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 boiled water advisory for Paterson, Passaic City, and parts of Clifton that was posted a week ago after remnants of Hurricane Ida dumped more than seven inches of rain isn’t expected to be lifted anytime soon.
New Jersey’s First Lady, Tammy Murphy, visited the Red Cross shelter in Paterson on Sunday, offering reassurance to flood victims in the wake of Thursday’s deluge that left much of the 1st Ward under water.
It was ‘one love’ in Amistad Park on Saturday as Jamaicans gathered with city and state officials to rename a section of Vreeland Avenue to “Jamaica Way.”
Debit cards worth an initial $400 have been mailed to the 110 lucky Paterson residents selected to participate in the city’s first Guaranteed Income Pilot program, the first of 12 monthly installments that puts cash into the pockets of poor people in the fight against poverty.
Fourteen alleged members of the Paterson set of the Trinitarios street gang face drug racketeering charges following an eight-month investigation that acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck called his “opening salvo” in the state’s campaign against gun violence.
The Passaic Valley Water Commission on Wednesday met in public for the first time since the pandemic shutdown began 16 months ago. But with three top PVWC officials now gone, it wasn’t just business as usual—or was it?