After rejecting a tax abatement agreement early last year to allow a developer to renovate and expand affordable housing at a series of buildings on Market and Mill Streets, the city council is considering a revised 30-year tax deal.
The city awarded a $15,000 contract to a North Haledon law firm to represent the municipality in former councilman Julio Tavarez’s defamation lawsuit against council members and mayor in connection with last year’s no confidence vote.
The long promised renaming of Park Avenue to recognize the city’s largest Hispanic community came to pass on Saturday afternoon with resounding chants of “Viva La Republica Dominicana!” at the Juan Pablo Duarte Park.
City officials renamed a stretch of Park Avenue to Dominican Republic Way on Tuesday night in tribute to the city’s largest Latino community.
The proposal to rename a stretch of Park Avenue to Dominican Republic Way has ignited a vicious rivalry between councilmen Alex Mendez and Luis Velez.
The city council on Tuesday evening discussed whether to take a no confidence vote on mayor Jose “Joey” Torres for his alleged use of public works employees at his home and brother’s business.
The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating a fire that occurred at the city’s Department of Public Works (DPW) offices at Eastside Park this week, according to city officials.