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Today is a Good Day

In my community, Paterson, there are nearly a dozen powerful, positive and newsworthy events every day, but sometimes the gravity of the bad news give us considerable pause. We aren’t able to celebrate those things that make us great due to some warped respect for tragedy.

Paterson, a city having a decided renaissance, has a sullied reputation for things that have actually occurred in ...

Commissioner Elect: Thank You Paterson

November 11, 2019

Dear Editor:
 

It took me a few days to actually begin to process what took place on Election Day.

First of all, I want to thank the Lord for giving us the courage to get in this race again. Secondly, I am completely overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and support from the Paterson community.

The work never ceases to amaze me, because it gives me the opportunity to connect ...

Passaic County Clerk Collecting New Toys for National Adoption Day

November 3, 2019

PATERSON, NJ - Passaic County Clerk Danielle Ireland-Imhof has announced that her office will be collecting toys to celebrate the Passaic Vicinage National Adoption Day on November 22.

“National Adoption Day is a wonderful opportunity to bring families together,” Ireland-Imhof said.

New toys for children from birth to 17-years-old can be dropped off at the Passaic County ...

TAPinto Continues to Expand Vital Local Election Coverage in 2019

November 9, 2019

Our mission at TAPinto is to revive local journalism to provide objective, high-quality coverage of the stories that matter to the communities we serve.  Research has consistently shown that local news coverage is vital to our democracy and our civic lives. That’s why coverage of local elections is so important, particularly as sources of local news become more regionalized or ...

Announce a Wedding, Birthday, Graduation, Reunion and More with Milestones on TAPinto

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 celebration.  All published Milestones can be shared on social media directly from TAPinto.  And, all Milestones live on TAPinto forever, creating a keepsake that families can ...

You Should Learn Excel, Paterson OIC can Help

November 10, 2019

In today’s fast-paced work environment, the need for accurate information in a timely manner is essential to business success. The ability to use the right technology tools to provide the necessary information is expected from employers today. Those who know how to use these tools increase their employment opportunities. One of the most popular technology tools utilized in business today is ...

On the Other Side of the Border

The children kept hugging us. They just wanted hugs. They wanted to be seen, to be loved, to feel safe. It’s odd — we teach our children to not talk to strangers, and yet when we entered the Shelter de Leona Vicario they ran to us, grabbed our hands, and wanted to play. My Spanish is limited and their English was non-existent, but they kept telling us their names and ...

Property Taxes in New Jersey: Still an Ongoing Issue

Over half of Garden State property tax bills go toward educating the state's nearly 1.4 million public school students.

The average New Jersey tax bill is $8,767. About 52.6% of that, or $4,610, is the taxes the local school district levies on homeowners and property owners, according to data from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.

But the average taxpayers in some ...