After lackluster performance from the city’s Department of Public Works (DPW) earlier in the year, often blamed on antiquated or non-existing equipment, municipal officials are purchasing an assortment of equipment to better equip the department.
The city is paying a couple $200,000 to settle their police excessive use of force lawsuit, according to municipal records.
Paterson changes financial advisor to firm that gave to Hudson County PAC that backed Sayegh in mayoral race
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration has changed the city’s financial advising firm to a company that gave to a Hudson County Political Action Committee (PAC) that backed Sayegh in the mayoral race last year.
A firefighter terminated after failing a random drug test has been ordered reinstated, according to public documents.
An environmental representative has been assigned to assist Paterson in the process of cleaning up brownfield sites and prepare them for redevelopment, announced state and local officials at the Great Falls on Thursday morning.
The Public Service Electric & Gas Company (PSE&G) will begin work this month to replace 20 miles of old gas pipes with new piping in Paterson. Workers will replace aging cast iron gas pipes with new durable plastic and or coated steel piping, according to the company. Work will begin on December 9, 2019. Workers…
A city man serving in the U.S. Military was found dead at an air base in Texas on Monday, according to a news release.
Three black police officers get $160,000 after claiming racial discrimination at Paterson police force
Municipal officials agreed to pay $160,000 on Tuesday night to settle a racial discrimination case brought against the city by three African-American police officers.
One man was killed and another was wounded in a shooting on Ellison Street early Sunday morning, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
A city man was injured in a shooting on McBride Avenue early Friday morning, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
A single-alarm fire displaced five people from their 16th Avenue house on Thursday afternoon, said deputy fire chief Andrew Ricciardi.
A city man was injured in a shooting on Rosa Parks Boulevard on Thursday morning, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
A reentry center to serve ex-prisoners is opening at the Danforth Memorial Library next month. Paterson is one of six entities in New Jersey to be part of the New Jersey State Library’s “Fresh Start @ Your Library” initiative.
The city’s school district is getting $5.14 million in emergency aid from the New Jersey Department of Education.
Ex-chief data officer sues Paterson schools, accuses superintendent Shafer of orchestrating his firing
Former Harvard-educated chief data officer Jeron Campbell has filed a lawsuit against the Paterson school district and superintendent Eileen Shafer alleging racial discrimination and retaliation led to his termination.
Paterson school district spent $13,800 on data breach investigation. But won’t make findings public.
Superintendent Eileen Shafer’s administration spent $13,816 in public funds in its investigation of the data breach that claimed tens of thousands of school district passwords, according to public documents reviewed by the Paterson Times.
Passaic County assignment judge Ernest Caposela ordered a recount of vote tallies in the Paterson school board election on Friday.
School board candidate Dania Martinez, who lost by just eight votes after all the ballots were counted last week, sued for a recount on Wednesday afternoon.
A ground-floor retail space at a key entrance to Paterson that has been vacant for two years will house a physical therapy outlet.
The city received a $100,000 grant from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority to examine its zoning codes and regulations in eight federally designated opportunity zones to attract developers and investors.
The former Paterson Police Station, closed for 40 years, re-opened as an office building on Monday morning.
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.