A 26-year-old officer from the Paterson Police Department — third in two weeks — was arrested for allegedly dealing heroin, crack-cocaine, powder cocaine, and marijuana, according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito.
The Communication Workers of America (CWA), New Jersey, became the latest labor union to endorse councilman Andre Sayegh for mayor on Thursday.
Jersey City police officer and former Paterson board of adjustment member Ehab Abdelaziz received an 18-month prison sentence on Thursday for collecting payments for off-duty work that was never performed, according to federal authorities.
The Paterson Charter School for Science and Technology has agreed to pay $125,000 to settle a former social studies teacher’s lawsuit claiming retaliation and discrimination based on his membership in the New Jersey Army National Guard, according to school and federal court documents.
Passaic County election officials have mailed out almost 3,000 mail-in ballots for the city’s mayoral race. That’s almost 500 more than the total mail-in ballots cast in the mayoral election four years ago raising fear of election fraud.
Councilman Alex Mendez, who is running for mayor promising responsible management of municipal finances, has received half-dozen delinquent payment notices from the Passaic Valley Water Commission threatening water service shut off, according to government records obtained by the Paterson Times.
The credit rating agency Moody’s has revised the city’s credit outlook from “negative” to “stable” on Tuesday citing signs of a stabilizing tax base and an aggressive effort to combat blight.