Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration is avoiding hiking property taxes for a year by changing the budget year from fiscal to calendar.
Paterson mayor shifts $1.11 million, including from first-time homebuyer program, to Hinchliffe Stadium developers
Mayor Andre Sayegh is shifting $1.11 million from federal housing grants, including from the city’s first-time homebuyer program, to Hinchliffe Stadium developers.
Municipal officials designated Juneteenth, a day that marks the end of slavery in America, as a public holiday on Tuesday.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration secured the City Council’s approval early Wednesday morning for a 30-year tax abatement agreement for the controversial Hinchliffe Stadium project.
Overtime spending in Paterson jumped by 28 percent in the last fiscal year, municipal government data shows.
Mayor Andre Sayegh has said he is confident the city will collect the $93,000 in rent owed by now-defunct Libby’s hotdog joint.
A man from Garfield was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly dealing drugs out of a house in Paterson, according to public safety director Jerry Speziale.
A city woman has been arrested and charged with arson in the large fire that displaced dozens of people and badly damaged a large mixed-use building on Cianci Street, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
A city man was arrested in a motor vehicle stop on Summer Street allegedly in possession of marijuana and ecstasy pills, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik.
A city man has died after a car collision on 9th Avenue late Sunday night, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
A Newark man was wounded in a shooting in Paterson early Sunday morning, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
The police arrested six alleged drug dealers and two buyers in a bust on Summer Street, according to public safety director Jerry Speziale.
The school board on Wednesday evening approved a measure to move to an all-remote learning model through October because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Delivery of 13,800 Chromebooks for Paterson students delayed due to sanctions against Chinese company
The delivery of nearly 14,000 Chromebooks for Paterson students has been delayed because of U.S. sanctions against a Chinese manufacturing company.
Superintendent Eileen Shafer’s school reopening plan for Paterson could put students and teachers at risk of contracting the new coronavirus, according to John McEntee, Jr., president of the Paterson Education Association, the nearly 3,000-member strong teachers union.
Incumbent school board members Jonathan Hodges, Joel Ramirez, and newcomer Shanikwa Lemon secured the top three ballot spots in the November race during the ballot drawings on Monday afternoon.
Nearly 10,000 Paterson students received grades of “incomplete” for the fourth marking period, highlighting the district’s struggle to provide students an education after schools were forced to close because of the coronavirus pandemic.
A transportation company has filed a lawsuit against the Paterson Public Schools alleging a breach of contract.
Twenty-three homeless people were tested for Covid-19 at the Eva’s Village parking lot on Wednesday.
Three hundred and thirty-two people have died of the new coronavirus in Paterson over the past four months. Most of the fatalities have been Hispanics and Blacks, according to municipal government data.
St. Joseph’s lacked PPE, placed staff at risk early in pandemic, alleges fired ER manager in lawsuit
St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center lacked personal protective equipment (PPE), placing its staff at risk of contracting the new coronavirus as the pandemic struck the region in March, according to allegations in a lawsuit filed on Wednesday.
Three-hundred and twenty-nine white bows hung on the wrought iron fences outside the historic City Hall in downtown Paterson.
Residents of Paterson are among the most stressed people in New Jersey because of Covid-19, according to a study by Babylon Health that looked at Twitter data.
The number of people tested positive for the new coronavirus in Paterson increased by 7 to 6,514 on Thursday afternoon, according to municipal government data.
A smartphone application that connects homeowners with local landscapers has expanded to Paterson.
Libby’s Lunch, an iconic hotdog joint near the Great Falls, is closing after more than 80 years in business.
A zoning board member has been cited for allegedly adding an extra floor to his property on Redwood Avenue without construction permits.
A pair of brothers known for bringing home gold from national and international jiu-jitsu competitions did it again. Jason Dixon and Jalen Mitchell returned to Paterson with gold and bronze medals from the Pan IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship, biggest martial arts competition in the world for kids, held in Long Beach, Calf. last Sunday.
Frandy Cuevas played for the Eastside High School baseball team for a year. His coach immediately recognized greatness.
12-year-old Jalen Mitchell defeated his opponent to win gold in the boys Teen 1 orange belt featherweight category at the Pan Kids IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship in California.