Former councilman Julio Tavarez’s defamation lawsuit against his ex-colleagues has been scheduled for trial in the Passaic County Superior Court. He filed the lawsuit claiming a no confidence measure passed against him damaged his reputation in the Paterson community.
The renovation of the architecturally riveting Passaic County Courthouse Annex which once served as the main U.S. Postal Service office in Paterson is now underway. Renovation is scheduled to finish in October 2018.
Acting mayor Jane Williams-Warren’s administration has directed inspectors not to take enforcement actions against a single-family home converted to a church without zoning approval on residential Atlantic Street, according to municipal officials.
The city man killed in a shooting on 12th Avenue has been identified as 37-year-old Keyantay Deas, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
A woman and two men were arrested with 12 pounds of marijuana, according to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office.
A city man was killed in a shooting on Monday night on 12th Avenue, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
Acting superintendent Eileen Shafer unveiled her budget priorities – increasing funding for art, music, and remedial learning to address low student performance — for the 2018-19 school year at a community forum on Wednesday night.
Zellie Thomas was present when Ferguson erupted in protest against a prejudiced police force that targeted African-Americans. He was there protesting against injustice. He was here marching through downtown Paterson after an unarmed man was shot by police outside the Frank X. Graves Public Safety Complex.
The former International High School teacher who resigned after video surfaced of her threatening a student while repeatedly uttering a racial slur says she lost her temper after a chronically misbehaving boy threatened to use his friends to “take care” of her.
The city is paying out $100,325 to the owner of a large industrial building in the Totowa section for over assessing the property in 2016 and 2017 tax years, according to municipal records.
Almost three dozen local African-American vendors are putting on a “buy black” bazaar at the Masonic Lodge on Sunday afternoon. Vendors will be selling clothing for both men and women, accessories, art, artisan jewelry, organic body products, food, and books.
A city man won $100,000 from a scratch-off lottery ticket purchased from a 21st Avenue store, the New Jersey Lottery stated on Tuesday morning.
John F. Kennedy High School defeated its archrival Eastside High School in the city’s annual Thanksgiving football game.
For the second year in a row, two brothers – Jason Lambert Dixon Jr. and Jalen Malik Mitchell — from South Paterson brought home medals from the Pan Kids Jiu-Jitsu Championship.
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.