I must share an unexpected pleasant experience that I had with the Division of Community Improvements located at 111 Broadway in the City of Paterson.
Twenty years ago this month, Hinchliffe Stadium closed its doors. Laval Wilson, the superintendent of the Paterson Public Schools in 1997, was presented with two options, restoration at a cost of $4.8 million dollars or demolition at a cost of four million dollars. With a difference of only $800,000, Wilson was leaning toward demolition and…
The Paterson Education Association (P.E.A.) is deeply disturbed by the prospect of utilizing students at Paterson School Number 18 as test cases for Online speech-language therapy in place of utilizing a traditional teacher. According to the Paterson Times, the Paterson School District is mulling the idea of providing approximately eighty-five (85) students with this service…
It’s encouraging to see a lot of talk in the papers about economic redevelopment in the City of Paterson. With that being said, however, the Center City Mall project has not been the type of development that has been lauded for its success in revitalizing Main Street.
Last week, the heroes of the Paterson Police Department and the Paterson School Security Department identified and thwarted a credible threat on a particular Paterson elementary school. Days later, these same agencies quickly responded to Eastside High School to investigate another event which led to a lengthy lockdown.
Recently I read two letters to the editor, one written by Pedro Rodriguez, a homeowner in the City of Paterson, in which he advised the administration and the city council to revise the strategy of the yearly revaluation of properties because they will prove to work against the homeowners of the City of Paterson.
On Tuesday evening a vote was taken by the Paterson City Council on indicted Mayor Jose Torres. Within the resolution that was presented for a vote was a vote of no confidence and also included a call for Mayor Torres to resign from his position effective immediately in light of the NJ Attorney General’s indictment.