Brother’s Produce, the produce market at the center of the Hepatitis A case that prompted a state health alert, has removed all produce from Sept. 30 to Oct. 5, 2019, according to a statement the business issued on Saturday afternoon.
Municipal health officials at the Board of Health ran out of Hepatitis A vaccines on Saturday morning as the city grapples with an incident where a potentially infectious Brother’s Produce employee handled food sold to the public.
State health officials are asking anyone who purchased produce from the Brother’s Produce in Paterson over the past week to discard them due to a confirmed case of Hepatitis A.
A small crew installed a new covered bus shelter in front of the Governor Paterson Towers, a senior housing complex, on 20th Avenue in Paterson on Friday morning.
The school board is considering awarding a $75,000 legal contract to attorney Karen A. Murray, who is the wife of the district’s chief attorney Robert E. Murray.
Mayor Andre Sayegh launched an initiative called “Knock the Lead Out” on Thursday afternoon to raise awareness about lead poisoning and halt childhood exposure to the toxic metal.
Former municipal law director Khalifah Shabazz, who left mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration two months ago, is getting a $75,000 contract to do legal work for the Paterson Public Schools, according to public records.