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About a dozen protesters show up at Paterson City Hall rallythe grounds that they lacked permits. Rally organizers from the newly-formed A
About a dozen protesters show up at Paterson City Hall rally
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 3 days ago
the grounds that they lacked permits. Rally organizers from the newly-formed Agents of Change group said they were confident their numbers would grow for future events. But supporters of Mayor Jose "Joey" Torres were encouraged by the light turn-o... Read more
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Protest on Paterson's mayor planned for today— A contingent of Paterson activists, including people who pushed for a City Co
Protest on Paterson's mayor planned for today
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 4 days ago
— A contingent of Paterson activists, including people who pushed for a City Council vote of “no-confidence” on Mayor Joey Torres, are planning a 10 a.m. protest Tuesday at City Hall. The protest is being planned by the newly-formed Agents of... Read more
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Paterson agrees to provide subsidy to allow annual Dominican parade to take placefor a lot of businesses,” said Councilman Alex Mendez. “That day we promote the
Paterson agrees to provide subsidy to allow annual Dominican parade to take place
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 9 days ago
for a lot of businesses,” said Councilman Alex Mendez. “That day we promote the city in a positive way.” Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres had talked about the possibility of rejecting the parade’s subsidy application because of the city’s fiscal... Read more
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New Paterson nightly traffic patrol takes aim at crimeconsequences not only for city residents, but also for outsiders, including tho
New Paterson nightly traffic patrol takes aim at crime
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 10 days ago
consequences not only for city residents, but also for outsiders, including those who come to Paterson to buy drugs. Mayor Joey Torres in a report to the state described a strategy to generate 30,000 more tickets by creating a night traffic detail... Read more
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Paterson to weigh plan for 250 layoffs at Tuesday night council meetingthat a layoff and furlough plan would impose on the welfare and safety of the r
Paterson to weigh plan for 250 layoffs at Tuesday night council meeting
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 10 days ago
that a layoff and furlough plan would impose on the welfare and safety of the residents of the city,” said Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres in a letter the city sent to the state on Monday. But during the past year, angry homeowners at City Council... Read more
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Paterson budget plan could bring 250 layoffs, traffic ticket blitzlevy would be $149.2 million without the layoffs and furloughs – the administra
Paterson budget plan could bring 250 layoffs, traffic ticket blitz
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 11 days ago
levy would be $149.2 million without the layoffs and furloughs – the administration’s preferred alternative. Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres said in the report to the state that a $149.2 million levy would represent no increase in city taxes – an... Read more
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City resident wants no confidence vote on mayorDear editor, The citizens of Paterson have been abused by the actions of Mayor
City resident wants no confidence vote on mayor
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 11 days ago
Dear editor, The citizens of Paterson have been abused by the actions of Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres long enough. Back in 2011, former Mayor Jeff Jones was tarred, feathered and lambasted for overtime payments. A committee-of-the-whole was created to... Read more
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NBC reports another Paterson employee got overtime while doing personal tasks for mayoron Thursday evening identified a sixth city employee who it said collected over
NBC reports another Paterson employee got overtime while doing personal tasks for mayor
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 15 days ago
on Thursday evening identified a sixth city employee who it said collected overtime while doing odd jobs for Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres or his relatives. The NBC story said a video recording taken by a private investigator showed Gasper Cintron, a... Read more
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Officials say Paterson mayor refunded city for erroneous longevity paysaid. A city payroll supervisor detected the error in the longevity pay in Dec
Officials say Paterson mayor refunded city for erroneous longevity pay
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 17 days ago
said. A city payroll supervisor detected the error in the longevity pay in December 2014, about five months into Jose “Joey” Torres’ current term as mayor, officials said. Torres had been getting $415 extra in longevity pay in each biweekly... Read more
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Paterson’s finances in jeopardy after N.J. opts not to approve tax levythe property tax bills without the state’s intervention. “Is there enough time
Paterson’s finances in jeopardy after N.J. opts not to approve tax levy
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 17 days ago
