After the city council rejected mayor Jose “Joey” Torres administration’s $50 million temporary budget to cover operations for the next two months, municipal officials are scrambling to prevent an imminent government shutdown.
A tax wary city council rejected a temporary budget presented by mayor Jose “Joey” Torres’ administration to run city government for the next two months.
Restaurant owner Michael Jackson was sworn in on Tuesday afternoon to finish the remainder of disgraced former 1st Ward councilman Anthony Davis’ term.
Two city men were arrested on weapon and drug charges during a traffic stop on Thanksgiving, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik.
An alleged city drug dealer was arrested early Thursday morning with a loaded handgun and drugs on Fair Street, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik.
A veteran city police officer sustained injuries and was hospitalized while stopping four suspicious individuals – equipped with weapon – at a Park Avenue cellphone store on Wednesday afternoon, according to police.