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El Mexicano abrirá sus puertas para discutir las preocupaciones de la comunidad

PATERSON, NJ - El Restaurante Mexicano abrirá sus puertas a la comunidad el 17 de julio, pero las margaritas y fajitas no serán los únicos elementos en el menú. En su lugar, después de un acuerdo hecho en la reunión del 1 de julio en el Ayuntamiento de Paterson, la reunión será una oportunidad para que los propietarios del restaurante y ...

Trabajadores, Líderes Locales, Funcionarios Estatales Celebran el Aumento del Salario Mínimo

PATERSON, NJ - Los trabajadores locales en una serie de industrias verán un aumento en sus próximos cheques de pago ya que el salario mínimo en Nueva Jersey aumentó oficialmente a $10 este lunes.

Pero eso no es suficiente, los líderes estatales y federales dijeron en una conferencia de prensa en la Junta de Inversión de la Fuerza Laboral del Condado de ...

Opening a Bank Account for College Students

How to choose the best college checking accounts

If you’re a student headed off to college or a parent whose child will be leaving home for the next chapter in their life, you may be thinking about how to best manage money during the next four or more years. College-bound students have their own set of financial needs, so keep these tips in mind when opening a bank account for college ...

NJ PBA Says Kean University Has an Unsafe Campus; Kean Says Its One of the Safest in the Country

July 9, 2019

UNION, NJ – Members of the New Jersey State Policemen's Benevolent Association (PBA) and others attended a rally July 3 to protest the actions of Kean University Director of Public Safety, Mark Farsi, in advance of a hearing for charges against twenty-year veteran officer and PBA representative Alex Perez.

According to the PBA, Perez and three other Kean University police ...

Governor Phil Murphy Signs Linda's Law One Year After Newark Resident Died When Electricity Was Shut Off

NEWARK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation on Friday that will require electric public utility companies to verify which residential customers use electrical life-sustaining equipment. 

The new law is named after Linda Daniels, a 68-year-old Newark grandmother who died after PSE&G disconnected her electricity and her oxygen tank lost power. Today marks one year since her ...

State Announces Healthy Home Initiative with St. Joseph’s Health & NJCDC

July 12, 2019

Growing evidence shows that healthy communities are a result of more than just quality medical care. In fact, many experts agree that other factors, like poverty and housing, can have a major impact on one's health.

To foster healthier communities in our state, Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver visited Paterson on July 10th to announce an innovative state partnership program that will ...

On the Anniversary of a Tragedy, Remembering My Son

July 5, 2019

Dear Editor,

The story I am about to tell is both personal and tragic. I weighed my family's privacy against the hope that maybe one life can be saved.

This fourth of July morning will be one year since I found my 20 year old son, Eddie Kobilis face down on the rec room floor. He was gone — and in an instant my family’s life had changed forever. My first words were WHY? WHY? ...

Murphy Administration, St. Joseph's Health Announce First Affordable Rental Development Under Agency's Hospital Housing Partnership Program

July 10, 2019

PATERSON, NJ  – Today, the Murphy Administration and St. Joseph’s Health unveiled the first project under an innovative state partnership program to promote hospital investment in affordable and supportive housing in their communities, including homes for residents with special needs and experiencing high utilization of emergency services.

"New Jersey is leading the way ...

N.J. Hall of Fame and TAPinto Announce Media Partnership; Two Organizations to Benefit from Joint Promotion

In an effort to positively impact the daily lives of New Jerseyans, the New Jersey Hall of Fame (NJHOF) has formed a media partnership with TAPinto, a network of over 70 franchised online local news sites throughout the state.

The NJHOF’s mission of celebrating New Jersey, inspiring generations of state residents, and instilling a sense of pride in their state closely follows ...