Almost two dozen alleged drug dealers and buyers were picked up in the latest rounds of the city’s weekly drug sweep in Paterson, according to police.
A woman was wounded when gunfire from the street entered her Spring Street home early Saturday morning, according to police.
A former social studies teacher at the Paterson Science and Technology Charter School claims he was fired for taking leave from his teaching post to fulfill his duties in the National Guard in a lawsuit filed in federal court.
A school bus driver was arrested on Wednesday for using eight teenagers to attack a 15-year-old boy, said police director Jerry Speziale.
Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres appointed his longtime friend and ally lobbyist Idida Rodriguez, who has been involved in scandals over the years, to the board of the Passaic Valley Water Commission.
Councilman Andre Sayegh has proposed to rename School 16, one of the newest elementary schools in the Paterson Public School District, in honor the country’s first African-American president Barack Obama.
The man who signed as an assistor for more than 60 mail-in ballots while volunteering for councilman Shahin Khalique’s campaign could not identify the gender of one resident he claimed to have assisted.