IPD still reaping benefits from 3 recent EOPD transfers

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Police Division has gained three new members, formerly of the East Orange Police Department, who transferred to the IPD prior to former East Orange Public Safety Director Sheilah Coley’s resignation, effective Friday, June 8. One of those officers, Keishon Jonas, participated in the third annual National Gun Violence Awareness Day […]

Bowers part of panel helping EO mayor to find new PSD director

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington Public Safety Director Tracy Bowers has been helping East Orange Mayor Ted Green search to find a new Public Safety Department director of his own, to replace former East Orange Public Safety Director Sheilah Coley, who officially submitted her letter of resignation Tuesday, May 29. While some municipal leaders and elected […]

Irvington Police Division well-represented NGVA Day rally in Orange

Irvington Police Division well-represented NGVA Day rally in Orange

ORANGE, NJ — Reggie Miller, coordinator of the Rutgers University Male Student Support Program at Orange Preparatory Academy School, joined Mayor Dwayne Warren and a group of his current and former students and other adults, to host a National Gun Violence Awareness Day rally outside the school on Central Avenue on Saturday, June 2. Officer […]

Ramadan fast doesn’t ruin FOIP Father’s Day Cookout

IRVINGTON, NJ — There was plenty of food and drink available for those who attending the Friends of Irvington Park’s annual Father’s Day Cookout in the park on Saturday, June 16, but Irvington Recreation Department employee Mr. Muhammad did not eat anything because he was still fasting for Ramadan, although the Muslim holiday had ended […]

Township praised for handling of third snowstorm of year

IRVINGTON, NJ — The township faced its third snowstorm of the year on Monday, April 2, and, according to Mayor Tony Vauss and Public Safety Director Tracy Bowers, came through it with flying colors. “The DPW and Police Division handled the snow well again,” said Bowers on Tuesday, April 3. “It really wasn’t the snow’s […]

Harassment case has second hearing in Newark court

IRVINGTON, NJ — Elouise McDaniel made her second appearance in Newark Municipal Court on Tuesday, March 20, regarding a complaint that had been filed against her by Irvington Municipal Council Vice President and at large Councilwoman Renee Burgess. On Tuesday, March 20, McDaniel, president of the Irvington Joint and Nesbit Terrace block associations, said, “I […]

Irvington police-involved shooting is being investigated

IRVINGTON, NJ — Chief Assistant Prosecutor Thomas Fennelly announced the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Professional Standards Bureau is investigating a police-involved shooting that occurred Friday, March 16, in Irvington. “Shortly before 4 p.m., Irvington police officers were dispatched to the area of 39 Lincoln Place, on report of a person armed with a gun,” said […]

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