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Getting a Business Loan

6 Things to Consider Before Applying

Cash flow issues, buying new equipment, expansion, more inventory for the busy season, or reinforcement of manpower, are just some of the reasons why business owners consider getting a business loan.

But, it shouldn’t be done hastily. You need to assess the current situation of your business and consider important factors that come with it. Whether ...

Striving for, Earning IB Diploma Part of a Journey Superintendent Says

November 22, 2019

A few days ago we announced that a Paterson Public Schools graduate made history. Aamya Perez, 2019 valedictorian of International High School (IHS) and member of the district’s first group of International Baccalaureate (IB) graduates, became the district’s first student to earn an IB diploma. 

She was not the only one who tried. Twenty-three students out of the 44 who were ...

Commissioner Elect Corey Teague: 'Being Special is Exceptional

November 21, 2019

Dear Editor:

I recently had the pleasure of meeting with Ms. Cheryl Coy, chief of special education. During our meeting we discussed a plethora of issues including one day changing the designation of the district’s special education program to “Exceptional Learners” program. 

Over the years, the term special education has had many connotations, both positive and ...

Rutgers Schedules Meeting to Officially Hire Schiano

December 2, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  The news is out, Greg Schiano is returning to the Banks of the Old Raritan.

Rutgers University officials have announced that there will be a special meeting of the Board of Governors on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Winants Hall, and the only item on the agenda is "the consideration and approval of an employment contract for the Head Football Coach in the Division of ...

Turkeys Rejoice: Vegan Thanksgiving Returns to Newark

NEWARK, NJ — While most Newarkers are either picking up or handing out free Turkeys ahead of Thanksgiving 2019, one group is inviting the city to reject the meat-loving holiday tradition altogether. 

Hip Hop is Green New Jersey, an organization dedicated to bringing the holistic health movement to urban communities through music and programming, hosted the second installment of ...

2020 Election Policies

December 2, 2019

TAPinto is a network of more than 80 award-winning objective online local news sites. While we accept Letters to the Editor, we do not have an Editorial Page and do not provide our opinion on any elections or issues.  We do not endorse candidates.

Like hardcopy newspaper, television, radio and other media, TAPinto provides opportunities for candidates to advertise.  Such advertising ...

Paramus Based Church Shows Special Paterson Residents that 'We are all Family'

PATERSON, NJ - Thanksgiving started early for 15 members of Paramus based The Living Christ Church as they headed out with bags of groceries and decorations to host a brunch for teens at the YCS Kilbarrchan group homes in Paterson.  

For some of the youth, who are receiving therapeutic care in the three homes on their campus, a visit home for the holiday is not possible.

NJ TRANSIT Launches New Online Performance Dashboard

As part of NJ TRANSIT’s commitment to improving service and transparency, and in support of Governor Phil Murphy’s Executive Order No. 80, NJ TRANSIT has launched a new Progress by the Numbers performance dashboard at The dashboard contains industry-standard metrics for on-time performance, mechanical reliability and the causes for delays and ...

NJ TRANSIT Must Work For All

Every day, thousands of commuters and businesses in New Jersey’s largest city depend on NJ TRANSIT to move people to and from their workplaces. Thousands of additional Newark residents rely on buses, trains and light rail to get them to schools, hospitals, shopping centers, and other destinations. Mass transit has played a vital role in Newark’s history, and NJ TRANSIT holds the key ...

Beca Bancaria Provident para ayudar a los estudiantes de PCCC en obtener "educación más inteligente" mientras ahorra hasta $1,200 al año

PATERSON, NJ - Cuando Passaic County Community College (PCCC) abrió sus puertas a varios cientos de estudiantes de último año de secundaria locales el mes pasado Ravyn John, un alumno de la clase del 2018 de la Secundaria John F. Kennedy, le dijo a TAPinto Paterson que su decisión de comenzar su carrera universitaria cerca de casa ha demostrado ...


Coat Drive Shows Warmth of Paterson

December 5, 2019

500 Paterson children are facing this week's frigid temperatures better thanks to the efforts of the New Jersey Community Development Corporation (NJCDC) and Paterson Engaging Parents (PEP) who teamed up to distribute new, and free, winter jackets at the Great Falls Youth Center on Sunday.

Happy Birthday Gee!

If you've ever been to a community event in Paterson you've probably been on the other side of Gee Grier's camera lens!

Happy birthday Gee!

Paterson Firefighters Give Out More Than 400 Cups of Hot Chocolate

Members of the Paterson Firefighters Association, FMBA Local 2 and 202, distributed more than 400 cups of hot chocolate at Saturday's Christmas Tree Lighting hosted by Mayor Andre Sayegh and Downtown Paterson.

Jeyss Abreu Appointed to Planning Board

Jeyss Abreu was surrounded by family and friends as he was sworn in to serve as a commissioner on the Paterson Planning Board.

A Grand Slam from Paterson to Embry-Riddle School of Aviation

Hey Paterson, help us congratulate one our own, Elias Campbell, aka SUPPA, on his commitment to Embry–Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Elias made his first baseball team at a very young age of 3 when he would come to the field to cheer his older brother who also played for the Silk City Rangers, est. in 2002, one of ...