An administrative law judge has reversed the Paterson Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board decision to disallow a liquor store from opening in a known trouble spot in the 10th Avenue neighborhood.
The eyesore that is the collapsing Leader Dye factory in the Riverside section could be demolished in matter of weeks. The city awarded a $1.13 million contract to demolish the huge structure that sits on the corner of Madison and 3rd Avenues.
The city has entered into shared services agreements with both Little Falls and North Haledon to handle their ambulance calls, according to municipal records.
Former school board member Pedro Rodriguez kicked off his campaign for mayor in front of several hundred cheering supporters at the St. Gerard’s Community Center late Friday night promising a big increase in recreation spending.
A member of the Paterson Library Board has decided to run for one of the three at-large city council seats that will be up for grabs in next year’s municipal elections.
The city is borrowing $18.11 million to cover retirement payouts for employees, sewer improvements, and a fence to secure the ruins of the Allied Textile Printing (ATP) site.
The city refused to take on $3.85 million in debt to upgrade heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems at the Frank X. Graves Public Safety complex and the Paterson Museum. Council members voted down the bond measure last week and some told mayor Jane Williams-Warren’s administration to defer the upgrades. Chief attorney Domenick Stampone…