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School board member Lilisa Mimms announces run for at-large council seat

School board member Lilisa Mimms announces run for at-large council seat

As a lifelong resident of Paterson, single mom of four children, pastor of the New Beginnings Christian Outreach Ministries, corporate executive in the telecommunications and cable industries, commissioner on the Paterson school board (term ends this year 2017), vice chair of the Planning Board, mentor and community leader, I am excited to announce my candidacy


Time to restore transportation for Paterson students

In the past month, the uncertainty created by the announcement of the removal of courtesy transportation for 491 students attending the Passaic County Technical Institute and 199 other students attending schools within the district has led us to organize parents to ask for continuity of a service that has been present for decades.


Letter: Time is now for Hinchliffe Stadium

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


Paterson teachers’ union raises questions about online speech therapy program

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