Fourth Annual Familes Behind the Badge Softball Tournament Postponed

May 18, 2018

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The fourth annual Families Behind the Badge softball tournament will be postponed due to forecasted rain. Originally scheduled to be held Saturday, May 19, it will now be held on Sunday, May 20 at the Memorial Field complex behind Beatrice Gilmore and Memorial Schools off McBride Avenue. Admission is $5.

Team check in is at 9 a.m.; opening ceremonies begin at 9:30 and first ...

New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy Leads 'Mothers Day Build.' Paterson Habitat for Humanity Continues Bringing Home Ownership to Local Residents

PATERSON, NJ- The strength and leadership of women was on full display Friday as more than 50, led by New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy, helped rebuild a home that, thanks to Paterson Habitat for Humanity, will provide another local family with the opportunity to become homeowners.

The “Mother’s Day Build,” co-hosted by Paterson Habitat for Humanity and Lowe’s Heroes, ...

Paterson Community Schools Corps Offers Members Opportunity to Make a Difference While Earning Valuable Benefits

PATERSON, NJ- Providing academic support, decreasing at-risk behavior, and strengthening families and the community are just a few of the responsibilities of Americorps members. 

Launched in 1992 under the formal name of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to "connect Americans of all ages and backgrounds with opportunities to give back to their communities ...

Paterson Students Team Up to Improve Community

PATERSON, NJ- Strengthening their community through collective action was a recurring theme in Paterson’s 5th Ward on Friday as students, teachers, elected officials, the Department of Public Works, and others came together for two separate events with the potential to make a lasting impact on the city.

First, members of the Eastside High School Student Government Association (SGA) spent ...

Passaic County CASA Recognizes Volunteer Child Advocates at Annual Event

WAYNE, NJ- More than 50 staff members, volunteers, and board members from Passaic County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) celebrated the impact of CASA volunteers at the organization's Volunteer Appreciation Brunch on April 28, 2018, at Laurelwood Arboretum in Wayne. This annual event recognizes Passaic County CASA volunteer advocates and the difference they make in the lives of ...

Woodland Park Will Host Fourth Annual Familes Behind the Badge Softball Tournament

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The fourth annual Families Behind the Badge softball tournament will be held this year on Saturday, May 19 at the Memorial Field complex behind Beatrice Gilmore and Memorial Schools off McBride Avenue, starting at 8:30 a.m. Rain date is May 20. Admission is $5.

Organized by Councilwoman Tracy Kallert, Councilman Vincent DeCesare and Kaitlyn Kallert, the event, which pits ...

Paterson Alliance Seeks 'Navigators' to Help Increase Awareness of Early Childhood Education Opportunities

PATERSON, NJ- Seeking to build on the success of their “Think Pre-K” campaign, the Paterson Alliance has put out a call for additional “navigators” that, according to the organization, will “spend time in their communities, telling parents and families about early brain development, and the benefits of high quality early childcare and education.”

An ...

TAPinto Paterson TV: Bronze Heat Host Communty Carnival

 PATERSON, NJ- The Bronze Heat are hosting their third annual community carnival this weekend, April 26-29, at Eastside Park in Paterson. Remaining opening hours are Friday, 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Music, Rides, Food, and Fun all weekend!

Developer Charles Florio Helps Give Paterson Youth a "Jumpstart" on Construction Jobs

PATERSON, NJ- Developer Charles Florio is known for having deep pockets when it comes to nonprofits and charities in Paterson. That’s why Jamie Bland, founder and executive director of Jumpstart Paterson, approached him about funding for her program. A little over a year after she first reached out, Florio has pledged to donate $60,000 to help fund a number of initiatives that will benefit ...

Passaic Valley Unico Helps Restock Shelves of Military Assistance Pantry

PATERSON, NJ- Members of the Great Falls Rotary Club and Passaic County Board of Realtors were joined at the Military Assistance Pantry on Ward Street on Saturday by members Passaic Valley Unico to restock the shelves full of food and other goods for collection and use by area veterans.

According to a report by Rotary Club member Debby Flower, Chuck Russo of Passaic Valley Unico read media ...

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