Tree Lighting Ceremony

Hosted by Mayor Andre Sayegh and Downtown Paterson.

Sat, November 30
4:00 pm — 6:00 pm
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Hosted by Mayor Andre Sayegh and Downtown Paterson.

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Paterson's Jehan Shalabi Set for Graduation from PCCC. NASA Internship, Basketball Championship Among College Highlights

PATERSON, NJ - When Paterson resident Jehan Shalabi receives her Associate in Science Degree in Electrical Engineering at the PCCC Winter 2020 Commencement Tuesday, the 18-year-old will graduate at the age most students enter the College.

“That’s an interesting story,” Shalabi said. “By the end of my sophomore year, I felt bored and wanted more challenge."

One ...

For the Love of Branding: The Rise of the Eternal Entreprenuer

As entrepreneurs, we are always thinking of ways to market our products and services effectively. The emergence of social media and technology births more entrepreneurs now than ever before. It is critical that entrepreneurs understand what marketing is, how to use it to leverage profits and customers (assuming we all know what our customer demographic is), and how to use it to connect with the ...

Even the Grinch has a Heart at the 4CS of Passaic County Toy Drive

PATERSON, NJ - While Santa and Mrs. Claus' may have been the marquee names participating in the day's activites, it might have been the Grinch who, despite previous, well-documented efforts to steal the holiday, brought the most smiles to the children's faces at the 4CS of Passaic County Toy Drive.

The annual event, held  on December 14, helped fill the Paterson Museum, and ...

Building an Emergency Fund

How to Save for the Unexpected

Your furnace stops working during the coldest time of the year.

Your car springs an oil leak that will take hundreds of dollars to fix.

You lose your job when your employer decides to downsize.

Life is full of big mishaps like these. That’s why building an emergency fund is essential.

What is an emergency fund? It is money set ...

BOE Commissioner Corey Teague: Bullying Hurts Us All

January 8, 2020

Dear Editor: 

In an effort to keep the community informed I decided to craft this letter. It is a well known fact that bullying impacts everyone, even those who aren’t being bullied directly. 

Families have been torn apart, communities have been shattered, lives have been negatively impacted - and all because of bullying. Not all incidents of bullying get reported which ...

Winners of Passaic County 2020 "My County Poster Calendar" Contest Celebrating 19th Amendment to be Announced January 30

January 10, 2020

PATERSON, NJ – The winners will of Passaic County's 24th annual "My County Poster Calendar" will be announced at an award ceremony  at the Passaic County Police Academy in Wayne on January 30. The event, which is open to the public, is set to begin at 6:00 p.m.

This year's theme of women's suffrage came in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the ...

Montclair State University: NJ Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal to be Given Honorary Degree

January 4, 2020

MONTCLAIR, NJ - New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal will be given an honorary degree from Montclair State University on January 17.

According to a release, the Board of Trustees at Montclair State University has named Grewal as the honorary degree recipient for its January 2020 Graduate School Commencement ceremony, where he will provide the keynote address to ...

Murphy Administration Awards $7.8M to County Jails to Support Opioid Addiction Treatment

January 10, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson and Acting Corrections Commissioner Marcus Hicks, in collaboration with Acting Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli, today announced State funding awards totaling $7.8 million to county correctional facilities to provide medication-assisted opioid treatment to individuals with opioid addiction in county jails. The ...

Zina Spezakis for Congress Endorsed by Our Revolution Passaic County

Our Revolution Passaic County NJ endorses the Zina Spezakis for Congress candidacy for the US House of Representatives in New Jersey’s 9th district.

Zina Spezakis is a progressive Democrat and supports the issues that matter to Americans such as Medicare For All, the Green New Deal and criminal justic reform. The disastrous state of our health care industry, income ...


Paterson Couple Announce Engagement

January 4, 2020

Congratulations to Elizabeth Valverde and Damen Van Ginneken on their engagement!

Elizabeth is a poet and educator while Damen is the owner of The Underdog Lounge in Haledon.

Elizabeth and Damen share a love of boxing and a passion for reviving the arts in Paterson.

Happy Birthday Sebastian!

Happy birthday Sebastian, a long-time community activist, stalwart for Paterson's children, and recent honoree as a "man who leads by example."