An ordinance passed by the city council Tuesday evening forbids the formation of group hangouts outside businesses that obstruct or interfere with commerce.
City council members unanimously confirmed municipal court judge J. Kevin McDuffie to a three-year permanent judgeship during Tuesday evening’s regular meeting.
Campaign finance reports filed last week shows Andre Sayegh, 6th Ward councilman, leading the pack with $190,885 in campaign cash followed by Jose “Joey” Torres, former two-term mayor, with $173,205.
A city couple who engaged in a fraud scheme to defraud auto insurance companies out of money were charged with second degree conspiracy, insurance fraud, and theft by deception, according to the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office.
City officials targeted two troublesome businesses in the city’s South Paterson section Friday night shutting down both of the businesses after finding violations.
A city man was wounded during a shooting incident on Park Avenue early Friday morning, according to the Paterson Police Department.