TAPinto Paterson Weekly News Roundup- January 21-27


Following are just a few of the stories TAPinto Paterson covered last week.

Time for a Second Opinion?

•    Dr. Lisa Ferraro was arrested and charged with allowing Yvonne Jeannotte-Rodriguez see patients at the Ferraro Medical Clinic despite her lack of a license to do so in New Jersey. Rodriguez and a co-worker were also arrested.

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Professional Athlete Comes “Home”

•    New York Red Bull, and former member of the Boys & Girls Club of Paterson and Passaic, Derrick Etienne Jr., visited the organization’s Clubhouse in Paterson, and TAPinto was there!


Mayor, and TAPinto Paterson, Visit Head Start

•    Mayor Jane Warren-Williams got a warm reception from the teachers and students in the “safe, happy, and healthy” learning environment provided by the Eastside Head Start. 


No Government Shutdown for Paterson 

•    The Paterson City Council took action during a Special Meeting on Tuesday to keep the local government operating.


Schools and Teachers Union Reach a Deal

•    Paterson Schools and the Paterson Education Association reached a deal to increase the pay of speech therapists serving local students “beyond normal school day programs.” 


City Activist Leaves Mayor’s Race, Makes Endorsement

•    Saying she believed there are too many candidates in the race to be Mayor of Paterson, Valerie Freeman decided against running, issuing her own endorsement on Saturday.


Rotary Club Gives Back

•    The Great Falls Rotary Club of Paterson held their 2nd annual Winter Festival at the New Destiny Family Success Center on Sunday.


Sheriff’s Office Makes Arrest

•    Members of the Passaic County Sheriff’s Office made 15 “quality of life” arrests in just seven hours on Thursday.


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