The city council narrowly voted to accept a $30,000 donation to improve eight ballfields from the controversial “One Paterson” civic organization connected to mayor Andre Sayegh.
After criticizing mayor Andre Sayegh for his past tax hike stances, the City Council approved a 2-percent tax increase on Tuesday night, giving his nascent administration a chance to deliver on the campaign promise to stabilize taxes through development.
The most violence-plagued intersection in the 2nd Ward – site of three non-fatal shootings in 2018 — is slated to be designated as a hotspot business curfew zone to restore some peace and quiet for Lackawanna neighborhood residents.
The City Council appointed Al Abdelaziz, vice chairman of the Paterson Democrats, to fill the 6th Ward seat vacated by mayor Andre Sayegh on Tuesday night, breaking away with recent custom not to appoint anyone seeking the seat long-term through election.
The bright red disc of one of Paterson’s newest and most significant public testaments is now marred with graffiti. The Shohid Minar monument in Westside Park, which commemorates those who died fighting to preserve the Bengali language, spoken by as many as 300 million people throughout the world, has been spray painted with two large,…
The city will charge builders an almost $1,900 sewer connection fee on new single-family homes, according to an ordinance passed by the City Council last week.
Maritza Davila received the support of her colleagues for the City Council presidency on Sunday afternoon.