City Council president Alex Mendez has been brought up on new charges in connection with an election fraud case that dates back to the 2020 municipal elections. His wife and campaign workers have been charged with criminal offenses for their roles in allegedly trying to “rig” the election in Mendez’s favor.
A public works employee, who identified himself as the nephew of former councilman William McKoy, has filed a lawsuit against the city alleging discrimination and hostile work environment.
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration terminated a former Health and Human Services Department employee for allegedly supporting the mayor’s opponent, claims a lawsuit filed in federal court last Wednesday.
Former councilman William McKoy held the annual Jamaica Day Festival at Eastside Park over the weekend. He was displeased to see his political rival, councilman Alex Mendez, who defeated him to win the 3rd Ward council seat, at the event on Sunday evening.
Former councilman William McKoy on Thursday voluntarily dismissed his lawsuit challenging councilman Alex Mendez’s victory in the November special election.
Passaic County judge Ernest Caposela adjusted the tentative trial date for the court battle between former councilman William McKoy and councilman Alex Mendez from July to September on Friday.
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.