Business & Finance

December 17, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- With the dual appointment of a new District Manager to oversee its overall administration, financial management, and day-to-day activities, and Commercial District Services LLC (CDS) to focus on maintenance and beautification, the Downtown Paterson Special Improvement District (SID) ...

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PATERSON, NJ- In an effort to encourage residents to shop local and eat local this holiday season Mayor Andre Sayegh announced that parking in all metered spots across the city will be free from Friday until Wednesday, January 2. "We take our local economy very seriously," Sayegh said in a video ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Augusto Gil believes that Paterson has a bright future, and he wants to be part of it. On Saturday, flanked by store empoloyees and several city officials, including Mayor Andre Sayegh and Counciwoman Martiza Davila, the entrepreneur celebrated the official opening of his store, El ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Saying that small businesses will find it difficult to grow if they don’t have a firm handle on and understanding of their finances, local entrepreneur Luisa Nunez told TAPinto Paterson that she brought her expertise back to Paterson in the form of Premier Financial Group because she ...

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PATERSON, NJ - The already vibrant intersection of Montgomery Street and Summer Street in the city’s Fourth Ward welcomed a new business on Saturday. Already populated by Jay’s Soft Touch Car Wash and Jay’s Laundromat owned by Jeff Robinson, a lifelong Paterson resident and a veteran of the ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Thanks to the efforts of one group of advocates Small Business Saturday will be marked in Paterson with efforts to increase entrepreneurship among local youth and support of black owned businesses throughout Paterson. The event, to be held at the Christopher Hope Center, 60 Temple ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Saying that that their professional staff will focus “on the whole person: mind, body, and spirit,” Best Choice Home Health Care, a home healthcare staffing agency, officially opened the doors of its new location at 505 Broadway on Monday. The company, launched in 2017, expects to, ...

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WAYNE, NJ - More than 200 antique, classic, sports, and otherwise immaculately maintained and road ready cars are on display at the Tri-County Chamber of Commerce on Sunday. The show is being held in the Willowbrook Mall parking lot adjacent to Dave & Buster’s and runs until 3:30 p.m. The ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Launched just over a year ago, the Alliance for Sustainable Communities (ASC) has kept a laserlike focus on supporting small business owners throughout Paterson and giving local entrepreneurs opportunities to engage with the community. Set to host their 2nd annual vendor expo on ...

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PATERSON, NJ- With last week’s 17th commemoration of the September 11 terrorist attacks quickly becoming a memory, one Paterson business continues to maintain a reminder of the day when nearly 3,000 Americans went to work in the Twin Towers and never returned home. For Mario Tommolillo, long ...

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PATERSON, NJ- On the same day that Paterson hosted its first ever ceremonial raising of the Mexican flag, city officials led by Mayor Andre Sayegh, officially cut the ribbon on Mexico Bar & Grill located at 246 McBride Avenue. Already developing a reputation for its authentic Mexican ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Following their grand opening on Monday local foodies seeking to get their fill of Louisiana cooking need look no further Boiling Seafood. Already a successful restaurant owner, local resident Peter Liu decided to export a nearly identical menu from his Seafood Village in Wayne to ...

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PATERSON, NJ- As a group of community residents and local officials enjoyed heaping plates of biryani, chicken tikka masala, and more, Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh declared the latest addition of the Silk City’s new eateries a great success. “This ribbon cutting is great,” Sayegh exalted at the ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Samad Uddin was raised in Paterson and believes the city’s best days are ahead. That’s why, he told TAPinto Paterson just after cutting the ribbon on his new restaurant on Saturday, he decided to invest in and open his own business in the same place he calls home. Customers ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Paterson's newest downtown restaurant is open for business! Surrounded by local officials including Congressman Bill Pascrell, Mayor Andre Sayegh, and City Council President Maritza Davila, and with well over 100 hungry guests looking on, owner Azi Alam cut the ribbon to Silk City ...

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COLUMBUS, OH - A report from Nationwide Insurance shows that August is the deadliest month for driving. The report is based on data from the company's customers and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.  According to the report, Nationwide members reported more accidents in August ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Saying that “a partnership can bring economies of scale resulting in efficiencies which can unleash savings and drive quality improvement essential to transforming healthcare delivery amidst an ever changing and challenging environment,” St. Joseph’s Health officials have announced ...

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PATERSON, NJ- With the Paterson Museum in the midst of a plastic bag free month challenge as part of their Eco-Chic 2 program, highlighting the deleterious impact that plastic bags have on our environment, a new bill passed in June by the New Jersey Legislature is set to impose a 5-cent fee on ...

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PATERSON, NJ- “A city that is moving up.”  That’s how George Pahiakos described Paterson just minutes before Mayor Andre Sayegh cut a red ribbon to welcome the new businesses owner to Center City Mall. Describing it as a “big box store in a small package,” Pahiakos’ Ace Hardware and Benjamin ...

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PATERSON, NJ- It’s been said that the only certainties in life are death and taxes. And while we know that April 15 is going to roll around each year, and usually take some steps to organize documents and receipts, not enough of us plan for the eventuality of the end of our life. Thankfully, in ...

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How often do you read TAPinto?  Have you downloaded the TAPinto APP?  These are a few of the questions for readers in our 2018 TAPinto Reader Survey. We want to hear from you! The survey will take less than five minutes to complete and will help TAPinto better serve you.  Take the ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Fast food restaurant owners across New Jersey are being asked by the state to provide information about their use of employee non-compete or “no poach” agreements, documents that "can restrict the ability of workers to obtain a better-paying job with another franchise," according to ...

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PATERSON, NJ- With an appointment looming for his third meeting with Governor Murphy since his May election later in the day, Mayor-Elect Andre Sayegh addressed more than 50 members and guests of the Greater Paterson Chamber of Commerce at a luncheon sponsored by the North Jersey Federal Credit ...

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PATERSON, NJ- For Gigi Gonzalez the chance to work at M&T Bank’s newly opened Paterson branch is about more than just having a job, it’s also about the chance to give back to the community she was raised in. Coming out from behind the counter where she serves the branch’s diverse, and ...

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EDISON, NJ - Amazon’s Career Choice program recently received the “Community Excellence” award from the New Jersey Community College Consortium for its impact on the local community. Steven Johnson, Amazon’s Director for Associate Development, was on hand to accept the award and lead a panel ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The May 14 AAA Northeast survey of gasoline prices in New Jersey show that the average price of a gallon of regular gas is approaching $3 a gallon ahead of the peak summer driving season. Today's average price at the pump in across the state is $2.94 today - that's  five cents ...

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PATERSON, NJ- The potential political might of Paterson’s Bangladeshi-American community was on display Saturday at the grand opening of the new BD Supermarket on Sherwood Avenue. With mayoral candidates Andre Sayegh and Pedro Rodriguez, as well as at least five of the city’s 14 candidates for ...

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PATERSON, NJ - TAPinto Paterson invites local civic, non-profit, and school groups to list their upcoming events on the TAPinto Paterson's Community Calendar. You can submit content through our website by clicking on fhe "Submit Content" button located in the upper right side of the front page, ...

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NEWARK, NJ—Mayor Ras J. Baraka and owners of several Newark McDonald’s restaurants announced the launch the “Archways to Opportunity” program Thursday that gives tuition assistance to employees. The Newark eateries will hire up to 200 hundred residents for summer jobs and through those jobs ...

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PATERSON, NJ- While in comparison to some of the long established organizations in the city the Alliance for Sustainable Communities (ASC) may still be in its infancy; the impact the non-profit launched in 2017 “to empower black entrepreneurs and showcase the unique vibrancy of Paterson’s local ...

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