A downtown Paterson roadway that had been partially closed for years because of delayed sewer repair work reopened to traffic on Tuesday morning.
Municipal officials agreed to pay $214,917 to a Bergen County company for running coronavirus test sites in Paterson for one week in May.
Three-hundred and twenty-nine white bows hung on the wrought iron fences outside the historic City Hall in downtown Paterson.
Mayor Andre Sayegh secured the City Council’s approval to guarantee $38 million bond for three projects at or near the Great Falls on Tuesday afternoon.
Municipal officials marked Juneteenth, a day celebrated by African Americans to mark the end of slavery in the United States, with a wreath-laying ceremony at the Underground Railroad monument site in downtown Paterson.
Mayor Andre Sayegh has presented a measure to the City Council seeking to set salary ranges for high ranking officials in his administration that would let him dole out huge pay increases at a time the city is considering a plan to furlough employees.
Incumbents Michael Jackson, Shahin Khalique, Ruby Cotton, Luis Velez, and Al Abdelaziz won re-election in the City Council elections on Tuesday night.