The attorneys for indicted mayor Jose “Joey” Torres and three public works supervisors appeared in Hudson County Superior Court on Tuesday afternoon seeking more time to review thousands of pages of discovery documents and hundreds of hours of video footage.
The city awarded a $595,315 contract to a Bergen County company for the purchase and installation of hardware for its new unified public safety communication center, according to city records.
Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres’ administration awarded $264,112 in federal grant money to Paterson Habitat for Humanity to build two single-family homes on Godwin Avenue.
Firefighters extinguished a blaze at a vacant railroad tower in the area of on Railroad Avenue and Grand Street on Tuesday morning.
Paterson woman unhappy with child’s suspension allegedly assaulted School 20 vice principal, police report
The mother of a city student has been charged with aggravated assault for allegedly assaulting the vice principal of School 20, according to police report. The mother was unhappy with her child’s suspension from school, report says.
Police conducted a citywide drug and prostitution sweep on Friday night leading to 38 arrests, according to police director Jerry Speziale.
The man in charge of overseeing culinary operations at Paterson-based Kontos Foods visited the School of Culinary Arts, Hospitality, and Tourism at Eastside High School to talk culinary careers with more than three dozen eleventh graders.
The city’s school district recognized 147 students on Wednesday night for securing $10,000 or more in college scholarships.
The Paterson Education Association has awarded two $1,000 college scholarships to city students.
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.
The city received a favorable decision from an administrative law judge last week in its long drawn-out dispute with liquor business owners over the business curfew ordinance that forces establishments in high crime areas to close at midnight.
For almost three years, Quilvio Montesino has been forced to close his bar on Broadway at midnight. His bar sits on one of the city’s high crime hotspot zones where the city regulates business hours. On Thursday night, he presented a proposal to the city council to lift the business curfew on Broadway between East…
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.
The school board terminated two Eastside High School basketball coaches and the school’s athletics supervisor on Wednesday night as a result of an investigation into the school’s use of foreign players on its team.