Mayor Andre Sayegh submitted the names of six of his eight cabinet members for confirmation to the City Council on Tuesday night.
Councilman Al Abdelaziz came out against a move to spend $52,393 on buying a cargo van for the Paterson Animal Control amid an ongoing budget crisis.
Mayor Andre Sayegh made the case to raise $3 million in revenue on Tuesday night to resolve the city’s budget crisis by increasing sewer fees.
The city raided four cafes and a deli late Friday night after getting complaints of illegal activities occurring at the businesses, according to police director Jerry Speziale.
Governor Phil Murphy signed into law a measure that requires the New Jersey Attorney general to handle investigation and prosecution in cases of death in police custody.
A Sussex County resort plans to fill 30 seasonal jobs with Paterson residents. Hired residents will be provided transportation from downtown Paterson to their work destination 30 miles away in Hamburg.
Some high-ranking officials may be failing to use the city’s biometric time tracking system to record their work hours, suggests a 667-word statement mayor Andre Sayegh issued in response to an ongoing controversy involving his new personnel director, Michele Ralph-Rawls.