Councilman Shahin Khalique Welcomes Over 800 to Community Iftar

May 20, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- Though perhaps not possible to prove, the assertion by local activist Al Abdelaziz that Paterson’s Muslim population is the most thriving and organized in New Jersey wasn’t made completely devoid of evidence on Saturday.

Joined by several elected officials including Mayor-Elect Andre Sayegh, Councilwoman-Elect Lilisa Mimms, and Board of Education Commissioner Joel ...

Hundreds of Bikers Attend Motorcycle Mass

PATERSON, NJ- Leather and denim, chains and boots were the attire at 11:30 mass at Paterson’s St. John’s Cathedral on Sunday.

Making his way from the rectory to the outdoor altar set up for the occasion on his own 2003 Harley Davidson Road King, Monsignor Mark Giordani proceeded to offer spiritual nourishment to the more than 500 that gathered for the outdoor mass.

This ...

Revived 'Poor People's Campaign' Comes to Life at Historic Paterson Church

PATERSON, NJ- On March 27, 1968 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. came to Paterson to encourage the more than 2000 listeners that gathered both inside the sanctuary where he spoke and outside on the lawn to join his “Poor People’s Campaign,” to rise up against poverty and economic inequality.

Just days later, the civil rights icon would fall victim to an assassin’s bullet on ...

Blue Mass Honors Fallen Police Officers

PATERSON, NJ- The bells of The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist rang out over a sea of blue on Tuesday as hundreds of police officers turned out for the Diocese of Paterson’s 19th annual Blue Mass. 

Held to honor the lives of police officers lost in the line of duty, Tuesday’s service payed special tribute through prayer to Jersey City Lieutenant Chris Robateau and ...

TAPinto Paterson On the Campaign Trail: Sayegh Receives Endorsement of Pastors and Clergy

PATERSON, NJ- Citing the “renaissance and rebound” of Newark and Jersey City while Paterson has continued to “lag in so many vital areas” such as increasing tax ratables and fostering safer streets, 15 ministers and pastors stood together on Saturday to offer their endorsement for Councilman Andre Sayegh’s bid for mayor.

“Our city needs a mayor who has an ...

Eva’s Village Honors Volunteers during Volunteer Appreciation Month

Paterson, NJ, On Sunday, April 8, Eva’s Village turned the tables on more than 120 volunteers, who came to Eva’s Community Kitchen not to serve others, but to partake in a festive meal honoring their dedication and service. Students at Eva’s Culinary School prepared the meal including hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, carving stations with roast turkey, lamb and ham, side ...

How One Rosa Parks Graduate is Letting Her Inner Faith Shine

PATERSON, NJ- A proud graduate of Rosa L. Parks School of Fine and Performing Arts, Class of 1991, Rahsona Elder is a loving mother of three balancing family, work and service, while helping to deliver high quality arts programming to Paterson children. In fact, it is her work ethic and passion for family that led her to become the founder of InnerFaith Performing Arts Center ...

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