The Neighborhood Assistance Office (NAO) served more than 5,000 people per month when it was operating out of downtown Paterson. Now, the office barely serves 1,000 people in a given month, according to the official in charge of the office.
Twenty-five job training slots have been opened up by the New Jersey Reentry Corporation’s NJ Build program, former governor James McGreevey announced at the HoHoKus School of Trade and Technical Sciences on Monday morning.
A Morris County start-up is planning to invest $1.5 million to open a medical marijuana dispensary two blocks away from St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in the Lackawanna neighborhood.
A city man was arrested with a semi-automatic handgun on Saturday when police responded to a fight on 12th Avenue and East 23rd Street, according to police director Jerry Speziale.
A city man was arrested driving a stolen vehicle while carrying 173 Oxycodone pills on Saturday night, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik.
A city man has been arrested for allegedly enticing a 13-year-old girl over social media to engage in sexual activity, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik.
Teachers’ union endorses Castillo, Martinez, Redmon, Arrington, and Pichardo for Paterson school board
Five candidates were endorsed by the Paterson Education Association, the teachers’ union, on Monday afternoon, giving them a boost in the 17-person race.
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.
The New Jersey Department of Education is hosting a community focus group meeting at the Danforth Memorial Library on Tuesday, Oct. 16 as part commissioner Lamont Repollet statewide charter school listening tour.
The attorney for the Mo’s Liquors, a troubled bar on the corner of Main and Weiss, disputed a new charge presented by the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) board last week.
The city suspended five liquor businesses on Wednesday for selling to underage patrons, handgun on premises, and other violations.
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.
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.
The brothers from South Paterson defeated their opponents at the Pan Kids International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2018 in California to bring home gold medals.
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.