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.
State-appointed police chief Isa Abbassi outlined a summer anti-crime strategy on Saturday afternoon that focuses on stepped up enforcement in crime hotspots, increased enforcement against after-hour businesses, and renewed focus on quality-of-life complaints.
Forty-five days after taking over the police force, the New Jersey Attorney General Matthew Platkin on Tuesday announced appointment of a new chief to lead the Paterson Police Department.
A Paterson police officer has been charged with aggravated assault and official misconduct for shooting a fleeing man in the back, according to the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office.
Three people were wounded in a shooting on Broadway on Tuesday afternoon, according to police.
A 22-year-old Paterson woman who was fatally shot late Sunday evening near the intersection of Van Houten Street and Cianci Street has died, authorities said on Monday evening.
A shooting occurred on Sunday at around 9:22 p.m. near the intersection of Van Houten Street and Cianci Street, leaving a woman critically injured.
Naszhere M. Jones, 25, of South Hackensack, was convicted on Thursday of reckless manslaughter, unlawful possession of a handgun, and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, authorities said.
The police are investigating two separate shooting incidents that left two people dead and one person with a gunshot injury on Sunday morning.
A Little Falls man was allegedly selling drugs from a vehicle in Paterson, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik.
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.