The city’s Bangladeshi-American community turned in hundreds of petitions to additionally name Union Avenue as Bangladesh Boulevard. As many as 800 signed petitions were hand-delivered to the City Council last Thursday.
The school district saw an 82-percent drop in violations — drivers without commercial driving licenses, failure to pick up students, and other infractions — committed by bus companies in the 2018-19 school year.
The City Council gave preliminary approval to a series of measures to borrow $16 million early Friday morning.
The City Council rejected mayor Andre Sayegh’s $283.6 million introduced budget early Friday morning.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration is seeking $40 million in financial assistance from the state government.
A Hudson County super PAC sent out a last-minute mailer to municipal voters on Friday to sway the 17-person school board race in favor of the majority incumbent ticket.
School board candidate Mosleh Uddin was denied a police job after a background check uncovered dozens of moving violations, according to municipal officials.