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Paterson Native Student Emanuel Acosta Starred in and Sang Bass in Wheaton University Production

April 20, 2017

WHEATON, IL (04/20/2017)-- Wheaton College student Emanuel Acosta of Paterson, New Jersey performed in the spring 2017 Men's Glee Club Concert. Acosta sang bass 1.

The Wheaton College Conservatory of Music provides students with comprehensive instruction that cultivates creativity, proficiency, and achievement in a Christ-centered environment. For more information, please ...

WPU Professor Awarded Woodrow Wilson Foundations Career Enhancement Fellowship

 

WILLIAM PATERSON UNIVERSITY PHILOSOPHY PROFESSOR AWARDED WOODROW WILSON FOUNDATION CAREER ENHANCEMENT FELLOWSHIP

-- Stephanie Rivera Berruz is one of 30 faculty honorees nationwide

Stephanie Rivera Berruz, an assistant professor of philosophy at William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey, has been awarded a Woodrow Wilson Foundation Career Enhancement Fellowship. She is ...

'Paterson and Its People' Documentary by WPU Professor Wins Award at Festival

PATERSON, NJ - "Paterson and Its People," a documentary about Paterson by William Paterson University sociology professor Vince Parrillo, won the award for best documentary feature at the 2017 Garden State Film Festival held in Atlantic City from March 30 to April 2, 2017.

Parrillo and Jaroslaw Ziaja were co-producers of the film; Rhoderick Holliday, of the university’s ...

Elmwood Park Councilman Among Residents Affected by Noise in Eastside Park

April 21, 2017

PATERSON, N.J.- During the Paterson City Council’s Tuesday Workshop Meeting, Elmwood Park Councilman Joseph Dombrowski came before the council and spoke about the noise complaint coming out of Eastside Park.

For a period, residents in Elmwood Park have been complaining about the noise coming from across the river. According to Dombrowski, Elmwood Park and Paterson worked together to ...

Paterson Mayor Torres Facing 5 Years Under Plea Deal Offer

PATERSON, N.J. - Paterson Mayor Jose "Joey" Torres is facing a five year sentence, would be forced to resign, and plead guilty to second degree conspiracy charges under a plea deal offered by the Deputy Attorney General Peter Baker.

The three indicted Public Works Department employees Joseph Mania, Timothy Hanlon, and Imad Mowaswes would plead guilty to third-degree ...

Passaic County Freeholders Offers Film Grant to High Schools

TOTOWA, N.J.- On Friday afternoon, the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders for the first time announced that they will offer a Film Education Grant to high schools in Passaic County.

The Freeholders, along with the Passaic County Film Commission and Passaic County Community College will sponsor a film grant to supply film education in the county’s high schools. Unique Photo of ...

Police Find Paterson Woman Shot in Leg on 12th Avenue After 'ShotSpotter' Detection System Reported Shots Fired

April 24, 2017

PATERSON, N.J. - On Saturday at approximately 3:00 a.m., Paterson Police patrol units were dispatched to the area of 12 Avenue and East 23 Street, on a reported “shots fired” activation from the city’s ShotSpotter gunfire detection system. 

On arrival, officers located a female victim with a gunshot wound to the leg.  The victim was immediately ...

Passaic County Prosecutors Office Confirms Shooting Death of 29 Year Old Paterson Man

Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes, Paterson Police Director Jerry Speziale and Paterson Police Deputy Chief Troy Oswald announce the shooting death of Vishon Randolph, age 29 years old, of Paterson, New Jersey, in the area of Straight Street and Montgomery Street, in the early morning hours of April 22, 2017.

Preliminary investigation reveals that Randolph was shot multiple times ...

Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit Ask for Leads on Cedar Street Shooting

PATERSON, N.J. - The Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit is asking the community for information on a shooting that took place Saturday night on Cedar Street.

Patrol units were dispatched to the 100 block of Cedar Street on report of a shooting at 9:55 p.m. On arrival officers located a male victim with a gun shot would to the foot who was transported to St. Joseph's Regional Medical ...

Parents Defend Embattled Paterson Eastside Coach; BOE Votes For Termination

April 13, 2017

PATERSON, N.J.- In a tense showdown on Wednesday Night, the Paterson Public Schools Board of Education voted 5-2 to approve the termination of Supervisor of Athletics Gregory Cooper, Eastside High School Basketball Coach Juan Griles, and Eastside High School Assistant Boys Basketball Coach Alberto Maldonado. 

This decision came after Griles was investigated by Division of Child Protection ...

