The Newark-based advocacy group the Education Law Center is urging the New Jersey Department of Education to halt the spread of charter schools in Paterson. In a letter dated Aug. 14, 2017, the advocacy’s executive director David Sciarra argues the growth of charter schools has “significantly reduced the essential resources available to educate students” in…
The New York State manufacturer of more than 3,000 different liquid and dry chemical products has been approved for $4.78 million in state tax breaks to relocate its operation from Glendale to an industrial building in Paterson, according to the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA).
The city council approved two contracts worth $3.2 million for the renovation of Overlook Park at the Great Falls National Historical Park.
A city woman has been charged with two counts of criminal mischief for allegedly targeting councilman Alex Mendez’s supporters. Francisca Nunez, 44-year-old, is accused of slashing tires and damaging rear windshield campaign decals that promoted Mendez’s mayoral campaign.
Jerome King was profusely sweating in the nippy city council chambers on Tuesday evening as he fielded questions from an unfriendly governing body for his program’s role in the large number of needles found in parks, school playgrounds, and street benches.
The downtown Paterson office building that presently houses the Division of Recreation and the Small Business Development Center is being eyed for residential conversion.
The program that has been under intense criticism over the past months for the proliferation of needles throughout the Silk City — rendering one city park inaccessible for a short period of time – will no longer operate as a “needle access” but as a “needle exchange” program, according to Jerome King, head of the…