Councilman Michael Jackson proposed to rename a section of 10th Avenue between East 26th and East 28th Street to “Jamaica Heroes Way” on Tuesday night, sparking a long discussion in the City Council.
Municipal officials renamed the Vreeland Triangle, a small greenspace on Vreeland Avenue and East 37th Street, to Amistad Park in recognition of African American residents’ contributions to Paterson, on Tuesday night.
Mayor Andre Sayegh prevailed in keeping the controversial sewer reform measures after a City Council vote on Tuesday night.
A police mobile command center has been stationed at the violent street corner where five people were wounded in a shooting over the weekend.
The City Council has overridden mayor Andre Sayegh’s veto of the sewer reforms repeal measure.
Mayor Andre Sayegh has been slow to equip Paterson police officers with bodycams that the City Council purchased more than a year ago.
Council president Flavio Rivera came under heavy criticism from his colleagues on the City Council on Tuesday night for scrapping a no-confidence measure against mayor Andre Sayegh.