City officials held off on adding portions of Union and 12th Avenues to the hot spot business curfew ordinance citing the court battle between the municipality and bar owners over the midnight closing of businesses in 15 designated crime zones.
The city council in a 4-4 vote denied mayor Jose “Joey” Torres’ administration a $22.5 million temporary budget which would have funded municipal government through February on Tuesday evening.
City officials approved the purchase of three crew cab trucks which come equipped with snow plows for the public works department for $194,208, according to municipal records.
A 20-year-old city man was arrested on Tuesday and charged with the drug induced death of a Vernon resident, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
Two city teenagers arrested for attacking an elderly man as he stood to cross the street pleaded not guilty to charges, authorities said on Wednesday afternoon.
Seven people were arrested in a drug raid on Auburn Street that yielded 341 bags of heroin, 33 bags of crack-cocaine, and a handgun on Tuesday evening, according to police.
The Academy of Health Science also known as Harp Academy has been recognized by the New Jersey Department of Education as a high performing “rewards” school, announced the district on Wednesday afternoon.
The city’s school board was handed control over personnel and fiscal management by the New Jersey Department of Education on Wednesday morning.
The Community Foundation of New Jersey and the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation have launched a new initiative called Field Trip New Jersey to fund field trips in needy schools by providing grant money, announced the organizations.