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To Check on Dr. V, Maine Officials Will Visit Paterson School District

 

PORTLAND, ME - Portland education officials are planning a trip to Paterson later this month as they decided whether to name Marguerite Vanden Wyngaard as their new schools superintendent, according to a story on The Forecaster, a Maine news site.

Vanden Wyngaard, also known as Dr. V.,  is Paterson's deputy schools superintendent and is one of two finalists in Portland's search for its next superintendent.

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A Portland group already has visited the City of Brotherly Love to evaluate the other finalist, Emmanuel Caulk, an assistant superintendent in Philadelphia, the story said.

The future of Paterson's school hierarchy is in limbo. State-appointed suoerintendent Donnie Evans' contract expires in August and officials in Trenton have not yet said whether he will be reappointed.

 

 

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TAPinto Paterson Reader Shares Concerns About Absentee Ballots

April 21, 2018

Dear editor:

I am writing this letter to express a grave concern I have regarding the influx of absentee ballots. To my understanding, absentee ballots were designed to be used by those who are unable to make it to the polls on Election Day. Such as people in the armed services or those who are away on vacation. 

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Assembly's Longest Serving Member Dead at 79

April 19, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- Paterson's Assembly members, Shavonda Sumter and Benjie Wimberly, are mourning the loss of their colleague, Assemblyman Jerry Green (D-Plainfield) who died on Thursday.

Green, 79, was the longest serving member of the Assembly, and considered to be a champion of affordable housing. Green stepped down as Chairman of the Union County Democratic Organization on January 24 to ...

Team Pedro Rodriguez Receives Endorsement from the New Jersey Organization for Economic Growth (NJOEG)

April 25, 2018

PATERSON, NJ – On Monday, The Organization for Economic Growth (NJOEG) endorsed Paterson’s mayoral candidate Pedro Rodriguez and his Council-at-Large running mates Mohammed Akhtaruzzaman and Juan “Mitch” Santiago in the May 8th election.

The organization is a New Jersey based, pro economic nonpartisan political action committee, and their decision to endorse the ...