The leadership of the City Council unveiled an alternative to mayor Andre Sayegh’s plan to add a violent section of Union Avenue to the business curfew ordinance that would force shops in the two-block segment to close at midnight.
The ordinance to designate a violent segment of Union Avenue as a high crime zone to force businesses to close at midnight will not be up for a vote before the City Council on Tuesday night.
The section of Union Avenue that was the site of a double shooting last week is described as a “breeding ground for criminal activity” in a statistical report issued by police to justify the expansion of the business curfew to the area.
The city council approved the sale of the Paterson Armory for $3 million to prominent developer Charles Florio on Tuesday night.
Former governor James McGreevey launched a program on Monday morning that will focus on getting disadvantaged Passaic County residents — focused on Patersonians — trained for jobs in the booming building and construction trades.
Disgraced mayor Jose “Joey” Torres supported a full slate of candidates in the May municipal elections, according to reports filed with the New Jersey Election Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
Prominent developer Charles Florio mesmerized municipal officials on Tuesday night with an ambitious plan – 138 luxury apartments and 10,000 square feet of retail space — for the Paterson Armory.