Municipal officials earmarked $731,664 in U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to purchase equipment to create an in-house demolition program.
Pastor Jesus Sevilla, leader of a makeshift Atlantic Street church that has angered neighbors for creating noise and parking problems, endorsed councilman Andre Sayegh in the city’s mayoral race on Tuesday morning.
Councilman Andre Sayegh and former school board member Pedro Rodriguez are almost tied in fundraising in the city’s mayoral race, according to their 29-day pre-election campaign finance reports filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
Douglas Maven, who has been the pastor of the First A.M.E. Zion Church on Ellison Street for 27 years, sees the problems – drugs, prostitution, and violence — that ail Silk City from his church door steps.
The 24-year-old city man injured in a shooting on Doremus Street over the weekend shot himself, authorities said on Monday evening.
The Young Men’s Leadership Academy created three years ago to improve the academic lot of Hispanic and black boys has fallen short on its mission prompting some to blame poor planning and execution that led to the premature launch of the school.
Detective Alex Cruz thought the residency question was behind him following a favorable court ruling. He was wrong.