The state issued violations to 15 businesses, including 5 in Paterson, for allegedly failing to disclose preparation and handling of halal food leading up to the holy month of Ramadan. Majority of those businesses are now in compliance, according to the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs.
The city received a favorable decision from an administrative law judge last week in its long drawn-out dispute with liquor business owners over the business curfew ordinance that forces establishments in high crime areas to close at midnight.
For almost three years, Quilvio Montesino has been forced to close his bar on Broadway at midnight. His bar sits on one of the city’s high crime hotspot zones where the city regulates business hours. On Thursday night, he presented a proposal to the city council to lift the business curfew on Broadway between East…
After a lawsuit filed by Wawa, the Paterson-based Dawa convenience store has agreed to change its name, according documents filed in federal court.
After seven decades in business, the iconic Egg Platter Diner closed its doors on Wednesday to make way for a $5 million mixed use development.
The owner of Bangla Town Supermarket, which was one of 15 citied by the state for allegedly failing to disclose preparation and handling of food sold or served as halal, meat prepared in accordance with Islamic law, says his business was issued a violation notice as a result of a “mistake.”
The state cited 15 businesses, including 5 in Paterson, for allegedly failing to disclose preparation and handling of food sold or served as halal, meat prepared in accordance with Islamic law, in the run-up to the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, announced New Jersey attorney general Christopher Porrino.