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For Yadira R. ESL Means Pathway to Career Success

PATERSON, NJ  – The Passaic County One-Stop has numerous opportunities for residents to get the help that they need in order obtain employment.

In addition to job training, the One-Stop offers ESL classes for customers that require assistance learning to speak better English. The class, which is taught by instructor Maria Pentarakis, gives clients the language skills and ...

Copperhead Caught in Montclair

June 17, 2019

UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair residents had an unusual discovery Tuesday when they sighted a copperhead snake in a local parking lot.

When Montclair Animal Control Officer Michele Shiber got the call that residents spotted a venomous snake, she sprung into action.

“We never know what adventure awaits us when the phone rings on any given day,” said Shiber.

Bergen County Prosecutor Announces Results of Marcal Fire Investigation

HACKENSACK/ELMWOOD PARK, NJ -- Investigators announced Monday that there is no indication that the fire that destroyed 31 of the 36 buildings located in the Marcal Paper Company Complex on January 31 was intentionally set. The cause of the fire, investigators say, cannot be determined and will be classfied as such pending further informaiton.

The investigation, according to ...

Hats Off for Father’s Day

June 14, 2019

Father’s Day is this weekend and I’m sure children are hitting the stores (or are online) to find the perfect card or gift to show their appreciation for all the father figures in their lives. Celebrated since 1908, Father’s Day became a permanent holiday in 1972 when President Richard Nixon signed the law recognizing the third Sunday in June as Father’s Day.

The day is ...

Community Activist Praises Organizers for Successful African Heritage Parade

June 16, 2019

Dear Editor: 

I want to take a moment to congratulate Ms. Ada Pugh and her amazing team on a very successful parade and festival this weekend. It was awesome to see the black community coming together once again to celebrate US. 

I look forward, with great anticipation, to next year's parade and festivities. We should be proud of who we are and our rich culture. I ...

Celebrating Deep Ties to Paterson Daniel Cabrera Sworn in to Key Position with Prospect Park Fire Department

June 18, 2019

PATERSON, NJ - Several Paterson city and school officials, as well as other family and friends, made their way to Prospect Park Monday to celebrate the swearing in of Daniel Cabrera as the neighboring municipality’s Fire Safety Director.

Cabrera, whose only familial roots hail from Paterson, is also the son-in-law of Elsa Mantilla, the woman recognized as the leader of the city’s ...