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Community Announcements

August 5, 2022

PATERSON, NJ – On Friday, Mayor Andre Sayegh, Public Safety Director Jerry Speziale and Fire Chief Brian McDermott honored Anthony Marcum and Nakesha McPherson-Marcum, for their efforts to save the life of an injured motorist following a crash that took place on July 23. The married couple was ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Paterson officials and residents joined together to celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday with multiple block parties that featured music, food and games for children in all six wards. National Night Out is celebrated throughout the United States on the first Tuesday in August in ...

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PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ – Passaic County is among the 17 counties in New Jersey that will be under a heat advisory from 11 a.m. Thursday through 8 p.m. Friday, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). According to the latest forecasts, conditions may become “dangerously hot” while the ...

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PATERSON, NJ – On Thursday, Mayor Andre Sayegh, the Peruvian Parade, Inc. and the Paterson City Council raised the Peruvian flag outside Paterson City Hall to celebrate the nation’s independence from Spain. The celebration included music and performances highlighting Peru’s rich culture.  Sayegh ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Pasquale D’Amelio came to the United States from Italy in 1966, living on Maple Street in Paterson for 56 years. He came with his wife, Teresa and four daughters. During their time in Paterson, they had another daughter.  D’Amelio passed away in April at the age of 92.  All ...

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NEW JERSEY -- While July 4th fireworks lighting up the sky is fun for many families, they can be particularly scary for the furry family members. In fact, the upcoming holiday is the one on which animals are most likely to go missing, according to lost pet finder PetAmberAlert, there is a 30 to 60 ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Alice Patterson-Rogers was born on January 8, 1927 to the late George and Isbell Patterson in Sumter, South Carolina. The family then traveled to Lamar where the Patterson family legacy unfolded.  Patterson-Rogers passed away recently at the age of 95, however her legacy still ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The Inauguration of Mayor Andre Sayegh, Councilwomen-at-Large Maritza Davila and Dr. Lilisa Mimms and Councilman-at-Large Md Forrid Uddin will take place on Friday at 12:00 p.m. at International High School. Following the inauguration, the Paterson City Council will hold its ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Ray Lyde, Sr. was born in Darlington County, South Carolina and came to Paterson when he was about 16-years-old. His interests in the world of sports truly began in his teenage years and lasted well into his eighties. Lyde held many positions across the board in various sports arenas ...

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PATERSON, NJ – After the leading an effort to pass a proclamation making December 1 “Rosa Parks Day” in Paterson, Councilwoman-at-Large Dr. Lilisa Mimms and Fourth Ward Councilwoman Ruby Cotton returned to Rosa Parks School of Fine and Performing Arts, on Monday, to present Principal Nicolette ...

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PATERSON, NJ - When Tony Vancheri puts his mind to something he usually gets it done. He’s a man to whom many titles apply: deputy mayor, friend, father, grandfather, to name just a few. On Saturday, once again, it was his status as a veteran that took center stage as the access road leading to ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The Paterson City Council honored Beulah Ross Gaskin for her 81st birthday last week.  "Beulah Ross Gaskin has been a blessing to Paterson, and all she has touched, especially the women she’s helped grab a seat at the table in her role as President of the National Council of Negro ...

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PATERSON, NJ – On Wednesday, Mayor Andre Sayegh shared the results of the Paterson Financial Empowerment Center’s (FEC) first year of programming. Since its launch in June 2021, the Paterson FEC has served over 500 clients helping them access public support programs, reduce debt, open bank ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Many New Jerseyans are taking advantage of the current job market to change careers, often to more computer-centric fields. It is not always easy to master the fundamental computer skills needed for  working in an office environment on your own, let alone being able to prove you have ...

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PATERSON, NJ - United Way of Passaic County announced Tuesday that its CEO, Yvonne Zuidema, has decided to step down from the position on June 30 after leading the organization for more than 20 years. Zuidema joined the United Way of Passaic County staff in 1998 and became the President & ...

