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

Paterson reopens Anthony Lucas Park after $200,000 face-lift

Richard Cowen On the morning after a whirlwind election, Paterson's political leaders wiped the dust from their sleep-deprived eyes and put aside their differences long enough to cut the ribbon on a newly refurbished park in the Riverside neighborhood. "We declare victory against violence. We declare victory against undisciplined activity," Mayor Andre Sayegh told

Paterson Receives $450,000 Federal Grant To Create, Develop Victim Specialist Program Within PD

By Emily Young PATERSON, N.J. - Victims of assault often face numerous challenges down the road after their initial call for help, such as medical bills, navigating the court system or finding a new place to live. Paterson will be the first city in the state to have a victim specialist within the police department

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