Ellison Street Restaurant Gets City Loan


PATERSON, NJ – The City Council last week approved a $15,000 loan to the Dominican Express restaurant at 153 Ellison Street.

The money is being provided through the Paterson Urban Enterprise Zone’s small business loan fund.

The restaurant plans to use the money to purchase equipment and for renovations.

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Dear Editor:

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