The Overlook Park at the Great Falls National Historical Park had its “grand re-opening” on Friday morning following a $3.2 million renovation over the past year.
The city is lease-purchasing four more Tymco street sweepers, bringing the fleet of sweepers to eight, to replace the rest of its ill-conceived purchase of seven European machines four years ago.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration is reviving former mayor Jose “Joey” Torres’ municipal identification card program aimed at providing unauthorized immigrants with IDs.
The beating of deaf man by a police officer four days ago, video of which widely circulated on social media over the weekend, sparked outrage among residents and community leaders at a City Council meeting on Tuesday night.
Standing on the steps of the historic City Hall, first lady Farhanna Sayegh cited the grim statistic that fewer than a quarter of city students were reading on grade level. She vowed to change that by championing the second phase of the Paterson Reads initiative.
Inspectors found a large propane tank and trailers owned by Verizon installed dangerously close to a railroad on 20th Avenue and East 31st Street without permits, said municipal officials on Friday afternoon.
The city suspended two Union Avenue liquor stores – Limestone Liquors and Pal’s Liquors – for selling to underage patrons on Wednesday following hearings before the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) board.