The city council confirmed Dawn Blakely-Harper as the newest judge on the Paterson Municipal Court on Tuesday evening. Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres appointed Blakely-Harper by removing longtime judge Kevin McDuffie.
Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres is not re-appointing longtime municipal court judge Kevin McDuffie who has been described as a “firm” and “fair” judge.
Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres has appointed municipal prosecutor Dawn Blakely-Harper as a judge at the Paterson Municipal Court. Her appointment came before the City Council on Tuesday night which has to confirm her for the judgeship.
After receiving a raucous reception at the Hillcrest neighborhood town hall meeting last week, mayor Jose “Joey” Torres on Monday afternoon addressed his legal troubles early on at his third town hall meeting at Rosa Parks High School.
The city council refused to approve $900,000 to rehabilitate the remaining portion of the Paterson Armory on Tuesday night. Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres’ administration sought to borrow $857,142 with $42,858 in down payment to rehabilitate the building on Market Street.
Tabia White has been dancing to gospel music at least once a week for the past two years with a group of about two dozen local girls who call themselves the “Divine Cry.” In late April, she and her fellow group members performed in front of the City Council to the Tasha Cobbs’ song “Sense…
The violent crimes at the geographic heart of Paterson has a connection to the large number of liquor shops, according to a new study by the Paterson Coalition Against Substance Abuse (P-CASA).