Community Announcements

PATERSON, NJ  – Two community meetings with New Jersey State Attorney General Gurbir Grewal postponed by snow earlier this month have been rescheduled for Thursday, November 29.  At the meetings, according to a previously released statement by Mayor Andre Sayegh’s office, Grewal will discuss ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Paterson Public Schools will remain closed on Friday. Paterson Arts and Science Charter School will also be closed.    

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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PATERSON, NJ- While many years have passed since Ed Cotton helmed the city’s Department of Public Works, his efforts to improve Paterson, and make it cleaner, have never wavered. On Thursday, Cotton will once again put that commitment on display as he helps launch the “One Paterson” citywide ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The area around the grill isn't going to be the only hot place this Labor Day. The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for much of North Jersey starting Monday at 12 noon and continuing to 9 p.m. Tuesday Aug. 4.  The heat index is expected to reach the mid to upper 90s ...

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PATERSON, NJ- The Paterson Fire Department is making one last push to recruit residents to take the New Jersey Firefighter Exam in order to have a chance to join the ranks of the Paterson Fire Department. The final recruitment drive will double as a community cookout on Friday, August 31 at ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Visitors will notice the red, white, blue flying proudly over city hall this week. However, while the 13 stripes and 50 stars of the U.S. flag still adorns one flag pole, the other flag bearing the same colors contains just one star and five stripes, waving in the wind for the local ...

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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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NEW YORK, NY - The latest National Weather Service (NWS) report has additional rain returning Friday evening and early Saturday in Northern New Jersey. Skies are expected to clear up later on Saturday and continue through Monday.  For the rest of Friday, the NWS says there is a 60% chance of ...

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PATERSON, NJ - "Bridging the Gap from Addiction to Recovery," an informative roundtable discussion, will be presented on July 26 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Eva's Village Community Kitchen, 393 Main St. Paterson. All are welcome. Light refreshments will be served. The event is being sponsored by the ...

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NEW YORK, NY, - The National Weather Service issued a 'Heat Advisory' this morning for Bergen, Passaic, Essex, Union and Hudson Counties in New Jersey. The heat advisory will remain in effect from noon Monday July 16 until 6 p.m. Tuesday July 17. Extreme heat can cause illness and death among ...

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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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