Paterson’s UCEDA Institute Launches Mayoral Scholarship to Help Students Gain Path to Citizenship

By ED RUMLEY PATERSON, NJ - In celebration of the United Nations English Language Day, Paterson’s UCEDA Institute granted three scholarships to city residents to assist them in mastering English as a second language. As a result, organizers said, recipients will be better empowered to gain employment and a clear pathway to citizenship. The annual

Library Hotspot Lending Program Helps Keeps Paterson Families Connected

By STEVE LENOX PATERSON, NJ - The Paterson Free Public Library’s hotspot lending program continues to help ensure that local families have access to critical online information at home, even if they don’t currently have internet access. The Library’s Pilot program, initially launched in August, allows families to check out hotspots from library branches, expanding

Local leaders’ years of work culminates in newest home for Pillar College in Paterson

By MARK RENFREE PATERSON, NJ – It’s Pillar time in the Silk City as the Christian college opens its newest location in the renovated Beaux-Arts building. The downtown seat of the school’s operations in Paterson marks a new era for not only the college and its students, but the building as well. Built in 1814

Paterson Public Schools, Local Officials and Community Celebrate Return to Local Control

By ED RUMLEY PATERSON, NJ - Paterson Public Schools administrators and teachers joined local officials and area residents Wednesday afternoon to publicly recognize the successful return of authority of the District. Held outside the district’s headquarters in order to observe social distancing protocol, participants braved chilling temperatures and gusty winds to recognize many who have

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