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District Decides No. 1 Seed Paterson Eastside Highschool is Out of State Tournament

February 22, 2017

PATERSON, N.J. - The NJSIAA has released a statement that it was told by the Paterson School District to proceed with seeding the state tournament without Eastside High School.

"As part of the ongoing internal investigation of the Paterson Eastside High School athletic program by former state Supreme Court Justice John Wallace, Jr., NJSIAA has been notified by Paterson Public Schools ...

After Failed Vote, What's Next for the Paterson BOE Elections

PATERSON, N.J.- After a failed 4-4-1 vote by the Paterson Council on Tuesday regarding a memorandum to move Paterson's Board of Education Election from November to April, many residents are wondering, “what’s next?”.

The move to change the election came from last fall’s race where many residents were complaining that political parties were getting involved and ...

Despite Public Support Paterson Council Votes 4-4-1 to Return School Board Elections to April

PATERSON, N.J. - Despite a crowd that came last night to voice support for taking politics out of the school board elections, the symbolic measure was shot down by a vote of 4-4-1, Councilwoman Ruby Cotton and Mayor Jose "Joey" Torres did not attend the meeting or vote.

Council President Bill McKoy who was in favor of moving the elections back said "at least we ...

Public Barred as Kennedy Beats Eastside 63-60, As Investigation Continues

PATERSON, N.J. - Kennedy High School took on Eastside yesterday in a cross town rivalry game as Eastside looked to rebound after losing both its head and assistant coach last week after being suspended from by the district. 

Tuesday the district announced earlier in the day that the game that evening between Kennedy and Eastside would not be open to the public. After a weekend of ...

Paterson Education Advocates Comment on Protests and Confirmation Over Education Secretary

VERONA, N.J.- On Saturday a high school junior from Verona High School, Izzy Williams, organized a protest at Verona Park against the nomination of Betsy DeVos, President Donald Trump’s Secretary of Education nominee.

From 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., about 200 people gathered to the protest, including some local teachers who work in the Paterson School district, with ...

Outstanding performance by Paterson native Wé McDonald at WPU came with a surprise for all students!

PATERSON, N.J..- Outstanding performance by Paterson native Wé McDonald at WPU came with a surprise for all students!

William Paterson University and the Office of Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres hosted the “Voice of Paterson Concert,” for Wé McDonald who was a finalist on last season of “The Voice,” while completing her freshman year at the ...

Paterson councilman proposes naming school after Obama

PATERSON, N.J.- Paterson councilman proposes naming school after Obama

City Councilman Andre Sayegh on Friday proposed that the Board of Education rename its new School 16 in the honor of Former President Barack Obama.

As America waves farewell to Obama, Sayegh pens a letter to the Board President Christopher Irving suggesting the renaming of the school. Sayegh ...

Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly: New NJSIAA Transfer Rule Will Have 'Adverse Impact'

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ – The somewhat never ending saga of the New Jersey Interscholastic Athletic Association’s student-athlete transfer rule might have seen the light at the end of the tunnel.

Members of the NJSIAA Executive Committee voted in an overwhelming majority (Yes – 27, No – 7, Abstain – 0) to accept a new transfer policy that would mandate a 30-day sit-out ...

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Tyler Sumter of Paterson Named to The College of Saint Rose Dean's List

February 16, 2017

ALBANY, NY (02/15/2017)-- The College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York, congratulates Tyler Sumter of Paterson, New Jersey, for being named to the Dean's List for the fall 2016 semester.

Sumter is one of 751 students to achieve this mark of academic excellence. To make the Dean's List, Sumter had to complete a minimum of 12 credit hours and achieve a semester grade-point average of at ...