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Mayor Andre Sayegh Provides Winter Storm Update

January 19, 2019

PATERSON, NJ - WHile forecasters have donwngraded predictions for this weekend’s winter storm, the city’s Department of Public Works is still expecting about four inches of snow and potential flooding later in the week.

In a Facebook video from the city’s emergency operations center broadcast live by Mayor Andre Sayegh at approximately 5:50 p.m., DPW Director Bill ...

Snow, Sleet, and Freezing Rain on the Way. Mayor Andre Sayegh Says Paterson 'Taking All Necessary Measures to be Prepared'

PATERSON, NJ - With Governor Phil Murphy declaring a state of emergency and asking New Jersey residents to prepare for a winter storm that will affect the area throughout the weekend, Mayor Andre Sayegh assured residents that Paterson is also “taking the necessary measures to be prepared.”

Snow, sleet, freezing rain, and frigid temperatures are expected in the Paterson area for ...

Triple Trouble for Northern New Jersey: Two Storms and Sub-Zero Temperatures Expected

PATERSON, NJ - A triple threat of winter weather will impact the North Jersey area over the next several days, providing the year’s first snowfall and potentially the coldest temperatures of the season. The line-up begins with a fast moving winter storm Thursday night. This system, the remnants of a low moving east out of the southern plains, is expected to drop 1 to 3 inches of snow over ...

Cold Blue Alert Issued

PATERSON, NJ - With temperatures expected to plummet overnight a Code Blue Alert has been issued according to Mayor Andre Sayegh.

If you are in need of a warm place to stay, or know someone who is, call 973-389-5951.


Job Fair To Be Hosted At William Paterson University

PATERSON, NJ- Paterson residents seeking employment or who wish to change jobs are advised to polish their resumes and dress to impress in preparation for a job fair to be held on January 10.

The event, co-hosted by The School of Continuing and Professional Education at William Paterson University and the Passaic County One Stop Career Center will take place at William Paterson University ...

TAPinto Paterson Editor Steve Lenox Looks Back at 2018

PATERSON, NJ - If he’s able to realize his ambitious agenda of returning Paterson to its glory days, 2018 may be most remembered locally for the election victory of Mayor Andre Sayegh. Indeed, well over 1,000 supporters celebrated the victory at his inaugural gala.

One of his first actions was to appoint an expansive Transition Committee, helmed by Vaughn McKoy who would go on to be ...

BREAKING: Santa Arrives in Paterson's 6th Ward

PATERSON, NJ- According to reports, Santa Claus has arrived in Paterson as part of his 24-hour journey across the globe, and is currently visiting the city’s 6th Ward. Accompanied in his early travels by members of the Paterson Fire Department and the Paterson Police Department, Santa has assured TAPinto Paterson that he will visit the rest of the city as the night goes on and children get ...

Councilwoman Dr. Lilisa Mimms Invites Community to Celebrate Christmas Unity Through Song

PATERSON, NJ- In an effort to unite Paterson for Christmas through “melodies of unity, harmony, love, and strength,” Councilwoman-At-Large Dr. Lilisa Mimms has invited to join her in signing carols in various neighborhoods across the city on Christmas Day.

“My prayer,” Mimms told TAPinto Paterson, is that are songs will "ring true throughout the City of ...

Van Houten Block Association to Distribute Coats, Toys, Wednesday

PATERSON, NJ- Launched in October to bring additional public safety assets to the neighborhood, the Van Houten Block Association, according to Bob Connell, the group’s president, is “making an impact.”

In addition to continuing to meet with city officials, as well as members of the Paterson Police Department to integrate community policing efforts throughout the area, ...

Longtime Paterson Resident, Labor Leader, Community Servant Turns 100

POMPANO BEACH, FL - Mr. Leroy S. Fischer, a longtime resident of Paterson turned 100 on Friday.

Born in North Hollow, North Carolina, the retired Passaic County Deputy Sheriff grew up between Wilson, NC and Downington, PA, before moving to New Jersey where he attended United School of Technology in Newark to train Certified Radio and Television Repairman.

Fischer would go on to service in ...


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