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September 10, 2022

PATERSON, NJ – Paterson Habitat for Humanity hosted a celebration to mark the groundbreaking of the future Clinton Street Park on Friday. Two special initiatives were announced during the event, the Wells Fargo Welcome Home Campaign and Paterson Habitat’s Northside Critical Repair Program, a new ...

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NEW JERSEY — How tough is it for bicyclists and pedestrians to get around northern New Jersey? As part of an effort to help counties and municipalities better understand how to become places where everyone can get where they need to go safely, the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The views available at the Paterson Great Falls this weekend will be out of this world, literally.  On Sunday, August 28, the Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park will be an official NASA host site for celebrating some of the first images taken by the James Webb Space ...

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PATERSON, NJ – This summer, the City Planning Institute, in partnership with the New Jersey Community Development Corporation (NJCDC) held a three-week program where students in the City of Paterson learned about City Planning, Civic Engagement and Urban Design.  The program, which was held ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Senior Citizens in Paterson are invited to attend City Green’s “Senior Day” at the Veggie Mobile at Lou Costello Park on Tuesday, August 16th from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm. The Paterson Division of Senior Services will be at the Veggie Mobile registering adults aged 60 years and older ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Due to ongoing hot and dry conditions, New Jersey is under a drought watch as of Tuesday. The state's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is asking residents and businesses to conserve water. New Jersey has a three-stage drought advisory system. A drought watch is the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Center for Vector Biology (CVB), part of the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, recently launched ‘New Jersey Ticks 4 Science!’, a citizen-led science project supported by the state that asks New Jerseyans to submit tick specimens ...

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NEW JERSEY -- As dry and hot weather persists, the State Department of Environmental Protections (NJDEP) asking businesses and residents to conserve water.  The Department said that the recent heat wave that brought temperatures near 100 degrees has not "significantly impacted drinking water ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Mayor Andre Sayegh shared in greater details on Monday Paterson’s plans to expand the Great Falls National Historic Park with a $7.9 million Riverwalk.  The 2.5-acre expansion will allow visitors to stroll along the Passaic River among the ruins of a dye factory, silk mill, and ...

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PATERSON, NJ - The City Green Veggie Mobile, a mobile farmers’ market selling affordable, locally grown produce, is now at Lou Costello Park in Paterson. Every Tuesday from 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM, the City Green Veggie Mobile will be at Lou Costello Park offering a wide variety of affordable fruits ...

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PATERSON, NJ - On July 21, Paterson city council members, Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh, and Executive Director of the Passaic Valley Water Commission (PVWC) Jim Mueller announced the implementation of their plan to eliminate the lead pipes in Passaic County, with no cost to homeowners or taxpayers.

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TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has issued an Air Quality Action Day Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Essex, Union counties from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday. An Air Quality Action Day means that Ground Level Ozone within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy ...

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PATERSON, NJ  — The go-to for bird rescues in this area is warning the public that the feathered friends they protect are getting hurt and killed by glue traps people have set to catch spotted lanternfly nymphs. The Raptor Trust Bird Rehabilitation and Education Center has cared for 39 birds ...

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PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ - Community groups, organizations, and municipalities in Passaic County can now apply for City Green’s Tree & Bulb Dig In! grant to beautify public spaces and create or expand natural wildlife habitats in their neighborhood. The Dig In! grant provides applicants with up to ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The Paterson City Council is expected to vote to accept a $500,000 grant from New City Parks to help revitalize Westside Park. Westside Park is New City Parks’ first park in Paterson that they will be working on at no cost to the City.  “We’re here to work with you,” Rose ...

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PATERSON, NJ – On Friday, Mayor Andre Sayegh joined Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr., Assemblyman Benji Wimberly and Fifth Ward Councilman Luis Velez to further outline the plans to renovate 15 parks throughout the City’s six wards utilizing funds from the American Rescue Plan.  “Today, we’re ...

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CLIFTON, NJ - City Green, a nonprofit urban farming and gardening organization, hired 12 high school interns this summer to grow food and educate children in their community. City Green’s Growing Strong internship program provides high school students in Clifton and Paterson with a paid summer ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Gardeners in Paterson can show off their green thumb by applying to City Green’s 13th annual “The Greenest Place in Paterson” garden contest.  The “Greenest Place in Paterson” contest celebrates the vision and hard work of Paterson residents and the gardens they create around the ...

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PATERSON, NJ – On Wednesday, Mayor Andre Sayegh and Fire Chief Brian McDermott unveiled the City’s first charging station. The charging station, located at the Division of Health, will support six new electric vehicles assigned to the Division.  “Paterson is driving right into the next century,” ...

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This story was co-produced in collaboration with CivicStory and the NJ Sustainability Reporting project. HOBOKEN, NJ — One of the great misconceptions about Hudson County is that the only way to appreciate nature is to, well, leave. While the area is the densely populated part of the state, ...

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PATERSON, NJ – On Tuesday, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Lisa Garcia joined by Congressman Bill Pascrell Jr., Mayor Andre Sayegh, and New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) Chief Executive OfficerTim Sullivan highlighted the recent announcement of $2 ...

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PATERSON, NJ – $5.7 million received from federal COVID relief funds towards park improvement projects across the city was approved at the City Council's Regular meeting on Tuesday.  The proposal was rejected earlier this year when some members of the council shared their concern that there was ...

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PATERSON, NJ - The Department of Environmental Protection is enhancing statewide efforts to remove litter, beautify neighborhoods and improve water quality across New Jersey by distributing $21.4 million in Clean Communities grants this year, an approximate $700,000 increase over 2021’s ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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