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Paterson Cuts Ribbon On Lou Costello Memorial Park

April 29, 2022

PATERSON, NJ – Mayor Andre Sayegh and New Jersey Community Development Corporation (NJCDC) CEO Bob Guarasci cut the ribbon on Paterson’s newest redeveloped park, Lou Costello Memorial Park, on Thursday.

With funds from the Community Development Block Grant, Alexandra’s Playground and the Passaic County Open Space, Farmland, and Historic Preservation Grant, the once derelict ...

City Of Paterson Unveils Newest Development, Great Falls Lofts

PATERSON, NJ– Mayor Andre Sayegh joined Procida Funding and partner Asset Realty in unveiling design plans for a proposed new $40 million 127 apartment mixed-use redevelopment project named Great Falls Lofts at 468 Totowa Avenue on Wednesday.

Procida Funding has financed and overseen the development and redevelopment of over $60 million worth of real estate projects in Paterson over the ...

Sayegh Gives Update on Hinchliffe Stadium Progress

PATERSON, NJ – Mayor Andre Sayegh provided an update on the City’s restoration plans for Hinchliffe Stadium on Monday. After lying vacant for 24 years, the historic stadium is coming back to life through the support of local and state leaders, officials said.

“Today marks the one year anniversary of the groundbreaking here at the historic Hinchliffe Stadium,” ...

Sayegh Announces Clean Commercial Corridors Initiative

PATERSON, NJ – Mayor Andre Sayegh and Economic Development Director Michael Powell announced on Wednesday a new initiative to support clean commercial corridors in Paterson.

The City will partner with Wells Cleaning, a local small business, to clean commercial corridors like Union Avenue, Main Street and 21st Avenue.

“Cleanliness is the top of our agenda,” Sayegh said.

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If college isn’t right for you, consider a future in the trades

With the end of the school year approaching, many high school students are seeing their friends’ social media feeds flooded with photos of college acceptance letters.  The pressure to go to a four-year college immediately after high school is intense, and many kids are applying to colleges simply because they think they are supposed to go.  But what if college is not a good fit ...

Felician University Announces 2022 Commencement Speaker and Honorary Degree Recipient

RUTHERFORD, NJ - President James W. Crawford, III and the Felician University Board of Trustees have announced that Jeh Johnson will receive an honorary doctor of letters degree and serve as keynote speaker at this year’s Commencement. He will address the graduates during the ceremony which will begin at 10am on May 21st at American Dream. Mr. Johnson is the former Secretary of ...

Jack McGreevey, a No-Nonsense Supporter of Veterans, Dead at 93

May 12, 2022

CARTERET, NJ – Jack McGreevey, a battle-hardened Marine drill sergeant turned dogged advocate for his fellow veterans, who passed his passion for service to his son, former Gov. Jim McGreevey, died May 12.

He was 93.

Mr. McGreevey, of Carteret, was a constant presence throughout the 19th legislative district, serving in the legislative office since 1998. He proudly wore his ...

TurboTax/Intuit to Pay "Misled" NJ Customers $2.15M in Restitution

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin announced on Wednesday a $141 million settlement with the financial software company Intuit Inc. that resolves a multi-state investigation into claims Intuit misled consumers into paying for online tax preparation services instead of using the company’s free service offerings.

As part of the settlement, more than 70,000 New ...

Mayor Andre Sayegh’s Leadership Integrity Matters for Continuing Progress of Paterson

May 6, 2022

Dear Editor

When choosing a mayor, citizens are essentially hiring a person they believe is best fit for the duties and responsibilities of the office. We have seen the ineffectiveness of this hiring process at times when voters don’t have enough information or are uninterested or simply ready for a new officeholder. Considering the mayor’s office is like the CEO position of a ...

Scenes from the 2022 Passaic County Art in the Park Festival Held in Goffle Brook Park, Hawthorne

May 7, 2022

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Passaic County's Art in the Park returned to Goffle Brook Park last weekend and the area from the Passaic County Arts Center at the John W. Rea House, past the playground, down along the walkway, was lined with booths where vendors, artists, and crafters had set up to show their talents and sell their wares.

Art in the Park was held from 11 to 7 on Saturday, April 30, ...

New Poll: Majority of New Jersey Voters and Parents Support Public Charter Schools by a 2:1 Margin

May 11, 2022

HAMILTON, NJ – A new statewide poll from Change Research released today by the New Jersey Public Charter Schools Association (NJPCSA) found that a majority of voters in New Jersey support public charter schools by a nearly 2:1 margin (50% of respondents indicated support and 27% indicated opposition), while parents surveyed have an even higher level of support (56% support and only 24% ...

Mayor Andre Sayegh Receives Endorsement From Assemblywoman Shavonda Sumter

PATERSON, NJ - Assemblywoman Shavonda Sumter has announced her endorsement of Mayor Andre Sayegh for re-election. Representing the 35th Legislative District comprising Passaic and Bergen Counties, Sumter has served in the New Jersey State Assembly as Deputy Speaker and Majority Conference Leader as well as Chair of the N.J. Legislative Black Caucus. 

"Assemblywoman Sumter has ...