After Paterson school officials ordered maintenance and custodial workers to report to work to allegedly perform non-essential duties in late April, three of them tested positive for the new coronavirus.
A city man was arrested early Thursday morning for alleged possession of vials of crack cocaine and bundles of heroin, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik.
A family – son, father, and mother – have filed a lawsuit alleging Paterson police officers attacked them in their home last summer.
A city man was killed and another was wounded in a shooting on Hospital Plaza late Wednesday afternoon, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
The 4th Ward, a largely African American part of Paterson, has the most coronavirus deaths, according to municipal government data released on Wednesday.
Former councilman Mohammed Akhtaruzzaman, who lost by eight votes in the 2nd Ward race this month, filed for a recount on Wednesday.
Running coronavirus testing sites for residents has been a struggle for mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration. Over the past two weeks, the city has changed two companies that were running the four test sites. A third company recently took over operations of the four sites, officials revealed on Tuesday night.