The law firm of Hunt, Hamlin & Ridley and attorney Navarro Gray have agreed to pay $60,000 to the city for failing to file court documents on time that led to a $165,000 judgment against the municipality.
The city has agreed to pay $9,275 to cover councilmen William McKoy and Andre Sayegh’s legal bills incurred in defending themselves against the criminal charges filed by Sirrano Keith Baldeo, publisher of the New Jersey Pulse newspaper.
The city is holding a special election in November to fill the City Council seat held by mayor-elect Andre Sayegh.
Members of mayor-elect Andre Sayegh’s transition team heard from residents at School 25 on Tuesday night in order to create a plan for the incoming administration to tackle the city’s most stubborn problems.
The city celebrated the opening of the new M&T Bank branch in downtown Paterson with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday morning.
The North Jersey Federal Credit Union branch in downtown Paterson is closing its doors to customers in August.
The asphalt play area at School 8 gave way to a new playground with the help of 150 volunteers on Sunday afternoon.