Councilman Luis Velez has canceled his campaign headquarter kickoff that was scheduled for Saturday afternoon over the new coronavirus.
Mayor Andre Sayegh has announced a series of precautionary steps – reduction of business hours at government offices, closure of the Paterson Museum and the Riverside Vets, a senior recreation facility – to blunt the potential spread of the new coronavirus.
After his sole opponent dropped out on Thursday, councilman Al Abdelaziz is running unopposed in the 6th Ward race.
The firm that handled the exterior restoration of the Hinchliffe Stadium has filed a lawsuit against the city claiming breach of contract, negligence, and fraud.
The city’s use of an annual property reassessment program is “improper,” according to a ruling by a New Jersey judge.
After a lengthy and divisive public hearing, the City Council passed an ordinance allowing the broadcast of the adhan or the Islamic call to prayer.
Nineteen candidates have submitted paperwork to vie for six City Council seats in the May municipal elections.