Guest Column

August 26, 2018

Depression is a spirit: it must be overcome The Bible is very clear, the spirit of heaviness is connected to depression, therefore depression is a spirit, and the route cause of depression is a dysfunctional connection with God, mainly through a misunderstand of his word. Isaiah 61:3 to ...

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Earlier this week the Caribbean nation of Jamaica celebrated the 56th anniversary of its independence, an event marked in Paterson by a ceremonial flag raising at Paterson City Hall and a two-day carnival at Eastside Park. We are honored that Coleen P. Stevens Porcher, who also serves as Chief ...

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Washington’s heated rhetoric and constant attempts to sabotage health care coverage is causing uncertainty these days for far too many families. It’s not right, so here in New Jersey we are fighting back and taking a stand for quality health care coverage. Under Governor Phil Murphy’s ...

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Amel Hassan is a Paterson high school student and participant in the Ramapo College Upward Bound Math-Science Program.  We are grateful to Amel for sharing her experiences learning about the negative impact of plastic bags and participating in the Paterson Museum’s Eco-Chic 2 Program:   At ...

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Hello again, Paterson.  So much has changed since the last time I’ve written… as I’d hoped, Andre Sayegh is our new mayor and it seems an exciting new dawn is upon us. I think when any change comes, especially one as major as this, there is an opportunity for reflection as well as for hope. This ...

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It is no secret that the cost of living in New Jersey is among the highest in the nation. Coupled with a severe shortage of affordable housing, many of our residents struggle every day to make ends meet. The state would have to provide at least 155,000 new units of affordable housing by 2025 to ...

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