After two months of discussions on a proposal that would create two loading zones per block, one on each side of the street for every block from Broadway to Smith Street, the city council is slated to preliminarily approve eight commercial loading zones in the city’s downtown business district.
Moya Bar and Liquors of 10th Avenue was punished with a 15 days liquor license suspension by the city’s alcohol beverage control (ABC) board on Wednesday evening over a 2014 shooting inside the establishment that claimed the life of a 27-year-old city man.
City homeowners pay much more in sewer fees compared to property owners in surrounding towns who connect to the municipality’s sewer system, an “inequity” the municipality intends to address by creating a sewer utility which would set standard rates for all users instead of relying on outdated contracts that go back almost a century.
A month and half after escaping from a Newark halfway house, Charles Umstead, 22, who was convicted of an aggravated assault with weapon, city police assisted the United States Marshals Service regain custody of the escapee on Friday, said police director Jerry Speziale.
Passaic County Sheriff’s detectives followed a suspected drug dealer selling from a vehicle at the intersection of North 10th Street between Temple Street and Belmont Avenue to arrest one other alleged dealer and a buyer on Thursday, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik.
A 38-year-old city man was found guilty of sexually assaulting three of his step daughters, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.