Councilman Mohammed Akhtaruzzaman has filed in court on Monday morning seeking a recount of all the votes cast in the city’s 2nd Ward election.
Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres’ administration has revived a controversial plan to issue municipal identification cards through the city’s health department to undocumented immigrants.
The city’s bar and liquor store owners adversely impacted by the midnight closure imposed by the hotspot business curfew ordinance suffered yet another setback this month in their battle to exempt alcoholic establishments from being regulated by the ordinance.
A 20-year-old Connecticut man was arrested with crack-cocaine and marijuana at the parking lot of White Castle on Broadway, said police director Jerry Speziale on Sunday afternoon.
City firefighters battled a blaze late Saturday night on Hillman Street that left a vacant structure badly charred, said deputy fire chief Michael Fleming.
A city man was charged with gun possession and another was arrested on an outstanding warrant during a motor vehicle stop on Rosa Parks Boulevard early Saturday morning, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik.
The financial straits that’s forcing the district to cut programs and services could claim the jobs of 35 to 40 city residents as the district moves to reduce its custodians contract with Temco Service Industries by as much as $1.5 million, according to school officials and the union that represents the custodians.
The city’s school district in partnership with the municipal government opened its Extended Learning Opportunity Program, a blended program to allow dropouts to obtain their high school diplomas or equivalency certificates.
School officials recognized 97 students on Wednesday night for securing $10,000 or more in scholarship awards.