Five candidates are running to fill the seat vacated by disgraced former councilman Anthony Davis, according to the city clerk’s office.
After a lengthy struggle with a troublesome hookah lounge on Montclair Avenue residents of South Paterson warmly welcomed a preschool in its place on Monday morning.
School board candidate Jason Patterson, one of seven vying for three obtainable board of education seats in November, has dropped out of the race and endorsed Jesus Castro.
27-year-old city man Jeffrey Suarez, wanted in connection with a June shooting on Oak and Dover Streets, surrendered to police on Monday morning, said police director Jerry Speziale.
Paterson man arrested with almost 5,400 bags of heroin in Long Branch’s largest drug bust in 20 years
A 43-year-old city man was arrested in Long Branch on drug charges for having 5,359 decks of heroin valued at $40,000, according to the Long Branch Police Department.
A 24-year-old city fugitive wanted on aggravated sexual assault charge was apprehended early Saturday morning after a brief foot pursuit that led to the suspect hiding in the rear yard of Spirit gas station on 21st Avenue, said police director Jerry Speziale.