Business & Finance

May 7, 2020

PATERSON, NJ – A growing number of companies in Paterson are repurposing their production lines to join the fight against COVID-19. With cases still growing daily across the country, critical equipment – from protective gear for healthcare workers to sneeze guards for supermarket check-out aisles – ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Paterson’s small business community is invited to attend a virtual small business summit to learn more about the assistance and programs available to them in efforts to recover from the COVID-19 induced economic downturn. The event will be held on Wednesday and begin at 2:30 ...

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PATERSON, NJ - According to some prognosticators the current public health crisis brought on by the spread of COVID-19, coronavirus, will have subsided in two weeks, or by Easter. Don’t believe them, Mayor Andre Sayegh warned Friday. However, he added, “if we do our part with social distancing ...

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PATERSON, NJ – With the number of COVID-19 cases in New Jersey continuing to climb and overwhelm hospitals, medical supplies are running short in many emergency rooms. Over the past two weeks, common medical supplies like ventilators, medical masks, hospital gowns and hand sanitizer have become ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Three Paterson supermarkets are opening their doors exclusively to senior citizens during designated hours three days a week. The initiative, Mayor Andre Sayegh announced on a Facebook video last week, comes in response to continued efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19, ...

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PATERSON, NJ - “Community is everything,” George Noury said in a Facebook post. “And community is what will save us,” he added, speaking of efforts to maintain solidarity and strength during the COVID-19 pandemic that has seen drastic changes to day-to-life. With many families overwhelmed taking ...

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PATERSON, NJ - For Paterson entrepreneur Adenah Bayoh helping the community she relies on for customers is “the right thing to do,” she told TAPinto Paterson in December as she served more than 700 free meals to residents in need in the days leading up to Christmas. And now, with Paterson, as ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Three Paterson supermarkets are opening their doors exclusively to senior citizens during designated hours three days a week. The initiative, Mayor Andre Sayegh announced on a Facebook video, comes in response to continued efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19, ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The first wave of an expected 750 plus CEOs, small business owners, entrepreneurs, and non-profit leaders boarded the 11:35 a.m. Amtrak train and headed to Washington D.C. Thursday. The departure kicked off the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce’s 83rd Annual Walk to Washington, an ...

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CLIFTON, NJ - Local and state officials, as well as representatives of ConnectOne Bank, made a visit to Clifton Friday to celebrate the recent relocation of Shawnee Trucking Company, a   “one-stop,” full-service transportation and logistics company that provides trucking and delivery services ...

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PATERSON, NJ - With more than one million page views in 2019 TAPinto Paterson had another record breaking year. In our version of a year-in review, we are excited to bring you a recap of 12 of our favorite stories, one from each month, over the past 12 months: Everyone makes mistakes, ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Paterson’s long awaited marijuana medical dispensary is set to welcome its first patients Saturday.  Originally announced in December, 2018, the facility is owned by Green Thumb Industries (GTI), a national cannabis consumer packaged goods company and retailer. The Paterson ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Rise Dispensaries, set to open as the first medical marijuana dispensary in Paterson, is inviting residents to tour their new facility Friday, before they welcome customers, a company statement said. Because the shelves won’t yet be stocked no medical marijuana card will be required ...

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PATERSON, NJ - When the New Jersey Department of Health announced that Green Thumb Industries Inc. (GTI), a national cannabis consumer packaged goods company, had been selected to apply for permits to open a new medical marijuana dispensary in Paterson, Mayor Andre Sayegh said that the newest ...

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TRENTON, NJ - “Women and people of color deserve a seat at the table,” Paterson Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly said on Tuesday following a meeting of the Joint Committee on Economic Justice and Employment Opportunity. The joint committee of the New Jersey Legislature was revived in March 2018, ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Local entrepreneurs are invited to a special event hosted by the Paterson UEZ and New Jersey Economic Development Authority to learn more about resources available to them from a number of providers designed to help their businesses thrive. The free event will be held at the ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Quickbooks is the top accounting and financial software application used in small to mid-sized businesses, and, according to Hollis Nelson, Training and Technology Director at Greater Paterson OIC, future users of the program don’t need an accounting or financial background to learn ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Although the filming of Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story has turned Smile Central Dental’s parking lot into a demolition site from 1950’s New York City, these Paterson dentists refuse to let the movie get in the way of their important mission: to eradicate pediatric dental issues ...

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PATERSON, NJ - A Garfield man is facing charges after the Paterson Police Department shut down an illegal business he was allegedly running at 492 21st Ave. According to Public Safety Director Jerry Speziale, the closure came as a result of an investigation launched following complaints from the ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Local workers in a number of industries will see a bump in their next paychecks as the minimum wage in New Jersey officially increased to $10 Monday. But that’s not enough, local, state and, federal leaders led by New Jersey's Commissioner of Labor, Robert Angelo-Asaro, said at a ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Current and aspiring small business owners are invited to take part in a free four-part certificate program designed to help entrepreneurs learn about resources they may not otherwise not have access to in order to take their business idea from dream to reality or grow their ...

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