Council president Maritza Davila startled her colleagues early Wednesday morning by bringing down the gavel at full strength on the dais. She sought to shut-down councilman Luis Velez, who wanted to speak during a discussion on a bazaar license for the Peruvian Festival.
The police were out in full force on Saturday targeting law breakers throughout the city, according to police director Jerry Speziale.
It is no secret that the cost of living in New Jersey is among the highest in the nation. Coupled with a severe shortage of affordable housing, many of our residents struggle every day to make ends meet. The state would have to provide at least 155,000 new units of affordable housing by 2025 to…
In an effort to put more police officers on the streets, mayor Andre Sayegh reorganized his security detail to free up two patrol officers.
Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill into law that gives the city a one-year extension to use the $130 million tax credit that was once earmarked for the abortive hotel and conference center project close to the St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center.
Governor Phil Murphy is expected to attend mayor-elect Andre Sayegh’s swearing-in ceremony on Sunday, according to municipal officials.
Outgoing councilman Kenneth Morris has been recognized with the 2018 New Jersey State Governor’s Jefferson Award for public service and volunteerism.