The tax levy battle between mayor Jose “Joey” Torres and the city council is forcing the shutdown of 36 summer programs, both municipal pools, boxing program, and the adult fitness program on August 12th, 2016.
Measure before Paterson council calls for removal of Muslim board of adjustment members who alleged racial prejudice
A new measure before the city council seeks to remove two Muslim board of adjustment members – Montaha Deeb and Aheya Khan – for missing meetings as they boycotted to protest alleged racial prejudice against themselves and applicants.
The city council approved the second phase of mayor Jose “Joey” Torres’ $37 million road resurfacing project on Tuesday night.
Authorities arrested 14 people on prostitution charges on Thursday, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik.
More than two dozen city residents were displaced on Thursday afternoon as a fire spread from a car to two structures on East 24th Street, according to fire officials.
Two men accused of impersonating Passaic County Sheriff’s Officers in an armed robbery in August 2015 face fresh federal charges, authorities said.
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.
Citing safety problems, the city’s planning board recently blocked the Paterson Arts and Science Charter School from moving into the Don Bosco Technical High School building on Union Avenue, according to officials.
Three city high school valedictorians were honored by congressman Bill Pascrell during his annual valedictorians breakfast.