With Mayor Torres Facing Charges Council VP Alex Mendez Tells Supporters He Will Run for Mayor

March 20, 2017

PATERSON, N.J. - This weekend council vice-president Alex Mendez told supporters that he will be running for mayor of Paterson as reported by

Mendez was the largest vote getter in the 2014 elections and is supported by many members of the Democratic party state-wide. Torres used that same support after Mayor Barnes was indicted on corruption charges in 2002 to claim the office ...

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Wisniewski Discusses Urban Housing Issues

NEWARK, N.J. - Democratic Assemblyman and New Jersey gubernatorial candidate John Wisniewski campaigned in Newark to talk about the state's housing issues, believing that they should be tackled with a practical approach as part of a progressive agenda. 

"Affordable housing is a moral obligation. We have to address this gap in our humanity," said Wisniewski, of Middlesex ...

Paterson Officials React to Upset Residents Over Snow Removal

PATERSON, N.J- Many Paterson residents are wondering why roads were not plowed efficiently by the city after Tuesday’s blizzard.

Winter Storm Stella covered the Northeast, with Paterson receiving approximately a foot of snow, shutting down Paterson’s government for two days while Paterson schools were closed for three.

Paterson Board of Education President Christopher Irving ...

Paterson Council President and Residents Call for Vote of No Confidence on Mayor

PATERSON, N.J.- On Thursday night the Paterson City Council addressed residents about Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres’s indictment and Council President Bill McKoy proposed to have a vote of no confidence.

A little over a week ago Attorney General Christopher Porrino announced charges against Torres for his involvement in paying DPW workers overtime to perform ...

Paterson City Council Reacts to Torres' Indictment

PATERSON, N.J.- The Paterson City Council continued business as usual Wednesday as the media swarmed the council chambers for comments on the indictment of Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres.

The New Jersey Attorney General’s office announced yesterday that they will be criminally charging Torres along with three DPW workers with misconduct, conspiracy, and record tampering. Torres ...

DCJ Director: 'Torres Played the Generous Father and Uncle, Left The Bill With City Taxpayers'

PATERSON, N.J - Tuesday morning Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino announced that a state grand jury has indicted Mayor Torres and three supervisors in the Paterson Department of Public Works (DPW) for allegedly using on-duty city workers for renovations at a private warehouse leased by the relatives of the mayor while the employees were being paid by the city.

"This is a case of ...

Paterson Mayor, Three DPW Supervisors Charged with Official Misconduct

PATERSON, N.J. - Paterson Mayor Joey Torres and three DPW supervisors Joseph Mania of Randolph, Imad Mowaswes of Clifton, and Timothy Hanlon of Woodland Park are being charged with official misconduct for allegedly using on-duty city workers to perform renovations on a warehouse leased by Torres' relatives.

This is part of an ongoing investigation by the attorney generals office ...

Paterson Mayor Joey Torres Facing Corruption Charges; Press Conference Today

PATERSON, N.J. - The Attorney Generals office will be holding a press conference today in Totowa in regards to an ongoing investigation into Paterson mayor Jose "Joey" Torres.

Multiple major media outlets like ABC and NBC first broke the story this morning after a media advisory was issued about a press conference to be held Tueday at 4pm. 

Mayor Torres has ...

Malqui Tax Professionals, A Staple Business In The Community

Paterson, N.J.- Malqui Tax Experts has been a staple in the community since 1975, the family owned business has grown to be the epitome of the American Dream. Coming from humble beginnings Julio Malqui migrated from Peru to the United States and eventually graduated from William Paterson University and went on to open his tax preparing business.  Julio eventually passed the baton to his son ...

Paterson, Totowa, Little Falls Doctors Among Those Sanctioned for Allegedly Over-Prescribing Painkillers

NEWARK, NJ – State Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the NJ Division of Consumer Affairs announced today that sanctions have been made against 31 physicians who allegedly over-prescribed painkillers and other narcotics that can lead to addiction.

According to a news release from Porrino's office, under the push to rein in problem prescribers, an unprecedented number ...

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