A year after the city created hotspot business curfew areas forcing troublesome chicken joints and liquor establishments to close at midnight, the number of people wounded in shootings in those zones dropped by 79-percent.
The city’s removal of a mural that paid tribute to two slain men — Aaron Anderson and Antonio Vega, Jr. – sparked a protest on Tuesday evening. Dozens of family members and friends of both men urged municipal officials to restore the mural.
For the second year in a row, two brothers – Jason Lambert Dixon Jr. and Jalen Malik Mitchell — from South Paterson brought home medals from the Pan Kids Jiu-Jitsu Championship.
The city council unanimously voted to approve a new ordinance that forces liquor businesses that sell package goods to close at 10 p.m. Council members gave preliminary approval to the new law on Tuesday night.
More than two months after forming an exploratory committee, former public safety director Glenn Brown on Friday announced his candidacy for the 2018 mayoral race.
Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres’ administration has presented an ordinance to the city council seeking to impose early closing hours on liquor businesses that sell package goods.
The city council appointed longtime school board member Jonathan Hodges to the Paterson Board of Adjustment on Saturday afternoon.