The Board of Education opted to retain Kenneth Simmons as its president during its reorganization meeting on Wednesday night.
The overnight rain that led to icy roadways on Wednesday morning led to 80 vehicle accidents in Paterson.
A Paterson police officer shot and killed an armed suspect on East Main Street on Wednesday night, according to officials.
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.
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.
Former mayors Jeffery Jones and Jose “Joey” Torres have picked up petitions to challenge incumbent Andre Sayegh in next year’s mayoral race.