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Hawthorne High School SHARE Students Raise Money for Paterson's Habitat for Humanity

May 14, 2022

PATERSON, NJ - Hawthorne High School SHARE (Students of Hawthorne Acting Responsibly and Effectively) club members raised $500 for Paterson's Habitat for Humanity. 

SHARE, according to advisor John Di Lonardo, is "an HHS-based community club in which students participate in local events such as Snow Shoveling for the Elderly, donations and collections for local food banks, ...

Oasis Cuts Ribbon on Extension to Mill Street Headquarters

PATERSON, NJ – Oasis, a Haven for Women and Children, celebrated the expansion of its 57 Mill Street building with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday.

The nonprofit celebrated the completion of a fourth floor and a two-story ground floor addition allowing Oasis to serve 2,500 more women and children each year with the expanded space, raising the total number of Paterson and area ...

St. Anthony Students, Parishoners Bake and Deliver Over 2,000 Cookies to Help Paterson-Based Charities

PATERSON, NJ - A cookie or two can brighten anyone's day for a while.  A total of 169 dozen cookies (that's 2,028) were baked and donated to help people in need, thanks to the generous efforts of St. Anthony School parishioners and students working in conjunction with the St. Anthony Church Social Services Ministry.  Jannina Oblitas from St. Anthony's said that the cookie ...

Eastside High School Celebrates Dr. Gerald Glisson's 48th Birthday by Renaming Peace Center

PATERSON, NJ – Family and friends of the late Dr. Gerald Glisson gathered on Thursday to officially name Eastside High School’s Restorative Justice Center in his honor. The ceremony was scheduled to mark what would have been Glisson’s 48th birthday.

“It’s been nearly two years since our friend and colleague, Dr. Gerald Glisson, passed away,” Superintendent ...

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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 ...

New Jersey Warns of Price Gouging During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

May 19, 2022

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey.

“The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous vendors coming out of the woodwork to take advantage of parents at a vulnerable ...

Governor Murphy Announces American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program

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 ...

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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 ...

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% ...