The city council is scheduled to vote on an earned sick time ordinance being pushed by a progressive outfit during its special meeting on September 9th. The ordinance, denounced by business, seeks to compel private sector businesses in the city to provide one-hour of sick time for every 30 hours worked.
An East 19th Street resident, who challenged in court the wisdom of re-zoning a large block of properties in the city’s Bunker Hill section from industrial to mixed use lost her case in an appeal decision on Tuesday, according to court records.
After the state’s local finance board delayed issuing a decision on dissolving the Municipal Utilities Authority (MUA) and requested more time to review the city’s $35 million borrowing plan to reconstruct primary roads in the city, the city council last week postponed both ordinances to a mid-September meeting.
Appellate court judges last week denied an appeal filed by a city man who was sentenced to eight years in prison for allegedly dealing drugs out of a home where his fiancée and her three children were staying, according to court records.
A city man was arrested by authorities on Thursday after detectives found him in possession of a large amount of cocaine, several oxycodone pills, marijuana, and $8,100 in cash following a two-week investigation, according to the Passaic County Sheriff’s Office.
A Haledon man was wounded during the evening hours of Tuesday at the intersection of Hamilton Avenue and Carroll Street, according to the Paterson Police Department.