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Religions and Spirituality

September 12, 2021

PATERSON, NJ - Cast under clear blue skies, September 11, 2001, started as a routine day. Now, 20 years later, the commemorations of what that day would become, by most accounts the most tragic in American history, have, in some ways, also become routine. From the unfurling of massive American ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Complete with a patriotic presentation by the color guard made up of Paterson firefighters and police officers, congregants of Paterson’s Church of God recently hosted their annual honor service for the city’s first responders. A strong showing of young police officers- in-training ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock Gurudwara hosted an outdoor prayer vigil Wednesday to commemorate the lives lost and those wounded in the FedEx Indianapolis shooting. The vigil was well-placed on the eve of National Prayer Day which was commemorated on Thursday, May . Several speakers from area ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Celebrating South Paterson as the "capital of the Muslim community," Councilman Al Abdelaziz led several city officials, business and religious leaders, and dozens of community members in a ceremonial lighting of a large fanous on Sunday. The decorative fanous is placed in the pocket ...

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PATERSON, NJ - More than two year after flames and smoke caused extensive damage to Christ Temple Baptist Church, members of the Paterson Fire Department were back on the scene Sunday. This visit, however, coming on Easter Sunday, was more celebratory in nature. "We are thankful to the ...

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PATERSON, NJ - In a moving remembrance and wreath-laying ceremony, Mayor Andre Sayegh, local officials, and area residents paid tribute Tuesday to those that have succumbed to the deadly coronavirus. The date, March 16, marked the one-year anniversary of the first death due to the terrifying plague ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Hundreds of parishioners lined up outside of St. John the Baptist Cathedral on Tuesday, waiting for their chance to get their first jabs of the Moderna vaccine against COVID-19. With New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy on hand, and giving a positive thumbs up to the operation taking ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Hampered only by a lack of supply of the much-sought after shots, Paterson’s efforts have led to more than 10,000 people being administered vaccinations against COVID-19, Mayor Andre Sayegh announced Thursday. Joining Sayegh for the press conference at Paterson’s International ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Established under the auspices of St. Luke CDC, and located on Fair Street in the City’s 4th Ward, Christhouse has provided a beacon of hope for area residents since 1997. The non-profit community organization serves as an arm of St. Luke’s Baptist Church to provide outreach to area ...

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SOUTH RIVER, NJ -- Senator Cory Booker took to the floor of the U.S. Senate Tuesday to eulogize U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, calling him "the very definition of a hero" and "a Jersey guy through and through."  Sicknick, a South River native, died from injuries he sustained on Jan.

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PATERSON, NJ - The iconic American movie, Around the World in 180 Days, premiered in 1956. On Christmas morning, December 25, 2020, a group of singers, led by Council Vice President Lilisa Mimms, toured around the Silk City, by trolley, in less than three hours. The courageous carolers were not ...

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NEW JERSEY - Although Hanukkah, "The Festival of Lights," is considered a “minor” Jewish holiday, it is a popular celebration among Jewish families across America. In 2020, Hanuhhah begins in the evening of Dec. 10 and continue through the evening of Dec. 18. According to ReformJudaism.org, when ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Politicians, business leaders, members of the clergy, educators, and others with a variety of titles joined together by the dozens on Tuesday to honor the life and longtime service of Mauel Martinez Sr.  No matter the role they played, or formal connection they had to Martinez, ...

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