A fire that started in the basement of a Rosa Parks Boulevard house displaced residents of the two-family building, said deputy fire chief Michael Fleming.
Even after criticism from school board members and advocates, the school district has no plans to release the preliminary budget document until after it is approved by the Passaic County superintendent of schools.
A single-alarm fire at triplex on East 12th Street displaced three families and left one firefighter injured on Thursday morning, said deputy fire chief Pablo Del Valle.
Under fiscal strains from state underfunding and charter school expansions, the city’s school district is planning to sell four school buildings to generate an anticipated $11.35 million in revenue.
After a long discussion on the school budget, the city’s school board on Wednesday night instructed state-appointed district superintended Donnie Evans to eliminate the two-percent property tax increase in the preliminary budget.
Detectives are looking for 20-year-old city resident Edward Andeliz. He is accused of shooting a 20-year-old man in the leg on 12th Avenue on March 1st, 2017, according to police.
The city is seeking $250,000 in grant money from the Passaic County Open Space program for the former Paterson Vistas site on Jasper Street.