Council unanimously approves statue in honor of Beasley

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Municipal Council unanimously voted Tuesday, Sept. 11, to approve a resolution authorizing the acceptance of a statue of deceased former council President D. Bilal Beasley, who was also an Essex County Freeholder and founder of the Team Irvington social and political organization founder. The statue was donated by Beasley’s family […]

Community organizations reach out in preparing for new school year

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington Board of Education President Romaine Greer came to the Back to School Backpack and School Supplies Giveaway in the recently refurbished Grove Street Playground, adjacent to Grove Street School, on Monday, Aug. 27. The event was sponsored by Respecting Others Struggles and Exhibiting Selflessness, a nonprofit organization. “I’m out here celebrating […]

Two police officers give back to the area they patrol

IRVINGTON, NJ — When it comes to members of the Irvington Police Department volunteering their time, energy and resources to the people they are sworn to protect, Mayor Tony Vauss and Public Safety Director Tracy Bowers said that is OK with them. “Police officers giving their all when they are working is something to be […]

Lyons again chosen as council president at reorganization

IRVINGTON, NJ — North Ward Councilman David Lyons was chosen by his Irvington Municipal Council colleagues to serve a second consecutive term as council president during the reorganization meeting held at Christian Pentecostal Church on Clinton Avenue on Sunday, July 1. The council majority also voted to have at large Councilwoman Renee Burgess serve a […]

Irvington well-represented at the EO’s annual fireworks display and concert

EAST ORANGE, NJ — At large Councilwoman October Hudley represented the township well at East Orange’s Independence Day concert and fireworks display in Paul Robeson Stadium on Park Avenue on Wednesday, July 4. “All these areas — Newark, East Orange, Orange — they’re all my town. We’re all family,” said Hudley on Wednesday, July 4. […]

N.A.N. Mother’s Day Breakfast proves a success

IRVINGTON, NJ — According to the Rev. H. William Rutherford Sr. of Greater New Point Baptist Church, the Irvington Chapter of the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network’s sixth annual Mother’s Day Breakfast on Saturday, May 12, in Christian Pentecostal Church on Clinton Avenue, was a success, although it did not take place at his […]

Vauss, Team Irvington Strong win big in election

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss was unanimously elected to a second term in office in the municipal election on Tuesday, May 8, as he was running unopposed. But surprisingly, in addition to getting 99.16 percent of the votes, there were 3,468 votes cast, according to the unofficial results posted on Essex County Clerk Chris […]

Vauss, Team Irvington Strong sweep to victory

IRVINGTON, NJ — The unofficial results are in and, to no one’s surprise, Tony Vauss has been elected mayor again. Although Vauss has been campaigning as though he faced stiff opposition, he was running unopposed. He unofficially tallied 3,377 votes, or 99.15 percent, vs. 29 write-in votes, or 0.85 percent, as of 10 p.m. on […]

Irvington voters have limited choices for this election

IRVINGTON, NJ — When Irvington voters go to the polls Tuesday, May 8, there won’t be many choices to make, since incumbent Mayor Tony Vauss is running unopposed and his Team Irvington Strong running mates, incumbent Councilwomen Renee Burgess, October Hudley and Charnette Frederic, are only facing one opponent. When township clerk Harold Wiener held […]