A housing complex on Lafayette Street is being named after former councilman and renowned boxing referee Ed Cotton.
Mayor Andre Sayegh came under heavy criticism on Tuesday night during a budget vote for his running of the municipal government over the past two years.
After two years of work, developer Brian White has transformed a fire damaged drug house with a missing roof in the Wrigley Park section, roughest neighborhood in Paterson, into livable apartments.
Councilwoman Lilisa Mimms, who vigorously opposed a plan to hire City Council aides last year, is moving to hire three aides.
Mayor Andre Sayegh is shifting $1.11 million from federal housing grants, including from the city’s first-time homebuyer program, to Hinchliffe Stadium developers.
Municipal officials designated Juneteenth, a day that marks the end of slavery in America, as a public holiday on Tuesday.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration secured the City Council’s approval early Wednesday morning for a 30-year tax abatement agreement for the controversial Hinchliffe Stadium project.