Paterson Fire Captain Mike Trommelen Recognized as 'Outstanding Irish-American'

March 17, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholder marked St. Patrick’s Day on Wednesday by holding an Irish Heritage Celebration and recognizing four county residents for their “outstanding achievements and contributions.”

Among the honorees was Paterson Fire Captain Mike Trommelen whom was referred to as a “unique and most respected, colleague, associate, and ...

Professional Firefighters Show Off Cooking Skills, Raise Funds for Saint Barnabas Burn Center

EDISON, NJ- Edison’s Pines Manor was transformed into a firehouse kitchen on Monday as teams from 24 professional fire departments across New Jersey showed off their cooking skills at the NJ FMBA’s eighth annual Cooked and Uncorked Food and Wine Festival.

The event, which raised over $50,000 that will be split between the Saint Barnabas Burn Center and the NJ FMBA Foundation, was ...

TAPinto Paterson Series: Black History Month. Fraternal and Greek Organizations Make An Outsized Impact On The Community

In honor of Black History Month Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly and TEAM HOPE are recognizing African Americans that have made an impact in the community and beyond.

TAPinto Paterson is proud to bring these stories to our readers.  

In the final story of our Black History Month series, we’re expanding our scope to highlight the community influence of not just a single ...

Viva La Republica Dominicana!

PATERSON, NJ- In a city of more than 50 nationalities it is commonplace to attend a Sunday morning breakfast and hear the national anthem of nations from across the globe. That scene repeated itself again on Sunday as a large representation of Paterson’s Dominican community turned out to a breakfast to celebrate the island nation’s independence, as well as the contributions ...

Ramsey Girl Scouts Volunteer to Help Students at Oasis

PATERSON, NJ – Wearing hues of brown, green, and blue, young women across the country regularly gather with friends and recite a promise: “On my honor, I will try to serve God and my country, to help people at all times, and to live by the Girl Scout Law.” The 6th grade troop of the Ramsey Girl Scouts chose to live out part of this promise by helping children in Paterson at the ...

‘Paterson Partners With Puerto Rico’ Raising Over $12,000 for Hurricane Ravaged School

PATERSON, NJ - More than 250 people braved the snow to raise funds for "Paterson Partners with Puerto Rico Support-A-School Fundraiser" Saturday at St. Gerard's Church. The night of food, music, and dancing raised more the $12,000 to support one of the many schools devastated when Hurricane Maria ravaged the island in September 2017.

Paterson Public Schools teamed up ...

Eva’s Village Continues to Build Paterships to Support Paterson Residents

Paterson, NJ- Eva’s Village continues to expand its offerings to Paterson residents through partnerships with The Ammon Foundation and Spencer Savings Bank. Established in 1982 to help feed hungry residents in the city the organization has grown to one that now combats poverty through a diverse set of programs that include the food kitchen, addiction treatment, housing shelters, and ...

Food Pantry for Military Veterans Set to Open in Paterson. Pascrell: It’s the Least We Can Do

PATERSON, NJ- “Service Above Self.” 

It’s that noble mission that keeps members of Rotary Clubs all over the globe involved in making important impacts in their local community. And, in Paterson, it’s no different.

On Monday, that motto came to life again when members of then Great Falls Rotary Club and the Passaic County Board of Realtors,  flanked by ...

TAPinto Paterson Series: Black History Month. James Henderson’s Supersized Impact on Paterson

In honor of Black History Month Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly and TEAM HOPE are recognizing African Americans that have made an impact in the community and beyond.

TAPinto Paterson is proud to bring these stories to our readers.

James Henderson owned and operated McDonald’s stores in Paterson for 20 years, during which time he built a reputation as a hard-working and charitable ...

Paterson Senator Nellie Pou Issues Statement on Governor Murphy's Efforts to Help Puerto Rico

TRENTON – On Monday Governor Phil Murphy signed an Executive Order to create the Commission on Puerto Rico Relief to continue support efforts he pledged to provide to Puerto Rico in the aftermath of the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria.

Following the signing, and just days before Paterson Partners with Puerto Rico is to hold a large fundraising event to help support one of the ...

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Applications Open for Annual Scholarships Offered by Alliance of Private Special Education Schools

March 8, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ - The Alliance of Private Special Education Schools of Northern New Jersey, a group of more than 30 state-approved private special education schools in northern and central New Jersey, has opened scholarship applications for graduating high school students with disabilities.

The scholarships are designed to empower, recognize and reward graduates with special needs. Students with ...

TAPinto Paterson Article Leads to Support for Young Boxer

March 3, 2018

Dear Editor:

On December 29, 2017 there was an article in TAPinto Paterson which I read about a young man, Xavier Correa, age 13, of Paterson, New Jersey. Xavier was training for boxing greatness. He was ranked #1 in the country at his age and weight for the last two years. The article went on to read that one of the biggest challenges that Xavier faced had nothing to do with boxing but the ...