Local mayors attend conference in Atlantic City

Local mayors attend conference in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Thousands of municipal employees and elected officials from New Jersey’s 565 municipalities connected at the 2019 League of Municipalities Conference in Atlantic City, which kicked off on Tuesday, Nov. 19, and concluded Thursday, Nov. 21. The state League of Municipalities is a voluntary association created to help communities do a better job […]

Governor visits Irvington to support local candidates

Governor visits Irvington to support local candidates

IRVINGTON, NJ — After many stops throughout New Jersey, beginning in Monmouth County, the election on Tuesday, Nov. 5, also saw Gov. Phil Murphy campaigning with Mayor Tony Vauss, Team Irvington Strong and Irvington Democrats as the governor made a scheduled stop in Irvington to campaign and show his support for Jamillah Beasley, Orlander Glen […]

Rain doesn’t stop Irvington’s successful Halloween 

Rain doesn’t stop Irvington’s successful Halloween 

IRVINGTON, NJ — A little rain didn’t stop the township from celebrating Halloween at the Irvington Police Department, on Thursday, Oct. 31. Despite the gloomy weather, the DJ had Irvington ghouls and goblins dancing, as residents ventured out to celebrate with the community and Mayor Tony Vauss, who oversaw the festivities during the Irvington Halloween […]

23 Irvington police officers promoted

23 Irvington police officers promoted

IRVINGTON, NJ — The city’s police department turned out in force to see 23 of its own promoted in Council Chambers on Friday, Oct. 25, along with friends and family. Among those promoted, Capt. Monique Smith became the first woman to serve as deputy chief in the township.  “Congratulations to Monique Smith, who was promoted […]

Municipalities, school districts participate in pooled equipment leasing

Municipalities, school districts participate in pooled equipment leasing

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The municipalities of Irvington, Roseland and West Caldwell and the public school districts in Belleville, Cedar Grove and Livingston are participating in the Essex County Pooled Government Equipment Leasing Program to purchase approximately $11.9 million of new equipment, according to an Oct. 21 press release from the county. This new program […]

Inaugural golf outing tees off to resounding success

NEWARK, NJ — Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss attended the John Sharpe James South Ward Civic Association inaugural golf outing along with Newark corporate and civic luminaries at the Weequahic Golf Course in Newark on Tuesday, Oct. 15. In an event that gathered the “who’s who” of Essex County, participants teed off to raise $50,000 to […]

Sting operation proves successful in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Police Department Detective Bureau set up a successful sting operation to combat several reported armed robberies that were committed utilizing Facebook to Marketplace to lure victims to a specific area for an in-person meeting on Thursday, Oct. 10. According to reports, the victims were violently robbed and pistol-whipped during the […]

Cache of drugs and weapons seized by Irvington police

Cache of drugs and weapons seized by Irvington police

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Police Department and New Jersey State Police have executed warrants and recovered large amounts of money, cocaine and semi-automatic weapons on Friday, Oct. 11.. According to a recent press release from Mayor Tony Vauss’ administration, members of the Irvington Police Department, with the assistance of the New Jersey State Police […]

Fifth annual Mayor’s Ball is a star-studded affair

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss and his wife, April, kicked off the fifth annual Mayor’s Ball at Nanina’s In the Park in Belleville on Thursday, Oct. 3. The star-studded event, hosted by multiplatinum selling rhythm and blues entertainer Ginuwine, saw guests dressed to the nines for the black-tie affair. “My ball brings together […]

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