Irvington multiagency task force takes action against fireworks disturbances

Irvington multiagency task force takes action against fireworks disturbances

IRVINGTON, NJ — Lately, the sounds of fireworks have been plaguing numerous areas in the tristate area. Complaints about the nightly fireworks annoyance can be found splashed all over news outlets, voiced on social media platforms and heard within households. But in Irvington, Mayor Tony Vauss and the Department of Public Safety have decided to […]

Police investigate fatal crash in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a crash that resulted in one fatality, according to a June 23 press release from the ECPO. At approximately 2:42 p.m. on Monday, June 22, Marie A. Edwards, 71, of Hillside, was involved in a three-vehicle […]

Double stabbing in Irvington results in one death

Double stabbing in Irvington results in one death

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a double stabbing that resulted in one death, according to a June 22 press release from the prosecutor’s office. On Sunday, June 21, two people were stabbed in the area of 30 40th St. Alfred Julio […]

Irvington Education Association donates meals to hero first responders

Irvington Education Association donates meals to hero first responders

IRVINGTON, NJ — The first responders of Irvington — police, firefighters and paramedics — have always selflessly responded to the community’s needs. Placing themselves in the path of harm is sometimes the nature of their work and readily understood when the adversary is known. However, going to work with the knowledge that they can get […]

As lockdown continues, Vauss urges residents to follow the rules

As lockdown continues, Vauss urges residents to follow the rules

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss is vigorously working to enforce the Irvington, Newark, East Orange and Orange four-city lockdown, consistently meeting with the other mayors to reassess.  “I’ve issued an executive order that complies with the governor’s order to make sure that we’re doing our part,” Vauss said in a recent update. “Our major […]

Double shooting results in one death in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a double shooting that resulted in the death of Lawrence Peterson, 65, of Newark, according to an April 8 press release from the prosecutor’s office. On Sunday, April 6, just before 8 p.m., two males were […]

Irvington police, ECPO investigate homicide

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a homicide in Irvington, according to a March 16 press release. On Friday, March 13, James A. Braxton, 55, of Newark, was fatally injured in the areas of Nye Avenue and Nesbit Terrace in Irvington. He […]

Essex County arrests 61 individuals in warrant sweep

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II announced March 9 that 61 individuals, including three juveniles, with outstanding warrants for committing violent crimes in Essex County were arrested during a month-long initiative called Operation Clean Sweep. “This is a quality-of-life issue. These individuals had outstanding warrants. In some instances, they were charged […]

Irvington’s State of the Township address promotes police officials 

Irvington’s State of the Township address promotes police officials 

IRVINGTON, NJ — On Feb. 25, Mayor Tony Vauss presented his State of the Township address at Transcend Worship Center in Irvington, along with Donald Malloy, director of the Department of Recreation. Opening remarks were delivered by Business Administrator Musa Malik and followed by a video of the township’s department directors discussing upcoming projects and […]

Two arrested in connection with Irvington homicide

IRVINGTON, NJ — Lakirah Franklin Lewis, 22, and Lawrence Lewis, 24, have been arrested and charged in connection with the murder of Daquan Smith, 24, of Irvington, according to a Feb. 25 press release from Irvington police and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. On Feb. 20, Smith was fatally shot on the 400 block of […]

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