How One Paterson Teacher Sparked an Education Revolution

January 15, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- For nearly six decades, Ms. Jane Silverstein has brought her special brand of teaching to the Paterson Public School system. As a teacher, Chair of the Science Department, and founder of the STEM Academy at JFK, she has left a distinct mark on the lives of thousands of students. But, according to some within the school, her work has had a much more far-reaching effect. 

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New Providence BOE Reorganizes; Krauss and Misiukiewicz Sworn in

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The Board of Education (BOE) held its Reorganization meeting on Monday, Jan. 8. The first item on the agenda was the swearing in of re-elected board members Ira Krauss and Mary Misiukiewicz. The board unanimously named Adam Smith and William Dibble to continue on as President and Vice President of the BOE respectively.

Smith announced the new committee assignments.

New Providence Board of Education Meeting Rescheduled to Monday, Jan. 8

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Board of Education meeting scheduled for tonight is rescheduled to Monday, Jan. 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the High School Media Center due to today's weather conditions.

Visit the New Providence Public School District website for school updates.

UPDATED: New Providence Schools Are Closed Thursday, January 4 Due to Weather Conditions

UPDATED Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 6:30 a.m.

New Providence School District is closed on Thursday, January 4, 2018 due to weather conditions.

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - There will be a delayed opening at all schools in the New Providence School District on Thursday, Jan. 4, according to an announcement of the district’s website,

In the event the district needs to close, the ...

New Providence Schools Have Delayed Opening on Thursday, Jan. 4

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - There will be a delayed opening at all schools in the New Providence School District on Thursday, Jan. 4, according to an announcement of the district’s website,

In the event the district needs to close, the website will be updated will update the website.

The new HS/MS delayed opening start time is 9:45 a.m.

The elementary ...

Union County Freeholders Step Off of Roselle Mind and Body Complex Project

ELIZABETH, NJ – It’s back to the drawing board for the controversial Roselle Mind and Body Complex as the Union County freeholders this week pulled a plan to fund a big piece of the project.

In their final meeting of the year, the freeholders removed from consideration the second reading of an ordinance that would have guaranteed the Roselle Board of Education’s portion of ...

Union County College’s Board Member Zimmermann Named to NJCCC Executive Committee

Union County College is pleased to announce that Mary M. Zimmermann, former Chair of the Union County College Foundation Board and member of the College’s Board of Trustees and Board of Governors, was elected to the Executive Committee of the New Jersey Council of County Colleges on Nov. 20, 2017.

The members of the Executive Committee represent the New Jersey Council of County Colleges ...

New Providence BOE Closes the Year with a Video Presentation of Renovated Facilities, Audit Report

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – At its final regular meeting for the calendar year the Board of Education (BOE) viewed a video presentation of its renovated facilities and heard an annual audit report.

Superintendent David Miceli explained at the Thursday, Dec. 14 meeting that many community groups have had the opportunity to tour the renovated schools this fall. In order to make the viewing of the ...

A Night of Conversation - Substance Use and Our Community: Parent Prevention Intervention

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Alliance in partnership with the New Providence Police Department hosted a Drug Awareness program at the high school on Monday as part of an ongoing series to educate the community and open discussion of the growing opioid and heroin epidemic. 

As previously reported by TAPinto, drug addiction has no boundaries and ...

Somerville Professor Authors Book on Racism

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Dr. Karen Gaffney, a borough resident and professor of English at Raritan Valley Community College, has authored a book on the history of racism.

"Dismantling the Racism Machine: A Manual and Toolbox," published by Routledge, offers an accessible, introductory guide to race and racism. The 214-page book also includes “tools for action” for ...

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Take a Workshop and Learn How to Sew and/or Knit at the Berkeley Heights YMCA

January 15, 2018

The Summit Area YMCA is dedicated to providing all members of our community with opportunities to learn, grow and thrive through our programs and workshops. Learning how to knit or sew can be a life-long skill bringing people of all generations together. It also can be very gratifying to make something with your hands. This winter, the Berkeley Heights YMCA will be offering two workshops, one on ...