov. Phil Murphy, with running […]

Essex County’s 2021 leaf collection schedule

Essex County’s 2021 leaf collection schedule

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County’s 2021 leaf collection schedule for county roads has been announced. Residents whose properties are on county roads may place their leaves in biodegradable bags or sweep the loose leaves into piles at the curb. To organize leaf collection on county roads, Essex County is divided into four sectors. There […]

State files to hold alleged polluters in Irvington, Newark accountable

State files to hold alleged polluters in Irvington, Newark accountable

IRVINGTON / NEWARK, NJ — Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck and Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette announced Oct. 8 the filing of seven new environmental enforcement actions across the state, including six to hold polluters accountable for contamination in environmental justice communities. Five of these six environmental justice lawsuits focus on […]

Irvington supports resident who lost loved ones in storm

Irvington supports resident who lost loved ones in storm

IRVINGTON, NJ — After Tropical Storm Ida ravaged the township of Irvington, flooding streets and buildings, causing massive property damage throughout the town, the township spent weeks recovering from the deadly storm. While many residents have endured the pain of losing valued items in the storm, one resident has endured a pain like no other. […]

Sumter speaks at Irvington NAACP’s monthly meeting

Sumter speaks at Irvington NAACP’s monthly meeting

IRVINGTON, NJ — September’s virtual monthly meeting of the Irvington NAACP hosted Assemblywoman Shavonda E. Sumter of the 35th Legislative District. Sumter holds the distinction of being the first woman to serve as chairperson of the New Jersey Legislative Black Caucus; she succeeded the long-lasting leadership of state Sen. Ronald L. Rice of the 28th […]

22-year-old man shot to death on Madison Avenue in Irvington

22-year-old man shot to death on Madison Avenue in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal shooting of Jarod Rogers, 22, of Irvington, according to an Oct. 4 press release from the ECPO. On Saturday, Oct. 2, just after 3 p.m., Irvington police responded to Madison Avenue on a report […]

More than $500K in grants to fund vaccination clinics in Irvington, East Orange, Orange, Newark

More than $500K in grants to fund vaccination clinics in Irvington, East Orange, Orange, Newark

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — United Way of Greater Newark, along with Greater Newark Health Care Coalition, has awarded more than $500,000 to Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Project Ready, Bessie Mae Women’s Health Center and North Jersey Aids Alliance to fund COVID-19 vaccine efforts in Irvington, East Orange, Orange and Newark. The funding will help […]