Candidate for lieutenant governor visits for National Night Out

Candidate for lieutenant governor visits for National Night Out

IRVINGTON, NJ — Assemblywoman Sheila Oliver, the state Democratic Party’s candidate for lieutenant governor, stopped by Irvington’s annual National Night Out event in Civic Square on Tuesday, Aug. 1. “She’s here all the time and that’s one of the things about having one of our own on the ticket as lieutenant governor,” said Mayor Tony […]

Although Chase was paid $37,673, he still wants W2 form

Although Chase was paid $37,673, he still wants W2 form

IRVINGTON, NJ — Former police Chief Michael Chase considers it good news that the township has agreed to pay him the $37,673 that the New Jersey state civil Service commission says it owes him, although he has still not received a W2 tax form from township government for this amount. This is the same amount […]

Service Above Self Awards Brunch honors several residents

Service Above Self Awards Brunch honors several residents

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Rotary Club of Irvington will be hosting its annual Service Above Self Awards Brunch on Saturday, March 18, at 10 a.m. in the Hanover Manor in East Hanover. This year’s awardees are: Dr. October Hudley, the library media specialist at Grove Street Elementary School; Public Safety Director Tracy Bowers; Irvington Fire […]

Irvington has first homicide of 2017, as mayor praises lower crime rate

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington suffered its first homicide of 2017 on Saturday, Feb. 25. On Monday, Feb. 27, acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray and township Public Safety Director Tracy Bowers announced and investigation into the murder of Tajmiah Philips, 31, of Newark by the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide-Major Crimes Task Force and the […]

Criminals warned to look for other employment to avoid arrest

IRVINGTON, NJ — Public Safety Director Tracy Bowers and Mayor Tony Vauss are crediting reforms within the Irvington Police Division for the township’s recent crime rate decrease. “The mayor and the Police Department are committed to ridding our township of those individuals who engage in drug dealing as sellers and buyers,” said Bowers on Tuesday, […]

Irvington suffers its fourth homicide of the year

IRVINGTON, NJ — The township suffered another setback in its ongoing struggle to make Irvington safe and clean on Tuesday, Oct. 25, when the fourth homicide of the year occurred on Myrtle Avenue. On Wednesday, Oct. 26, acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Irvington police Director Tracy Bowers announced the Irvington Police Department […]

Irvington police host annual Safe Halloween event

Irvington police host annual Safe Halloween event

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Police Department, working with the Fire Department, Mayor Tony Vauss, the Municipal Council and with support from the Irvington Chamber of Commerce and the township’s business community, hosted its annual Safe Halloween event on Monday, Oct. 31, in Civic Square. “This is another successful event where the police and other […]

Mayor named ‘quarterback’ at ICOC’s awards dinner

Mayor named ‘quarterback’ at ICOC’s awards dinner

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Chamber of Commerce hosted its 31st annual Police and Fire Heroism Awards Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 13, at the Hanover Manor on Eagle Rock Avenue in East Hanover. This year’s honorees included: Deputy Chief Michael Rosa, captains John Del Sordo and John Durish, Lt. Evan Jones; and Irvington firefighters Paul […]