A single-alarm fire displaced five people from their 16th Avenue house on Thursday afternoon, said deputy fire chief Andrew Ricciardi.
An environmental representative has been assigned to assist Paterson in the process of cleaning up brownfield sites and prepare them for redevelopment, announced state and local officials at the Great Falls on Thursday morning.
Former Harvard-educated chief data officer Jeron Campbell has filed a lawsuit against the Paterson school district and superintendent Eileen Shafer alleging racial discrimination and retaliation led to his termination.
Six New Jersey police departments, including Paterson, have been selected to participate in a pilot program for the state’s new Police Use-of-Force Portal to improve police training and accountability while bolstering public confidence in law enforcement, announced attorney general Gurbir Grewal on Wednesday.
Mayor Andre Sayegh is facing continued backlash for his administration’s botched sewer reforms that led to big fee increases for ratepayers.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration has hired the nephew of councilwoman Lilisa Mimms, according to public records.
Municipal officials awarded $490,000 worth of legal contracts to 16 law firms last week to handle lawsuits and other legal matters.