Mayor Andre Sayegh, who has struggled to run New Jersey’s third largest city since coming into office two and half years ago, could be the target of a no confidence vote in the City Council.
Overtime spending in the city jumped by 40-percent during mayor Andre Sayegh’s first year in office, according to municipal records.
Sirrano Keith Baldeo, publisher of the former Paterson Pulse tabloid newspaper, has filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking $10 million in damages. He alleges council members violated his civil rights by allegedly targeting him and his publication.
Councilman William McKoy took to social media on Friday to clarify his controversial remark about civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. made on the 50th anniversary of his assassination that was condemned by the head of the Paterson NAACP.
Mayoral candidate Alex Cruz’s children attend the Passaic Valley Regional High School – which serves residents of Little Falls, Totowa, and Woodland Park — while he continues to claim residency in Paterson.
Councilman William McKoy received the endorsement of three “influential” Latino leaders as his campaign tries to win over Hispanic voters.
Former councilman Julio Tavarez dropped his defamation lawsuit against four of his ex-colleagues and the city on Monday. He sued the city and his once colleagues for taking a no confidence vote against him.