The Overlook Park at the Great Falls National Historical Park had its “grand re-opening” on Friday morning following a $3.2 million renovation over the past year.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration is reviving former mayor Jose “Joey” Torres’ municipal identification card program aimed at providing unauthorized immigrants with IDs.
A pair of programs have been launched to steer city students away from drugs and towards careers.
The beating of deaf man by a police officer four days ago, video of which widely circulated on social media over the weekend, sparked outrage among residents and community leaders at a City Council meeting on Tuesday night.
Standing on the steps of the historic City Hall, first lady Farhanna Sayegh cited the grim statistic that fewer than a quarter of city students were reading on grade level. She vowed to change that by championing the second phase of the Paterson Reads initiative.
A city police officer is seen striking a suspect in the back of his head while struggling to handcuff him in a video that circulated on social media over the weekend.
A playground emerged at Westside Park on Thursday afternoon after a day of work by 150 volunteers.