The city’s Dominican and Peruvian parade organizations combined raised $296,126 in 2013, according to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) filings.
City residents living along East 39th and East 38th Streets have been complaining their quality of life has been compromised by the new management at Bonfire Restaurant on Market Street citing loud music, parking problems, and litter left behind by patrons.
The city in its annual action plan to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is earmarking $4,979,518 in federal grant money for after school programs, road resurfacing, housing assistance, and job training.
City police officers arrested a pellet gun armed 51-year-old who was sitting in a bench inside the School 25 playground where young children were playing on Monday afternoon, said police director Jerry Speziale.
The city and the Red Cross have partnered to prevent fire related injuries and fatalities in local homes by teaching families about fire safety and equipping homes with free smoke alarms.
Authorities arrested three people during the weekend for promoting gambling out of businesses in Market Street, Park Avenue, and Beech Street, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.