School board member Lilisa Mimms kicked off her campaign for an at-large city council seat on Friday night promising a “better” Paterson to hundreds of her supporters at the Brownstone House.
Zoning board tells politically connected Paterson pastor to cease running church from residential street
The attorney for the Paterson Board of Adjustment on Thursday evening told politically connected pastor Jesus Sevilla to cease operating a church and food pantry from a house on Atlantic Street.
A former firefighter filed a lawsuit against the city alleging he was forced to retire after receiving a workers’ compensation payout that exceeded $100,000. Former fire captain Carl E. Larson’s lawsuit was dismissed by a Passaic County Superior Court judge, but he filed an appeal.
Authorities arrested two men on Friday for allegedly attempting to sell 1,500 individual bags of heroin to an undercover detective, according to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office.
Two city men were arrested in Teaneck on Thursday transporting $141,965 in suspected drug money, according to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office.
A pedestrian from Haledon died on Thursday night after he was struck by a van on the property of the Dunkin’ Donuts on Route 20, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
School board president Christopher Irving has been named to governor-elect Phil Murphy’s transition team.
The city’s longest serving school board member Jonathan Hodges defied detractors to win re-election to a sixth term on Tuesday night. He was first elected to office in 2002.
Longtime school board member Jonathan Hodges secured re-election on Tuesday night. Former school board member Kenneth Simmons regained a seat. And challenger Joel Ramirez captured a seat in the eight-person school board race.
The state has awarded a $3.87 million tax break to an Israeli military textile maker to move 50 jobs from Brooklyn to Paterson. Yoland Corporation will relocate to a 18,400 square feet facility on Kentucky Avenue, according to state documents.
The Kontos Food company was awarded a $29.68 million grant on Thursday to expand its footprint in Paterson, according to the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA). As part of the expansion the firm will create 46 full-time jobs in the city.
The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) is offering small business grants to businesses in eligible areas in Passaic City and Paterson. State has created two business incentive programs to spur economic growth in its poorer cities.
For the second year in a row, two brothers – Jason Lambert Dixon Jr. and Jalen Malik Mitchell — from South Paterson brought home medals from the Pan Kids Jiu-Jitsu Championship.
A bill introduced in the New Jersey Assembly in response to the Eastside High School basketball scandal calling for the prohibition of “buying, selling, making or altering high school transcripts with the intent to deceive” advanced on Monday.
Investigators from the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice have been contacting staff members at the school district as part of a probe into the Eastside High School basketball scandal, according to a report in the Star-Ledgar.