School board member Lilisa Mimms, who ran an abortive campaign for the 3rd Ward city council seat, allegedly used a church van to get her message out contrary to federal regulations that prohibit nonprofits from engaging in political activity.
State yet to receive 29-day campaign reports from 7 Paterson council candidates
The state has yet to receive 29-day pre-election campaign finance reports from 7 of the 19 people running in the city’s municipal elections, according to New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) records.
Paterson’s 3rd Ward candidates talk in-house garbage collection, business curfew, recreation, health insurance
All four 3rd Ward candidates gathered at the city council chamber on Thursday afternoon to discuss creating a garbage collection program, switching to the state’s health insurance plan, creating recreation opportunities for young people, rehabilitating the degenerating Riverside Terrace housing complex, and the hotspot business curfew ordinance.
McKoy, Rivera butt heads at Paterson’s 3rd Ward candidate forum
The Eastside Neighborhood Association candidate forum for 3rd Ward turned into a battle between incumbent William McKoy and challenger Flavio Rivera on Wednesday night.
McKoy slams school board for changing regular meeting to accommodate board members running for office
The city’s school board hosted its regular meeting a day earlier to allow three board of education members running for a city council seat to attend a candidate forum, said council president William McKoy on Tuesday evening.
Paterson council candidates field questions from city’s young people
City council candidates running in the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Wards fielded questions on a disparate set of subjects – lead in drinking water, recreation, violence, education, taxes, youth curfew – from Silk City’s young residents on Wednesday night.
Mimms promises recreation center, live-in-city incentive for public safety workers
After supporters introduced her as “councilwoman” at a campaign gathering on Saturday afternoon, 3rd Ward city council candidate Lilisa Mimms promised to build a recreation center in the ward.