After back-to-back shooting murders, mayor Andre Sayegh and public safety officials outlined a plan to curb street violence late Tuesday afternoon.
The city is moving ahead with the controversial plan to hire nine aides for City Council members to assist them in performing “administrative duties” and “researching data.”
Council president Maritza Davila appointed her colleagues to various City Council committees this week.
A park created to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. across the street from the church where he delivered a speech a week before his assassination, will feature an eight-foot tall bronze statue of the civil rights leader.
Councilwoman Maritza Davila received the support of her City Council colleagues to remain as the president for the next year.
Mayor Andre Sayegh pulled the rope on the pulley to raise the gay pride flag which represents the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community over the historic City Hall in downtown Paterson for the first time on Friday afternoon.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration secured approval for an ordinance to waive off-duty police administrative fees for Elmwood Park, allowing the Bergen County municipality to hire a police officer to clamp down on loud noise and music emanating from Eastside Park.