Mayor Andre Sayegh recently announced the relaunch of the Paterson Guaranteed Income Program, a significant step in supporting 200 low-income residents with a monthly stipend of $400 for one year.
Paterson picks 200 people to receive $400 per month for a year in re-launch of guaranteed income program
Mayor Andre Sayegh announced Monday that his chief of staff Christian Callegari will step down from the role on Nov. 22.
City Council president Alex Mendez has been brought up on new charges in connection with an election fraud case that dates back to the 2020 municipal elections. His wife and campaign workers have been charged with criminal offenses for their roles in allegedly trying to “rig” the election in Mendez’s favor.
Former mayor Jose “Joey” Torres was indicted by a New Jersey grand jury on Tuesday for allegedly violating a court order that barred him from public office.
Mayor Andre Sayegh has announced the appointment of Christian Callegari as the acting economic development director.
Councilman Alex Mendez, who is under indictment for election and voter fraud charges, has been picked to serve as president of the City Council in Paterson.
A 30-year-old city man received medical treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound early Sunday morning.
A 21-year-old city man sought treatment for non-fatal gunshot wounds at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center on Monday night, prompting an investigation by authorities.
A man has been arrested in connection to a homicide that unfolded on the evening of February 16, around 10:42 p.m., within a residence located at the intersection of East 21st Street and 19th Avenue in Paterson.
A woman was injured in a shooting in Paterson on Sunday afternoon.
A man was wounded in a shooting in Paterson on Thursday night.
A police officer has admitted in federal court on Thursday to attacking two people in separate encounters.
Seven people will be vying for three up-for-grabs Board of Education seats in November, according to papers filed with the Passaic County Clerk’s Office.
Charter school pays out $275,000 to settle sexual harassment case against Paterson BOE member Manny Martinez
A charter school is paying out $275,000 to settle a sexual harassment claims against Paterson school board member Manny Martinez.
Philip’s Academy Charter School of Paterson will have a new campus at the old Leader Dye site on Madison Avenue, according to a press release issued by Building Hope, a Washington D.C.-based organization that builds structures for charter schools.
The Board of Education opted to retain Kenneth Simmons as its president during its reorganization meeting on Wednesday night.
A surge in Covid-19 cases has prompted the Paterson school district to go all-remote until late January.
The city’s two largest high schools are having early dismissal on Tuesday because of lack of nursing services at John F. Kennedy High School and Eastside High School resulting from Covid-19, according to officials.
The number of Covid-19 cases in Paterson has set a fresh record on Friday, according to municipal health data.
New Jersey’s third largest city reported 750 Covid-19 cases, the largest case count logged in a single day since the start of the pandemic, on Wednesday.
As Covid-19 cases surge in Paterson, the city’s public health officer is urging residents to get their booster shots.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration has launched a lead abatement program to curb childhood lead exposure.
The Passaic Valley Water Commission on Friday lifted the boil water advisory affecting some 250,000 residents of Paterson, Passaic City, Clifton and Woodland Park, six weeks after the remnants of hurricane Ida deluged the area and contaminated the New Street Reservoir with a massive runoff.
State approves plan to clean up contaminated New Street Reservoir that led to boiled water advisory for more than 230,000 people
The cleanup at the New Street Reservoir began Friday and could take up to a month, which means the boiled water advisory posted for Paterson, Passaic City, and parts of Clifton and Woodland Park will remain in effect until further notice.
Paterson council president’s brothers lied to school districts for bus contracts, put students in danger, says NJ Attorney General
City Council president Shahin Khalique’s two brothers were arrested on Tuesday for allegedly employing unqualified drivers to transport students and lying to school districts to secure busing contracts.
The owner of a rowdy Hillcrest section bar faced questions as he sought to renew the entertainment license for Casanova’s Bar and Lounge.
Former councilman Kenneth Morris has been picked to serve as the new chairman on the board of the Greater Paterson Chamber of Commerce.
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.