Two months after a so-called payroll glitch led to municipal employees getting two or three paychecks, mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration is still trying to recoup the funds.
Mayor Andre Sayegh and other officials broke ground on the long-awaited project to restore the historic Hinchliffe Stadium, one of the last remaining places where the legendary Negro leagues held baseball games in a racially segregated United States, on Wednesday morning.
An abandoned vehicle with a shredded tire was parked in front of Correita Restaurant on 21st Avenue.
Municipal officials agreed to pay $50,000 to settle a former court employee’s sexual harassment lawsuit.
Councilman Michael Jackson proposed to rename a section of 10th Avenue between East 26th and East 28th Street to “Jamaica Heroes Way” on Tuesday night, sparking a long discussion in the City Council.
Municipal officials agreed to pay $140,000 to settle three Muslim former Board of Adjustment members’ discrimination lawsuit against the city on Tuesday night.
A man has been arrested and charged with sexually abusing a child on numerous occasions, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
A man has been arrested for allegedly distributing files of child sexual abuse on social media, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik.
The police recovered three handguns, including one from a 15-year-old, in separate incidents on Tuesday, according to public safety director Jerry Speziale.
A city woman has been arrested for allegedly striking a child with an electrical cord, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
The police arrested 15 people and seized 1,051 glassine envelopes heroin during a two-phase drug bust on Godwin Avenue, according to public safety director Jerry Speziale.
A New York City woman has been indicted on arson charges for her role in the large fire that displaced dozens of people and badly damaged a mixed-use building on Cianci Street in Paterson, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
Under pressure from increasing Covid-19 cases and the teachers’ union, superintendent Eileen Shafer put off a decision to reopen in-person learning for New Jersey’s third biggest school district.
After being closed for more than a year because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Paterson school district will be fully prepared to reopen in-person learning for its nearly 30,000 students on May 3, said superintendent Eileen Shafer on Monday afternoon.
School board member Emanuel Capers is wrapping up a six-month suspension for an ethics violation case and expecting to return to the Board of Education in late April.
Al Moody has spent much of his adult life looking after troubled young people, often setting them on the right track by teaching them habits that kept them out of the streets and out of the criminal justice system.
Superintendent Eileen Shafer’s team has proposed raising the school tax on property owners by 12 percent in the 2021-22 academic year budget.
A politically connected company that has worked for key Democratic Party politicians, including assemblyman Benjie Wimberly, received a $40,000 contract from the Paterson Public Schools to conduct a “personnel audit.”
After getting a notice to pause giving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine because of concerns over blood clots in small number of recipients, municipal officials cancelled all primary dose vaccinations at the International High School site on Tuesday morning.
Passaic County initiative seeks to vaccinate residents in underserved areas of Paterson, Passaic City, and Prospect Park
Passaic County has partnered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and St. Joseph’s University Medical Center to roll out an initiative to vaccinate residents in undeserved parts of Paterson, Passaic City, and Prospect Park.
A Clifton man, who allegedly sent threatening text messages to Paterson police chief, has been indicted.
Just weeks after the Division of Health began administering Covid-19 tests to residents using its mobile unit, mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration reduced the city’s testing budget by $150,000.
The vast majority – as much as 80 percent – of the Covid-19 vaccines being administered at International High School are now going in the arms of city residents, said health officer Paul Persaud on Thursday night.
School district wants more than $200,000, pulls nurses and security staff from Paterson vaccination site
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration will have to entirely run the vaccination site at International High School after a dispute with the school district. Previously, school nurses and security were working with municipal health workers to vaccinate thousands of people.
Businesses in downtown Paterson, hit hard by the pandemic, will be able to conduct sidewalk sales for the next six months.
Paterson Parking Authority lost fight to takeover Levine family property. It was forced to pay $42,000 to cover their legal bills.
After losing the court battle to take over the Levine family’s property in South Paterson for a parking garage project, the Paterson Parking Authority has paid them $41,768, according to public records.
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.
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.