Mayor Andre Sayegh’s controversial One Paterson group, formed following his big mayoral win, raised more than $240,000.
The school district has closed on its sale of the old School 5 on Totowa Avenue after receiving ownership clearance for $900,000, 10-percent less than the original $1 million price, according to school officials.
The city council narrowly voted to accept a $30,000 donation to improve eight ballfields from the controversial “One Paterson” civic organization connected to mayor Andre Sayegh.
Mayor Andre Sayegh clashed with councilmen William McKoy and Michael Jackson, both of whom raised questions about the $30,000 a developer and his wife donated through a foundation for the improvement of eight ballfields in the city, on Tuesday night.
Mayor Andre Sayegh came clad in a Cleveland Indians jersey at the Larry Doby softball field on Thursday morning to announce eight fields throughout the city will be refurbished using $30,000 in private money.