The leadership of the City Council unveiled an alternative to mayor Andre Sayegh’s plan to add a violent section of Union Avenue to the business curfew ordinance that would force shops in the two-block segment to close at midnight.
The section of Union Avenue that was the site of a double shooting last week is described as a “breeding ground for criminal activity” in a statistical report issued by police to justify the expansion of the business curfew to the area.
The city is moving to resurface two dozen roadways over the next five months, announced mayor Andre Sayegh on Wednesday afternoon.
Mayor Andre Sayegh stood in front of a freshly painted crosswalk at the corner of Market and East 19th Street on Monday morning to announce a new initiative aimed at sprucing up major intersections throughout the city.
Former business administrator Nellie Pou received $48,716 in severance pay when she departed from municipal government in June, according to public records.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $1.54 million in housing choice vouchers to the Paterson Housing Authority, announced Rep. Bill Pascrell on Thursday afternoon.
The half-dozen large holes remaining at the former Leader Dye site on Madison Avenue has led some to raise questions about the quality of the $1.1 million demolition project.