Newark police seek public’s help in locating missing person

Newark police seek public’s help in locating missing person

NEWARK, NJ — Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose is requesting the public’s assistance in locating the pictured male, Porfirio Santos, 85, of Newark. Santos weighs approximately 130 lbs., is 5 feet, 2 inches tall and has short gray hair. He was last seen Wednesday, Dec. 14, at St. Michael’s Hospital. He was wearing […]

Irvington FD, MTS Towing help fight fatal EO fires

EAST ORANGE, NJ — When East Orange was faced with two deadly fires on Sunday, Dec. 11, the Irvington Fire Department and the township-based MTS tow truck company were quick to assist. Through a mutual aid agreement with neighboring municipalities in Essex and Union counties, numerous fire departments, including those of Irvington, East Orange and […]

IFD issues updated fire safety and prevention guidelines

IRVINGTON, NJ — In the wake of the two fatal fires on Sunday, Dec. 11, in nearby East Orange, officials with the Irvington Fire Department have issued updated guidelines regarding fire safety and prevention for residents to follow during the holiday season. “In the colder months, we want to encourage people not to use space […]

NJ Transit says it’s prepared for winter weather

NEWARK, NJ — NJ Transit is prepared to do battle with Old Man Winter this season, according to a press release. Snow-fighting supplies and equipment across the state are stocked and ready to be deployed as conditions warrant. NJ Transit is busy inspecting and winterizing its infrastructure, equipment and stations to be in the best […]

Freeholder brings S.U.N. initiative to Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders President Britnee Timberlake brought representatives from the Boston Community Capital, a nonprofit community finance and financial services organization, to Irvington on Monday, Dec. 5, to discuss how the bank’s Stabilizing Urban Neighborhoods initiative could help some township homeowners facing mortgage foreclosure stay in their homes. “We […]

Irvington NAACP takes part in Black World Conference

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington NAACP was well-represented at the Institute of the Black World’s State of the Black World Conference at the Robert Treat Hotel in Newark from Wednesday, Nov. 16, through Sunday, Nov. 20. “An august crowd of African-American and Latino people attended the conference that was a tribute to the life and […]

ECPO to host information session on procedures for officer-involved fatal shootings

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office will hold an information session on Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m. to provide an overview of what happens in Essex County when an officer is involved in a fatal shooting. The 40-minute presentation will provide statistical data and other information and allow members of the […]

Senior citizens have it good in town around the holidays

Senior citizens have it good in town around the holidays

IRVINGTON, NJ — It’s good to be a senior citizen in Irvington, especially around the holidays, when everyone comes together for their elders. This was the case Tuesday, Nov. 22, when Mayor Tony Vauss and the township joined forces to host a pre-Thanksgiving holiday dinner at the Irvington Senior Citizen Center on Springfield Avenue. “Every […]

Irvington prepares for annual Holiday Tree-Lighting Spectacular

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington’s annual Holiday Tree-Lighting Spectacular is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 5 p.m. at the Municipal Building in Civic Square. The event will feature an appearance by Santa Claus and Santa’s helpers, as well as the usual cast of characters from children’s books, movies and videos, such as Elmo from “Sesame […]

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