ECPO investigates police-involved shooting in Irvington

ECPO investigates police-involved shooting in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — Members of the Irvington Police Division were engaged in a police-involved shooting on Friday, Sept. 7, and now the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Professional Standards Bureau is investigating the incident, according to acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens. “The incident occurred shortly before 10 p.m., when Irvington police officers were dispatched […]

Beasley to be honored with statue in Civic Square

Beasley to be honored with statue in Civic Square

IRVINGTON, NJ — According to Mayor Tony Vauss, an Irvington legend is about to be honored with a statue and renaming of Civic Square after him. “We do have, coming up on Sept. 29 in front of Town Hall, a statue to be placed in honor of D. Bilal Beasley,” confirmed Vauss on Monday, Sept. […]

After body is dumped in Irvington, homicide is traced back to Orange

After body is dumped in Irvington, homicide is traced back to Orange

IRVINGTON, NJ — According to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and authorities in Irvington, Orange suffered its third homicide of the year, after police determined that a woman found on Krokit Place in Irvington on Friday, Aug. 17, had actually been killed in Orange, then dumped there. The victim has been identified as Shafequa Cooper, […]

Councilwoman hosts community cookout on her birthday

Councilwoman hosts community cookout on her birthday

IRVINGTON, NJ — South Ward Councilwoman Sandy Jones spent her birthday, Saturday, July 28, doing what she’s always done — throwing a community cookout and block party for her neighbors and constituents, instead of sitting back and letting someone else throw a party for her. “Yes, today is my birthday. I had the big party […]

Townships plans for 17th annual Unity Day on Aug. 11

Townships plans for 17th annual Unity Day on Aug. 11

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington is getting ready to host its annual Unity Day celebration on Saturday, Aug. 11, in Orange Avenue Park. “It all works together,” said Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs Director Donald Malloy on Monday, July 23. “The common objective is to move the two forward — people and community. That’s […]

Mayor, PSD director initiate annual summer policing plan

IRVINGTON, NJ — Building on his first term in office, Mayor Tony Vauss ended his inauguration and swearing-in ceremony on Sunday, July 1, by promising to continue making Irvington clean and safe, particularly in the summer months, when statistics show that an annual spike in crime occurs. “I thank you for your support over the […]

Rec Dept. ready with busy schedule of summer programs

Rec Dept. ready with busy schedule of summer programs

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss lauded recreation department Director Donald Malloy during his inauguration speech on Sunday, July 1, then put him back to work organizing the township’s schedule of summer programs for residents. “This is one of our great busy times, which is our recreation department’s biggest summer activity programs,” said Malloy on […]

Mayor reappoints numerous people at inauguration

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss was appointed and reappointed numerous department heads at his inauguration ceremony in Christian Pentecostal Church on Sunday, July 1. “I’m going to ask that Councilman David Lyons and the Irvington Municipal Council, I respectfully submit to you Mr. Musa Malik for business administrator; Tracey Bowers, director of public safety; […]

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