National Weather Service Issues Heat Advisory Through 6 p.m. Tuesday July 17

July 16, 2018

NEW YORK, NY, - The National Weather Service issued a 'Heat Advisory' this morning for Bergen, Passaic, Essex, Union and Hudson Counties in New Jersey. The heat advisory will remain in effect from noon Monday July 16 until 6 p.m. Tuesday July 17.

Extreme heat can cause illness and death among at- risk population who cannot stay cool. The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during ...

TAPinto Paterson Editor: We Want to Hear From You

PATERSON, NJ - When it comes to reporting, TAPinto Paterson prides itself on delivering a different type of news. Whether they are government related or stories of residents making a difference, promoting a community event or showing off the true beauty of the city, celebrating local students or highlighting the efforts of our brave first responders, we place great emphasis on what our ...

Community Invited to Watch World Cup Match

PATERSON, NJ- World Cup Fever is gripping Paterson!

On Tuesday the entire Paterson community is invited to an outdoor watch party as Colombia takes on England in a knockout game to determine which team will advance to the tournaments quarterfinals.

Hosted by Mayor Andre Sayegh, Board of Education Commissioner Manny Martinez, and community activists Al Abdelaziz and Javier Fernandez, the ...

Bike Ride to Honor Fallen Firefighter

PATERSON, NJ- The public is invited to participate in the first annual Firefighter Kerry “Spider” Rivera Memorial Bike Ride on Saturday.

The approximately three-mile ride in honor of the fallen firefighter will begin at 9:00 a.m. at Mary Ellen Kramer Park, pause at Paterson Fire Headquarters for a tree planting in Rivera’s honor, and circle back to the Great Falls. The ride ...

Humble Beginnings to Host Drug and Health Awareness Day

PATERSON, NJ- Seeking to “empower members of the community with alternatives,” Paterson non-profit Humble Beginnings will host a drug and health awareness day and community cookout on Saturday. The event, to be held in the parking lot of the Masonic Temple on Broadway will run from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The event, Akbar McEntyre, one of the organization’s founders, told ...

Over 200 Stakeholders Join Together to Draw Plans for Paterson’s Future

PATERSON, NJ- If efforts to make Paterson safer, cleaner, and healthier are going to take going hold it won’t be because of the work of one person or organization. To increase home ownership opportunities, improve educational outcomes, and advance the economic standing of residents, resources, including time, talent, and money, will have to be utilized in a coordinated way.

If Paterson ...

Creative Paterson Day 2: It Takes a Village

PATERSON, NJ- Taking advantage of a format that allowed participants to drive the agenda more than 30 stakeholders moved toward creating an action plan to give Paterson youth the skills and tools they need to become leaders.

With general agreement among the participants that kids are not afraid to fall and get back up and should be motivated to explore the world, talk to people, and be ...

Creative Paterson Day 2: It’s Time For Paterson to Think Big

PATERSON, NJ- Paterson resident, educator and poet, Elizabeth Valverde thinks it’s time for Paterson to “think BIG!”

With a core belief that arts and community offerings must appeal to every age group, from children to adults, those in the Creative Paterson conversation created a list of activities and amenities that could appeal to all. 

Following the suggestion of ...

Creative Paterson Day 2: Renaming Paterson’s Neighborhoods

PATERSON, NJ- Just over a month after voters went to the polls to elect a new mayor and three members of the city council, some community stakeholders spent part of their day Tuesday discussing ways to change the conversation about how the various sections of Paterson are recognized.

“Ward had a negative connotation,” Scott Pruiksma of The Life Christian Church said opening ...

Creative Paterson Day 2: We are the Perfect People to Develop Solutions

PATERSON, NJ- At 28 years old Pruvi Pierre is ready to invest in the city she has called home all of her life by buying a home in Paterson. A student at William Paterson University she understands that home ownership is an important way to build personal wealth, and stronger communities, but, unfortunately for her and other young adults like her living locally, ...

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