Mayor Andre Sayegh

Local leaders’ years of work culminates in newest home for Pillar College in Paterson

By MARK RENFREE PATERSON, NJ – It’s Pillar time in the Silk City as the Christian college opens its newest location in the renovated Beaux-Arts building. The downtown seat of the school’s operations in Paterson marks a new era for not only the college and its students, but the building as well. Built in 1814

Paterson Public Schools, Local Officials and Community Celebrate Return to Local Control

By ED RUMLEY PATERSON, NJ - Paterson Public Schools administrators and teachers joined local officials and area residents Wednesday afternoon to publicly recognize the successful return of authority of the District. Held outside the district’s headquarters in order to observe social distancing protocol, participants braved chilling temperatures and gusty winds to recognize many who have

Super Bowl champ Victor Cruz plays Santa at Eva’s Village in Paterson

Ed Rumley Paterson Press As workers and volunteers prepared takeout meals for hundreds of residents and local community members at Paterson’s Eva’s Village, a special visitor stopped by on the day before Christmas. One of the Silk City’s favorite sons, former New York Giants’ star wide receiver Victor Cruz, donated a gift of $11,000 to

COVID-19 vaccinations are coming to Paterson. Here’s what you need to know | Sayegh

Andre Sayegh Special to the USA TODAY Network In April, the possibility of having a vaccine for COVD-19 by December seemed like wishful thinking. While we waited, we continued to work on suppressing the spread of the virus especially through our nationally-renowned contact tracing program. Thankfully, hope is on the horizon and I am proud

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