Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres appointed a new deputy mayor for the city’s African-American community on Friday. Janet McDaniel, a social worker, was presented as the new deputy mayor for the city’s second largest community on Saturday morning at the third annual Save the Village Black Condition Conference at School 6. McDaniel told the crowd of…
After an administrative law judge recommended a modified six-month suspension rather than termination for former personnel director Betty Taylor, the Civil Service Commission sided with the city in a final decision issued earlier in the month.
The city terminated a fire captain after he was allegedly caught on surveillance shoveling snow, bending, and lifting while on leave for “several months” on claimed work-related injuries collecting workers compensation benefits.
With less than a year to go before he will be campaigning for re-election, mayor Jose “Joey” Torres on Wednesday night shared his ‘forward Paterson’ economic plan with council members in a three-and-half-hour long presentation.
The city council agreed to settle a motor vehicle accident lawsuit on Tuesday night by paying $135,000 to a city woman alleging she suffered “severe” injuries after being struck by a vehicle operated by firefighters on River Street.
The city is paying $35,000 to a woman who tripped and fell on East 33rd Street due to a “large and deep depression in the roadway around a circular metal cover.”
After much back-and-forth over whether to purchase new street sweepers so soon after buying a fleet of seven machines, the city council on Tuesday evening relented approving $1 million to buy four new sweepers.