18th annual Unity Day celebration is huge success

Big Daddy Kane and Fatboy SSE amaze at festivities

18th annual Unity Day celebration is huge success

IRVINGTON, NJ — According to Mayor Tony Vauss, the township’s 18th annual Unity Day celebration in Orange Avenue Park on Saturday, Aug. 10, was a huge success. “I think it was the best one we’ve had yet,” Vauss said Aug. 12, adding that anyone who doesn’t believe him can just ask their friends who attended. […]

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 […]

Mayor kicks off the Summer Policing Plan

Mayor kicks off the Summer Policing Plan

IRVINGTON, NJ — On Wednesday, July 17, at 1 p.m., in front of Town Hall at 1 Civic Square, Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss and Irvington Director of Public Safety Tracy Bowers officially launched the Summer Policing Plan, which has successfully reduced violent crime and has led to completely homicide-free summers in the township over the […]

Rapper Fatboy SSE is added to Unity Day lineup

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss has announced the addition of new school rap star Fatboy SSE to the 18th annual Unity Day celebration lineup in Orange Avenue Park on Saturday, Aug. 10, which already features old school hip-hop artist Big Daddy Kane. Fatboy, whose name is Tyriq Thomas Kimbrough, grew up in Irvington, one […]

Big Daddy Kane to headline Unity Day celebration

IRVINGTON, NJ — According to Mayor Tony Vauss, it’s going to be “All hail the Kane” on Saturday, Aug. 10, when rapper Big Daddy Kane headlines the township’s 18th annual Unity Day celebration in Orange Avenue Park. The roster of singers and performers scheduled for this year’s event includes: Anonymous, Creme, Helen & Terry Jones, […]

Irvington to host NNO celebration on Aug. 6

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington will observe National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 6, from 6 to 9 p.m. in D. Bilal Beasley Square. “Thank you to all sponsors who contributed to make this event a success,” said Mayor Tony Vauss on Monday, July 22. According to the www.securitychoice.com website, the U.S. has been celebrating National […]

Graham chosen to fill Lebby Jones’ vacant freeholder seat

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington Board of Education President Romaine Graham has been appointed to fill the seat left vacant on the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders by former Freeholder Lebby Jones, who died of cancer Wednesday, Jan. 9. “Romaine was elected today replacing one of the icons of this township, Lebby Jones, who also […]

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