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New Jersey awards $750K grant for Paterson youth arts project

Joe Malinconico Paterson Press PATERSON — The state has awarded a $750,000 historic preservation grant to a city nonprofit group planning to convert the former First Presbyterian Church of Paterson on Main Street into a youth performing arts center. The Paterson-based New Jersey Community Development Corporation previously secured $800,000 in financing through the state neighborhood

Paterson reopens Anthony Lucas Park after $200,000 face-lift

Richard Cowen NorthJersey.com On the morning after a whirlwind election, Paterson's political leaders wiped the dust from their sleep-deprived eyes and put aside their differences long enough to cut the ribbon on a newly refurbished park in the Riverside neighborhood. "We declare victory against violence. We declare victory against undisciplined activity," Mayor Andre Sayegh told

Paterson’s parks must be a priority in order to move our community forward | Sayegh

Andre Sayegh Special to the USA TODAY NETWORK Improving our parks and fields was a plank in my platform during the mayoral campaign and is an initiative that my administration is passionately pursuing. That’s why one of the hardest parts of my pandemic response was issuing an executive order shutting down all of the parks

Precision Textiles donates 2,000 masks to Paterson-based non-profit Oasis

By Ryan Patti | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com Precision Textiles of Totowa, a leading supplier of coated fabrics, non-wovens and laminations for the bedding, automotive, healthcare and home furnishings industries, has donated 2,000 masks to Oasis — a non-profit organization providing services to underprivileged women and children, the company announced. The masks, which were

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