ECPO investigates police-involved shooting in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — Members of the Irvington Police Division were engaged in a police-involved shooting on Friday, Sept. 7, and now the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Professional Standards Bureau is investigating the incident, according to acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens. “The incident occurred shortly before 10 p.m., when Irvington police officers were dispatched […]

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 […]

After body is dumped in Irvington, homicide is traced back to Orange

IRVINGTON, NJ — According to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and authorities in Irvington, Orange suffered its third homicide of the year, after police determined that a woman found on Krokit Place in Irvington on Friday, Aug. 17, had actually been killed in Orange, then dumped there. The victim has been identified as Shafequa Cooper, […]

Irvington gearing up to host National Night Out 2018

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington’s government is joining with its Police and Fire divisions to gear up for National Night Out 2018 on Tuesday, Aug. 7, from 6 to 9 p.m. in Civic Square for a local celebration of the nationwide event. “Thank you to all our sponsors,” said Mayor Tony Vauss on Monday, July 23. […]

Mayor, PSD director initiate annual summer policing plan

IRVINGTON, NJ — Building on his first term in office, Mayor Tony Vauss ended his inauguration and swearing-in ceremony on Sunday, July 1, by promising to continue making Irvington clean and safe, particularly in the summer months, when statistics show that an annual spike in crime occurs. “I thank you for your support over the […]

Rec Dept. ready with busy schedule of summer programs

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss lauded recreation department Director Donald Malloy during his inauguration speech on Sunday, July 1, then put him back to work organizing the township’s schedule of summer programs for residents. “This is one of our great busy times, which is our recreation department’s biggest summer activity programs,” said Malloy on […]

Mayor appoints Brown as new OEM coordinator

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss appointed Deputy Public Safety Director John Brown to serve as his new Office of Emergency Management coordinator during his swearing-in ceremony on Sunday, July 1, at Christian Pentecostal Church on Clinton Avenue. Both Vauss and Public Safety Director Tracy Bowers said Brown’s new job won’t preclude him from continuing […]