Paterson high schools launching new virtual education program with PCCC

by Joe Malinconico PATERSON — Three city high schools are getting what officials call “high-tech classrooms” to allow students to take virtual courses at Passaic County Community College. The dual-enrollment classes will begin in September at Paterson’s John F. Kennedy, Eastside and Panther high schools, officials said. One classroom at each high school will be

Paterson to Benefit from Part of $6.5 Million in EPA Brownfields-Specific Funding Going to New Jersey Communities

Contact Information John Senn (senn.john@epa.gov) 212-637-3662 NEW YORK – Paterson, N.J. will benefit from the more than $250 million in funding recently awarded across the country to 265 communities. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Lisa F. Garcia was joined today by U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh and New Jersey Economic

PCCC Celebrates Many ‘Firsts’ At 50th Commencement Ceremony

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.

Fair Lawn Bank Invests $100K In Housing Nonprofit

Columbia Bank has invested $100,000 to support revitalization initiatives by nonprofit Paterson Habitat for Humanity. by Logan Williamson FAIR LAWN, NJ — Columbia Bank, headquartered in Fair Lawn, has invested $100,000 to support nonprofit housing organization Paterson Habitat for Humanity for neighborhood revitalization activities, the bank said in a news release. "Columbia Bank is committed

Grants to Purchase Electric Ambulances, Utility Trucks Set for Approval

By GABRIELLA DRAGONE PATERSON, NJ – The City of Paterson will utilize $609,000 awarded through the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Transportation Electrification Grant to offset the cost of the purchase of two electric ambulances, under a measure being considered by the Paterson City Council. The cost of the two Diesel vehicles, the resolution

Paterson event kicks off new book about legendary Eastside High School principal Joe Clark

by Matt Fagan PATERSON — Everyone who came into contact with Joe Clark, the no-nonsense, unconventional and legendary Eastside High School principal, had a strong opinion of him, good and bad. Clark, who died in December 2020, was notorious for carrying a baseball bat and bullhorn as he roamed the halls of the high school.

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