Paterson Entrepreneur Brings Fashion Sense to Bustling Business Corridor

Zèna is the youngest female-owned Palestinian women’s clothing store in New Jersey. By Gabriella Dragone PATERSON, NJ – A new store has made its way to Paterson as Mayor Andrè Sayegh and business owner Shoroq Alhussein cut the ribbon at the newest female-owned business, The Zèna Company. Zèna provides its customers with modern modest designs

Booker Visits Muslim-Owned Small Businesses in Paterson

Paterson, NJ – U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) joined Paterson Mayor André Sayegh, Councilman Alaa Abdelaziz, and elected officials on Monday to visit Muslim-owned small businesses in Paterson, including a community pharmacy that offered testing and vaccines to the public during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. The visit comes just weeks after Booker introduced a resolution celebrating the achievements

In reversal, Gov. Murphy grants funding reprieve for Paterson Healing Collective

by Joe Malinconico PATERSON — Nine hospital-based programs that help victims of violent crimes — including the Paterson Healing Collective — have gained a reprieve as Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration has changed its mind about ending their funding. Murphy and acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin on Monday morning announced that the state would use $10 million of New Jersey’s

Paterson Raises Peruvian Flag In Celebration Of The Country’s 201 Years Of Independence

Mayor Sayegh posthumously honored Peruvian leader Nelly Celi for her 30+ years of dedication to the City of Paterson community. By Gabriella Dragone PATERSON, NJ – On Thursday, Mayor Andre Sayegh, the Peruvian Parade, Inc. and the Paterson City Council raised the Peruvian flag outside Paterson City Hall to celebrate the nation’s independence from Spain.

Paterson’s city budget infused with $46 million in COVID relief. What does this mean for you?

by Joe Malinconico PATERSON — An infusion of more than $46 million in federal COVID-19 relief funding has produced a 19.6% increase in Paterson’s proposed city budget for 2022. Most of the federal money would be used for one-time initiatives and projects, including a possible $20 million community center, officials said. Property taxes for city

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