Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration has been failing to collect rent from Libby’s, a restaurant near the Great Falls, that leases the building and parking lot from the municipal government.
Mayor Andre Sayegh swore in 20 new officers – 16 men and 4 women – on Monday morning in an effort to rebuild the ranks of the police force as the city deals with increasing incidents of gun violence in the streets.
Mayor Andre Sayegh on Friday morning said the city has been awarded a $1.88 million federal grant to hire more police officers.
Seven people were shot, four fatally, when gunfire erupted in a troubled intersection known for drugs and gun violence late Tuesday night.
A downtown Paterson roadway that had been partially closed for years because of delayed sewer repair work reopened to traffic on Tuesday morning.
Municipal officials agreed to pay $214,917 to a Bergen County company for running coronavirus test sites in Paterson for one week in May.
Three-hundred and twenty-nine white bows hung on the wrought iron fences outside the historic City Hall in downtown Paterson.