Council president admits township has $2.4M deficits for 2016 and 2017

IRVINGTON, NJ — Municipal Council President and North Ward Councilman David Lyons admitted on the record at the last council meeting in June that the township is facing a larger budget deficit than the $3.25 million for 2015 previously acknowledged by Mayor Tony Vauss and other municipal officials, prompting employee furloughs, layoffs and givebacks that went […]

Local Finance Board dismisses ethics complaints against council

IRVINGTON, NJ — The state Department of Community Affairs Local Finance Board recently cleared Irvington Municipal Council Vice President Renee Burgess and the other council members of any wrongdoing regarding an ethics complaint filed against them last year by Elouise McDaniel, president of the Irvington Joint Block Association and Nesbitt Terrace Block Association. The governing […]

Lyons inducted into Elected Officials Hall of Fame

IRVINGTON, NJ — After more than 20 years of service to the Irvington Township community as the North Ward councilman, many of them as the lone voice of opposition on the seven-member governing body to the Team Irvington social and political organization, Municipal Councilman David Lyons recently learned he will being inducted into the New […]

VFW admits sale of old Servicemen’s Clubhouse a ‘done deal’

VFW admits sale of old Servicemen’s Clubhouse a ‘done deal’

IRVINGTON, NJ — Members of Camptown Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1941 said they attended the Irvington Planning Board meeting Thursday, July 28, to support the efforts of Brenda Jenkins of the Volunteer Network for Veterans to stop Mayor Tony Vauss’ administration from selling the old Servicemen’s Clubhouse building on Springfield Avenue to developers […]

Lyons wins re-election as a member of Team Irvington Strong

IRVINGTON, NJ — Seasons change and clothing comes in and out of fashion, but David Lyons has consistently found his place on the Irvington Municipal Council; he was elected a sixth time as councilman on Tuesday, May 10, winning the North Ward with 435 votes to challenger Cathy Southerland’s 150 votes. However, there was one […]