As many as two thousand people gathered in South Paterson on Sunday afternoon for the unveiling of a street sign naming a section of Main Street to Palestine Way.
Mayor Andre Sayegh, who easily won re-election in a five-person mayoral race on Tuesday night, promised much the same for the next four years.
Incumbent councilwomen Lilisa Mimms and Maritza Davila successfully won re-election in Tuesday’s municipal elections. Challenger Forid Uddin, who ran for public office for the first time, also captured an at-large council seat.
Incumbent mayor Andre Sayegh is leading in the Paterson mayoral race as ballots continue to be counted. However, Sayegh’s campaign declared victory on Tuesday night at the Brownstone House.
The city’s voters will decide who holds the mayor’s office and three at-large City Council seats today.
A man, who served as an intern in mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration, allegedly collected petitions for the incumbent’s campaign.
Former councilman Aslon Goow ripped into incumbent mayor Andre Sayegh over his handling of the Covid-19 pandemic in the City Hall mayoral debate on Monday.