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.
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.
A 20-year-old man was injured in a shooting incident on Friday evening.
A 30-year-old man was injured in a shooting incident on Friday evening, according to authorities.
After deliberations, a state grand jury has determined that no criminal charges will be filed in the case of Hui Zhang, 33, of Pensacola, Florida, who died after being shot by a Paterson police detective on October 10, 2022.
A Paterson man was sentenced to life in prison for the fatal shooting of a pregnant woman.
A 33-year-old man from Paterson was fatally shot early Friday morning.
A man has been taken into custody in relation to a shooting that left one young man dead, authorities said.
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.