By now many of you have read about my sad encounter after the ESNA mayoral candidate debate, wherein I asked our mayoral candidates to name the current vice-president of the United States, only to find two of them—McKoy and Sayegh—were smarter than a fifth grader.
While others spent the day remembering and celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., one councilman decided to use the occasion and MLK’s name to attack an opponent during a mayoral debate. His comments were both surprising and utterly disrespectful for a man that we all owe a debt of gratitude…
As Women’s History Month comes to an end, it occurred to me that the City of Paterson has something to be very proud of—the fact that the City is led on almost all levels by a woman. I’m sure that this is unprecedented in our City’s long history, and it may be unique among other…
I attended a recent city council workshop to address the issue of the missing benches in front of city hall. To me, this decision was shortsighted and counterproductive. As a longtime city activist, I find it rather odd that the mayor found it necessary to remove the benches from in the first place.
I feel confident and secure endorsing the candidacy of the newly certified candidate in Paterson’s council at-large election as I’ve known him since he was a teenager and a participant in a summer leadership program I was the facilitator of, at the Paterson YMCA.
My name is John McEntee, Jr., and I am the president of the Paterson Education Association. We represent 3,100 teachers, secretaries, instructional assistants, etc. that work with your children every day to ensure that they receive the best education possible.
During the past several months as the ex-campaign manager for Glenn Brown, I had had the unique pleasure and honor to see Paterson and her wonderful citizens from all communities up close and personal.