Hard hit by the pandemic, the city of Paterson, N.J. is slated to receive $63.7 million from the American Rescue Plan. Video Transcript: - Hard hit by the pandemic, the city of Paterson, New Jersey is slated to receive $63.7 million from the American Rescue Plan. Congressman Bill Pascrell says the historic relief package is
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
Ed Rumley and Joe Malinconico February 5, 2021 PATERSON — As New Jersey dug out from a massive winter storm, Willie Davis navigated his way around the mounds of snow on Wednesday to get to his community garden on a Paterson street corner. Davis couldn’t open the gate at first because the snow had packed
Paterson, New Jersey is just half-hour from New York City in Passaic County. And while it might not seem so exciting compared to the Big Apple, the city of Paterson boasts a fascinating history, grounded in both the American Revolution and the Industrial Revolution. Its core placement along the Great Falls of the Passaic River
Ed Rumley Paterson Press As workers and volunteers prepared takeout meals for hundreds of residents and local community members at Paterson’s Eva’s Village, a special visitor stopped by on the day before Christmas. One of the Silk City’s favorite sons, former New York Giants’ star wide receiver Victor Cruz, donated a gift of $11,000 to
As schooling remains remote, the organization is providing new solutions for virtual learning, food relief and more. By Steve Adubato When schools in New Jersey went virtual at the start of the pandemic, it seemed like a temporary situation. Now, it is evident that a hybrid, if not totally virtual, mode of educating our children
Joe Malinconico Paterson Press PATERSON — The state has awarded Paterson Habitat for Humanity $2.6 million for the nonprofit organization to build 13 single-family homes in the city’s 4th Ward. Habitat officials said the funding will allow them to meet a goal set about a decade ago of building 75 homes in the 4th Ward.