Mayor Andre Sayegh has nominated former Passaic City chief judge Xavier C. Rodriguez, who had been publicly disciplined by the New Jersey Supreme Court for engaging in political activity contrary to established rules, to fill the municipal judge post previously held by deceased judge Gerald Sean Keegan.
Henry McNair, controversial principal of College Achieve Paterson Charter School, allegedly licked the face of a female subordinate at the now-defunct Newark Prep Charter School leaving her in a state of shock, according to deposition transcripts reviewed by the Paterson Times.
The city has hired Jessica Diaz as its new public information officer, mayor Andre Sayegh announced on Monday afternoon.
The city’s school district has eliminated 287 jobs, majority of them teaching positions, as a result of budget cuts.
Mayor Andre Sayegh is hiring a public information officer for $60,000, a move that is being criticized by members of the City Council.
After threatening to file a lawsuit against the Paterson Times for exposing a massive data breach in an unauthorized letter, superintendent Eileen Shafer backtracked on Friday afternoon stating she had no intentions to sue a reporter or a news organization.
The school district is firing Vernon Maynor, principal of the troubled Young Men’s Leadership Academy, an all-boys school, for poor performance.