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December 7, 2022

PATERSON, NJ - Paige Neal scored 21 points to lead Passaic County College to an 83-44 women's basketball victory over Bergen County College on Tuesday. Neal also collected 12 rebounds and five steals and passed for six assists.  Yasminah White finished with 17 points and seven assists for ...

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PATERSON, NJ -  Devinir Garvey and Joseph Mazzola each scored 17 points to lead Passaic County College to an 87-65 men's basketball victory over Bergen County College Tuesday night. Mazzola came off the bench to provide Passaic with an offensive lift, hitting six of his 10 shots, including four ...

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PATERSON, NJ –Paterson Public Schools students will get a chance to go skiing this winter thanks to a partnership with Winter4Kids.  The partnership will allow students to go on ski trips at the National Winter Weather Activity Center in Vernon throughout the winter months.  Schools 10, 12, ...

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PATERSON, NJ – One of Paterson's most well known boxing clubs celebrated their 30th anniversary on Saturday. Ike and Randy Boxing, now a non-profit organization with the goal of supporting the youth and keeping them off the street, was home to pro boxers Kendall Holt, Adrian Stone, and Aaron ...

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PATERSON, NJ -The Super Football Conference has awarded the Eastside Football Ghosts’ Elijah Carroll and the Kennedy Football Knights’ Adrian “AJ” Mouzone the 2022 Steve DiGregorio Young Man of the Year Award which recognizes the players’ dedication to service in school and in their community as ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Eight members of the 2022 Passaic County Champion Kennedy Boys Soccer Knights have won all-Big North Conference honors. “All of these players and the entire Kennedy Boys Soccer Team gave the Paterson community a season we will never forget," Superintendent Eileen Shafer said. "May ...

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PHILLIPSBURG – Phillipsburg High School used a powerful offensive game while the defense was in the smothering kind of mood as the undefeated Stateliners won their 10th straight game, 37-6, over Paterson Eastside in a North Jersey Section II Group 5 semifinal football game on a beautifully mild ...

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Oradell, NJ - Bergen Catholic Defensive Lineman Sydir Mitchell was selected to play in the 2023 Under Armour All-American Game. The Paterson native is ranked as the third-best player in New Jersey by several recruiting sites. Mitchell was honored prior to the game vs. Saint Peter’s Prep on ...

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PATERSON, NJ - The Eastside Football Ghosts spoiled homecoming for the Passaic County Technical Institute Bulldogs with a 7-6 victory last week, defeating a team that was ranked #5 among northern New Jersey public schools.  Eastside Quarterback Carnell Goodwin’s pass connected with Halfback ...

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PATERSON, NJ - For the first time since 1996, the Kennedy Boys Soccer Team has won the Passaic County Championship. Senior Luis Portillo scored a goal in sudden-death overtime to defeat the #1 ranked Clifton Mustangs, 1-0.  Superintendent of Schools Eileen Shafer was among the many Knights ...

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PATERSON, NJ - The Kennedy High School Boys Soccer Knights will have a rematch against Clifton for the Passaic County championship after their 3-1 victory over Wayne Valley on Saturday.  Last year, the Knights lost to the Clifton Mustangs in the Passaic County Championship final, 3-1, extending ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Mayor Andre Sayegh, along with Councilwoman-at-Large Dr. Lilisa Mimms and Fourth Ward Councilwoman Ruby Cotton commemorated Essence Carson Day by dedicating a recently renovated basketball court in her honor on Monday. Carson distinguished herself as an outstanding student-athlete in ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Paterson local and public school officials welcomed WNBA World Champion, and Paterson Public Schools alumna, Essence Carson, back to her elementary school gymnasium where she first learned to play basketball. The gym at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Educational Complex was renamed in ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Superintendent of Schools Eileen Shafer congratulated the Kennedy Boys Soccer Knights for their victory over the Passaic Indians in the Passaic County Tournament quarterfinal game on Saturday.    “Kennedy Boys Soccer’s win on Saturday shows what many of us have known for a while ...

