Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration suspended the city’s assistant economic development director last week, according to officials.
Members of the City Council picked Shahin Khalique to serve as the president of the governing body for the next year.
Mayor Andre Sayegh was sworn in for his second term as mayor in an inauguration ceremony on Friday afternoon.
Paterson mayor Andre Sayegh wants $21,000 pay increase, proposes massive salary range increases for his cabinet members
Mayor Andre Sayegh is looking to give himself a $21,000 pay increase while raising the salary ranges for his cabinet members, according to a proposed measure his administration is presenting to the City Council.
Mayor Andre Sayegh, who easily won re-election in a five-person mayoral race on Tuesday night, promised much the same for the next four years.
Incumbent councilwomen Lilisa Mimms and Maritza Davila successfully won re-election in Tuesday’s municipal elections. Challenger Forid Uddin, who ran for public office for the first time, also captured an at-large council seat.
A woman has been arrested for an alleged car jacking that happened in Paterson, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
A city man was wounded in a shooting on East 18th Street late Thursday night, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
A man has been arrested and charged with allegedly sexually assaulting two people at gunpoint at the Great Falls, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
Two city men were wounded in a shooting on Maryland Avenue on Saturday afternoon, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
Two suspects entered the mosque on Preakness Avenue on Monday evening and threw rocks at worshipers, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
A woman was wounded in a shooting on Godwin Avenue late Wednesday night, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
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.
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.
State hosting Main Street Recovery Fund virtual information session for Paterson businesses, nonprofit organizations
The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) is hosting a virtual information session on Thursday for Paterson businesses and nonprofit organizations.
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.