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Paterson charter school boasts beating state, district averages in PARCC exams

More than 68-percent of sixth graders at the John P. Holland Charter School have either met or exceeded expectations in the English section of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) exams placing them ahead of the state’s average score for sixth graders, announced the school on Wednesday afternoon.



Small business tour equips South Paterson businesses with information to expand

Amjad Abukaik showed off the different technologies Sheefa Pharmacy in South Paterson is utilizing to keep its customers healthy. His pharmacy uses an RX Safe system that prevents pharmacists from grabbing and handing the wrong medications to a customer, he told congressman Bill Pascrell who went on a small business walk in the neighborhood on