Nine students from Early College Program received their Associates Degrees By GABRIELLA DRAGONE PATERSON, NJ – Passaic County Community College (PCCC) hosted their 50th commencement ceremony on Monday. Graduates from PCCC’s four campuses, Paterson, Passaic, Wanaque and Wayne, received their Associate in Arts, Science and Applied Science degrees or their professional certificates at the celebration.
By Matt Arco New Jersey will distribute $7 million in federal aid to purchase equipment for police departments meant to combat gun violence, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Thursday. The money will be used to buy gunshot detection equipment, video cameras, and automatic license plate readers, which officials say aid police in quickly responding to shootings.
Floods from Ida ruined lives of so many people in Paterson. Now, we're learning that it destroyed the equipment of a youth football team, but it couldn't destroy the team's spirit. Thursday, the squad got a big boost from their neighbors in the NFL. In a year of so many tough times and hard hits,
By STEVE LENOX PATERSON, NJ – Despite the challenges of learning in the midst of a global health emergency, four students in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program at International High School’s Class of 2021 have met the rigorous requirements to earn the distinguished IB Diploma. On Wednesday Superintendent Eileen Shafer announced the four, all now
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