The city has entered into an agreement to provide police officers to the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission’s office in downtown Paterson in return for $287,996 per year, according to an agreement approved by the city council earlier in the week.
A group of protesters marched and chanted at the border of Paterson and Haledon to target mayor Jose “Joey” Torres’ $150 a ticket fundraiser at the Brownstone on Thursday night.
A dozen or so protesters from the Black Lives Matter movement interrupted mayor Jose “Joey” Torres’ annual state of the city speech on Thursday afternoon demanding the mayor restore funding to summer camps and tender his resignation.
A city man making an improper U-turn on East 41st Street and 18th Avenue was pulled over and arrested for having a handgun with 11 bullets hidden inside his glove compartment on Sunday morning, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik.
A city man was arrested on drug charges on Sunday morning after failing to halt his vehicle at a stop sign on 11th Avenue and East 28th Street in Paterson, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik.
Police arrested two men and seized a handgun with seven bullets while investigating reports of gunfire on Governor Street on Sunday morning, said police director Jerry Speziale.
More than 50 city students took part in a month long summer program to utilize science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to build innovative solutions to better their community and the world.
Ten candidates are running for four board of education seats in the November school board elections, according to the Passaic County Clerk’s Office.
The New Jersey Department of Education granted final approval to three charter schools including the Philip’s Academy Charter School of Paterson to open in September.