Mayor Andre Sayegh Announces Pedestrian Safety Initiative

August 6, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- A busy intersection in the city’s 5th Ward is more pedestrian and business friendly thanks to the efforts of Department of Public  Works employees out early Monday, under a sweltering sun, repainting crosswalks and lane markings as well as installing new street and traffic signs.

The effort, according to Mayor Andre Sayegh who visited the area along with Councilman ...

Pascrell Announces $1.5 in Grants to Relocate Riverside Terrace Residents

PATERSON, NJ – Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) has announced that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $1,544,606 in Housing Choice Vouchers to the Paterson Housing Authority.  These HUD grants will be used for the relocation of current members of the Riverside Terrace Development in Paterson which is slated for HUD-approved ...

Former Governor Jim McGreevey Joins Mayor Andre Sayegh to Announce Training Program Offering 'Second Chances'

PATERSON, NJ- Growing up in Paterson, Anthony Ritter said, “things were tough” but he always had everything he needed. The youngest of ten children, however, he didn’t always have what he wanted. To resolve that, he recalled for TAPinto Paterson, Ritter resorted to robbing and stealing.

Not shy about sharing his past transgressions, Ritter went on to admit that he ...

Mayor Sayegh Announces New Jobs Focused on Cleaning Commercial Corridors

PATERSON, NJ- Paterson residents Ozzie Stewart and Sha’quan Lennon woke up jobless on Thursday, but by lunchtime the 63-year-old Marine veteran and 20-year-old-father to be had an opportunity to apply for one of 24 jobs being created as part of a program unveiled by Mayor Andre Sayegh on the steps of Paterson’s Main Library on Broadway.

Flanked by Council members Ruby Cotton and ...

Governor Murphy Announces Tools to Spur Innovation and Growth of High-Tech Firms

PRINCETON, NJ – Governor Phil Murphy today announced two important tools - the Incubator and Collaborative Workspace Rent Initiative (ICWRI) and a modernized Research and Development (R&D) tax credit -  to support new and established high-tech companies in growing the Garden State’s Innovation Economy. The Governor made the announcement during a visit to Princeton Innovation ...

$20 Million Redevelopment of Paterson Armory Site Receives Widespread Praise

PATERSON, NJ- The site of the former Paterson Armory is set to be transformed into a mixed use development project featuring 138 residential units, 10,000 square feet of retail space, and potential amenities to include a rooftop pool, restaurant with outside terrace, and passive park space, according to a presentation made to the Paterson City Council on Monday.

The proposal by prominent local ...

Center City Mall Celebrates Another Grand Opening. National Retailer of Paint and Hardware Latest to Call Paterson Home

PATERSON, NJ- “A city that is moving up.” 

That’s how George Pahiakos described Paterson just minutes before Mayor Andre Sayegh cut a red ribbon to welcome the new businesses owner to Center City Mall.

Describing it as a “big box store in a small package,” Pahiakos’ Ace Hardware and Benjamin Moore Paint officially opened on ...

Paterson Fire Department Recruitment Effort ‘About Education and Building Trust’

PATERSON, NJ- Saying that their goal was to bring the application process to join the ranks of the Paterson Fire Department to “every ward and every resident,” Fire Chief Brian McDermott addressed members of the city council on Tuesday to increase awareness of the Department’s aggressive recruitment efforts. 

Eligible residents have until August 31 to complete ...

New Trolley System to Connect Downtown with Great Falls

PATERSON, NJ- Standing beside two diesel powered trolleys on the site that the Paterson Art Factory calls home on Tuesday, Mayor Andre Sayegh showed that he is wasting no time in moving ahead on efforts to make the Great Falls, and the area around it, the centerpiece of the city’s much anticipated resurgence.

Calling the Art Factory a “partner”, Sayegh offered his ...


PATERSON, NJ – Mayor Andre Sayegh today appointed Mike Powell as the city’s economic development director for the new city administration.

“Just as Alexander Hamilton looked to the Great Falls and saw the future of our nation, we look to the Great Falls and all of Paterson’s resources and see the prosperous future of our great city,” said Sayegh.

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