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Paterson Fourth Grader has Been Counted, Have You?

PATERSON, NJ - While Paterson's citywide response rate to Census 2020 stands at just 47.4 percent, local fourth grader Estella Geraldino has made sure that she and her family were counted.

In her Census Selfie the 10-year-old Paterson Arts and Science Charter School student explained that the census is important because funding for more than 100 federal programs is determined by the ...

Felician University Appoints Samuel A. Delgado to Board of Trustees

Felician University announces that Samuel A. Delgado has been appointed to the University’s Board of Trustees. Mr. Delgado returns to the board having served previously from 2016 to 2018, as well as, on the Felician Council of Regents from 2008 to the present. 

Mr. Delgado recently retired as Vice President of External Affairs for Verizon New Jersey. A decorated Marine Corps ...

Clifton Notch Road Area Water Service Interruption

Passaic Valley Water Commission shut down water service in Clifton on Notch Road between Grove Street and Donnalin Place after NJDOT contractor hit service while digging.

Customers on Notch Rd. between Grove St. and Donnalin Pl will have no water.

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Paterson Needs Hinchliffe Stadium, Now More than Ever

July 6, 2020

Although we are living in uncertain and unstable times, this type of tumult is not without precedent. In 1918 the world was plunged into a pandemic with an estimated 500 million people globally being infected with the virus. 

In 1920 while the world was slowly emerging from the aforementioned influenza, racial strife continued to ravage our nation and segregation persisted as an ...

The Voice of a Poet: To Those Leaving Elementary School in June 2020

I imagine that, for some of you, being graduated by your elementary school doesn’t feel like much at all—just another day in your house, trying to stay out of your parents’ way while they dutifully work from their makeshift home offices.

But you’d be wrong to think that this isn’t much at all. This is a momentous occasion. You have done what no generation of ...

Passaic County Launches Innovative Business Mapping Tool

July 3, 2020

PATERSON, NJ  – The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders has launched a new interactive mapping tool to help local businesses attract customers as they continue their road to recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Open For Business Map allows these businesses to share information on their operational status and services, and provides users with an easy ...

Murphy Addresses Long Lines at Motor Vehicle Commission Facilities

July 8, 2020

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy used part of his Wednesday press briefing to address the frustrations of New Jerseyans who waited in long lines at the state's Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) facilities when they reopened this week.

"I completely understand the frustration felt by every customer forced to wait on long lines yesterday at New Jersey Motor Vehicle ...

Masks to Be Worn Outdoors When Social Distancing Isn't Possible, Murphy Declares

TRENTON, NJ – Face coverings are now required in outdoor public spaces when social distancing is not practicable, Gov. Phil Murphy announced via Twitter Wednesday before his COVID-19 press conference.

Exceptions  exist for individuals under two years old, people who are eating/drinking at an outdoor dining establishment, and when wearing a mask would inhibit health or safety.

The ...

2020 General Election Policies

July 8, 2020

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Pillar College Announces Launch of New Jersey's Only Bachelors of Science in Applied Chemistry with Concentration in Consumer Product Development

NEWARK, NJ - Pillar College just announced the launch of its newest degree, a Bachelor of Science in Applied Chemistry with a Concentration in Consumer Product Development.

Adding to the institution’s rich degree offerings, the Applied Chemistry with Concentration in Consumer Product Development will be the only one in New Jersey.

Students will master general, organic, analytical and ...