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District Decides No. 1 Seed Paterson Eastside Highschool is Out of State Tournament

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PATERSON, N.J. - The NJSIAA has released a statement that it was told by the Paterson School District to proceed with seeding the state tournament without Eastside High School.

"As part of the ongoing internal investigation of the Paterson Eastside High School athletic program by former state Supreme Court Justice John Wallace, Jr., NJSIAA has been notified by Paterson Public Schools that the association should proceed with seeding the boys basketball tournament without Paterson Eastside. NJSIAA anticipates further details from the school district sometime tomorrow.”
 

This decision comes as part of an ongoing investigation which lead to the suspension of both the head coach Juan Griles and assistant coach Al Maldonado. Griles is being investigated by Division of Child Protection and Permanency for child welfare issues stemming from six players, four of which are Nigerian nationals, two of which are Puerto Rican nationals.

NJ.com came out with an explosive report that it found the six players to be living with Griles. They photographed and recorded the students leaving Griles house on multiple mornings and moved to obtain school records. This investigation was stated when a district teacher allegedly found one of the students sleeping in a Dunkin Donuts in the city, after being exiled from the house by the coach.

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Committee voted to censure Committee Member June Witty for a personal Facebook post she made on April 8 which compared Democrats to Nazis. All four members of the five-person committee asked for her resignation.

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Letter to the Editor: Don't Complain. Vote!

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Don’t Complain; Vote!

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Montclair Reads: Book Discussion About 'Cheaper By the Dozen', May 3

April 19, 2018

Join Adult Services Librarian Jill DeMarco for a wide-ranging discussion about Cheaper by the Dozen, the true stories of one of Montclair most notable — and eccentric — families.

This discussion is part of MPL's #MontclairReads community-wide read.  For more information & to register go to montclairlibrary.org/montclairreads.

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