Booker Visits Muslim-Owned Small Businesses in Paterson

Paterson, NJ – U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) joined Paterson Mayor André Sayegh, Councilman Alaa Abdelaziz, and elected officials on Monday to visit Muslim-owned small businesses in Paterson, including a community pharmacy that offered testing and vaccines to the public during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. The visit comes just weeks after Booker introduced a resolution celebrating the achievements

In reversal, Gov. Murphy grants funding reprieve for Paterson Healing Collective

by Joe Malinconico PATERSON — Nine hospital-based programs that help victims of violent crimes — including the Paterson Healing Collective — have gained a reprieve as Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration has changed its mind about ending their funding. Murphy and acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin on Monday morning announced that the state would use $10 million of New Jersey’s

Fair Lawn Bank Invests $100K In Housing Nonprofit

Columbia Bank has invested $100,000 to support revitalization initiatives by nonprofit Paterson Habitat for Humanity. by Logan Williamson FAIR LAWN, NJ — Columbia Bank, headquartered in Fair Lawn, has invested $100,000 to support nonprofit housing organization Paterson Habitat for Humanity for neighborhood revitalization activities, the bank said in a news release. "Columbia Bank is committed

News 12 NJ: Paterson Police celebrate graduation of cadets for Junior Police Academy

June 4, 2022   The Paterson Police Department celebrated the graduation of the cadets for the Paterson Junior Police Academy. This year also marked the five-year anniversary of the "Cop Adopt a Kid" program. The program gives a mentor to each child by supporting, advising and guiding the kids to help create a better relationship

WABC: Paterson man honored with keys to the city after rescuing neighbors from their burning home

By Crystal Cranmore June 2, 2022   PATERSON, New Jersey (WABC) -- A man received the keys to the city of Paterson for his heroic actions that saved his neighbors. Rahshon Dixon rescued his neighbors from their Rosa Parks Boulevard home in Paterson after the home burst into flames back in April. "There was no

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