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Heat Advisory Extended Thru Sunday, Cold Water Temps Could Still Pose Risks

May 21, 2022

NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service (NWS) extended the weekend heat advisory through 6:00 p.m. Sunday.

Local residents, and those throughout Passaic County, as well as in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, and Union counties should expect high temperatures and high humidity. Heat index values across much of the effected area are expected around 95 on Sunday. 

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How Hot is It Going to be This Weekend?

NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a heat advisory for Sat. May 21 from noon until 8:00 p.m.

Paterson and Passaic County residents, as well as those in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, and Union counties should expect high temperatures and high humidity. Heat index values across much of the effected area are expected to approach 100.

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Paterson Native Leads Effort To Clean Up Hometown

PATERSON, NJ – Mayor Andre Sayegh and Tshon Wells of Wells Cleaning Company provided an update on Tuesday on the clean-up efforts of the Clean Commercial Corridors imitative. The initiative, funded by the Paterson Urban Enterprise Zone, serves all six wards in Paterson.

“The Wells Cleaning Company has been out for the last couple of weeks in each ward, hiring Paterson residents, ...

Severe Storms May Bring Strong Winds, Hail to Paterson Monday Afternoon

PATERSON, NJ — Batten down the hatches.

Some stormy springtime weather is headed our way Monday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service, which indicated a tornado isn't out of the question in Northeast New Jersey.

“Thunderstorms ahead of an approaching cold front on Monday have the potential to produce damaging winds,” the service warns. “Large hail ...

Paterson Celebrates Earth Day With Electric Vehicle Funding And Flag Raising

PATERSON, NJ – Paterson officials joined President of the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) Joseph Fiordaliso, on Friday to celebrate Earth Day with a funding announcement for electric vehicles and a flag raising ceremony.

Paterson has taken a major step in its sustainable initiatives, including with an investment in 35 electric vehicles for various ...

City Green to Host Annual Veggie Plant Sale

City Green, a nonprofit urban farming and gardening organization, will host its annual Veggie Plant Sale from May 11th through May 14th at the City Green Farm Eco-Center, 171 Grove Street, Clifton, to kick off the spring gardening season. Home and community gardeners can shop a vast selection of home-grown veggie plants, all organically cultivated by City Green’s farm ...

Heavy Rain, Potential for Flooding for Paterson Area Monday Night into Tuesday

NEW YORK, NY- The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for Northeast New Jersey including Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Passaic, and Union Counties for Monday night into Tuesday morning. All five boroughs of New York City, as well as Rockland and Westchester Counties are also under the watch. 

A low-pressure system is moving along the East Coast and is expected to produce heavy ...

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Train for a Job in the Cannabis Industry

Train for a job in the booming cannabis industry.  A live, online training course starts June 1 through Passaic County Community College’s Continuing Education and Workforce Development department. 

The medical and adult use cannabis industry is growing fast, and well-trained individuals are needed to fill jobs of all types and levels. This course will prepare you for an ...

Felician University Announces 2022 Commencement Speaker and Honorary Degree Recipient

RUTHERFORD, NJ - President James W. Crawford, III and the Felician University Board of Trustees have announced that Jeh Johnson will receive an honorary doctor of letters degree and serve as keynote speaker at this year’s Commencement. He will address the graduates during the ceremony which will begin at 10am on May 21st at American Dream. Mr. Johnson is the former Secretary of ...

New Jersey Warns of Price Gouging During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

May 19, 2022

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey.

“The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous vendors coming out of the woodwork to take advantage of parents at a vulnerable ...

Governor Murphy Announces American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program

HACKENSACK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy visited the Hackensack Fire Department Monday morning to announce the new American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program. The grant will help local and regional fire departments across the state provide first responders with proper protective, cleaning and sanitation equipment, according to a news release from the Governor's office. 

“Confronted ...

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The Men of Lambda Upsilon Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. participated in the annual Friends of Benjie E. Wimberly Bowling Night of Fun.

May 16, 2022

PATERSON, NJ – The Men of Lambda Upsilon Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. participated in the annual Friends of Benjie E. Wimberly Bowling Night of Fun, an annual event that is well-supported by local civic groups including many Divine 9 organizations.   

Participants in the event enjoyed a night of fellowship, fun and music, attendees said.  

As part ...

Bergen New Bridge Medical Center Signs with Guardian Research Network® to Help Change How Healthcare is Delivered

May 17, 2022

PARAMUS, NJ – Guardian Research Network Inc. (GRN) announced that Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, New Jersey’s largest hospital and a clinical affiliate of Rutgers University Medical School, has joined its nationwide healthcare system research network. As not-for-profits, both entities come together to bring healthcare innovation to local communities and enhance patient diversity in ...

New Poll: Majority of New Jersey Voters and Parents Support Public Charter Schools by a 2:1 Margin

HAMILTON, NJ – A new statewide poll from Change Research released today by the New Jersey Public Charter Schools Association (NJPCSA) found that a majority of voters in New Jersey support public charter schools by a nearly 2:1 margin (50% of respondents indicated support and 27% indicated opposition), while parents surveyed have an even higher level of support (56% support and only 24% ...