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Mayor Andre Sayegh Touts First 100 Days in Office

October 10, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- Mayor Andre Sayegh commemorated the 100 day mark of his Administration by pointing to a number of accomplishments that he believes show Paterson is “back on the map” during a brief address in City Council chambers on Tuesday.

As he has done since being sworn in on July 1, Sayegh gave much of the credit to the team working around him, including Business ...

Council Considers Measure to Reauthorize Municipal ID Cards

PATERSON, NJ - A city program that provides municipal identification cards to local residents will be relaunched under a proposal brought before the Paterson City Council on Tuesday.

The cards, 6th Ward Councilman Al Abdelaziz told TAPinto Paterson, are meant to be “a functional tool to allow undocumented individuals to more openly integrate into the community and contribute to the ...

Despite Objections from Firefighters and Police City Council Moves to Change Health Plans

PATERSON, NJ- Dozens of firefighters and police officers, both active and retired, descended on city hall on Tuesday to ask members of the city council to delay their action on a proposal to move Paterson’s public employees from the city’s current self funded health insurance plan to the State Health Benefits Plan.

The change, according to Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration, ...

Mayor Andre Sayegh Swears In Environmental Commission

PATERSON, NJ- Mayor Andre Sayegh swore in seven members of the reestablished Environmental Commission at a City Hall ceremony on Monday.

The members are Sandra Bosque, Rita Gernant, Joseph Fulmore, Sr., Audrey McDowell, Sebastian Mejia, Dawn Briggs-Moody, and Jaimi Rodriguez.

“We are proud today to name our seven Environmental Commission members who are tasked with ramping ...

Transition Team Presents Mayor Sayegh 'Aggressive Roadmap' for Paterson's Future

PATERSON, NJ- Nearly three dozen members of his Transition Team delivered the culmination of their hundreds of hours of research and work to Mayor Andre Sayegh on Thursday.

Presented in the form of an 87-page report, the completed work, according to Vaughn McKoy who led the effort as the Transition Team Chair before accepting the role of Business Administrator, provides a “roadmap to ...

Mayor Sayegh to Release Transition Team Report at Afternoon Press Conference

PATERSON, NJ - Mayor Andre Sayegh is set to release the findings of his Transition Team at a city hall press conference on Thursday. The report reflects the work of more than 100 volunteers that were appointed to the committee following Sayegh's victory on May 8, and included hundreds of hours of in-depth discussions and research, as well as three public forums.

The nearly 90-page report, ...


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Rep. Pascrell Announces $24,000 HUD Grant To Paterson Housing Authority

October 11, 2018

PATERSON, NJ – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced that the U.S. Department for Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded a $24,570 Housing Counseling Program Grant to the Paterson Housing Authority. The grant will be used to help Paterson residents become more financially literate, expand their home ownership opportunities, improve access to affordable ...