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'Friends Breakfast' Celebrates NJCDC's 24 Years of Giving Paterson Youth 'Vision'

December 2, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- If the program for Thursday’s NJCDC 4th annual Friends Breakfast had ended with CEO Bob Guarasci’s comments there would be no doubting the organization’s outsized contribution to Paterson in its 24-year history including:


More than $72 million invested into Paterson’s Great Falls Promise Neighborhood


The construction of 148 affordable housing ...

TAPinto Video: Demolition of Smokestack and Water Tower Marks Progress, Paves Way for Creation of 2,700 New Jobs

BAYONNE, NJ- "This is progress," Mayor Jimmy Davis announced just minutes before explosives brought down the 175-foot smokestack and 150-foot steel water tower that stood on part of a 153-acre site at the former Military Ocean Terminal at Bayonne (MOTBY)

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Sitting dormant for over a decade, the land is being cleared to make way for the 1.6 million ...

Crews Set to Bring Down Dormant Smokestack and Water Tower to Make Way for Jobs Producing Warehouse Space

BAYONNE, NJ- City officials have announced that demolition crews will implode the 175-foot smokestack and 150-foot steel water tower currently located on a site at the former Military Ocean Terminal at Bayonne (MOTBY) at approximately 10:00 a.m. on Friday.

The 153-acre waterfront site that has sat dormant for over a decade is being cleared to make way for the 1.6 million square feet of ...

Mayor Andre Sayegh Assigns New Deputy Mayor Bennie Cook to Make Jobs IMPACT

PATERSON, NJ- An initiative that has already helped more than 200 individuals gain entry into various building trades unions in Jersey City, Newark, and Elizabeth is coming to Paterson, Mayor Andre Sayegh announced at a Monday press conference.

Saying that Paterson’s history runs parallel in many areas to the history labor movement, Sayegh, flanked by several members of the ...

Mayor Andre Sayegh Leads Officials in Launching Next Phase of Great Falls National Park Development

PATERSON, NJ- In a Friday ceremony punctuated by moving song and poetry performances by four talented Paterson residents, Mayor Andre Sayegh led a cadre of national, state, and county officials in announcing the launch of the next phase of Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park improvements, the Quarry Lawn.

“This project ensures that the Paterson Great Falls National Historical ...

Mayor Andre Sayegh Announces Expansion of 'Paterson is Picking Up' to Include Distribution of 300 Garbage Cans

PATERSON, NJ - Inspired by similar programs across the country, including the “Don’t Mess With Texas” campaign which Mayor Andre Sayegh said led to a 70 percent reduction in litter, Paterson is taking another step to cleaner streets by installing a total of 300 garbage cans across the city by the end of 2019.

The initial distribution of 122 garbage cans in the Main and Market ...

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