Irvington police roll out the use of body-worn cameras

Irvington police roll out the use of body-worn cameras

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Public Safety Department announced that, as of Aug. 1, a limited number of municipal police officers are now equipped with body-worn cameras, according to a press release. The public will be able to see the new cameras worn by police officers in the patrol division. Irvington officials did not respond […]

Authorities investigate apparent murder/suicide in Irvington

Authorities investigate apparent murder/suicide in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force is investigating an apparent murder/suicide that occurred in Irvington, according to a June 9 press release from the ECPO. Irvington police made a welfare check at a home on Adams Street during the predawn hours of Thursday, June 9, and discovered Daquasha Jackson, […]

East Orange man shot to death in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force is investigating the fatal shooting of Curt Johnson, 36, of East Orange, according to a May 18 press release from the ECPO. On Sunday, May 15, at approximately 3:22 a.m., Irvington police responded to a call in the area of Prospect Street and […]

Local first responder heroes receive Valor Awards

Local first responder heroes receive Valor Awards

BELLEVILLE, NJ — The Two Hundred Club of Essex County held its 56th annual Valor Awards presentation at Nanina’s in the Park, Belleville, on May 10. Since 1966, the organization has provided assistance to dependents of Essex County police officers and firefighters, and New Jersey state troopers, who have lost their lives in the line […]

Irvington man shot to death on Grove Street

Irvington man shot to death on Grove Street

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force is investigating the fatal shooting of Jahque Benbow, 23, of Irvington, according to a May 13 press release from the ECPO. On Wednesday, May 11, at approximately 10 p.m., Irvington police responded to a call of shots fired on the 500 block of […]

Drive carefully, SORS urges, as it sees uptick in serious car accidents

Drive carefully, SORS urges, as it sees uptick in serious car accidents

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — According to the South Orange Rescue Squad, its volunteers have recently seen an alarming increase in serious motor vehicle accidents in the area. SORS reminds everyone to drive safely! This includes maintaining a safe speed, driving unimpaired, removing distractions such as cell phones, driving within your limits, being cognizant of the […]

Law enforcement officers and firefighters to be presented with medals for bravery

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The 200 Club of Essex County, which was founded in 1966 to assist the families of police officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty, will hold its 56th annual Valor Awards luncheon on Tuesday, May 10, at Nanina’s in the Park, 540 Mill St. in Belleville. The cocktail reception […]

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day across Essex County on April 30

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day across Essex County on April 30

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr., the Essex County Board of County Commissioners, the Essex County Division of Community Health and Family Connections’ ADAPT Coalition are encouraging residents to dispose of their old or unwanted prescription medications during the federal Drug Enforcement Administration’s annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day […]

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