Tuesdays at the Plaza

Tuesdays at the Plaza is aimed at increasing community involvement in downtown Paterson and educating the public about services provided by Passaic County and our local organizations.


While Tuesdays in the Plaza has been organized by the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Passaic County Department of Cultural &Historic Affairs, this year we have another partner – the Friends of Passaic County Parks Inc.

This program is free and open to the public. Funds made possible by a grant from the Passaic County Cultural & Heritage Council.

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  1. 973-706-6640
Tue, October 01
11:00 am — 1:00 am
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Tuesdays at the Plaza is aimed at increasing community involvement in downtown Paterson and educating the public about services provided by Passaic County and our local organizations.

While Tuesdays in the Plaza has been organized by the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Passaic County Department of Cultural &Historic Affairs, this year we have another partner – ...

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Be Counted in 2020

It’s safe, it’s easy, and it’s important. 

This is the message Paterson resident David Spungen is trying to get out to his neighbors across the city when it comes to Census 2020.

Launching the Census Selfie campaign at a recent meeting of the Paterson City Council, Spungen secured a pledge from the members of the body to  tell everybody they know to complete the ...

College Achieve Paterson Charter School Selects Educator of the Year

PATERSON, NJ - College Achieve Paterson Charter School has selected Ms. Porsha Haynes, 5th Grade Math Teacher, as the school’s nominee for the Department of Education’s Educator of the Year award.

Ms. Haynes has had a tremendous impact on student achievement and school culture. Anyone who steps foot inside her classroom will experience the magic and excitement of teaching ...

College Achieve Paterson Charter School Dramatically Improves Middle-School Reading Scores

PATERSON, NJ  – An analysis of recent state test data reveals that middle-school students at College Achieve Paterson Charter School are dramatically improving reading scores from fifth to sixth grade. In the 2018-2019 school year, 80 percent of sixth-grade students are approaching, meeting and exceeding expectations, up from 61 percent the year prior. The school credits this dramatic ...

The North Jersey Imaging Academy at Passaic County Community College Offers Advanced Training to Radiographers

Radiographers who are interested in advanced training for career advancement can still register for
the course in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) offered by The North Jersey Imaging Academy (NJIA) at PCCC. Classes start Monday, February 17.   For information, visit pccc.edu/njia or email Professor Parsha Hobson at phobson@pccc.edu

Only radiographers who are ...

Felician University Puts Paterson in the Spotlight

Felician University’s new Interdisciplinary Humanities Program Prism Paterson is now in full swing.

The unique course focuses on the Paterson of poets and painters, novelists, and musicians, who have contributed to the rich cultural tapestry of the Silk City, instead of on rising crime, homelessness, opioid addiction, or any other problems currently plaguing Paterson.

Felician English ...

Taking Your Financial Journey Online

We are excited to announce the unveiling of our new and improved website. We’ve worked diligently to craft a site that reflects our mission to guide our members on their financial journey, wherever that may be.

 Highlights of our new website include:


Guided Content – Product pages have been redesigned to provide relevant content including articles, videos, ...

For too Many Black Men Life is A Dream Deferred

February 15, 2020

The right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness has been nothing but a distant dream for many, but more unjustly for Black males in America. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream to end racism and the cultural divide in this country. In the year 2020, I’ll add to that the hopes that systemic genocide we’ve seen in the African American community will cease.

The combination ...

Paterson Education Association will Protect Professionals that Protect Paterson Students

As parents, we teach our children to be cautious and to alert an adult when a stranger is present. We also teach our children that their schools are safe places where they can grow and thrive under the careful oversight of trusted educators and support professionals. That foundation is what Paterson Education Association (PEA) members pledge to uphold, and—more ...

Democratic Activist Backs Party's Picks for Freeholder

February 23, 2020

Dear Editor:

Recently the Passaic County Democratic screening committee met and selected incumbents Bruce James and T.J. Best as its standard-bearers for this November's elections.

I want to take this opportunity to congratulate both candidates and offer my heartfelt support as they enter another election. Several weeks ago, I had expressed an interest in seeking the position.

Preakness Healthcare Center Participates in “Valentines for Veterans” Program

February 14, 2020

WAYNE, NJ - The residents of Preakness Healthcare Center recently participated in Representative Mikie Sherrill’s (NJ-11) “Valentines for Veterans” program. Their colored creations will be distributed to veterans throughout the 11th Congressional District.

"This community service effort has allowed the residents of Preakness Healthcare Center an ...

‘I’m Not a Monster,’ Man Who Brought Gun to Westfield School Grounds Says at Sentencing

February 23, 2020

ELIZABETH, NJ — The Delaware man who admitted to bringing a loaded handgun and hollow point bullets to a school parking lot in Westfield offered a tearful apology at his sentencing Friday.

Superior Court Judge William A. Daniel sentenced Thomas J. Wilkie, 46, of Bear, Delaware, to a 5-year term in state prison. Wilkie must serve 42 months of that term before he becomes eligible for ...

Man Shoots Self at Woodland Park Gun Range

WOODLAND PARK, NJ -Local police responded to the Woodland Park Range after reports that a 40-year-old male patron suffered a self-inficted gunshot wound at approximately 5:00 p.m. 

Police have not said if the wound was intentional or accidental.  

The victim was alive when first responders reported to the scene, according to reports, and was transported ...

NJ Pastry Chef to Compete in Food Network’s ‘Chopped Sweets!’

February 22, 2020

This story first appeared in TAPinto Scotch Plains/Fanwood.

Scotch Plains resident Joe Murphy, a corporate pastry chef for the legendary restaurateur Jean-Georges Vongerichten, founder of the Jean-Georges Restaurant Group, will compete on the Food Network program “Chopped Sweets!” on Monday, Feb. 24. The show, hosted by “Chopped!” judge and “Best Bakers in ...

8 Great Places to Celebrate National Margarita Day in New Jersey

Saturday, Feb. 22, is National Margarita Day. In honor of the holiday, we compiled a list of great places in New Jersey to imbibe one of the tasty tequila cocktails, whether you prefer yours on the rocks or frozen.

Salud!

Jose Tejas, Woodbridge and Fairfield. It doesn’t matter if you’re ordering fajitas or crawfish etouffee —  nothing goes better with a ...

Polymer Technologies Hiring Event

Polmer Technologies will be hosting an hiring event at the Passaic County One Stop on Monday, February 24, 2020 from 10am to 1pm. Please bring your resume and dress professional. We hope to see you here.

Affordable Energy for New Jersey Coalition Launches with Support of Business, Labor, Civic and Energy Interests

February 21, 2020

In response to the recently released New Jersey Energy Master Plan (EMP), representatives of labor, energy, business and civic groups have come together to launch Affordable Energy for New Jersey.  The Coalition will work to ensure New Jersey residents continue to have safe, reliable and affordable choices to meet their energy needs.

“The EMP’s emphasis on a move to complete ...

TAPinto Paterson Recognized for Local Engagement in News Reporting

TAPinto Paterson has been announced as the winner of The Center for Cooperative Media's Engage Local Award. The award, one of three NJ News Commons Excellence in Local News Awards given to the TAPinto network, recognizes a news organization or journalist that, "relied heavily on community engagement or similar practices as a major source or aspect of their ...