Bloomberg Philanthropies is giving $1 million to Paterson over the next three years to implement an opioid treatment program that will make medication-assisted treatment for addicts available “anytime, anywhere in 90 minutes.”
Mayor Andre Sayegh hired three chiefs of staff in under four years. Each chief of staff received a different salary. The African American chief of staff was paid the lowest salary, public records show.
Former councilman Julio Tavarez has been cited for allegedly renting an illegal dwelling at his 16th Avenue property.
The boundaries of the city’s 4 of 6 wards have been changed due to U.S. Census data from the 2020 count.
Paterson kept a police officer from returning to duty after she shot a suspect. Now, the City is paying $185,000 to settle her lawsuit.
The city kept a police officer from returning to duty after she had shot a suspect outside of the Frank X. Graves Public Safety Complex in 2016 resulting in her filing a lawsuit.
Municipal officials are paying $425,000 to the family of a man killed by police in his house in 2012.
A city man pleaded guilty to pointing a weapon at another person and having two handguns in a vehicle.
The police raided the apartment of an alleged drug dealer seizing thousands of packets of heroin, according to public safety director Jerry Speziale.
The police pulled over a vehicle in Paterson on Wednesday night that was stolen out of Clifton, arresting three suspects and seizing two guns, according to public safety director Jerry Speziale.
A man from Newark has been charged after authorities found him driving a stolen vehicle in Paterson, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik.
A city man was wounded in a shooting on Governor Street late Thursday afternoon.
A city teen was killed in a shooting on Godwin Avenue on Wednesday evening, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
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.
Superintendent Eileen Shafer is retiring at the end of the current academic year, she announced on Wednesday evening.
The school district employee who serves as the spokesman for the superintendent and the district has received a 26 percent pay increase.
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.
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 local store sold a winning lottery ticket worth $240,505 that matched all five numbers drawn during Tuesday’s drawing, according to the New Jersey Lottery.
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.