By GABRIELLA DRAGONE PATERSON, NJ – Paterson Public Schools hosted their second graduation ceremony on Tuesday with students from HARP Academy, Rosa Parks School of Fine and Performing Arts, STARS Academy – TIES Program and PANTHER Academy seniors receiving their diplomas. At the ceremony, Mayor Andre Sayegh commended the Class of 2022 for being “brilliant
Entrance to Veterans Memorial Park Renamed Anthony 'Tony' Vancheri Lanen By STEVE LENOX PATERSON, NJ - When Tony Vancheri puts his mind to something he usually gets it done. He’s a man to whom many titles apply: deputy mayor, friend, father, grandfather, to name just a few. On Saturday, once again, it was his status
by Joe Malinconico PATERSON — Three city high schools are getting what officials call “high-tech classrooms” to allow students to take virtual courses at Passaic County Community College. The dual-enrollment classes will begin in September at Paterson’s John F. Kennedy, Eastside and Panther high schools, officials said. One classroom at each high school will be
Paterson to Benefit from Part of $6.5 Million in EPA Brownfields-Specific Funding Going to New Jersey Communities
Contact Information John Senn (firstname.lastname@example.org) 212-637-3662 NEW YORK – Paterson, N.J. will benefit from the more than $250 million in funding recently awarded across the country to 265 communities. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Lisa F. Garcia was joined today by U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh and New Jersey Economic
By GABRIELLA DRAGONE PATERSON, NJ – $5.7 million received from federal COVID relief funds towards park improvement projects across the city was approved at the City Council's Regular meeting on Tuesday. The proposal was rejected earlier this year when some members of the council shared their concern that there was not a plan in place
Nine students from Early College Program received their Associates Degrees By GABRIELLA DRAGONE PATERSON, NJ – Passaic County Community College (PCCC) hosted their 50th commencement ceremony on Monday. Graduates from PCCC’s four campuses, Paterson, Passaic, Wanaque and Wayne, received their Associate in Arts, Science and Applied Science degrees or their professional certificates at the celebration.
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
By GABRIELLA DRAGONE PATERSON, NJ – The City of Paterson will utilize $609,000 awarded through the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Transportation Electrification Grant to offset the cost of the purchase of two electric ambulances, under a measure being considered by the Paterson City Council. The cost of the two Diesel vehicles, the resolution
by Matt Fagan PATERSON — Everyone who came into contact with Joe Clark, the no-nonsense, unconventional and legendary Eastside High School principal, had a strong opinion of him, good and bad. Clark, who died in December 2020, was notorious for carrying a baseball bat and bullhorn as he roamed the halls of the high school.
By GABRIELLA DRAGONE PATERSON, NJ – On Wednesday, Mayor Andre Sayegh presented a humanitarian award to Mark Dinglasan, the CEO of CUMAC, for his service to the Paterson community. Through CUMAC, Dinglasan and his team fight hunger and its root causes through a holistic, trauma-informed approach that provides groceries and basic necessities to families and