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Mayor Andre Sayegh, Local Animation Firm, Unveil 'New Brand, New Story' for Paterson

October 18, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- While their efforts are focused on giving Paterson “a new brand, a new story,” the imagery included in the design work of local animation and design studio Manic Animatics is very much rooted in the Silk City’s historic industrial past.

Click here to view the presentation made by Manic Animatics.

“We want to show Paterson in its best light,” Frank ...

Sayegh Leads 'Proud Moment' for Paterson as Officials Mark Opening of Overlook Park and Great Falls Amphitheater

PATERSON, NJ- With the roar of water gushing down behind them Mayor Andre Sayegh led a cadre of local, county, state and federal leaders in officially reopening Overlook Park and the Great Falls Amphitheater on Friday. As if in homage to his original vision when he helped give birth to the nation’s first planned city, the restored bronze statue of Alexander Hamilton stood proudly over ...

Mayor Andre Sayegh Launches Community Led 'Green Team' Initiative

PATERSON, NJ- Offering yet another indication of the importance of making Paterson a cleaner city to his administration, Mayor Andre Sayegh announced the launch of the “Green Team” at a city hall press conference on Friday.

Donning their new green t-shirts Sayegh said the volunteers, which make up a group of about 50 in all, will be the eyes and ears of the Department of Public ...

Paterson Habitat for Humanity Gives Supporters 'A Taste of Paterson' to Spur Home Ownership

PATERSON, NJ- Paterson Habitat for Humanity kicked off an aggressive fundraising campaign by appealing to the hearts, and stomachs, of over 100 supporters, donors, and volunteers of the organization on Thursday.

Held at the Paterson Museum, A Taste of Paterson featured the cuisine of 14 food establishments across from across the city including long established venues such as E&V ...

Officials Tout Receipt $100,000 Grant to Plan 'Ecosystems of Innovation'

PATERSON, NJ- Efforts to build “ecosytems of innovation” in Passaic County took a step forward on Wednesday with the announcement of $100,000 in planning funds from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA).

Joined by leaders from the government, academic, and business sectors on the steps of Paterson City Hall, Mayor Andre Sayegh announced that the funds will be used to ...

Sayegh Touts Redevelopment Potential to State Agency

PATERSON, NJ- Making good on his promise to utilize relationships he has developed with stakeholders and decision makers well beyond the city’s border, Mayor Andre Sayegh recently welcomed Tim Sullivan, CEO of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA), to Paterson. 

A state agency which offers a range of resources to support small business growth, including low-interest ...

Members of Clean Team Hit the Streets

PATERSON, NJ - 21 years ago Bill Rodriguez, a lifelong Paterson resident, took a job as a “can man” during the administration of Mayor Marty Barnes. After steadily rising through the ranks, Rodriguez is now serving as the city’s Department of Public Works.

For 17 other city residents, members of Paterson’s Clean Streets Team, similar opportunities exist, but for ...


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