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Paterson Celebrates 'Palestine Way'

May 15, 2022

PATERSON, NJ - History was made Sunday as hundreds gathered to celebrate and honor the street sign unveiling of “Palestine Way” as well as the first ever Palestine Street Festival in Paterson.

Following the recent approval by the Paterson City Council, Mayor Andre Sayegh, City Council President Maritza Davila, and Sixth Ward Councilman Al Abdelaziz, himself the son of ...

Meet Ryder the Save The Animals Rescue Team Pet of the Week

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - S.T.A.R.T. was contacted by a concerned neighbor about a pregnant cat who was wandering the streets.

Apparently, Ryder had given birth several times before, but her litters could never survive the outdoors. How heartbreaking for her to keep losing her kittens.

So S.T.A.R.T. brought Ryder inside to safety and two weeks later she delivered five little bundles of ...

Passaic County SPCA Announces Sunday Open House and Pet Food Drive at Hawthorne HQ

HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Passaic County SPCA, found at 794 Lafayette Avenue in Hawthorne, will be holding an open house and pet food drive to mark the third anniversary of their pet food pantry, according to Stephanie Hornback.  The occasion will take place on Sunday, May 15, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. SPCA members will be present to give tours of the pet food pantry, and talk about their ...

Paterson Can Help 'Stamp Out Hunger' on Saturday

PATERSON, NJ - Paterson residents are invited to support the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) nationwide food drive that will take place in Paterson and across America on Saturday.

The Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive, the country's largest one-day food drive, provides residents with an easy way to donate food to those in need.

Residents who would ...

1000 Man March Set for Saturday

PATERSON, NJ - Paterson's first ever 1000 Man March is slated for Saturday.

The event, which will kick off with a light breakfast at the Masonic Temple, 224 Broadway, beginning at 9:00 a.m., will see participants march up Broadway before arriving at Eastside Park.

A number of festivities including a cookout, a concert series, and car show will take place at the park before the ...

Habitat for Humanity Now Accepting Applications For Two Two-Family Homes In Paterson

PATERSON, NJ – Paterson Habitat for Humanity is now accepting applications to purchase two-family homes located at 213 Governor Street and 65 North 5th Street in Paterson.

The applications will only be accepted between May 1 to May 31 at 3:00 p.m. Only completed applications, which will include required documents, will be processed beginning June 1. If Paterson Habitat has more ...

Paterson's Huntoon-Van Rensalier Underground Site Added To National Underground Railroad Network To Freedom

PATERSON, NJ –  Paterson’s Huntoon-Van Rensalier Underground Railroad Site has been added to the National Parks Service Underground Railroad Network to Freedom, according to a press conference held Wednesday.

“As Jim Richardson will tell you, the Underground Railroad site here in the city brought together Mr. Huntoon and Mr. Van Rensalier an African American man, a White ...

Paterson Breaks Ground On Riverside Oval

PATERSON, NJ – Paterson officials broke ground on Riverside Oval on Tuesday. The field will receive a new fence, lights, bleachers and a gray and baby blue turf to represent the home team, the Riverside Vets.

“This will be the sixth field that we are improving that will undergo $1 million in renovations,” Mayor Andre Sayegh said. “It’s another victory for ...

$2M Winning Lottery Ticket Sold in Paterson

PATERSON, NJ – A New Jersey Lottery ticket that was purchased at a 7-Eleven on East 30th Street in Paterson matched five of the five white balls drawn in Wednesday's drawing, winning the $1 million second-tier prize. The ticket was purchased with Power Play, multiplying the prize to $2 million.

The winning numbers for the Wednesday drawing were: 20, 30, 45, 55, and 56. The red Power ...

Paterson Lottery Ticket Wins $50K

TRENTON, NJ - A Paterson lottery player is $50,000 richer after winning the third-tier prize in Monday's Powerball drawing.

The winning numbers were: 08, 33, 55, 59, and 62. The Red Power Ball number was 18. The Power Play was 2X.  The winning ticket was sold at Angels Rosa Park Food Center, 92 Rosa Park Blvd. 

The Powerball jackpot rolls to ...


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Train for a Job in the Cannabis Industry

Train for a job in the booming cannabis industry.  A live, online training course starts June 1 through Passaic County Community College’s Continuing Education and Workforce Development department. 

The medical and adult use cannabis industry is growing fast, and well-trained individuals are needed to fill jobs of all types and levels. This course will prepare you for an ...

Felician University Announces 2022 Commencement Speaker and Honorary Degree Recipient

RUTHERFORD, NJ - President James W. Crawford, III and the Felician University Board of Trustees have announced that Jeh Johnson will receive an honorary doctor of letters degree and serve as keynote speaker at this year’s Commencement. He will address the graduates during the ceremony which will begin at 10am on May 21st at American Dream. Mr. Johnson is the former Secretary of ...

Governor Murphy Announces American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program

May 16, 2022

HACKENSACK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy visited the Hackensack Fire Department Monday morning to announce the new American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program. The grant will help local and regional fire departments across the state provide first responders with proper protective, cleaning and sanitation equipment, according to a news release from the Governor's office. 

“Confronted ...

Jack McGreevey, a No-Nonsense Supporter of Veterans, Dead at 93

CARTERET, NJ – Jack McGreevey, a battle-hardened Marine drill sergeant turned dogged advocate for his fellow veterans, who passed his passion for service to his son, former Gov. Jim McGreevey, died May 12.

He was 93.

Mr. McGreevey, of Carteret, was a constant presence throughout the 19th legislative district, serving in the legislative office since 1998. He proudly wore his ...

The Men of Lambda Upsilon Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. participated in the annual Friends of Benjie E. Wimberly Bowling Night of Fun.

May 16, 2022

PATERSON, NJ – The Men of Lambda Upsilon Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. participated in the annual Friends of Benjie E. Wimberly Bowling Night of Fun, an annual event that is well-supported by local civic groups including many Divine 9 organizations.   

Participants in the event enjoyed a night of fellowship, fun and music, attendees said.  

As part ...

Scenes from the 2022 Passaic County Art in the Park Festival Held in Goffle Brook Park, Hawthorne

May 7, 2022

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Passaic County's Art in the Park returned to Goffle Brook Park last weekend and the area from the Passaic County Arts Center at the John W. Rea House, past the playground, down along the walkway, was lined with booths where vendors, artists, and crafters had set up to show their talents and sell their wares.

Art in the Park was held from 11 to 7 on Saturday, April 30, ...

Bergen New Bridge Medical Center Signs with Guardian Research Network® to Help Change How Healthcare is Delivered

May 17, 2022

PARAMUS, NJ – Guardian Research Network Inc. (GRN) announced that Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, New Jersey’s largest hospital and a clinical affiliate of Rutgers University Medical School, has joined its nationwide healthcare system research network. As not-for-profits, both entities come together to bring healthcare innovation to local communities and enhance patient diversity in ...

New Poll: Majority of New Jersey Voters and Parents Support Public Charter Schools by a 2:1 Margin

HAMILTON, NJ – A new statewide poll from Change Research released today by the New Jersey Public Charter Schools Association (NJPCSA) found that a majority of voters in New Jersey support public charter schools by a nearly 2:1 margin (50% of respondents indicated support and 27% indicated opposition), while parents surveyed have an even higher level of support (56% support and only 24% ...