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TAPinto Paterson Shares Original Poetry: 'Our Veterans'

November 10, 2018

PATERSON, NJ-  In efforts to make sure that the souls of veterans are nurtured The Historic Calvary Baptist Church has established the At Ease Military Ministry. On Saturday, the Ministry hosted a luncheon honoring veterans from across Paterson, including three who served in the Korean War.

One of the highlights of the program was the reading of a poem called “Our Veterans” ...

Center Built to Bring Art to Paterson Children Set to Celebrate 20 Years of Success

PATERSON, NJ- Paterson’s InnerFaith Performing Arts Center will celebrate 20 years of service to children in Paterson and across Passaic County with its annual Children’s Gala on Friday, December 7.

The event will be held at The Excelsior in Saddle Brook and will include performance by the Rosa Parks High School Dance Department as well as InnerFaith’s Tiny ...

18 Appointed to Paterson Grassroots Arts Commission

PATERSON, NJ- They are educators and firefighters, business owners and accountants. They are also poets and actors, musicians and graphic artists. Together they are now all members of the newly re-appointed City of Paterson Grass Roots Cultural Arts Commission.

Appointed by Mayor Andre Sayegh and approved by the Paterson City Council on Tuesday, the 18 individuals will be tasked with ...

Paterson Poetry Festival Further Cements City's Reputation as One of Culture and Arts

PATERSON, NJ - In the mid-20th century, William C. Williams wrote poetically about the history, people, and essence of Paterson. On Saturday, with the Paterson Courthouse as the backdrop, many talented young poets were heard and celebrated during the inaugural Paterson Poetry Festival contest.   

Talena Lachelle Queen, the city’s Poet Laureate, and organizer of the Paterson ...

Paterson's Peruvian Community Hosts Record Breaking Dance Competition

PATERSON, NJ - The gymnasium at the Boys & Girls Club was transformed into a colorful dance hall on Saturday as contestants and eager onlookers from across the area, and well beyond with some coming from as far away as Peru, descended on Paterson on Saturday to compete in the much anticipated Marinera Dance off presented by the Peruvian Parade and El Gran Chalan from Virginia.

Not only did ...

TAPinto Paterson Video: Paterson Music Project Performs America the Beautiful


PATERSON, NJ- On a day that will be remembered as momentous in Paterson's history, the Paterson Music Project performed America the Beautiful with the majestic Great Falls as a backdrop.

TAPinto Paterson was honored to see it live, and proud to share it with our readers:


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Paterson's Young Poets to Take Center Stage Saturday

PATERSON, NJ - Saying that  “engaging children through poetry allows them to discuss topics that are important to them, allows them a social-emotional expression, provokes critical thinking and encourages high level communication and collaborative discussions,” Talena Lachelle Queen, the city’s Poet Laureate, and organizer of the Paterson Poetry Festival, has announced the ...


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Silver Arch Capital Partners and Procida Funding & Advisors Close $12.5 Million Loan To Art Factory In Paterson, N.J.

October 17, 2018

PATERSON, N.J. – A 170-year-old former factory complex in the heart of Paterson will continue to transform, thanks to a $12.5 million loan closed by nationwide private lenders, Silver Arch Capital Partners and Procida Funding & Advisors, LLC.

“We came through for the borrower, Great Falls Industrial Park, Inc., and we are happy to help finance this key component of the ...