The city of Passaic has been hit with a lawsuit challenging an ordinance that charges residents a $50 annual fee for the use of handicapped parking spots, WCBS 880’s Levon Putney reported.
Residents awoke Monday to find the glass encasing around a gnarled tree stump shaped like the Virgin Mary smashed. Flower pots and a box of lit candles around the shrine, which sits next to a Route 21 exit ramp, were also overturned.
When emergency crews respond to a car or building fire in Passaic, a bill might soon be sent out.
A witness saw the accident, but could provide little detail on the car, which quickly fled the scene.
Passaic, like most cities, is faced with serious budgetary problems and is trying to find ways to bring in new revenue. Its latest plan goes after disabled drivers, and many are not pleased.
Grab your spare change because one municipality in New Jersey may soon add more parking meters and Sunday hours to try and raise more revenue. But the plan is dividing the town.
The reopening of a North Jersey hospital is one step closer to reality. The state health planning board has approved Hackensack University Medical Center’s plan to reopen the old Pascack Valley Hospital as a 128-bed facility.
Starting Saturday afternoon, a wintry mix is expected to hit the Tri-State Area.
P.S. 9 took in over 200 children from Paterson and other neighboring towns whose schools were flooded out after last month’s storms. The new students need help fitting in.
Rising rivers flooded roadways in some of the same communities hit hard by Hurricane Irene as several hundred New Jersey residents remained in shelters Friday, waiting for waters from Tropical Storm Lee to recede.
The situation has become bitterly familiar along the swollen Passaic River: More rain, and more flooding.
A flood warning is in effect for many parts of New Jersey. The rain that began Tuesday will continue to fall in the saturated region through Thursday.
“A lot of people don’t have nothing. Nothing, nothing, nothing,” business owner Manuel Benitez told CBS 2’s Dave Carlin.
Sherwood Schwartz, writer-creator of two of the best-remembered TV series of the 1960s and 1970s, “Gilligan’s Island” and “The Brady Bunch,” has died at age 94. He was born in New Jersey and grew up in New York.
Police said they were called to the school just before 7:30 a.m. after a fight broke out between three or four people outside a Passaic Avenue apartment building across the street.