Incumbent Mohammed Akhtaruzzaman said a negative political flyer circulating in the 2nd Ward alleging he campaigned against Rep. Bill Pascrell by ostensibly collecting signatures for former mayor Jeffery Jones is based on “forgery” and “false information.”
The city’s governing body approved the sale of four vacant lots to the Paterson Habitat for Humanity for $60,000.
The state has yet to receive 29-day pre-election campaign finance reports from 7 of the 19 people running in the city’s municipal elections, according to New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) records.
City resident Terrell Hall was arrested early Monday morning with 131 baggies of crack-cocaine and 112 glassines of heroin outside of 83 Auburn Street, according to police.
A surveillance operation at the border of Paterson and Woodland Park led to the arrest of two men on drug charges and the seizure of powder cocaine, a semi-automatic handgun, and almost 7,000 cash on Monday evening, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik.
A Staten Island man received a 16-year prison sentence on Friday afternoon for assaulting and attempting to kidnap his former girlfriend at a city home, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
More than a dozen parents are opposed to the city’s state-operated district’s move to close the St. Mary’s Early Learning Center on Sherman Avenue as the school system struggles with its finances.
After successfully competing at the regional National History Day competition at Seton Hall University in early March, 60 city social studies students are gearing up for Saturday’s state level competition at William Paterson University.
The Paterson Charter School for Science and Technology has been ranked as one of the U.S. News and World Report’s 2016 “Best High Schools” in the United States.