With less than a year to go before he will be campaigning for re-election, mayor Jose “Joey” Torres on Wednesday night shared his ‘forward Paterson’ economic plan with council members in a three-and-half-hour long presentation.
The city council agreed to settle a motor vehicle accident lawsuit on Tuesday night by paying $135,000 to a city woman alleging she suffered “severe” injuries after being struck by a vehicle operated by firefighters on River Street.
The city is paying $35,000 to a woman who tripped and fell on East 33rd Street due to a “large and deep depression in the roadway around a circular metal cover.”
An unidentified man died on Tuesday afternoon after jumping into the Passaic River from the Wayne Avenue bridge.
A Rochelle Park-based BMW dealer donated a high-tech bicycle to the Paterson Police Department. Without a bike patrol, police will have to figure out what to do with the bike. Police director Jerry Speziale said the BMW bike is worth upwards of $2,500. “It’s a very expensive bike,” said Speziale of the bike donated by…
The third suspect wanted for the murder of a gas station attendant was arrested on Friday afternoon in Pennsylvania, according to police.
Almost three dozen Syrian refugee students are being provided individual and group counseling at School 9 to lessen the trauma of their firsthand experience of the horrific Syrian Civil War.
Paterson checking political contributions before school board votes on contracts, says board president
After the pay-to-play scandal involving a consulting contract, the city’s school district is checking political contributions before the Board of Education votes on contracts, according to school board president Christopher Irving.
The measure championed by a group of elected officials to urge the state to return the Board of Education elections back to April from the political month of November failed in a dead heat vote at the City Council on Tuesday night.
A more than 23,000 square feet industrial building on McLean Boulevard will soon be occupied by a new furniture company.
The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) approved two small business incentive programs this week to benefit cities like Paterson which are designated as Garden State Growth Zones.
Paterson ingredient manufacturer and aerospace finishing firm get almost $21 million in tax breaks to remain in New Jersey
The state has approved almost $21 million in tax breaks for two Paterson companies on Tuesday to keep more than 100 jobs from leaving New Jersey.
The John F. Kennedy High School Lady Knights defeated Paramus Catholic in a 49-42 victory. Tuesday evening’s girls varsity basketball game was somewhat overshadowed by a pre-game ceremony paying homage to the graduating seniors.
In what could be called a tale of two cities, the Eastside High School varsity boys’ basketball squad combined a team effort with a pair of brilliant individual performances to knock DePaul out of contention in the Passaic County Boys’ Basketball Tournament Semifinal.
In what could parallel with any of the greatest clutch shots in basketball history, a trio of free throws left fans from both Paterson Eastside and Lakeland High Schools absolutely stunned at Saturday afternoon’s Passaic County Girls’ Basketball Tournament Semifinal.