An ordinance granting drivers with handicap placards to park at any meter in the downtown business district for free for two hours received preliminary approval from the city council on Tuesday evening.
The city’s governing body approved five judicial appointments — two re-appointments and three new appointments — put forward by mayor Jose “Joey” Torres during the city council’s regular meeting on Tuesday evening.
Four members of the city council on Tuesday evening said they would bring the earned sick pay ordinance being pushed by a group of grassroots organizations for a vote in the council without forcing the issue in a ballot initiative.
A city man was wounded in a shooting incident near Watson Street during the late evening hours of Tuesday, according to the Paterson Police Department.
A 21-year-old city man has been charged with the death of his two-month-old son a week after authorities brought forth similar charges against the underage mother, announced the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
A city teen has been charged with the death of her two-month-old son, announced Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valdes on Friday afternoon.