A pair of public works supervisors put in 60 consecutive hours of overtime each during the snowstorm that dropped two feet of snow earlier in the month, according to municipal government records.
Council president Flavio Rivera came under heavy criticism from his colleagues on the City Council on Tuesday night for scrapping a no-confidence measure against mayor Andre Sayegh.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s bungled sewer reforms that led to massive fee increases for property owners and sparked a protest were repealed on Tuesday night.
Councilman Luis Velez’s wife was hired at the Passaic Valley Water Commission late last year, according to public records.
A measure rebuking mayor Andre Sayegh for his numerous failures as the chief executive of the municipal government has been taken off the agenda.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration is dealing with a so-called payroll “glitch” that has resulted in some employees receiving double the amount of their bi-weekly pay and some not receiving their pay at all.
A city man was arrested for allegedly punching a one-year-old child in the stomach, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
Four people were injured in a car crash at the intersection of 17th Avenue and McLean Boulevard early Wednesday morning, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
A 21-year-old city man has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a child, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
A city man allegedly sexually assaulted a child who was in his care, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
A man from Paterson allegedly engaged in sexual contact with a child he was babysitting in Wayne on New Year’s Eve, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
The police arrested three people and seized two handguns at the parking lot of White Castle on Saturday morning.
The Board of Education awarded a $45,000 contract last week to a law firm defending suspended board Emanuel Capers in a drawn-out ethics case.
A retired police lieutenant has been tapped for the school district’s top security job.
Superintendent Eileen Shafer on Wednesday night extended remote learning for Paterson schools for another two months.
A woman has filed a lawsuit against the Community Charter School of Paterson alleging discrimination and retaliation.
School board members on Wednesday night picked Kenneth Simmons, for the second time, to lead the Board of Education as president.
After three decades of controlling the Paterson school district, the New Jersey Board of Education has agreed to return power to the locally elected school board.
On average approximately 865 people die in Paterson every year. In 2020, Paterson saw 1,484 deaths from all causes, 71 percent higher than in a typical year, according to mortality data reported to the New Jersey Department of Health.
The number of people who died of Covid-19 in Paterson increased from 443 to 497, according to municipal government data released on Monday.
CVS Pharmacy began vaccinating senior citizens at Paterson Housing Authority sites on Monday morning.
St. Joseph’s Health launched a community vaccination site at the Hani Awadallah School on Wednesday morning.
Mayor Andre Sayegh outlined a series of changes to the Covid-19 vaccination program in Paterson on Friday to reduce the long lines that have been forming outside of International High School as people from all over New Jersey rush to get vaccinated.
The city’s Covid-19 testing and vaccination sites will be closed on Monday and Tuesday because of the snowstorm.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s controversial sewer reforms lead to a laundry company being overbilled $500,000 in sewer fees, according to a claim notice filed with the city.
The police busted the troubled Besan Cafe early Saturday morning for hosting a large gathering made up of 100 people, according to public safety director Jerry Speziale.
Judge enters $1.1 million judgment against Paterson councilman Michael Jackson in Grand Street property case
A New Jersey Superior Court judge entered a $1.1 million judgment against councilman Michael Jackson and another defendant in the Grand Street property case.
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.