Planning board member Jesus Castro submitted a letter to the municipal clerk on Tuesday night expressing his interest in the soon-to-be vacant 6th Ward city council seat.
Former school board member Juan ‘Mitch’ Santiago has submitted a letter to municipal officials on Tuesday morning urging them to appoint him to fill outgoing councilman Andre Sayegh’s seat.
Mayor-elect Andre Sayegh, who will be sworn into office in seven weeks, began the transition process on Monday with a request seeking information on such things as issues facing municipal departments, organization charts, reviews and audits, and ongoing legal problems.
The city suspended two police officers on Friday as a result of an on-going law enforcement corruption investigation.
An alleged drug dealer and a buyer were arrested at the intersection of Union and Paterson avenues, according to police.
A city man was stabbed to death outside the QuickChek on Union Boulevard in Totowa early Sunday morning, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
A settlement conference has been scheduled in the sexual harassment lawsuit filed against school board member Manny Martinez, according to court records.
The school board has approved a measure taking the Paterson Public School District out of the state health insurance plan for its almost 3,800 employees to run a self-insurance program for the 2018-19 school year.
Prominent real estate developer Charles Florio, who had expressed interest in purchasing some of the Paterson school district’s old buildings, said the school board undersold the old School 5, a building walking distance from the Great Falls.
The director for the downtown Paterson Special Improvement District has resigned amid the City Council’s hold up of the business district’s $304,000 budget.
The former owners of a well-known Paterson restaurant pleaded guilty to tax evasion for concealing income from their cash-only business, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito said on Wednesday.
Councilman Michael Jackson, who succeeded in convincing his colleagues to reject the Downtown Paterson Special Improvement District budget two months ago, received a breakdown of the district’s expenses earlier in the month.
Veronica Aponte walks through the Wrigley Park section – the most crime ridden neighborhood in Paterson – to get to Eastside High School. She needed to learn some self-defense skills to protect herself, so she signed up for the school’s afterschool jiu-jitsu program.
The brothers from South Paterson defeated their opponents at the Pan Kids International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2018 in California to bring home gold medals.
The highly anticipated high school varsity boys’ state tournament basketball contest between John F. Kennedy High and Hackensack did not disappoint. The pressure packed drama saw the Comets pull out a 68-62 victory which was much closer than the final score indicated.