Prosecutor asked to investigate Paterson mailer

The head of a progressive advocacy group is expected to ask the Passaic County Prosecutor to investigate how an unauthorized mailing showed up in the mailboxes of some Paterson residents. The Progressive Values Committee is supporting Andre Sayegh for mayor in tomorrow’s election and their chairman, Joe Waks, says someone else took his group’s name on a mailer that sought to use race and religion to push voters in a

Another labor endorsement for Sayegh

The Passaic County Central Labor Council today endorsed Andre Sayegh for mayor of Paterson. “We support candidates that understand worker’s rights and support working families.  Andre Sayegh displays a genuine commitment to move Paterson forward and make all of its diverse communities better for the people who live and work there.  That’s what we see Andre Sayegh doing in Paterson every day,” said PCCLC president Juan Negron. Sayegh, a councilman,

32BJ backs Sayegh in Paterson

The latest union to endorse Andre Sayegh for mayor of Paterson: 32BJ SEIU. “Andre Sayegh is a tireless advocate for the City of Paterson and all its working men, women and families.  This election for mayor is coming at an important time, a time when we need honest and enthusiastic leadership to move Paterson forward,” said Kevin Brown, Vice President and New Jersey State Director of 32BJ SEIU. “We endorse

Operating Engineers back Sayegh

The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 825 has endorsed Andre Sayegh for mayor of Paterson. “The future of Paterson will depend heavily upon strong leadership – and we believe that Councilman Sayegh will bring the right combination of experience, fresh ideas and energy to tackle the variety of challenges the city will face in the coming years,” said Greg Lalevee, Business Manager of IUOE 825. “New Jersey’s third largest city

Peruvian group formed to back Sayegh

Leaders of North Jersey’s Peruvian community have formed a group to help Andre Sayegh win his bid to become the next mayor of Paterson. Peruvians for Andre is being run Kat Esquiche, as well as Peruvian religious leaders Arturo Sanchez and Rodolfo Romero, and former Peruvian Parade presidents. Mario Lopez and Dr. Carlos Tello, “Much like an Inca warrior, Andre is a proven fighter who has endured hard fought battles.

CWA endorses Sayegh

Andre Sayegh, the front runner to win the May 8 election for mayor of Paterson, today won the endorsement of the  Communication Workers of America (CWA) New Jersey. “New Jerseyans have repeatedly voted for progressive leadership that puts working families first,” said Hetty Rosenstein, New Jersey’s CWA Director.  “Andre Sayegh fits that mold.  We represent nearly 1,000 families who call Paterson home, and we look forward to talking to them and their neighbors