PATERSON, NJ - Business Administrator Frances Finkelstein, the top financial official in the troubled Paterson Public Schools district, has been terminated, members of the Board of Education said on January 3.
Update: City Schools' Top Two Financial Officers Fired
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By STEVE LENOXMay 21, 2018
PATERSON, NJ- The leaders of several local organizations including Paterson Habitat for Humanity, Saint Paul’s Community Development Corporation, the Paterson Housing Authority, and the City of Paterson’s Neighborhood Assistance Office lent their signatures to a letter urging Governor Phil Murphy and the New Jersey Legislature to preserve a fund dedicated to creation of affordable ...
By INGE SPUNGEN AND MICHAEL POWELLMay 21, 2018
For much of the past six months Paterson’s focus has been on the races for mayor and council, and rightly so. The elected officials that serve the nearly 150,000 residents of our city have an enormous responsibility, their actions dictating not just success of our community, but the way our City is perceived.
The election is now behind us, and we congratulate all who took part in the ...
By ROD HIRSCHMay 20, 2018
SOMERVILLE, NJ - The grand daddy of ‘em all, the 75-year-old Tour of Somerville 50-mile bicycle race, anchors a weekend of world class cycling in Bound Brook and downtown Somerville May 24-28, with a new event added Sunday night to draw more spectators downtown.
Spectators this year will see an additional day of racing beginning with the Bound Brook Criterium on ...
By TAPINTO PASSAIC VALLEY STAFFMay 20, 2018
TOTOWA, NJ - One man is dead following a stabbing at the QuickChek, 79 Union Boulevard in Totowa, early on May 20.
Damien Edwards, 33, of Totowa, was arrested in relation to the homicide, according to Camelia Valdes, Passaic County prosecutor, and Robert Coyle, Totowa Police chief.
Edwards has been charged with first degree murder; possession of a weapon for an ...
May 20, 2018
This little cutie is the last “good” reminder of a bitter winter. The family, mom included, were rescued during a nasty blizzard. They adapted quickly to being safe inside and are now ready to find their new homes and their new families. Hailey is quite the player and is all about kitten energy. Born in late February of 2018, this beautiful grey and white girl enjoys wrestling with ...
By STEVE LENOXMay 20, 2018
PATERSON, NJ- Though perhaps not possible to prove, the assertion by local activist Al Abdelaziz that Paterson’s Muslim population is the most thriving and organized in New Jersey wasn’t made completely devoid of evidence on Saturday.
Joined by several elected officials including Mayor-Elect Andre Sayegh, Councilwoman-Elect Lilisa Mimms, and Board of Education Commissioner Joel ...