The city opened its much anticipated Paterson Virtual Library which is being touted as the first in New Jersey on Tuesday afternoon.
Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres raised $105,125 in a fundraiser at the Brownstone in late July in which he declared his candidacy for re-election as a small band of protesters rallied outside against his early shutdown of recreation programs for young people.
Councilman Shahin Khalique crashed his brother’s business vehicle in a downtown Paterson car accident, according to police report.
A 20-year-old city man suffered gunshot wound to the upper leg while driving through the intersection of Rosa Parks Boulevard and 12th Avenue on Monday evening, according to police.
The drug raid at a second floor apartment of an East 26th Street home led to the arrest of three alleged drug dealers and the confiscation of 1,680 glassines of heroin on Friday, said police director Jerry Speziale.
A Passaic City man was apprehended by police responding to a noise complaint on North 4th Street, said police director Jerry Speziale.
The vast majority of city schools performed poorly in last school year’s PARCC exams, according to data made public last week.
The city’s teachers union endorsed three candidates from a field of six men and one woman in the upcoming school board election on Friday afternoon.
More than 68-percent of sixth graders at the John P. Holland Charter School have either met or exceeded expectations in the English section of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) exams placing them ahead of the state’s average score for sixth graders, announced the school on Wednesday afternoon.
The city executed a search warrant at the Art Factory on Tuesday morning to inspect the series of former mill buildings on Spruce Street which have been operating without certificate of occupancies, according to inspectors.
Jerome Bourly’s father founded Les Metalliers Champenois, a French firm that setup an affiliate shop in Paterson to recreate the flame and torch of the Statue of Liberty in the 1980s, but lost control of the city affiliate company in 2007.
Amjad Abukaik showed off the different technologies Sheefa Pharmacy in South Paterson is utilizing to keep its customers healthy. His pharmacy uses an RX Safe system that prevents pharmacists from grabbing and handing the wrong medications to a customer, he told congressman Bill Pascrell who went on a small business walk in the neighborhood on…