Councilman David Lyons dead

Irvington community mourns death of council president, longtime politician

Councilman David Lyons dead

IRVINGTON, NJ — According to multiple sources, Municipal Council President and North Ward Councilman David Lyons died of as yet unknown causes at Beth Israel Hospital on Sunday, Aug. 11. “I was actually there at the hospital the day he died,” Mayor Tony Vauss said Aug. 12. “Me and the first lady decided that Sunday […]

Beasley honored with bronze statue, memorial plaque, renaming Civic Square

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss and the Municipal Council’s tribute to D. Bilal Beasley, a former Municipal Council president, Essex County freeholder and co-founder of the Team Irvington social and political organization, was a star-studded affair that featured a performance by singer Hunter Hayes and a host of elected officials on Saturday, Sept. […]

Judge rules against effort to decertify 3 BOE candidates

  IRVINGTON, NJ — Newark Superior Court Judge Tom Vena on Friday, March 16, ruled against an attempt by Irvington Board of Education candidate David Pinckney to kick three incumbent board members off the ballot for the BOE election on Tuesday, April 17. Board members Jamillah Beasley-McCleod, Ronald Brown and Melody Scott are also members […]