Paterson Students Get New Playground

June 11, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- Hundreds of students returned to Paterson School 8 on Monday to a brand new playground thanks to the efforts of over 100 volunteers on Sunday.

Sponsored by Alexandra’s Playground, a non-profit organization set up by Michael and Andrea Vitale in honor of their daughter, Alexandra, who lost her life tragically in 2008, the build was a joint effort by the New Jersey ...

School Officials Raise Awarness of Suicide Themed Show. Commissioner Emanual Capers Calls it 'Teaching Opportunity'

PATERSON, NJ- Saying that watching the series may cause young people and teenagers to perceive that “suicide is a viable and/or romanticized option to coping with difficult circumstances,” Paterson Schools Superintendent Eileen Shafer sent a letter to parents on May 15 to make them aware of the recent release of the second season of “Thirteen Reasons Why” by ...

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New Jersey Blood Services Declares Blood Emergency

June 13, 2018

New Jersey Blood Services/New York Blood Center (NYBC) has declared a blood emergency. The organization is asking people across New York City, the Hudson Valley, Long Island and New Jersey to donate blood to help replenish the blood supply for hospitals throughout the area.


In order to maintain a safe blood supply, a seven-day inventory of all blood types must be continually ...