The city’s school district assigned an off-duty police officer to the Edward W. Kilpatrick School on Friday morning in response to parents’ complaints of drug addicts, prostitutes, and vagrants hanging about the elementary school.
Zaheen Aeron and Nadia Arias never planted anything in their eleven years of existence. Both students of the Paterson Gifted and Talented Academy wasted no time getting their hands dirty digging through mulch to reach soil and bury roots of switchblade grass plants in their school’s new rain garden.
The city’s disgraced former mayor Jose “Joey” Torres was seen working at the Brownstone House, according to sources.
Passaic County Superior Court assignment judge Ernest Caposela on Wednesday morning dismissed official misconduct charges brought against council members by the publisher of the New Jersey Pulse newspaper.
The city has awarded a contract for site work at the Vistas Park at the very end of Jasper Street.
After withholding the names of retiring employees expected to receive large severance pay packages, the city on Monday afternoon released 50 names. Those employees, mostly from fire and police, will receive $4.76 million in severance pay for accumulated leave time.
Four of the nine candidate running for three available school board seats discussed zero tolerance for bullying, state underfunding, and the need for more drug abuse counselors at a forum hosted by the Paterson Education Fund inside the John F. Kennedy High School television studio on Monday evening.