The downtown Paterson office building that presently houses the Division of Recreation and the Small Business Development Center is being eyed for residential conversion.
The program that has been under intense criticism over the past months for the proliferation of needles throughout the Silk City — rendering one city park inaccessible for a short period of time – will no longer operate as a “needle access” but as a “needle exchange” program, according to Jerome King, head of the…
After a lengthy investigation into drug dealing from an East 19th Street house, police raided the building seizing drugs and a handgun, according to police director Jerry Speziale.
The pictures of drug addiction — a lifeless woman strewn on the grass at Barbour Park, a man using the steps of the Paterson public library as his bed, and a woman shooting heroin outside the fence of a local school – moving on a monitor screen brought home the monumental problem the new Passaic…
The dead body of an unidentified man was discovered inside an abandoned Godwin Avenue house on Saturday morning.
Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres touted his “boards off” program as a way to give local residents opportunities to acquire vacant and abandoned properties that are located in their neighborhoods. His program has largely failed.
The city’s Department of Public Works incurred $47,363 in extra expenses for electronics disposal without securing approval from the council. Public works exceeded its original $32,000 contract with Lakewood-based Samr by 148-percent.