PATERSON, NJ - Paterson's streets came alive on Sunday with the colors and sounds of the Dominican Republic as thousands marched and danced in the 30th annual Dominican parade.

Elsa Mantilla, President of Desfile y Festival Estatal, Dominicano de New Jersey, Inc. led the festive day that brought out families from across the city, as well as visitors from across the state, and beyond.

Incuded in the elected officials that marched on Sunday were Governor Phil Murphy, Congressman Bill Pascrell, Sheriff Richard H. Berdnik, Mayor Andre Sayegh, and City Council President Martiza Davila.

Sign Up for E-News

Follow us on Facebook and sign up for TAPinto Paterson E-News alerts to be the first to read about all things Paterson!

Download the FREE TAPinto App!  Click here for Android - Click here for iOS for breaking news, traffic/weather alerts and special offers.

Know a story we should share with readers? Email editor Steve Lenox and tell him about it.