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Abdelaziz sworn in as Paterson’s 6th Ward councilman

Al Abdelaziz, flanked by his family, placed his left hand on the Quran and raised his right hand to take the oath of office for the 6th Ward City Council seat at the Hani Awadallah School cafetorium on Monday evening.

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Paterson high school students take afterschool jiu-jitsu

Veronica Aponte walks through the Wrigley Park section – the most crime ridden neighborhood in Paterson – to get to Eastside High School. She needed to learn some self-defense skills to protect herself, so she signed up for the school’s afterschool jiu-jitsu program.


Paterson’s Kennedy defeated in boys’ basketball state semifinals

The highly anticipated high school varsity boys’ state tournament basketball contest between John F. Kennedy High and Hackensack did not disappoint.  The pressure packed drama saw the Comets pull out a 68-62 victory which was much closer than the final score indicated.