Fire Department to host eighth annual Cancer Walk

IRVINGTON, NJ — File Lt. Mike Scott and the Irvington Fire Division are scheduled to host the eighth annual Breast Cancer Walk on Sunday, Oct. 14, at 11 a.m., in conjunction with Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss, the Municipal Council and the Public Safety Department. The event is scheduled to begin and end at Fire Division […]

Relationship improves between IFD and mayor’s administration

File photo From left, Irvington Fire Division IAFF Local 305 President Alex Lima stands with Lt. Mike Scott at Christian Pentecostal Church on Friday, Feb. 23, after Mayor Tony Vauss’ fourth annual State of the Township Address. Scott and several other Irvington firefighters were officially promoted at the ceremony. He also served as the Irvington […]

Firefighter kick Fill the Boot MDA fundraiser into full swing

IRVINGTON, NJ — Anyone driving down Lyons Avenue near the border between Irvington and Newark on Thursday, Nov. 9, would have seen members of the Irvington Fire Division outside their trucks and engines, in the middle of the street, asking drivers and passersby to “fill the boot” as they collected donations for the Muscular Dystrophy […]

PSD director received raise before audit revealed deficit

IRVINGTON, NJ — Former Irvington Fire Director John Brown’s recent re-hiring as the deputy director of the township’s Public Safety Department during mandatory salary deferments and furloughs implemented by the Vauss administration has focused a spotlight on how the Public Safety Department is funded. The budget cuts were intended to address a $3.25 million deficit […]

IFD works its ‘Fill the Boot’ fundraising campaign

IRVINGTON, NJ — The members of the Irvington Fire Division were busy “passing the boot” to collect donations for a good cause on Thursday, Oct. 5, leading up to the seventh annual Breast Cancer Walk on Sunday, Oct. 8. “We also did a ‘Fill the Boot’ drive, from which we raised about $3,500, and we’re […]

IFD FMBA Local 14 hosts annual Breast Cancer Walk

IRVINGTON, NJ — Louise Ryanes didn’t let being the last walker to participate in seventh annual Breast Cancer Walk on Sunday, Oct. 8, phase her one bit. The walk was organized by Irvington Fire Division FMBA Local 14 Union Vice President Mike Scott, the Public Safety Department’s Fire and Police divisions, Mayor Tony Vauss and […]