Tap into Paterson: NJCDC, Paterson Public Schools Host College Sendoff. Nearly $25K in Scholarships Awarded

By KYLE NARDINE July 3, 2021   PATERSON, NJ -  While COVID-19 caused the event to go from its traditional in person celebration to a virtual one, the impact of The New Jersey Community Development Corporation (NJCDC) and Paterson Public Schools’ 7th Annual College Sendoff was in no way diminished. With only 11 percent of

TAP into Paterson: Paterson, Communities Across the US Safer Because of Bill Pascrell, Firefighters Say in Celebration of 20th Anniversary of Landmark Legislation

By STEVE LENOX June 22, 2021    PATERSON, NJ - When two local teens fell through ice on the Passaic River in 2016, members of the Paterson Fire Department were there quickly to save their lives. The rescue, Paterson Fire Chief Brian McDermott said Monday, might not have been possible except for several factors, all

CBS 2 New York: Paterson Selected For Nationwide Initiative To Bring Green Spaces To School Grounds

June 2, 2021 PATERSON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — The city of Paterson schools will soon be seeing more green. It was selected as one of 10 cities in the nation to bring green spaces to school grounds as part of a national program. The initiative aims to improve children’s health and wellbeing through a green schoolyard

NorthJersey.com: Legendary HS principal Joe Clark, who ‘put Paterson on the map,’ honored at city hall

Ed Rumley May 20, 2021   PATERSON — The late Joe Clark, the no-nonsense, unconventional and legendary Eastside High School principal, was honored in a City Hall ceremony Thursday attended by about 20 of his family members. Clark — known for carrying baseball bat and a bullhorn as he imposed order walking the halls of Eastside — made

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