Community Announcements

August 10, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- Making good on a campaign promise to be active and visible in all of Paterson neighborhoods Councilwoman-At-Large Dr. Lillisa Mimms has announced that she will be holding her first two community meetings since taking office in July. The meetings will be held as ...

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PATERSON, NJ- The Passaic County Fair is coming back to Garret Mountain Reservation on Thursday, August 16, and will run until Sunday, August 19. Hosted by the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders in partnership with Friends of Passaic County Parks, Inc., the four day event will feature ...

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PATERSON, NJ – City residents will have the chance to celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday with 39 separate events being hosted by community groups and local leaders throughout the city. Now in its 35th year, National Night Out is, according to the National Association of Town Watch, “a ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for Northern New Jersey through Tuesday August 7. A Heat Advisory is issued when the combination of heat and humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 95 to 99 degrees for two or more consecutive days, or 100 to 104 degrees ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Telling TAPinto Paterson that he has “always enjoyed town halls and conversing directly with the people of our community,” Congressman Bill Pascrell (D-NJ-09) has announced two opportunities for constituents throughout the Ninth District to listen and speak with him directly via ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Just weeks after co-hosting an outdoor street party that attracted more than 1000 city residents to watch the Colombian national soccer team take on the English in the World Cup, 6th Ward Councilman Al Abdelaziz is again inviting residents to join him for a special community ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Six hours, nearly 200 participants, and 38 attendee driven breakout sessions marked the first day of Creative Paterson’s “Call to Collaboration” on Monday. The first of the two-day event being held at Passaic County Community College (PCCC) helped sow the seeds of additional ...

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PATERSON, NJ- The time for Paterson’s change is now, and for the Paterson residents, among the nearly 200 stakeholders that also included a mix of community leaders, government officials and local non-profit leaders gathered in Passaic County College (PCCC) on Monday, it’s their “creative thinking” ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Approximately 200 Paterson stakeholders including residents, business owners, educators, and community leaders are set to launch the two-day “Call to Collaboration” hosted by Creative Paterson, part of Creative New Jersey’s statewide series of community-based convening, aimed at ...

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PATERSON, NJ-  When Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017, President Donald Trump said the island was "obliterated," and, while the initial death toll at the time was minimal, a more recent study conducted by Harvard University indicated that nearly 5,000 people lost their ...

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PATERSON, NJ­– in an effort to gain input from residents and other stakeholders into the continuing transition process from the Administration of Mayor Jane William-Warren to his own, Mayor-Elect Andre Sayegh has announced the scheduling of three public forums to give residents and stakeholders ...

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PATERSON, NJ- While there is no shortage of results when doing an online search on how to expunge a criminal record in New Jersey, the information provided, whether because it’s marketing material for an attorney seeking business, or a 34-page document by the State of New Jersey, may yield more ...

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PATERSON, NJ- On March 24th more than 200 Paterson residents and community leaders gathered for a march against gun violence. Organized by CeaseFire Paterson, the march coincided with hundreds of others that took that day amid calls for legislative action on gun control following the February 14 ...

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PATERSON, NJ- The 3rd & Park Neighborhood Association will host a community meeting on Wednesday, June 6, to discuss “various items that affect our quality of life” including crime, youth activities, and litter/street cleaning. The meeting begins at 6:00 p.m. and will be held at Friendship ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Paterson families will have a chance to celebrate the unofficial start to summer at a Memorial Day Celebration at Roberto Clemente Park on Monday. The free event, hosted by the Luis Velez Civic Association, will be held  from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. and  feature food, music, live ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Passaic County Freeholder Director Sandi Lazzara has announced that the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders will hold a rally at William Bate Memorial Courthouse Plaza, in coordination with the Passaic County Sheriff’s Office and the Passaic County Education Association, to ...

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PATERSON, NJ- The Paterson Firefighters Association will hold a carnival at Eastside Park from Thursday until Sunday. The event will run Thursday and Friday from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 2:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Telling TAPinto Paterson that this is the second ...

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