Following are just a few of the stories TAPinto Paterson covered last week.
• 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.
• 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 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.
• The Paterson City Council took action during a Special Meeting on Tuesday to keep the local government operating.
• 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.”
• 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.
• The Great Falls Rotary Club of Paterson held their 2nd annual Winter Festival at the New Destiny Family Success Center on Sunday.
• Members of the Passaic County Sheriff’s Office made 15 “quality of life” arrests in just seven hours on Thursday.