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Lawyer says Paterson school district late in paying settlement

The attorney who succeeded in securing a $200,000 settlement for his client, former social studies teacher Noreen Sweeney, through a discrimination lawsuit is claiming the school district is late in making payments, according to court records.



Paterson school bus company driver charged with child endangerment

A driver for A1 Elegant Tours, a firm banned from Paterson schools for two years, was charged with child endangerment after allegedly hitting five cars, two traffic poles, and a fire hydrant in Orange and East Orange with a nine-year-old child and a woman aide on board the school bus.



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.