the property tax bills without the state’s intervention. “Is there enough time? That’s the question,” said Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres. “We’re going to attempt to do everything humanly possible.” But Torres’ critics on the council said the... Read more
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Paterson on track to host its Great Falls festival over Labor Day weekendcouncil’s demands that it minimize the size of the increase in the next set of
Paterson on track to host its Great Falls festival over Labor Day weekend
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 18 days ago
council’s demands that it minimize the size of the increase in the next set of property tax bills, according to Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres. Two weeks ago, Dykes said he wasn’t sure if the Labor Day weekend festival would go on. But now he said the... Read more
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Paterson developer says city owes him $105k from tax liensa settlement reached in January, the city agreed to give Florio a $30,000 credi
Paterson developer says city owes him $105k from tax liens
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 21 days ago
a settlement reached in January, the city agreed to give Florio a $30,000 credit towards future fee payments. Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres has said he believes Florio was the developer who hired a private investigator to follow the mayor for about a... Read more
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Organizers say Paterson’s annual Dominican parade in jeopardy because of city budget cutspolice department weeks ago but was told that she had to wait until the city’s
Organizers say Paterson’s annual Dominican parade in jeopardy because of city budget cuts
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 22 days ago
police department weeks ago but was told that she had to wait until the city’s fiscal crisis gets resolved. Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres said last week that the city had to discontinue its subsidy of all parades and festivals as part its reductions... Read more
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Passaic mayoral candidate fined for violating election finance rulesfor a hearing. In 2012, ELEC, the state elections agency, filed an enforcement
Passaic mayoral candidate fined for violating election finance rules
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 23 days ago
for a hearing. In 2012, ELEC, the state elections agency, filed an enforcement action fining then former Paterson Mayor Joey Torres $17,950 for filing incomplete campaign finance reports during the 2006 mayoral race. Most of the findings were... Read more
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Paterson embraces new summer work program for city youths [video]Community Development Corporation (NJCDC) nonprofit organization. “An idle min
Paterson embraces new summer work program for city youths [video]
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Community Development Corporation (NJCDC) nonprofit organization. “An idle mind is the devil’s workshop,” said Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres. “We must keep young people busy during the summer months.” “You are learning skills and also are involved in... Read more
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Paterson continued providing six employees with health benefits after their terminationswill be completed in about a month, Mello said. She said changes have been made
Paterson continued providing six employees with health benefits after their terminations
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 24 days ago
will be completed in about a month, Mello said. She said changes have been made as a result of her findings. Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres said the problems stemmed from the way the personnel division operated under the previous... Read more
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State convenes meeting in effort to resolve Paterson’s fiscal impassethe mayor’s proposals for preliminary tax levies in votes that were 9-0 and 7-1
State convenes meeting in effort to resolve Paterson’s fiscal impasse
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 25 days ago
the mayor’s proposals for preliminary tax levies in votes that were 9-0 and 7-1. Council members demanded that Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres make additional cuts in the tax levy, but Torres asserted that state law forbid him from making further... Read more
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Kelly: For Paterson, politics is for people’s pools - Columnistswhen so many residents were out of work — or it could cut costs. Several weeks
Kelly: For Paterson, politics is for people’s pools - Columnists
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 27 days ago
when so many residents were out of work — or it could cut costs. Several weeks ago, the Paterson City Council told Mayor Joey Torres that he had to make significant cuts. The council was in no mood to raise taxes — understandably. But where to... Read more
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Paterson mayor says he's not giving up in effort to improve cityPATERSON – Embattled Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres delivered an upbeat 50-minute Sta
Paterson mayor says he's not giving up in effort to improve city
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 29 days ago
PATERSON – Embattled Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres delivered an upbeat 50-minute State of the City address on Thursday, making only passing references to some of the recent fiscal controversies involving his administration. Torres highlighted Paterson’s... Read more

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