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Council President Davila and Mayor Sayegh at Odds Over 'Hot Spot' Designation

August 11, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- A proposal to designate the stretch of Union Avenue between Jasper and Kearny Street as a “hot spot” will not receive further public consideration by the Paterson City Council, at least not yet. If approved, the measure would have made the area one of 12 in the city in which businesses are forced to close by midnight and loitering after those hours in punishable by ...

Mayor Andre Sayegh Gives Update on Road Resurfacing

PATERSON, NJ- At an outdoor press conference on the steps of Paterson’s historic St. Bonaventure Church, Mayor Andre Sayegh promised to make good on another campaign promise by updating residents on the 2018 road resurfacing plan and offering a commitment to “address 23 city streets between now and the end of the year.” 

Calling it a ...

Efforts Underway to Make Sure Paterson is Counted When it Counts

PATERSON, NJ- According to Wikipedia the City of Paterson has a population of 148,678. And while with the birth of his first son earlier this week Mayor Andre Sayegh can rightly claim that number has increased by one, he believes there are actually over 150,000 people that call Paterson home.

The undercount, Sayegh repeated often on the campaign trail and since assuming office, is costing ...

Paterson's Mayor Sayegh Selected for Global Mayor's Leadership Initiative

PATERSON, NJ- Less than 24 hours after he invoked former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s “Five Boro Economic Opportunity Plan” Mayor Andre Sayegh has announced that he was selected to participate in the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative.

The ripple effect of the redevelopment of the Paterson Armory site, Sayegh told the Paterson City Council, is part of his ...

Community Forums Scheduled to Meet Sayegh Administration

PATERSON, NJ- Throughout his campaign, and in the weeks since assuming office, Mayor Andre Sayegh said often that moving Paterson forward would be a team effort, and that as mayor he’d continue to seek the input of residents and community leaders.

On Tuesday, Sayegh announced that in order to help facilitate dialogue between his administration and the public his administration will host ...

Readers Says Let Developer Bring Paterson Back

Dear Editor: 

It is no secret that Paterson is in dire need of revitalizing, restructuring, rebuilding, and, quite frankly, rebranding. As a city, we have struggled to pay our municipal debt, to reduce crime substantially, to create sustainable employment opportunities for our youth and to provide assistance for our city’s most vulnerable residents. 

Today, we face an uphill ...

Longtime City Resident Tapped to Head Office of Constituent Services

PATERSON, NJ- Long time community activist Javier Fernandez, who most recently helped organize the recent World Cup watch party which officials say drew close to 2000 fans to a community celebration for the Colombia versus England match, has been appointed at the city’s head of the Office of Constituent Services by Mayor Andre Sayegh.

In this role Fernandez will serve as the main ...

PATERSON MAYOR ANDRE SAYEGH APPOINTS MIKE POWELL AS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

PATERSON, NJ – Mayor Andre Sayegh today appointed Mike Powell as the city’s economic development director for the new city administration.

“Just as Alexander Hamilton looked to the Great Falls and saw the future of our nation, we look to the Great Falls and all of Paterson’s resources and see the prosperous future of our great city,” said Sayegh.

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