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.
Prominent developer Charles Florio is willing to offer two buildings in the crime-ridden 1st and 4th Wards for police to set-up substations.
The city ranked fourth place in the list of municipalities with the highest number of ‘crime guns,’ a weapon unlawfully possessed or used, seized in April, according to data released by governor Phil Murphy’s administration this week.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) slapped the operator of an unlicensed radio station with a $25,000 penalty for continually operating the pirate station despite repeatedly being warned it was “illegal.”