Irvington mayor, council members begin new terms

Irvington mayor, council members begin new terms

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss and incumbent council members President Renee Burgess, Charnette Frederic and October Hudley celebrated being reelected and began their new terms on Friday, July 1. Celebrating with family and peers at Transcend Worship Center in Irvington, the mayor congratulated the at large council members, his running mates, on their reelection. […]

County installs new traffic signals at intersections in Belleville, Irvington

County installs new traffic signals at intersections in Belleville, Irvington

BELLEVILLE / IRVINGTON, NJ — New traffic signal equipment was recently installed at two intersections along Franklin Avenue in Belleville and two intersections along Springfield Avenue in Irvington. The improvements are part of a $6 million project to upgrade nine intersections throughout Essex County.  The two intersections in Belleville are the intersection of Franklin Avenue […]

Orange and Irvington incumbents all reelected

Orange and Irvington incumbents all reelected

IRVINGTON / ORANGE, NJ — On May 10, voters in Irvington and Orange headed to the polls for municipal elections. In both towns, voters overwhelmingly supported incumbents. In Irvington, Mayor Tony Vauss won reelection, as did his running mates and Irvington Municipal Council incumbents Renee Burgess, Charnette Frederic and October Hudley. In Orange, City Council […]

Six candidates vie for three open seats on the Irvington Township Council

Six candidates vie for three open seats on the Irvington Township Council

IRVINGTON, NJ — Six candidates are running for three open seats on the Irvington Township Council for the upcoming May 10 election. Running on the same ticket as incumbent Mayor Tony Vauss for reelection are Council President Renee Burgess, First Vice President October Hudley and Second Vice President Charnette Frederic. Paul Inman is challenging Vauss […]

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 […]

Senior Appreciation Night is huge success in Irvington

Senior Appreciation Night is huge success in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington’s annual Senior Appreciation Night made a comeback on April 16, hosting hundreds of senior citizens in the Irvington High School gym. Now having been held for a decade, Senior Appreciation Night brings seniors in town together for dinner and a raffle; Mayor Tony Vauss said pretty much every attendee this year […]

Irvington withdraws lawsuit filed against McDaniel

Irvington withdraws lawsuit filed against McDaniel

IRVINGTON, NJ — On March 31, the township of Irvington dropped the lawsuit it had filed against a resident for various reasons, including her filing more than 75 Open Public Records Act requests. The lawsuit was filed against Elouise McDaniel, 82, by the township and listed clerk Harold Wiener, who fulfills record requests as part […]

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 […]

Irvington earns prestigious Sustainable Jersey certification

IRVINGTON, NJ — Sustainable Jersey representatives have announced that Irvington has met the rigorous requirements to achieve Sustainable Jersey certification. Irvington is one of 65 municipalities that attained certification in 2021. Sustainable Jersey’s participating communities represent more than 81 percent of the state’s municipalities.  “We must plan now for the future of our children and […]

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