Paterson mayor, 3 others plead guilty in overtime scandal

Jose "Joey" Torres, mayor of Paterson, Friday accepted a plea deal that will require him to step down from office and to serve jail time. (File photo)

PATERSON – Mayor Jose”Joey” Torres and three department of public works supervisors accepted plea deals Friday on charges they acted as the mayor’s personal handymen while bilking the city for overtime. The four were due before Hudson County Superior Court Judge Sheila Venable at 1:30 p.m. for a hearing but negotiations delayed the start of the…



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