The section of Main Street between Grand and Slater Streets could soon be known as “Eva’s Village Way” in recognition of the work of New Jersey’s largest anti-poverty organization.
The city has agreed to pay $300,000 to settle police lieutenant Washington Griffin’s lawsuit alleging discrimination and racism within the Paterson police force.
Mayor Jane Williams-Warren ordered the city’s personnel director Abby Levenson, who had been allowed by business administrator Nellie Pou to telecommute, to cease working from home, according to municipal memorandum.
Acting mayor Jane Williams-Warren’s administration averted a government shutdown by convincing council members to pass a $23.27 million temporary budget that the governing body had rejected a week earlier to fund operations through February.
Former councilman Mohammed Akhtaruzzaman kicked off his campaign for an at-large seat before hundreds of supporters at St. Gerard Church on Saturday night promising to champion measures to curb crime, halt tax increases, and boost recreation spending.
The city council rejected a temporary spending measure early Wednesday morning raising the possibility of a government shutdown in the coming weeks.
A leader of the local Black Lives Matter protest movement announced his run for an at-large city council seat on Tuesday afternoon.