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TAPinto.net Breaks 3.6M Annual Readers; Readership Up Over 75% Year-Over-Year

May 1, 2015

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - TAPinto.net, the network of more than thirty all-online local newspapers, had more than 3.6M absolute unique users visit the site between May 1, 2014 and April 30, 2015, an inc...

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Crowds Gather In Washington D.C. for Marriage Equality Debate

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Two Roselle Park residents, the former Mayor Joe DeIorio and his husband Thos Shipley, made the trip to Washington to cover the awaited Supreme Court verdict on same-sex marriage...

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Torres Elected Mayor of Paterson; Mendez, Morris and Davila Elected to City Council

By THE ALTERNATIVE PRESS STAFF

May 13, 2014 at 9:22 PM

PATERSON, NJ - According to final unofficial results, former Mayor Jose "Joey" Torres has been elected Mayor of Paterson. Alex Mendez, Kenneth Morris, and Maritza Davila have won seats on the Paterson City Council. In all, 22,896 people voted in the election out of 76,059 registered voters, or 30.10 percent.

The hotly contested race for mayor ended in a sizeable victory for Torres, who received 8,069 votes or 35.94 percent of the vote. The second-place finisher, Andre Sayegh, who was backed by Congressman Bill Pascrell and other party stalwarts, finished second with 6,516 votes. Incumbent Mayor Jeffrey Jones finished in fourth place with 1,704 votes. The vote breakdown was: Torres, 8,069; Sayegh, 6,516; Aslon Goow, 2,028; Jones 1,704; Rigo Rodriguez 1,616; Maria Teresa Feliciano 1,467; Donna Nelson-Ivy 791; and David Gilmore 253.

For Council, Mendez finished first with 7,472 votes followed by Morris with 6,458 and Davila with 5,552.  Kenneth McDaniel finished a close fourth with 5,408 followed by Michael Jackson with 5,016, Eddie Gonzalez with 4,661, Bernard Jones with 2,160 and Haytham Younes with 1,252.