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DRIVER OF INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION: Paterson Kicks off 232nd Year Anniversary


By: Richard L. Smith 

Today, the Honorable Mayor Andre Sayegh and the Paterson City Council will kick off Paterson Proud Week with a Food Truck Festival and Fireworks at Great Falls National Historical Park.


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This event celebrates the founding of Paterson in 1792 and will feature a stunning fireworks display at 9:00 PM, promising an unforgettable evening for community members. 

The Silk City will mark its 232 years of existence, highlighting its historical significance as a driver of the industrial revolution in America.

Attendees will enjoy a diverse selection of foods from 12 food trucks, showcasing the city's rich culinary offerings.

Some of the food trucks that will be present include Mi Sabor Boricua, the Mac and Cheese Truck, Chicken and Waffles, Tumi Trucks, and Speedy Tacos.

Join the celebration to experience a night filled with delicious food and spectacular fireworks, honoring Paterson's vibrant history and community spirit.

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