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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 ...

Maria Mazziotti Gillan: I Think Allen Ginsberg Would be Proud

They came from around the state and across the country to the historic Hamilton Club on the Paterson campus of Passaic County Community College (PCCC) to celebrate the 40th anniversary  of The Poetry Center at PCCC. 

The February 1 event also served as an opportunity to pay tribute to the Center’s founder and executive director, Maria Mazziotti Gillan, a Paterson native whose ...

What is 83 Ventures?

The word entrepreneur is used so commonly that we often bypass the value within the word. An entrepreneur is an individual that organizes and operates a business in which they assume greater than normal financial risks. The key word: RISKS! It is a heavy weight to carry, but a necessary part of the game to bring forth new products/services, innovations, and market growth. 

On ...

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 ...

Al Moody Proof that Role Models Exist in Paterson

February 19, 2020

Dear Editor:

As the Board of Education considers the renaming of the Great Falls-Silk City Academy in honor of educator Al Moody, it's important to also consider the greater impact that this could have on our city.  

Paterson needs positive role models. For several decades, Al Moody has had a tremendous impact on our city's youth and has dedicated his career to uplifting ...

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 ...

NBC Journalist Lester Holt Picked For Rutgers Commencement

February 19, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Rutgers Board of Governors voted Tuesday to award an honorary degree to award-winning journalist Lester Holt when he addresses graduates at the 254th-anniversary commencement of Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences on May 17.

With a journalism career that spans four decades, Holt was named NBC Nightly News anchor in June 2015 ...

Cruise Ship Docked in Bayonne Screened for Coronavirus

BAYONNE, NJ - A Royal Caribbean cruise that docked in Bayonne early Friday was met by health officials as a precaution against the spread of coronavirus.

One of the passengers, according to several reports, had been treated for a fever when the ship was still in the Caribbean.

Four other passengers, Mayor Jimmy Davis said on Facebook, are under observation and were taken to an area ...

New Stuffed Burger Restaurant in Springfield Promises ‘Super’ Experience

February 17, 2020

This article first appeared in TAPinto Springfield.

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — On Presidents Day, Feb. 17, Super Stuffed Burgers celebrates its grand opening in Springfield. We got a sneak peak Friday afternoon when co-owners Rob Grunauer and Rey Perez spoke about their new venture.

“I am a comic book enthusiast/collector,” Grunauer said. “So the love of comics, ...

NJ Chefs to Take the Challenge at Girl Scout Cookie Cook-Off

Can’t get enough Girl Scout Cookies? Then head to the third annual Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey Great Cookie Cook-off next month in Scotch Plains, where New Jersey chefs will compete to see who can best incorporate the perennial treats into dishes both sweet and savory.

The fundraiser will be held at Shackamaxon Country Club in Scotch Plains on Thursday, March 12. Jackie ...

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.

TAPinto Paterson Recognized for Local Engagement in News Reporting

February 18, 2020

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 ...

PSE&G Updates Residents on Paterson Gas Modernization Project

PATERSON, NJ - PSE&G will be working to install new gas mains on 21st Ave at E 30th St, E 28th St at 21st Ave and E 21 St at 20th Ave.

This work is part of the utility’s town-wide project to make gas delivery to local homes and businesses safer, cleaner and more efficient. While residents and businesses may experience temporary road closures, local ...