Gateway to Paterson Gets a Makeover

April 23, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- While Juan Carlos Williams Community Plaza may be one of the city’s smallest parks, its location at the bottom of the Route 19 exit makes it  a focal point for vehicles entering the city every day. Now, thanks to the hard work of more than 75 volunteers, the gateway is cleaner, greener and brighter.

On Saturday, in celebration of Global Youth Service Day (GYSD), New ...

New vessel launched on Passaic River, Newark Bay to Collect Floating Debris

NEWARK, NJ – A new vessel to remove floating trash and debris from the Passaic River, its tributaries and the Newark Bay was launched this week by the Newark-based Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (PVSC) as part of the agency’s River Restoration Program.

The new, state-of-the-art Aquarius System Trash Hunter-34 Skimmer, which features a 50-foot-long, 13-foot-wide, ...

Councilman Luis Velez Gives Snow Update: DPW Working Since 5:00 AM

PATERSON, NJ- Fifth Ward Councilman Luis Velez, who also serves as the Chairman of the Department of Public Works Committee, gave the following snow update to TAPinto Paterson:

Department of Public Works crews started pre-treating the streets at 5:00 a.m. this morning. Their tireless work has kept roads passable throughout the day.

Though the storm is not over, we are not expecting ...

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PVSC Conducts Cleanup at The Great Falls in Preparation of Earth Week

April 18, 2018

Newark, NJ – The Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (PVSC) conducted a cleanup of the shoreline surrounding the Great Falls in Paterson on Friday, April 13. The cleanup was conducted in conjunction with the National Park Service. It was held in preparation for National Park Week (April 21 to April 29) and Earth Day (April 22).
The Paterson Public Schools, Hamilton Partnership for ...