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Hot Dog! Center City Mall Offers To Fill the Frankfurter Void for National Night Out



PATERSON, NJ – The Center City Mall is offering to donate 5,000 hot dogs for the August 7 National Night Out events in Paterson.

After reading a story Tuesday afternoon on about the city’s inability to continue its practice of supplying hot dogs for the community anti-crime events, Ekaterina (Kat) Valiotis, director of property management for the mall’s management company, picked up the phone.

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“The story broke my heart,’’ said Valiotis. “So Center City Mall will donate 5,000 hot dogs, their corresponding buns and the condiments. I will deliver them myself.’’

Valiotis said she would reach out to city officials to arrange for the delivery of the goods.

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April 21, 2018

Dear editor:

I am writing this letter to express a grave concern I have regarding the influx of absentee ballots. To my understanding, absentee ballots were designed to be used by those who are unable to make it to the polls on Election Day. Such as people in the armed services or those who are away on vacation. 

This year’s municipal election will be one for the history books.

Assembly's Longest Serving Member Dead at 79

April 19, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- Paterson's Assembly members, Shavonda Sumter and Benjie Wimberly, are mourning the loss of their colleague, Assemblyman Jerry Green (D-Plainfield) who died on Thursday.

Green, 79, was the longest serving member of the Assembly, and considered to be a champion of affordable housing. Green stepped down as Chairman of the Union County Democratic Organization on January 24 to ...

Paterson Mayor Candidate Andre Sayegh Names Vaughn L. McKoy, a Paterson Native, as Campaign Counsel

April 20, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- Andre Sayegh, the sixth ward councilman who is seeking to be Paterson’s next mayor in the city’s elections next month, has named Paterson native Vaughn L. McKoy, JD, MBA as his campaign counsel.

McKoy, a former state and federal prosecutor as well as a lawyer in private practice, will volunteer and serve as a key adviser to the campaign. Sayegh said he felt extremely ...