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Tue, August 27, 11:00 AM

William J. Bate Memorial Court House Plaza, Paterson

Tuesdays at the Plaza

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Giving Back Health & Wellness Other

Add to My Calendar 08/27/2019 11:00am 08/27/2019 2:00pm America/New_York Tuesdays at the Plaza

Tuesdays at the Plaza is aimed at increasing community involvement in downtown Paterson and educating the public about services provided by Passaic County and our local organizations.

While Tuesdays in the Plaza has been organized by the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Passaic County Department of Cultural &Historic Affairs, this year we have another partner – ...

401 Grand Street Paterson, NJ 07505

Sun, September 1, 12:00 PM

Wrigley (Montgomery) Park, Paterson

24th Annual Day of the Babies

Arts & Entertainment Education Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 09/01/2019 12:00pm 09/01/2019 6:00pm America/New_York 24th Annual Day of the Babies

Back to school youth celebration.

Paterson , NJ

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Shona L. Mack Pollock, Esq. Makes History as First African American Woman to Serve as Passaic County Superintendent of Elections

September 19, 2019

PATERSON, NJ - State, county, and local officials gathered in Paterson Wednesday to celebrate the swearing in of Shona L. Mack Pollock, Esq. as Passaic County Elections Superintendent in Paterson. 

Mack Pollock was appointed by Governor Phil Murphy, represented  at the event by Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver. 

Murphy, Oliver said, was "more than pleased" ...

Artist/activist Places 800-pound Opioid Spoon at J&J Headquarters

September 21, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - When Domenic Esposito's youngest brother was in the throes of addiction, the family would find burnt spoons - the tale tell sign that he had been doing drugs - scattered around the house.

Esposito's heart broke each time they found one.

So the artist-turned-activist picked an oversized spoon with cooked opioid as a symbol of protest.

Esposito placed one of his ...

Newark's Abandoned Coe Mansion To Be Turned into Apartments

NEWARK, NJ - The dilapidated Coe Mansion in Newark's Central Ward may finally be reborn now that the Newark Planning Board granted final site plan approval for a redevelopment plan.

The plan calls for transforming the abandoned historic brick mansion at 698-700 Martin Luther King Blvd into a three-floor apartment building with 15 residential units. 

The Coe Mansion originally ...

Help Passaic County Women's Center Stop Domestic Violence

September 21, 2019

PATERSON, NJ-   October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month!  The Passaic County Women’s Center (PCWC) needs your help to keep its domestic violence programs strong through volunteer action, financial support and spreading the word about our services.  If you are currently or have been the victim of domestic violence or are one of the nearly three quarters of Americans ...

Councilman Jackson Serves and Advocates for all Patersonians

September 13, 2019

Dear Editor, 

In a city rich with history and as diverse as Paterson, it is very important that we understand that hate speech has no place in this city. In the case of Councilman Michael Jackson, I firmly believe that the words he spoke were taken out of context. He uttered a phrase against his better judgement that was seen as Anti-Semitic, after which he acknowledged that ...

NJ TRANSIT Graduating Seven Locomotive Engineer Classes in Two Years – Same Number Graduated in Last Five Years Combined

With the recent June 2019 graduating class and six more classes of locomotive engineering trainees graduating through December 2020, NJ TRANSIT will have graduated seven classes in two years (2019 – 2020). That’s the same number of classes that graduated in the previous five years combined (2014 – 2018.)

Agency officials attribute the significant increase in engineer training ...

Building Goodwill with Gratitude on NJ TRANSIT

NJ TRANSIT’s Customer Advocate and Chief Experience Officer Stewart Mader regularly rides buses, light rail, and trains to engage with customers and identify ways to streamline the  customer experience. 

This week, he rode with customers on the Montclair-Boonton Line to thank them for adjusting their schedules during Amtrak infrastructure work at New York Penn Station. That ...

Is it Time for New Jersey to 'Get in the Game', and Permanently Move Up Our Presidential Primary?

Each week former New Jersey State Assemblymen and former gubernatorial candidates John Wisniewski (Democrat) & Jack Ciattarelli (Republican) will tackle New Jersey's most pressing issues. This week: New Jersey's late Presidential Primary

On the Democratic side, there more than 20 candidates running for President -- there might be some very crowded state primaries. On ...

TAPinto Launches Milestones: Wedding Announcements, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Graduations, Reunions and More

September 13, 2019 has launched Milestones, a new section dedicated to publishing reader wedding announcements, bar/bat mitzvah announcements, graduations, reunions and more. 

Free for a limited time, readers can submit important milestones in their lives and those of their family, and have them published on TAPinto, enabling the community to hear about the happy news and join in the ...

Passaic County Community College Announces Extended and Expanded Tuition-Free Grant Program for the 2019-2020 Academic Year

PATERSON, NJ - Passaic County Community College (PCCC) announces that the Community College Opportunity Grant Program (CCOG), which enables qualifying students to attend PCCC tuition free, has been extended for the 2019-2020 academic year. 

Additionally, the household income limit to qualify has been increased to allow even more individuals this opportunity.

Now, prospective ...


Javier Fernandez Turns 50

September 13, 2019

Happy birthday Javier! 

Tracia McDonald and Naji Mitchell Celebrate Wedding

Longtime Paterson residents Tracia McDonald and Naji Mitchel were wed on Thursday, September 12.

Tracia is the owner of D.O.GGIES PET service while Naji is the owner of Sync Fitness and co-owner of Team Unity Jiu Jitsu.