Councilman Alex Mendez, who is facing election fraud charges from the 2020 Paterson elections, failed to convince a judge on Thursday that he was facing “selective prosecution.”
A lawyer for Alex Mendez seeking to get voter fraud charges against the councilman dismissed told a judge last week his client is the target of “selective prosecution.”
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration suspended the city’s assistant economic development director last week, according to officials.
Members of the City Council picked Shahin Khalique to serve as the president of the governing body for the next year.
Mayor Andre Sayegh was sworn in for his second term as mayor in an inauguration ceremony on Friday afternoon.
Mayor Andre Sayegh is looking to give himself a $21,000 pay increase while raising the salary ranges for his cabinet members, according to a proposed measure his administration is presenting to the City Council.
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.