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Officials Tout Receipt $100,000 Grant to Plan 'Ecosystems of Innovation'

September 20, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- Efforts to build “ecosytems of innovation” in Passaic County took a step forward on Wednesday with the announcement of $100,000 in planning funds from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA).

Joined by leaders from the government, academic, and business sectors on the steps of Paterson City Hall, Mayor Andre Sayegh announced that the funds will be used to ...

Sayegh Touts Redevelopment Potential to State Agency

PATERSON, NJ- Making good on his promise to utilize relationships he has developed with stakeholders and decision makers well beyond the city’s border, Mayor Andre Sayegh recently welcomed Tim Sullivan, CEO of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA), to Paterson. 

A state agency which offers a range of resources to support small business growth, including low-interest ...

Members of Clean Team Hit the Streets

PATERSON, NJ - 21 years ago Bill Rodriguez, a lifelong Paterson resident, took a job as a “can man” during the administration of Mayor Marty Barnes. After steadily rising through the ranks, Rodriguez is now serving as the city’s Department of Public Works.

For 17 other city residents, members of Paterson’s Clean Streets Team, similar opportunities exist, but for ...

Paterson's Industrial Past that Helped Birth Labor Day

PATERSON, NJ-  Traditionally recognized the first Monday of September, Labor Day, was created by the labor movement and is, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. 

While New York's was the first legislature to introduce a bill to formally recognize the day, Oregon, on February 21, 1887 became the ...

$5.4 Million Coming to Paterson to Support Housing Initiatives

PATERSON, NJ – Homeless and under housed residents in the City of Paterson will benefit from more than $5.4 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD), according to an announcement made by Congressman Bill Pascrell at a Monday press conference.

The grants will be used to help provide housing ...


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