NJ Early Voting Starts Saturday

TRENTON – New Jerseyans can begin casting their general-election ballots on electronic voting machines this Saturday, as nine days of early voting are held in the state for the first time. Residents have been able to vote in advance of Election Day in past years through the mail or by hand-delivering a ballot to county

Paterson Public Schools’ IB Students Continue to Make the Grade

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

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

‘I’m proud of her’: Paterson police now have a mother and her daughter on the force

PATERSON — Evelyn Gonzalez estimates she has responded to about 100 incidents involving crime suspects armed with guns, knives or other weapons during her 16 years as a Paterson police officer. Gonzalez knows all too well the perils of the job, as well as its rewards. So naturally, she had mixed feelings when her daughter,

Paterson’s UCEDA Institute Launches Mayoral Scholarship to Help Students Gain Path to Citizenship

By ED RUMLEY PATERSON, NJ - In celebration of the United Nations English Language Day, Paterson’s UCEDA Institute granted three scholarships to city residents to assist them in mastering English as a second language. As a result, organizers said, recipients will be better empowered to gain employment and a clear pathway to citizenship. The annual

Earth Day: Paterson launches citywide cleanup, NJ takes aim at climate change

PATERSON, New Jersey (WABC) -- New Jersey is marking Earth Day Thursday with its first climate change resilience strategy, as municipalities around the state do their part to celebrate the environment. In Paterson, officials launched a three-day citywide cleanup, with volunteers sprucing up city streets and parks. Mayor Andre Sayegh led the City Sweeps initiative

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