Community Announcements

May 26, 2020

PATERSON, NJ - A campaign is underway to let Paterson first responders and other essential workers know that their efforts to defend the community against COVID-19 are appreciated. On Tuesday, Mayor Andre Sayegh announced that lawn signs designed to express gratitude to the men and women, ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Paterson’s four COVID-19 testing sites are closed Saturday due to the expected inclement weather, Paterson Fire Chief Brian McDermott told TAPinto Paterson. The sites, which opened earlier this month and have already tested more than 1,700 residents, and are located at Eastside ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Citing falling hospitalization rates, a deceased rate of infection from the COVID-19 virus, and increased testing, Mayor Andre Sayegh announced Thursday that Eastside Park and the Paterson Great Falls National Park will reopen at 6:00 a.m. Friday. Eastside Park will be open to ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Mayor Andre Sayegh is set to announce that Eastside Park and the Paterson Great Falls National Park will reopen on Friday. All of the city’s parks have been closed since March 25 in efforts to encourage social distancing and slowing the spread of COVID-19. According to an advisory ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Mayor Andre Sayegh is set to announce that free citywide testing for COVID-19 will begin on Friday. According to a flyer shared on Facebook the free testing will be conducted at Eastside High School, John F. Kennedy High School, Public School 18, and Public School 28. Testing will ...

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PATERSON, NJ – A pilot program to connect local volunteers with their senior citizen neighbors that may be having difficulty keeping stocked with food during the coronavirus public health crisis has been expanded citywide, Mayor Andre Sayegh announced Thursday. “In the City of Paterson, we want ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Paterson has lost a legend, Mayor Andre Sayegh said, announcing the death of Ed Cotton. Cotton, who died in the early hours of Friday was 72. Cotton had a distinguished career as a professional boxing referee, stepping inside the ring for some of the most prolific fights, ...

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PATERSON, NJ - In what was termed “a disturbing trend,” a statement from Mayor Andre Saeygh’s office said that some residents that have tested positive for COVID-19 are not sharing their close contact information with the Communicable Disease Strike Team.  Data made available by the City of ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Coronavirus may have postponed baseball’s Opening Day, interrupted student’s school schedules, and caused other chaos in our day-to-day lives, but it hasn’t stopped Census Day. For more than 18 months city and county officials have been talking about April 1, 2020, the day that ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Mayor Andre Sayegh offered a reminder Monday that Paterson’s parks are completely closed until further notice. The message on Facebook Live came just less than a day after President Donald Trump said that he would be extending social distancing guidelines until at least April 30.

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PATERSON, NJ - Paterson’s public parks will stay closed until further notice, Mayor Andre Sayegh has announced. The order comes as the city, and communities across the country, continue to grapple with the spread of COVID-19 through social distancing. A Passaic County drvie-thru COVID-19 ...

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PATERSON, NJ- A 69-year-old Paterson woman became the first city resident to die from the coronavirus Sunday, Mayor Andre Sayegh told TAPinto Paterson. “We mourn the loss of our neighbor, yet we continue to fight this invisible enemy,” Sayegh said, renewing his call for any available health ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Emergency repairs to a sewer main break will cause traffic disruptions in Paterson's downtown during the morning commute Thursday. According to an alert from the city's SeeClickFix platform Ellison Street will be closed to through-traffic from Washington Street to Church Street ...

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PATERSON, NJ - A TAPinto Paterson reader reported finding a School 15 graduation ring, class of 2007. The initials SLC are engraved in it. The owner may retrieve the ring from Lydia Robles in the Business Administrator’s Office, City Hall, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Paterson Library Director Corey Fleming has announced the launch of open office hours. The effort, Fleming said in a Facebook post, will provide an opportunity for residents to meet with him directly to discuss concerns, make suggestions, or learn what is happening at the Paterson ...

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PATERSON, NJ - The Paterson Young Council (PYC), the citywide youth-led and youth-driven civic organization organized by the NJCDC,  is seeking nominations for their annual Martin Luther King Youth Recognition Awards. According to an email, the PYC has decided that the holiday in honor of Dr.

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PATERSON, NJ - "Food, music, good times, what else could you ask for? Thank God for everyone," Eugene Miller, an employee of the Paterson Department of Public Works, and volunteer at 4th Ward Councilwoman Ruby Cotton's 35th Annual Christmas dinner in 2018. The special holiday meal, launched ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Public Service Electric & Gas Co. (PSE&G) has launched an extensive project to replace approximately 20 miles of old gas pipes with new piping -- ensuring a continued safe, clean and reliable gas system across the City of Paterson.  “The upgrades we are making as part of ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Due to the continued inclement weather Paterson Public Schools will have a delayed opening Tuesday. Staff are to report by 9:40 a.m. with students arriving at 9:45 a.m. Buses will arrive 90 minutes after normal pick-up times.  Breakfast will be served at the schools beginning at ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Due to the continued inclement weather Paterson Public Schools will have a delayed opening Tuesday. Staff are to report by 9:40 a.m. with students arriving at 9:45 a.m. Buses will arrive 90 minutes after normal pick-up times.  Breakfast will be served at the schools beginning at ...

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PATERSON, NJ - If inclement weather does arrive in the coming hours the Paterson Department of Public Works is ready. This is the message city officials distributed via the Paterson Plus App and Facebook Saturday afternoon. According to their tracking, snow and sleet is set to develop Sunday ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Paterson paused for a few moments on Monday to commemorate Veteran’s Day, and, more importantly, give thanks to the men and women that have served in the US military. The backdrop of the annual event was Veterans Memorial Park at Hayden Heights, meticulously manicured in a manner ...

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PATERSON, NJ  – With rain expected to be drench Paterson for most of Thursday Mayor Andre Sayegh has announced that he will invite trick-or-treaters into City Hall for his City “HALL”oween celebration.  Sayegh, as well as members of his staff, police department, and fire department will be ...

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PATERSON, NJ - A GoFundMe page has been established to help the family of Cristine Dilone cover the funeral expenses of the 17-year-old Paterson Charter School for Science and Technology student who was killed in a car accident on Friday. “Cristine was a beautiful 17 year old girl with the ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Paterson will once again play home to a major television production this week as filming of NBC’s “Masters of Doom” is expected to take place on Monday and Thursday.  The filming, according to city officials, will impact parking and traffic as follows:   Monday, October 28, ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Free rabies and basic vaccinations will be administered by a licensed veterinarian on Saturday at an event sponsored by St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center. The event will take place at the John DeCando Dog Park located near River Street between Lawrence and Montgomery Street, ...

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SOUTH CHINA SEA - Paterson’s Damian Gonzalez is serving as a Naval Aircrewman 2nd Class  in the US Navy. Stationed on the USS Wayne E Meyer, Gonzalez is seen signaling information to pilots of an MH-60 Sea Hawk Helicopter, assigned to the "Easyriders" of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) ...

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ATLANTIC OCEAN - Paterson’s Dycquan Dookie is currently serving as a Culinary Specialist in the U.S. Navy. Stationed on the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56), Dookie, a Seaman Recruit, is seen in this photo helping to prepare eggs for a Sunday brunch during a ...

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PATERSON, NJ - In an effort to bring the services of her office directly to residents, Passaic County Clerk Danielle Ireland-Imhof has announced that staff will be at Passaic County Community College on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 from 10:00AM to 2:00PM. The outreach event will take place in ...

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PATERSON, NJ - As Newark residents continue to rely on bottled water as a result of inflated lead levels, a large group of Paterson area elected officials and organizations are seeking to assist their neighbors in New Jersey's largest city. Making its rounds on social media, and as announced ...

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