Joe Malinconico PATERSON — A Mexican produce distributor currently based in Passaic has gained approval to construct a $6 million distribution center at a 7-acre site in Paterson’s 5th Ward. The company, GroMex, has been operating on First Street in Passaic for at least two decades and plans to continue running a wholesale business there.
By GABRIELLA DRAGONE PATERSON, NJ – On Tuesday, Mayor Andre Sayegh and the Paterson Municipal Council raised the Pan-African Flag to mark the start of Black History Month. “We celebrate and commemorate Black History Month, but like history, it should be celebrated from January 1 to December 31,” Sayegh said. “We celebrate leaders in our
By ED RUMLEY PATERSON, NJ - In celebration of the United Nations English Language Day, Paterson’s UCEDA Institute granted three scholarships to city residents to assist them in mastering English as a second language. As a result, organizers said, recipients will be better empowered to gain employment and a clear pathway to citizenship. The annual
Joe Malinconico Paterson Press PATERSON — The City Council seems set to sign off on a program launched by the mayor that would provide 110 Paterson families with $400 per month for one year with no restrictions on how they spend the money. Residents later this month will be able to submit applications to participate