The downtown Paterson office building that presently houses the Division of Recreation and the Small Business Development Center is being eyed for residential conversion.
The program that has been under intense criticism over the past months for the proliferation of needles throughout the Silk City — rendering one city park inaccessible for a short period of time – will no longer operate as a “needle access” but as a “needle exchange” program, according to Jerome King, head of the…
The pictures of drug addiction — a lifeless woman strewn on the grass at Barbour Park, a man using the steps of the Paterson public library as his bed, and a woman shooting heroin outside the fence of a local school – moving on a monitor screen brought home the monumental problem the new Passaic…
Detectives are seeking public assistance to identify two men accused of stealing a machine from an East 7th Street building’s loading dock room.
After a lengthy investigation into drug dealing from an East 19th Street house, police raided the building seizing drugs and a handgun, according to police director Jerry Speziale.
The dead body of an unidentified man was discovered inside an abandoned Godwin Avenue house on Saturday morning.
Rain gardens being installed at Paterson’s School 4 and School 28 to capture 500,000 gallons of water
The two rain gardens being installed at School 4 and School 28 will prevent 500,000 gallons of water from entering the city’s combined sewer system. Both gardens will also create greenspace in the asphalt playgrounds of the two schools in the Riverview neighborhood.
School board member Emanuel Capers led a group of community leaders on a tour of old School 11 on Friday morning to demonstrate the Market Street building is no place for the Great Falls Academy, an alternative high school for troubled teenagers.
The city’s school district awarded a contract on Wednesday night to outsource substitute teaching jobs.
The city celebrated the completion of a large commercial development project on Main Street called 1010 South Paterson Plaza on Sunday afternoon. The entirely commercial plaza has 27,000 square feet of space housing 10 retail shops on the bottom floor and 12 large office spaces on the upper floor, according to real estate developer Yassin…
Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres’ administration has presented an ordinance to the city council seeking to impose early closing hours on liquor businesses that sell package goods.
The state issued violations to 15 businesses, including 5 in Paterson, for allegedly failing to disclose preparation and handling of halal food leading up to the holy month of Ramadan. Majority of those businesses are now in compliance, according to the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs.
For the second year in a row, two brothers – Jason Lambert Dixon Jr. and Jalen Malik Mitchell — from South Paterson brought home medals from the Pan Kids Jiu-Jitsu Championship.
A bill introduced in the New Jersey Assembly in response to the Eastside High School basketball scandal calling for the prohibition of “buying, selling, making or altering high school transcripts with the intent to deceive” advanced on Monday.
Investigators from the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice have been contacting staff members at the school district as part of a probe into the Eastside High School basketball scandal, according to a report in the Star-Ledgar.