City Politics


Alveria Spencer pulls out of 1st Ward race over n-word scandal

After widespread condemnation from the city’s African-American community and her fellow candidates for using the n-word at a community forum, 1st Ward candidate Alveria Spencer announced Saturday afternoon she is pulling out of the November special election.


Spencer: I withdraw from 1st Ward special election

September 28, 2015, at a First Ward Candidate Forum, I used an inappropriate and hurtful word and comment during a public speech. I would like to submit my sincere and heartfelt apology to all the participants inclusive of the residents, organizations and other candidates.

Police News


Police arrest Paterson shooting suspect in Wayne

A 46-year-old city woman was arrested early Friday afternoon for allegedly shooting a 38-year-old woman on 18th Avenue and East 33rd Street on September 20th, 2015, said police director Jerry Speziale.