Habitat for Humanity Now Accepting Applications For Two Two-Family Homes In Paterson: Applications are open until May 31

By GABRIELLA DRAGONE PATERSON, NJ – Paterson Habitat for Humanity is now accepting applications to purchase two-family homes located at 213 Governor Street and 65 North 5th Street in Paterson. The applications will only be accepted between May 1 to May 31 at 3:00 p.m. Only completed applications, which will include required documents, will be

Underground Railroad site in Paterson officially recognized by National Park Service

By Kemberly Richardson PATERSON, New Jersey (WABC) -- An Underground Railroad site in Paterson has been officially recognized by the National Parks Service National Underground Network to Freedom. "You talk to a lot of historians and a lot of people will tell you, I've never heard of that story," public historian Jimmy Richardson said. It's

Paterson Underground Railroad site gets a prestigious recognition from the Park Service

by Jim Beckerman No one proclaimed — back in the 1850s — that a certain house and factory at Bridge Street and Broadway in Paterson was an Underground Railroad stop. You had to know. Now, it's being proclaimed. On Wednesday, May 4, at 11 a.m., Mayor Andre Sayegh, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr., D-Paterson, and

Paterson Celebrates Earth Day With Electric Vehicle Funding And Flag Raising

By GABRIELLA DRAGONE PATERSON, NJ – Paterson officials joined President of the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) Joseph Fiordaliso, on Friday to celebrate Earth Day with a funding announcement for electric vehicles and a flag raising ceremony. Paterson has taken a major step in its sustainable initiatives, including with an investment in 35

Paterson Press: Paterson mayor travels to New Mexico for education conference

BY Joe Malinconico August 16, 2021   Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh spent most of last week at an education conference in New Mexico, an event that featured expert panels on teacher evaluations, recruitment, diversity and compensation. Sayegh was the only mayor and only official from New Jersey invited to attend the three-day conference, sponsored by

Tap Into Paterson: Sayegh Tapped for Participation in Prestigious Education Policy Fellowship

By STEVE LENOX August 6, 2021    PATERSON, NJ –  Mayor Andre Sayegh is hoping his efforts to improve educational outcomes in the City of Paterson will get a boost following his selection as a Hunt-Kean Leadership Fellow, an initiative of The Hunt Institute founded in 2001 by former North Carolina Governor Jim Hunt. Launched

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