The New Jersey Department of Health is looking into whether the structure of the Paterson Health Department is in compliance with state health law. This comes two weeks after councilman Michael Jackson asserted the current structure of the health department does not conform with state laws and regulations.
Four weeks after his employees crashed a City Council meeting in support of mayor Jose “Joey” Torres against a no confidence vote, Jesus Izaguirre, owner of Jaslin Construction, wanted a return on his investment for helping the mayor.
The city council is considering a proposal put forth by mayor Jose “Joey” Torres’ administration to stop vehicles from turning on red light at 20 busy intersections mostly within the downtown Paterson business district.
School board member Nakima Redmon’s mother was arrested on Friday for allegedly stealing food stamp benefits from five low-income families. Her mother, Carol Austin, 61, who works as a clerk at the Passaic County Board of Social Services, is accused of unauthorized use of five Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards, according to authorities.
Almost a year after the city rolled out its municipal identification card program to make it easier for undocumented immigrants to report crime and engage in commerce, a resolution before the City Council is seeking to collect a modest fee to cover expenses of issuing the cards.
The violent crimes at the geographic heart of Paterson has a connection to the large number of liquor shops, according to a new study by the Paterson Coalition Against Substance Abuse (P-CASA).
A former city council candidate seeking a New Jersey Senate seat has been reprimanded by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) for failing to timely file his campaign finance reports.