After rejecting a $742,000 contract to a firm that backed mayor Andre Sayegh by giving to a Hudson County political action committee (PAC), the City Council earlier in the month awarded a reduced $500,000 consulting contract to Hoboken-based NW Financial Group.
Mayor Andre Sayegh picked a new chief of staff earlier in the month, third time he changed his chief of staff in under four years.
Former councilman Gilman Choudhury, who represented the 2nd Ward for four months last year, is mulling a run for an at-large City Council seat in next year’s municipal election.
Mayor Andre Sayegh and his archrival councilman Alex Mendez were involved in an altercation over a table at the Paterson Police Benevolent Association (PBA) fundraiser last weekend.
The obsolete Ward Street garage that has been an eyesore in downtown Paterson is expected to be demolished over the next months, officials announced on Wednesday.
A New Jersey assemblyman received a significant pay increase at his Paterson school district job this year, according to payroll records.
The city is getting $138,796 in federal grant funding for police training and equipment, announced Rep. Bill Pascrell.