New Jersey pharmacist receives key to city for going above call of duty during pandemic

PATERSON, N.J. -- As we celebrate Women's History Month, a New Jersey pharmacist was singled out for her life-saving efforts during the pandemic. Dr. Jabeen Ahmed went to the homes of people who had COVID-19 to test family members and vaccinate people. Friday, the mayor of Paterson gave her the key to the city for

Eva’s Village in Paterson receives $20K donation from Kearny Bank

FAIRFIELD, NJ (Feb. 28, 2022) – In support of Paterson-based non-profit Eva’s Village, KearnyBank Foundation has contributed a total of $20,000 to help address an expanded need for services dictated by the ongoing pandemic. Operating on a three-block campus along Main Street, Eva’s Village helps thousands of men, women, and children by providing for basic

Paterson holds hometown hero parade for health care workers on heels of 100% vaccination rate

PATERSON, N.J. (PIX11) — A caravan of police, fire and public works tipped its hat to the foot soldiers on the frontlines in Paterson Friday. The city held an appreciation parade for their health care heroes on Friday after nearly two years of battling the ongoing health crisis that is COVID-19. Workers from the Paterson

Paterson, N.J. Teams With Local Pharmacy To Bring Mobile Testing Unit To Front Of City Hall

By CBSNewYork Team PATERSON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Paterson took steps Sunday to fight the rise in COVID-19 cases. The city teamed up with a local pharmacy to put a mobile testing unit in front of City Hall. They also handed out 5,000 KN-95 masks to any residents who needed one. “Our daily infection rate has

Four Passaic County activists recognized for their positive impact on Hispanic community

David M. Zimmer NorthJersey.com PATERSON — Four community activists earned plaudits for their impact on Passaic County this week. Gustavo Orales, Johanna Cisneros, Maritza Davila and the staff of the Hispanic Star's New Jersey received recognition from county commissioners for their efforts to help others in the community. All members of the Hispanic, Latino and

Paterson Says Grassroots Community Outreach Was Key To Achieving Highest Vaccination Rate In New Jersey

By CBSNewYork Team PATERSON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — With many cities struggling to get their populations vaccinated, Paterson, New Jersey is among the places in our area seeing great success. Officials say the city has the highest rate of vaccination in the state, and they attribute that to the city’s grassroots efforts to get out into

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