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 […]

Councilman has a New Year’s resolution for administration

IRVINGTON, NJ — East Ward Councilman Paul Inman isn’t up for re-election until 2020, but during the Irvington Joint Block Association Coalition’s annual Christmas and Kwanzaa Brunch in Mt. Herman Church on Nesbit Terrace on Saturday, Dec. 15, he said it’s never too early to start making plans for the future, and that includes his […]

Irvington commended for crime reduction statistics

IRVINGTON, NJ — When the Federal Bureau of Investigation released its 2017 compilation of crime statistics and Irvington Township ranked 20th in the nation for crime reduction, the Municipal Council passed a resolution at its regular meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 9, commending the Police Division, Public Safety Department Director Tracy Bowers and Mayor Tony Vauss’ […]

Council approves amended Calendar Year 2018 budget

IRVINGTON, N J — The Irvington Municipal Council unanimously voted to approve the $110,389,331.30 amended version of the Calendar Year 2018 township budget at a special meeting Monday, Sept. 17. According to the township Clerk’s Office, the vote to approve the amended budget was 5-0, with at large Councilwoman Charnette Frederic and East East Ward […]

As state reviews budget, council has public hearing on it

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Municipal Council held a public hearing for the Calendar Year 2018 municipal budget at its last regular meeting of the summer on Tuesday, Aug. 14. The new budget comes in at $109,637,331.30. According to Council President and North Ward Councilman David Lyons, it was introduced at the regular meeting on […]

Report lays out complaints and case against Irvington councilman

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Herald newspaper has obtained a copy of the report, “Investigation into acts and/or omissions of East Ward Council member Paul Inman,” which the Irvington Municipal Council hired the law firm of DeCotiis, Fitzpatrick, Cole & Giblin to conduct, in response to allegations that Inman may have violated state ethics and […]

Council finds Inman may have violated ethics laws

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Municipal Council voted 6-1 in favor of Resolution MC17-1227-58 at its Wednesday, Dec. 27 meeting, authorizing the governing body to take action against East Ward Councilman Paul Inman because of remarks he had allegedly made in taped conversations with former township employee Tamara Smith. Smith, who had secretly recorded the […]

Berkeley’s new management has high hopes for the future

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Berkeley Terrace Apartments complex on Grove Street has a new owner who held a special meeting Thursday, July 27, with his tenants inside Council Chambers in the Municipal Building to inform them about the upgrades he intends to implement. On Wednesday, Aug. 2, Josh Levy of Candlebrook Properties, the real estate […]