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KERARNY, NJ - Former Governor Jim McGreevey and New Jersey Reentry Corporation (NJRC) is extending a Special Invitation to anyone who belongs to Greek Organizations, of all ethnicities – Undergrad and Grad Chapters—Fraternal Orders of Masons, FreeMasons, Elks, Eastern Stars, Knights of Columbus, ...

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PATERSON, NJ – While Memorial Day, to some, is the “unofficial” beginning of summer and is celebrated at the beach or at a barbeque, it is first and foremost a day honoring those that have died while serving the United States. Local veterans, first responders, elected officials and area residents ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The Paterson City Council voted to designate the pathway in the Veterans Memorial Park to Anthony “Tony” Vancheri Lane at their Regular meeting on Tuesday. Vancheri found his way to the City of Paterson after arriving in the United States from Belgium with his family in 1953 and ...

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MAYPORT, FL – Proud to serve her country this Armed Forces Day is Operations Specialist First Class Yelissa Ferreras, a Paterson native. Ferreras graduated from Passaic County Technical Institute (PCTI) in 2013 and Saint Leo University in 2021. Currently, she is assigned to U.S. Naval Forces ...

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PATERSON, NJ - History was made Sunday as hundreds gathered to celebrate and honor the street sign unveiling of “Palestine Way” as well as the first ever Palestine Street Festival in Paterson. Following the recent approval by the Paterson City Council, Mayor Andre Sayegh, City Council President ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - S.T.A.R.T. was contacted by a concerned neighbor about a pregnant cat who was wandering the streets. Apparently, Ryder had given birth several times before, but her litters could never survive the outdoors. How heartbreaking for her to keep losing her kittens. So S.T.A.R.T.

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Passaic County SPCA, found at 794 Lafayette Avenue in Hawthorne, will be holding an open house and pet food drive to mark the third anniversary of their pet food pantry, according to Stephanie Hornback.  The occasion will take place on Sunday, May 15, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. SPCA ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Paterson residents are invited to support the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) nationwide food drive that will take place in Paterson and across America on Saturday. The Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive, the country's largest one-day food drive, provides residents with ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Paterson's first ever 1000 Man March is slated for Saturday. The event, which will kick off with a light breakfast at the Masonic Temple, 224 Broadway, beginning at 9:00 a.m., will see participants march up Broadway before arriving at Eastside Park. A number of festivities ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Paterson Habitat for Humanity is now accepting applications to purchase two-family homes located at 213 Governor Street and 65 North 5th Street in Paterson. The applications will only be accepted between May 1 to May 31 at 3:00 p.m. Only completed applications, which will include ...

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PATERSON, NJ –  Paterson’s Huntoon-Van Rensalier Underground Railroad Site has been added to the National Parks Service Underground Railroad Network to Freedom, according to a press conference held Wednesday. “As Jim Richardson will tell you, the Underground Railroad site here in the city ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Paterson officials broke ground on Riverside Oval on Tuesday. The field will receive a new fence, lights, bleachers and a gray and baby blue turf to represent the home team, the Riverside Vets. “This will be the sixth field that we are improving that will undergo $1 million in ...

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PATERSON, NJ – A New Jersey Lottery ticket that was purchased at a 7-Eleven on East 30th Street in Paterson matched five of the five white balls drawn in Wednesday's drawing, winning the $1 million second-tier prize. The ticket was purchased with Power Play, multiplying the prize to $2 ...

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TRENTON, NJ - A Paterson lottery player is $50,000 richer after winning the third-tier prize in Monday's Powerball drawing. The winning numbers were: 08, 33, 55, 59, and 62. The Red Power Ball number was 18. The Power Play was 2X.  The winning ticket was sold at Angels Rosa Park Food Center, 92 ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The Paterson Division of Recreation is hosting an Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 16 at 9:00 a.m. The egg hunt will be held at Eastside Park and requires mandatory registration. Those who wish to participate can register at www.patersonrec.com. If it rains, the alternate ...

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