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

Paterson breaks ground on $94M project to revitalize historic Hinchliffe Stadium

Joe Malinconico Paterson Press PATERSON — The trees and shrubs growing from Hinchliffe Stadium’s crumbling grandstand sparkled with springtime green as officials on Wednesday conducted a ceremonial groundbreaking for the reconstruction of the historic ballpark. Mayor Andre Sayegh has touted the $94 million project, which also will include a 315-space parking garage and a six-story,

Paterson schools team up with nonprofit to deliver free meals to students in need

By Kevin Rincon PATERSON, N.J. (WCBS 880) — One New Jersey town has launched a pilot program to help some parents who are struggling to feed their children amid the pandemic. It’s no secret that food insecurity has grown exponentially because of the coronavirus pandemic putting thousands of people out of work, and many children

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