The city council settled 11 workers compensation cases on Tuesday night paying out $479,243.
The cardiologist with offices in South Paterson accused of taking bribes, trip, and loan in exchange for referring patients to a medical lab in Parsippany that made millions through a long running test-referral scheme pleaded not guilty on Wednesday, according to the doctor’s attorney Lee Vartan.
The city’s school district recognized 147 students on Wednesday night for securing $10,000 or more in college scholarships.
The city council is considering designating the section of 21st Avenue between Madison Avenue and East 22nd Street to also be known as “Colombian Corridor” in tribute to one of the city’s ethnic communities.
The rumors that she will soon be leaving mayor Jose “Joey” Torres’ administration is not accurate, said business administrator Nellie Pou on Wednesday.
Six people were arrested and 3,240 glassines of heroin was seized in a major drug bust at an East 24th Street apartment complex on Monday night. Police also seized drug paraphernalia and a Rohm .38 Special revolver, according to police director Jerry Speziale.
After scraping together $150 for an outfit for his eighth-grade prom, Angel Morel had little money left for a haircut. But he was in luck. The New Roberto Clemente Elementary School had connected with a Passaic City barber willing to provide free haircuts to prom-bound eighth graders.