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Mayor Backs Bill Giving Driver's Licenses to Undocumented Immigrants

December 5, 2018

PATERSON, NJ - Mayor Andre Sayegh has voiced his support for a proposed state law allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain driver's licenses.

On Tuesday, November 27, state legislators introduced a bill permitting these immigrants to get licenses because many of them are already currently driving on New Jersey roads.

Sayegh joined mayors from six other municipalities in hailing the ...

Honoring 41, What's Closed on National Day of Mourning for President George H. W. Bush

WASHINGTON, DC -  The United States of America will observe a National Day of Mourning on Wed. Dec. 5 to honor the 41st President of the United States, George Herbert Walker Bush. 

In addition to all flags being flown a half staff, there will be closures in both government and the private sector. 

The United States Senate postponed all votes until after the ...

Councilwoman Lilisa Mimms Declares: Let There Be Light

PATERSON, NJ - Whether it’s aggressively encouraging residents to enroll in college, bringing local families together for “movies under the stars”, offering recognition to those that have turned their lives around to inspire others, or any number of other pet projects taken on by the nine members of Paterson’s City Council, there is certainly no lack of effort to make the ...

TAPinto Paterson Video: City Leaders Team Up to Encourage Local Investment in Paterson Through Tax Lien Sale

PATERSON, NJ- Tax liens on 297 properties delinquent in their property taxes will be up for auction on Thursday. Conducted by Max Spann Real Estate & Auction Company, the same firm that managed the city’s sale of 46 properties in March, the tax lien sale will be begin at 10:00 a.m. and be held in City Council Chambers.

On Wednesday, nearly 100 residents attended a pre-auction ...

City Council Approves Temporary Budget, Sets Tuesday Meeting to Reconsider Annual Spending Measure

PATERSON, NJ- The Paterson City Council will reconsider the introduction of Mayor Andre Sayegh’s inaugural budget on Tuesday, Council President Maritza Davila announced.

The meeting will be held in council chambers and is scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m.

The $283.6 million measure which covers the city’s finances from July 1, 2018 until June 30, 2019, was previously rejected ...

Paterson Pays Tribute to Those Who Served in Military, Gets First Ever Deputy Mayor for Veterans Affairs

PATERSON, NJ- Born in Belgium, Tony Vancheri grew up in Paterson, joining the US Army and serving in Vietnam as a medic before being sworn in as a United States citizen during a special ceremony while in Hawaii during a leave from the battlefront.

Today, as the nation paused to pay tribute to all of the men and women who have served the nation as members of the United States military, Vancheri ...

Assemblyman Wimberly's 'Evening of Hope' Inspires Guests to Lift Others Up for Brighter Futures

PATERSON, NJ- The background noise of guests enjoying their dinners and engaging in side conversations didn’t dampen the enthusiasm with which each of seven honorees espoused the theme of  an event hosted by Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly on Monday.

From Paterson’s First Lady who accepted an award on behalf of her husband, Mayor Andre Sayegh, to former New York Giant Charles Way, ...


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Pascrell Mourns the Passing of President George H.W. Bush

December 1, 2018

PATERSON, NJ – Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr (D-NJ-09) issued the following statement on the passing of former President George H.W. Bush:

“President George H.W. Bush was a patriot and a statesman. His record of service is nearly unparalleled: as an aviator in the Pacific Theater during World War II, a U.S. Representative, a UN Ambassador, the director of the Central ...