Iconic Footbridge At Paterson Great Falls Forced To Close Due To Safety ConcernsThere is bad news for those who plan to visit Paterson Great Falls. The iconic footbridge is now closed.
Double Shooting In Paterson, N.J. Leaves 1 Dead; Mayor: Shortage Of Cops May Be Contributing To Rise In Gun ViolencePolice are investigating a double shooting in Paterson that left one woman dead. It happened in a year where shootings are on the rise in the city.
Police Stepping Up Patrols, Technology After Normally Safe Paterson, N.J. Park Becomes Scene Of ViolenceA rise in crime in one of Paterson's premier parks has authorities taking action. The latest incident happened just this week as two teenagers were shot.
COVID Vaccine: Paterson, N.J. Starts Initiative To Get More Muslim Residents VaccinatedIn an effort to vaccinate 70% of it's population, Paterson is addressing COVID vaccine hesitancy amongst its Muslim population.
Paterson Launches New Gun Suppression Program In Response To Uptick In ShootingsMayor Andre Sayegh and the Paterson Police Department say the new plan focuses on getting guns off the street.
New Jersey's Urban City Mayors Raising Millions For Black And Latino Business OwnersPrivate donors like Shaquille O'Neil and Fortune 500 companies have contributed $10 million.
Paterson, N.J. Mayor Andre Sayegh Making Bold Moves To Address Racial Disparities In COVID VaccinationsNew data shows the vaccination rates for Black and Brown Americans are dramatically lower than white Americans - specifically Black men.
Paterson, NJ Ditches Online Appointments To Offer COVID Vaccine Shots On First Come, First Served BasisThe mayor of Paterson, New Jersey is taking tech out of COVID vaccines by offering the shots to people the old-fashioned way. Many say they'd rather wait in line for hours than wait online for months.
With Democrats Controlling Washington, New Jersey Rep. Gottheimer Working To Reinstate SALT DeductionsIt's no secret homeowners around here pay a pretty penny in property taxes. So when in 2017 state and local tax deductions -- or SALT -- were capped at $10,000, it hit hard.
Paterson Deploying Technology, New Strategies To Combat Rise In Homicides, ShootingsThe approach comes as the city announces overall crime dropped 17% in 2020 compared to 2019, but the city's mayor acknowledges the record rise in homicides, up 42%, and shootings, up 30%, needs to be tackled.
Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh Self-Quarantining After Being Exposed To COVID-19Out of an abundance of caution, he says he will work from home through the weekend.
Paterson, N.J. Launches 'Clean Sweep' Initiative, Forms Task Force To Pick Up Trash, Improve Quality Of Life Problems Exacerbated By PandemicPaterson, N.J. has been struggling with quality of life issues and officials say the problems have gotten worse. But, there's a plan to clean up the city.
Community Comes Together To Help Transform Once Troubling Paterson, N.J. ParkA destination for undesirable activity -- that's how the mayor of Paterson described one of his city's parks. Thankfully, his description no longer fits the bill.
Three Syrian Refugees Open New Restaurant in Paterson, N.J.Three Syrian refugees opened a new restaurant in Paterson, New Jersey. The launch of their business is the culmination of a long journey to get to the United States.
4 Killed, 3 Wounded In Paterson ShootingFlowers mark the spot where four people were shot to death and three others were injured in what residents say sounded like a barrage of bullets at around 11 p.m. Tuesday night near Harrison and Carroll Streets.