Councilman Luis Velez

Paterson board approves $6 million plan for food distribution center in city’s 5th Ward

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.

Paterson’s UCEDA Institute Launches Mayoral Scholarship to Help Students Gain Path to Citizenship

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

Paterson’s guaranteed income program — 110 families will get $400 a month — moves forward

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

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