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 […]

Quadruple shooting in Irvington leaves one resident dead

Quadruple shooting in Irvington leaves one resident dead

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force is investigating a quadruple shooting that resulted in the death of one person, Fuquan Davis, 44, of Irvington, according to a March 17 press release from the ECPO.  On Wednesday, March 16, at approximately 10:59 p.m., Davis was shot while standing in front […]

Too many Irvington successes to fit into one speech

Too many Irvington successes to fit into one speech

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington High School’s state champion football team was honored alongside Irvington Police Department officers who were promoted, and there was a speech and book signing by the Rev. Al Sharpton at Mayor Tony Vauss’ annual State of the Township address on Feb. 24. Held at Transcend Worship Center, it was the first […]

Maplewood police seek Irvington man charged with aggravated assault

Maplewood police seek Irvington man charged with aggravated assault

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Feb. 16, at approximately 9:55 a.m., a good Samaritan called Maplewood police headquarters and reported that a male in the area of Hughes and Jacoby streets had possibly been shot, according to a press release from the Maplewood Police Department. Upon arrival, patrols located the victim in that area. He was […]

Authorities investigate fatal motor vehicle incident in Irvington

Authorities investigate fatal motor vehicle incident in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a motor vehicle incident that resulted in the death of a 20-year-old East Orange man, according to an Oct. 21 press release from the ECPO. On Sunday, Oct. 17, at approximately 10:28 p.m., a stolen Land […]

24-year-old Irvington man shot to death on Arverne Terrace

24-year-old Irvington man shot to death on Arverne Terrace

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal shooting of Alexander F. Saye, 24, of Irvington, according to an Oct. 16 press release from the ECPO. Just after midnight on Saturday, Oct. 16, Irvington police responded to Arverne Terrace on a report […]

22-year-old man shot to death on Madison Avenue in Irvington

22-year-old man shot to death on Madison Avenue in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal shooting of Jarod Rogers, 22, of Irvington, according to an Oct. 4 press release from the ECPO. On Saturday, Oct. 2, just after 3 p.m., Irvington police responded to Madison Avenue on a report […]