The city’s school district has reversed course on severing ties with a transportation company that was involved in two separate incidents that allegedly jeopardized the safety of students. U.S. Student Services of Woodland Park is being allowed to keep 34 of the 37 routes it had at the start of the 2017-18 school year.
The students of School 4 and School 28 in the Riverview section received a new playground on Saturday afternoon. Dozens of volunteers spent the day claiming an asphalt section behind School 4 for the new playground that includes slides and a jungle gym.
Five out of the nine men and women running for three obtainable school board seats faced off in a debate at St. Luke Church. Some of the issues that dominated the forum, hosted by the city’s chapter of the NAACP, were quality of education, charter schools, and local control.
The half-mile long Stoney Ridge Trail opened at the Great Falls National Historical Park on Friday afternoon. Visitors will start at the nature trail across the street from Libby’s Restaurant on McBride Avenue, tread up a scenic wooded area, and get to an overlook atop the ridge that provides a panoramic view of the Silk…
The Kontos Food company was awarded a $29.68 million grant on Thursday to expand its footprint in Paterson, according to the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA). As part of the expansion the firm will create 46 full-time jobs in the city.
The city spent $15,540 to renovate the former lab space inside the Paterson Health Department on Broadway that has been leased to a nonprofit organization for two years. This amounts to almost 65-percent of first year’s revenue spent on renovating the space.
The city council unanimously confirmed Marge Cherone as finance director in June. On Tuesday night, some council members opposed locking her in as finance director for the next four years.