Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres appointed a new deputy mayor for the city’s African-American community on Friday. Janet McDaniel, a social worker, was presented as the new deputy mayor for the city’s second largest community on Saturday morning at the third annual Save the Village Black Condition Conference at School 6. McDaniel told the crowd of…
After an administrative law judge recommended a modified six-month suspension rather than termination for former personnel director Betty Taylor, the Civil Service Commission sided with the city in a final decision issued earlier in the month.
Paterson fire captain terminated after allegedly caught on camera shoveling snow while on injury leave
The city terminated a fire captain after he was allegedly caught on surveillance shoveling snow, bending, and lifting while on leave for “several months” on claimed work-related injuries collecting workers compensation benefits.
The city’s weekly drug sweep yielded 18 arrests, 514 glassines of heroin, and $5,474 in suspected drug money, said police director Jerry Speziale.
Three people were displaced in an early Sunday morning fire at a Clinton Street home, according to deputy fire chief Michael Fleming.
Three people were arrested in a drug bust at a McBride Avenue barbershop on Thursday afternoon, said police director Jerry Speziale.
22.6-percent of city students are African-American; however, only 14.1-percent students enrolled at the Paterson Academy for the Gifted and Talented are black, according to demographic data obtained from the Paterson Public Schools.
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.
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.
John F. Kennedy High School’s Lady Knights defeated Lakeland Regional High School’s Lancers to win the Passaic County girls basketball championship on Saturday.
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.