Mayor Andre Sayegh raised hundreds of thousands of dollars over the past year for his controversial One Paterson group without disclosing donors. His main rival in last year’s mayoral race on Wednesday called for transparency.
A company connected to Alma Realty, owners of Center City Mall, provided a $450,000 mortgage when councilman Michael Jackson sold his property on Grand Street that houses his restaurant Jacksonville more than two years ago, according to court records.
Mayor Andre Sayegh was roundly criticized by the leadership of the City Council on Tuesday night for his attempt to force a second vote on the controversial Hinchliffe Stadium rehabilitation proposal by invoking an obscure “emergency” provision in the law.
The city has agreed to pay $75,000 on Tuesday night to settle a public works division head’s discrimination lawsuit.
Students from Paterson’s various schools wrote 8,243 letters of support and appreciation to more than 1,000 U.S. soldiers overseas.
Students of the International High School’s International Baccalaureate (IB) program received more than $2 million in scholarship awards and acceptance to big-name colleges — including two Ivy League schools — all over the United States.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration’s hand-picked developer for the Hinchliffe Stadium renovation project defaulted on a $2.6 million loan while head of the Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District in Newark.