Irvington suffers third homicide of 2016

IRVINGTON, NJ — The township suffered its third homicide of the year Thursday, Oct. 13, on Montgomery Street. According to a press release from acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Irvington police Director Tracy Bowers, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Major Crimes Task Force and the Irvington Police Department are investigating the incident in […]

Costa Rican national arraigned on multiple weapons charges

NEWARK, NJ — A Costa Rican national was arraigned on Friday, Sept. 16, on multiple weapons charges, following his arrest on the night of Thursday, Sept. 15, by a law enforcement task force comprised of Essex County sheriff’s detectives and officers from the Bloomfield and Irvington police departments. Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that the task […]

13 new police officers defer accompanying salary increases

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss, Public Safety Director Tracy Bowers and fire Director John Brown recently made history in town by appointing Capt. Antonio Gary as the first black fire chief to lead the Irvington Fire Department. “I am honored to have the opportunity as mayor of Irvington to swear in our first […]

13 police officers promoted, as well as township’s first black fire chief

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss and Public Safety Director Tracy Bowers recently promoted 13 members of the Irvington Police Department, ranging from sergeant to deputy chief. Capt. Stephen Yannotti, Det. Capt. Michael Tomich and Capt. Dwayne Mitchell were all promoted to deputy chief. The other promotions included: Lt. Stewart Townsend, Lt. Kenneth Price, Lt. […]

Irvington suffers first homicide of 2016, cracks down on crime

Irvington suffers first homicide of 2016, cracks down on crime

IRVINGTON, NJ — The township suffered its first homicide of 2016 on Friday, May 20. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Irvington Public Safety Director Tracy Bowers announced on Friday, May 20, that the Irvington Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide-Major Crimes Task Force were in the early stages of […]

200 Club presents awards to county’s finest police and firefighters

BELLEVILLE, NJ — The 200 Club of Essex County, founded to assist the families of police officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty and the oldest such organization of its kind, will hold its 50th anniversary Valor Awards luncheon on Thursday, May 5, beginning at 11:30 a.m. at Nanina’s In The Park, 540 […]