Mayor Andre Sayegh suffered a severe setback after his critics, former council members Shahin Khalique and Alex Mendez, both certain to oppose his agenda, were elected to the City Council.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration struck a deal with St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center that will yield $6 million in property tax payments or so-called “community service contribution.”
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration secured a 30-year tax abatement agreement from the City Council for developers putting up a 74-unit low-income housing project on Mill Street.
Manuel E. Martinez was convicted for stealing tens of thousands of dollars that was supposed to cover funeral expenses for poor families. Now, members of the City Council have passed a measure to name a street after the deceased funeral director.
41-year-old Qayyum Montgomery has never voted in his entire life because of his entanglement in the criminal justice system.
Municipal officials want to explore the possibility of handing over Westside Park and Eastside Park, two of the largest parks in Paterson, over to the Passaic County government.
Melissa Fuentes has been homeless in the streets of Paterson for two years. She built a lodging place using cardboard boxes and dirty rags on top of the staircase of an old industrial building behind the Paterson Parking Authority site #10.