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PATERSON, NJ - The Paterson Eastside High School Ghosts Football team hope to replicate their recent success on the field when they take on Old Tappan later today. Last week, the Eastside Football Ghosts pulled off a stunning win against the undefeated Ridgewood Maroons, 12-10, who had come into ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Paterson native Essence Carson is a 13-year WNBA veteran, All-Star, World Champion, philanthropist, speaker and current Senior Manager of Labor Relations and A&R Operations at Motown Records/Black Forum.  She graduated from Rosa Parks School of Fine and Performing Arts High ...

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PATERSON, NJ – With the New Jersey Jackals announcing their new home at Hinchliffe Stadium, some Paterson Board of Education officials are concerned about how the occupancy of the historic stadium by the independent league baseball team will impact use by local student athletes and their ...

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PATERSON, NJ - The New Jersey Jackals, a member team of the Frontier League, a Professional Baseball League of 16 teams and Partner League of Major League Baseball (MLB), announced on Wednesday the team is relocating from Yogi Berra Stadium in Montclair, to its new, larger home at the landmark ...

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PATERSON, NJ – On August 20, Paterson held a three-on-three basketball tournament put together by Recreation Director Benji Wimberly and Debbie Tillman. The tournament consisted of six teams with the Paterson Lady Royals winning the tournament 16-10.  However, as Coach Adam would say, the Lady ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Saturday marked the first day of the annual Great Falls Festival. The event, lasting until Monday, September 5, features a wide variety of ethnic eating options, live performances from local bands and a fireworks extravaganza.  The festival runs from 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The New York Yankees have announced that No. 1 prospect, INF Anthony Volpe, has been promoted from the Double-A Somerset Patriots to the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. Volpe played his last game with the Patriots on Thursday night against the Binghamton Rumble ...

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PATERSON, NJ – On Wednesday, Mayor Andre Sayegh and Recreation Director Benji Wimberly joined the Recreation Division’s girls’ sports programs to announce that Paterson has received $14,000 from the Dick’s Sporting Goods Sports Matter Grant. The Grant will help increase girls’ involvement in youth ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Many Paterson community members, friends and family of the late Ed Cotton gathered around the Preakness Valley Golf Course for the Second Annual Golf Outing hosted by the Ed Cotton Foundation on Monday. Ed Cotton greatly impacted the lives of Patersonians and through the Foundation, his ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - In a surprise announcement Wednesday morning, the New Jersey Jackals professional baseball team announced that they will no longer call Yogi Berra Stadium home.  Yogi Berra Stadium is located on the campus of Montclair State University. The team will continue the 2022 ...

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PATERSON, NJ -- Earlier this week, Paterson resident Nazier Mule was selected in the fourth round of the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft by the Chicago Cubs. Mule was the 113th player selected overall, and the first player from New Jersey chosen in the draft on Monday. He played his high ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Two student-athletes at the Dr. Hani Awadallah (DHA) School became medalists at the Special Olympics track and field summer games at The College of New Jersey in June.   Jayda Hamilton participated in the shot put and the 400-meter race, winning gold in both events. Carlos ...

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PATERSON, NJ – On Tuesday, Mayor Andre Sayegh was joined by Larry Doby Jr. and local and federal officials to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the historic day that Larry Doby broke the color barrier in the American League of Major League Baseball.  Sayegh presented a framed vintage Larry Doby ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The biggest tournament in the world’s most popular sport is coming to New Jersey in a big way. On Thursday officials from FIFA, soccer’s governing body, announced that MetLife Stadium will be one of just 15 locations across North America and 11 in the U.S. to play host to the ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Paterson's own Victor Cruz, owner a Super Bowl ring, will be back home on Saturday lending his expertise to local athletes. The daylong camp, set to be held at Baurele Fieldhouse, 98 Oak Street, will begin at 8:00 a.m. and run until 1:00 p.m. Boys and girls ages 8 to 15 are ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The Paterson Divas 10U Youth Softball Team will be competing in a tournament in Guayama, Puerto Rico, and they got their neighbor's help to get there, Mayor Andre Sayegh and Paterson Divas Coaches Jose Crespo, Adrian Rodriguez and Rony Martinez announced Thursday. The team ...

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