Longtime councilman William McKoy kicked off his campaign for a 6th term with the support of his former nemesis mayor Andre Sayegh on Wednesday night.
Four years ago, then-councilman Alex Mendez swore in then-newly elected school board member Oshin Castillo. Months after the swearing in, school district officials had to swear in Castillo a second time.
Fifteen people picked up petitions to potentially run for six up for grabs City Council seats in May of next year.
Former at-large councilman and ex-mayoral candidate Alex Mendez has decided to challenge longtime incumbent William McKoy for the 3rd Ward council seat.
After a nearly three-hour long emergency meeting prompted by a pair of weekend fatalities, mayor Andre Sayegh on Monday afternoon said police will continue to “devote special attention” to the city’s “most troubled sections.”
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s controversial One Paterson group, which has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars in 13 months, will not disclose its donors.
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.