Lydia Robles, who dropped out of the mayoral race earlier in the year to back mayor Jose “Joey” Torres’ campaign, has apparently been rewarded with a city job, according to sources.
The city’s introduced fiscal year 2015 budget increases property taxes by $560 on an average home valued at $350,000. City officials were quick to say that number will be cut in half prior to the final adoption of the budget.
The ordinance dissolving the Municipal Utilities Authority (MUA) received unanimous approval from the city council on Tuesday evening. The dissolution fulfills a recommendation put forth by the state in a memorandum of understanding (MoU), conditions that came attached with $23 million in state aid, earlier in the year.
A Prospect Park man is in police custody over an October 24 shooting incident near Belmont Avenue and North 8th Street, according to the Paterson Police Department.
Former city councilman Rigo Rodriguez and his wife Lisette Rodriguez were entered into a pre-trial intervention (PTI) program earlier today after agreeing to a lifetime ban on holding public office and employment, according to the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office.
A city man was wounded during the afternoon hours of Monday near North 9th Street, according to the Paterson Police Department.