Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres swore in 29 new officers on Monday morning boosting the number of police officers in the city to well-above 400 for the first time in a while. After six months of police academy, the newly minted officers will be deployed on patrol of city streets, said police director Jerry Speziale.
The footbridge over the Passaic River connecting Mary Ellen Kramer Park and Overlook Park has been temporarily closed for repairs, according to an announcement by mayor Jose “Joey” Torres.
More than a thousand city families are without power on Thursday afternoon after a truck pulled down a utility pole on East 15th Street between 7th and 8th avenues.
The state has revoked the teaching license of an Eastside High School teacher accused of having sexual relations with a 17-year-old student.
In an effort to provide better security for his tenants in a neighborhood beset by drugs and violence, a prominent local developer has hired a team of two armed retired Newark police officers to patrol the vicinity of his properties.
The firefighters and police officers who evacuated South Paterson residents minutes before a gas explosion leveled three homes and left several others damaged were recognized by a grateful city on Tuesday night for their valor and swift action that saved lives.
The Passaic County Sheriff’s Office is deploying extra patrols to increase law enforcement visibility and ensure safe trick-or-treating for children and families, announced Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik.