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Storm Update: Paterson Public Schools to Remain Closed Friday

November 16, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- Paterson Public Schools will remain closed on Friday.

Paterson Arts and Science Charter School will also be closed.



Winter Storm on its Way, Schools to Close Early, Forums with Attorney General Postponed

PATERSON, NJ- Paterson public schools will close early on Thursday due to the anticipated inclement weather. Forecasts are calling for between 1-3 inches of snow and strong winds causing potentially dangerous driving conditions. 

According to a telephone message, Paterson Public Schools officials, based on their tracking through the night, “expect the storm to hit Paterson ...

Community Meetings with Attorney General Gurbir Grewal Slated for Thursday

PATERSON, NJ  – Mayor Andre Sayegh will host New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal at two community meetings on Thursday, November 15 in Paterson.  

According to a statement from Sayegh’s office, Grewal will discuss ways his office is working to strengthen the relationship between community and law enforcement, especially in immigrant communities throughout New ...

Paterson to Honor Veterans at Remembrance Ceremony

PATERSON, NJ- Longtime Paterson resident, and President of the Paterson Veteran’s Council, Tony Vancheri, will be sworn in as Deputy Mayor for Veterans Affairs on Sunday. 

According to a statement by Mayor Sayegh’s office, the appointment coincides with the city’s annual remembrance event in honor of Veterans Day.

The Sunday event will be held at Veterans Memorial ...

Is Snow on the Way? Find out Wednesday!

BAYONNE, NJ- Emmy-award winning weatherman Joe Cioffi will speak at Weather Night at the Bayonne Public Library on Wednesday. The event, art of the library’s program of educational and cultural events, was arranged by the Bayonne Office of Emergency Management (OEM) will be held in the gallery on the second floor and begin at 7:00 p.m.

Known for his “no frill, no hype, approach to ...

20th Anniversary Teen Summit Set for Saturday

PATERSON, NJ-  The Paterson Police Department’s Community Policing Division and the Paterson Housing Authority are set to host the 20th anniversary anti-violence teen summit on Saturday. The event, which is free for Paterson youth from 12 to 19 years old will be held at JKF High School from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

While several celebrities known for their radio and musical ...

Veterans Park at Hayden Heights to be Handicapped Accessible by November

PATERSON, NJ - When local, county, and state dignitaries gathered for the annual Memorial Day remembrance event in May, Anthony Vancheri, President of the Paterson Veterans Council, predicted that by Veterans Day the city’s Veterans Park at Hayden Heights would be handicapped accessible.

On Wednesday, Vancheri, again standing under one of the monument the commemorates local soldiers that ...

Paterson Celebrates Nicaraguan Community with Flag Raising

PATERSON, NJ- What Paterson’s Nicaraguan community may lack in size and organization it more than made up for in pride and enthusiasm as they raised their homeland’s flag in front of City Hall on Wednesday.

Declared Nicaraguan week by Mayor Andre Sayegh, the blue and white striped flag of the nation, representing peace, justice and loyalty, will fly until September 19.

Four of ...

Kenneth Lira, Paterson Resident Lost on 9-11, Remembered in Moving Ceremony

PATERSON, NJ - Nearly 3000 lives were lost when the iconic Twin Towers came crashing to the ground as a result of the terrorist attack the gripped our nation on September 11, 2001. One of those victims, Kenneth Patrick Lira, was extra special, according to Mayor Andre Sayegh because “he was one of us.”

Kenneth, who had boarded a passenger train from the Paterson train station to ...

Paterson Train Station to be Dedicated to City Resident Killed in 9-11 Terrorist Attack

PATERSON, NJ- Paterson resident Kenneth Patrick Lira reported to his job on the 107th floor of the South Tower of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2011 like he had so many times before. Hours later he would be one of nearly 3,000 lives lost following the terrorist attack which brought both structures crashing down.

On Tuesday, local and New Jersey Transit officials will gather at ...


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