Paterson Native Student Emanuel Acosta Starred in and Sang Bass in Wheaton University Production

April 20, 2017

WHEATON, IL (04/20/2017)-- Wheaton College student Emanuel Acosta of Paterson, New Jersey performed in the spring 2017 Men's Glee Club Concert. Acosta sang bass 1.

The Wheaton College Conservatory of Music provides students with comprehensive instruction that cultivates creativity, proficiency, and achievement in a Christ-centered environment. For more information, please ...

'Paterson and Its People' Documentary by WPU Professor Wins Award at Festival

PATERSON, NJ - "Paterson and Its People," a documentary about Paterson by William Paterson University sociology professor Vince Parrillo, won the award for best documentary feature at the 2017 Garden State Film Festival held in Atlantic City from March 30 to April 2, 2017.

Parrillo and Jaroslaw Ziaja were co-producers of the film; Rhoderick Holliday, of the university’s ...

Calvary Baptist Church of Paterson Needs You For Community Clean Up Event

April 20, 2017

PATERSON, N.J. - The Calvary Baptist Church of Paterson is gather volunteers for their community clean up event to take place Saturday April 29.

Volunteers are asked to meet in the parking lot of Calvary Baptist church at 9 a.m. and the clean up will last till approximately noon. Rakes, brooms, and other supplies will be provided, as well as light refreshments.

Please contact Minister ...

Passaic County Freeholders Offers Film Grant to High Schools

TOTOWA, N.J.- On Friday afternoon, the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders for the first time announced that they will offer a Film Education Grant to high schools in Passaic County.

The Freeholders, along with the Passaic County Film Commission and Passaic County Community College will sponsor a film grant to supply film education in the county’s high schools. Unique Photo of ...

Police Find Paterson Woman Shot in Leg on 12th Avenue After 'ShotSpotter' Detection System Reported Shots Fired

April 24, 2017

PATERSON, N.J. - On Saturday at approximately 3:00 a.m., Paterson Police patrol units were dispatched to the area of 12 Avenue and East 23 Street, on a reported “shots fired” activation from the city’s ShotSpotter gunfire detection system. 

On arrival, officers located a female victim with a gunshot wound to the leg.  The victim was immediately ...

Passaic County Prosecutors Office Confirms Shooting Death of 29 Year Old Paterson Man

Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes, Paterson Police Director Jerry Speziale and Paterson Police Deputy Chief Troy Oswald announce the shooting death of Vishon Randolph, age 29 years old, of Paterson, New Jersey, in the area of Straight Street and Montgomery Street, in the early morning hours of April 22, 2017.

Preliminary investigation reveals that Randolph was shot multiple times ...

PC Board of Social Services Employee Charged with Unauthorized Use of Food Stamp Funds

Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes announces the arrest of Carol Austin, age 61, of Paterson, New Jersey.

Carol Austin was arrested without incident on April 21, 2017. The arrest was made by the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office with the assistance of the North East Regional Office of the Inspector General for the United States Department of Agriculture. Ms. Austin was charged ...

Calvary Baptist Church of Paterson Needs You For Community Clean Up Event

April 20, 2017

PATERSON, N.J. - The Calvary Baptist Church of Paterson is gather volunteers for their community clean up event to take place Saturday April 29.

Volunteers are asked to meet in the parking lot of Calvary Baptist church at 9 a.m. and the clean up will last till approximately noon. Rakes, brooms, and other supplies will be provided, as well as light refreshments.

Please contact Minister ...

The Tropical Paradise of Roatan

April 15, 2017

You can credit -- or blame -- the storm-wary cruise ship captain some 20 years ago for Roatan's boom.

The story goes that the port of call wasn't even on his cruise line's itinerary but when passengers were surveyed after the voyage ended, they kept highlighting the emergency stop on that sleepy Caribbean island just off the coast of Honduras.  From that inadvertent ...

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Average Working-Class Citizens Cannot Relate to Superintendent's Earning Over $200,000

April 13, 2017

Dear Editor:

The average working class citizen can not relate to a state-appointed Superintendent that earns an annual salary of $218,000 plus fringe benefits and performance bonuses like that of state appointed Paterson Superintendent Dr. Donnie W. Evans.  In a time when so many cuts are being made in our students' classrooms, on the athletic fields, and to extra-curricular ...

William Paterson University's Pre-College Youth Programs Named to Top 25 List

April 24, 2017

WILLIAM PATERSON UNIVERSITY OFFERS NEW SUMMER PRE-COLLEGE YOUTH PROGRAMS FOR MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN SUBJECTS RANGING FROM MUSIC TO WRITING TO SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

--William Paterson’s Pre-College Youth Programs Named Among Top 25 in Nation by Hispanic Outlook in Education Magazine

Learn model making using a 3D printer, spin records like a real DJ, write novels like a ...