Council colleagues welcome new councilwoman

Council colleagues welcome new councilwoman

IRVINGTON, NJ — Newly appointed South Ward Councilwoman Jamillah Beasley-McCleod’s council colleagues said they believe she is ready to step up and serve the township. “We’re happy to have you here with us,” said Municipal Council President and North Ward Councilman Dave Lyons on Monday, April 22, at the council’s regular meeting, after Beasley-McCleod was […]

Former BOE member sworn in as new South Ward councilwoman

Former BOE member sworn in as new South Ward councilwoman

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Municipal Council voted unanimously at its regular meeting on Monday, April 22, to approve the appointment of former Irvington Board of Education member Jamillah Beasley-McCleod, to fill the South Ward council seat left vacant since the unexpected death of Councilwoman Sandy Jones on Thursday, March 21. Beasley-McCleod is the daughter of […]

Five part-time firefighters hired to address concerns

Five part-time firefighters hired to address concerns

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington has hired five part-time firefighters, who have been working in town since January and the Fireman’s Mutual Benevolent Association union, which represents the rank and file members of the IFD, is not happy about it. The union is also concerned that some of the Vauss administration’s recent personnel and scheduling policies […]

Irvington commended for crime reduction statistics

Irvington commended for crime reduction statistics

IRVINGTON, NJ — When the Federal Bureau of Investigation released its 2017 compilation of crime statistics and Irvington Township ranked 20th in the nation for crime reduction, the Municipal Council passed a resolution at its regular meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 9, commending the Police Division, Public Safety Department Director Tracy Bowers and Mayor Tony Vauss’ […]

Beasley to be honored with statue and renaming of Civic Square

Beasley to be honored with statue and renaming of Civic Square

IRVINGTON, NJ — The township is planning a special ceremony to honor D. Bilal Beasley, the former Irvington Municipal Council President, Essex County Freeholder and Team Irvington social and political organization founder who died in 2014, by erecting a statue of him and renaming Civic Square after him on Saturday, Sept. 29. “He was a […]

Council approves amended Calendar Year 2018 budget

Council approves amended Calendar Year 2018 budget

IRVINGTON, N J — The Irvington Municipal Council unanimously voted to approve the $110,389,331.30 amended version of the Calendar Year 2018 township budget at a special meeting Monday, Sept. 17. According to the township Clerk’s Office, the vote to approve the amended budget was 5-0, with at large Councilwoman Charnette Frederic and East East Ward […]

Council unanimously approves statue in honor of Beasley

Council unanimously approves statue in honor of Beasley

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Municipal Council unanimously voted Tuesday, Sept. 11, to approve a resolution authorizing the acceptance of a statue of deceased former council President D. Bilal Beasley, who was also an Essex County Freeholder and founder of the Team Irvington social and political organization founder. The statue was donated by Beasley’s family […]

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. […]

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 […]

Lyons again chosen as council president at reorganization

Lyons again chosen as council president at reorganization

IRVINGTON, NJ — North Ward Councilman David Lyons was chosen by his Irvington Municipal Council colleagues to serve a second consecutive term as council president during the reorganization meeting held at Christian Pentecostal Church on Clinton Avenue on Sunday, July 1. The council majority also voted to have at large Councilwoman Renee Burgess serve a […]

1 2 3