Six police cars, one in every ward of Paterson, will be deployed over the summer months to crackdown on quality-of-life problems such as loud music and group gatherings, announced municipal officials on Friday.
Mayor Andre Sayegh swore in eight new police officers on Monday morning, first class since the sentencing of two of six police officers ensnared in a federal corruption investigation.
Dozens of people joined a mile-long march on Saturday morning as the city reels from a spate of shootings that left nine shot, one fatally, over a three-day span, calling for an end to gun violence.
Mayor Andre Sayegh swore in six new police officers on Monday morning. He described the class, which included a Muslim woman clad in a hijab, as reflective of the community at a time when police have been the target of protests and threats.
Mo’s Low Cost Liquors and Bar, a troubled business at the Main-Weiss intersection, will be closed for 60 days, mayor Andre Sayegh announced on Wednesday morning.
The city has received a $47,390 grant from the federal government for a public education initiative to prevent fires.
The ordinance to designate a violent segment of Union Avenue as a high crime zone to force businesses to close at midnight will not be up for a vote before the City Council on Tuesday night.