Mayor Andre Sayegh has hired school board president Oshin Castillo to serve as director of the Health and Human Services Department in the city.
A member of the Board of Adjustment, a body that approves development projects by granting variances, is considering filing an ethics complaint against council president Maritza Davila and councilman Luis Velez.
The city is seeking $250,000 in state historic preservation grant funding to restore the fire-damaged Van Houten House, considered the oldest structure in Paterson, at Westside Park.
After back-to-back shooting murders, mayor Andre Sayegh and public safety officials outlined a plan to curb street violence late Tuesday afternoon.
The city is stepping up police patrols following the murder of two men in separate shootings over a 25-hour span ahead of the National Night Out community gatherings, said public safety director Jerry Speziale on Tuesday afternoon.
A chief innovation officer – tasked with coming up with new ways to provide services to residents and improve the functioning of a sclerotic municipal government – has joined mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration.
A bicyclist has died after colliding with a tow truck in the area of River Street on Sunday morning, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
A city man was injured in a shooting on East 42nd Street early Sunday morning, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
Thirteen people were displaced and a firefighter was injured in a blaze on 10th Avenue early Saturday morning.
A city man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder for his alleged role in a shooting on Straight Street.
A city man was injured in a shooting on Hillman Street early Saturday night, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
A motorcyclist is in critical condition after colliding with a vehicle at the intersection of 20th and Railroad avenues in Paterson, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
The Greater Bergen Community Action’s Early Head Start preschool program has expanded by adding eight new classrooms for children ages 0-3 at its Cecile Dickey Center and Michael’s Energy Factory sites.
A compromised email system two years ago and a massive data breach last year has raised questions about the competence of the school district’s 25-person information technology (IT) department.
The city’s school district is planning to open a new center at the Silk City Academy building in downtown Paterson to house students given out-of-school suspension for serious offenses.
After putting in place an expensive new reading program last school year, more students are reading at grade level, according to data presented to the school board on Monday night.
Seven people are vying for three up-for-grabs school board seats in November, according to the Passaic County Clerk’s Office.
A high school teacher acquitted of student sex charges is getting $506,816 in backpay and legal expenses.
A downtown Paterson bar was raided late Friday night for operating as an alleged makeshift brothel, according to public safety director Jerry Speziale.
The owner of Center City Mall has filed a lawsuit against the Paterson Parking Authority in an escalating dispute over who should control the parking garage underneath the mall on Main Street.
A group of Hillcrest neighborhood residents have filed a lawsuit in New Jersey Superior Court to stop a proposed slaughterhouse from opening on Union Avenue.
Frandy Cuevas played for the Eastside High School baseball team for a year. His coach immediately recognized greatness.
12-year-old Jalen Mitchell defeated his opponent to win gold in the boys Teen 1 orange belt featherweight category at the Pan Kids IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship in California.
Municipal officials celebrated the renovation of the historic Cricket Clubhouse, a red building visible from Route 20, at Eastside Park on Monday morning.