Unsung heroes

They live among us in relative anonymity - folks who do something extra to make Paterson a better place to live.  The man who shovels the snow for his elderly neighbors. The woman who teaches illiterate adults to read.  The people who spend weekend mornings serving food at the soup kitchen. PatersonPress.com is going to be running an ongoing human interest feature called Above and Beyond to salute these unsung heroes. We're not looking for prominent members of the community, nor will we focus on people getting paid to do a job. We want to profile rank-and-file people who are doing things Above and Beyond typical activity. Do you know someone like this? Then nominate the person for recognition. Contact editor Joe Malinconico at jmalinconico2002@yahoo.com.

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