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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 activist questions Martinez’s move for possible mayoral run

It seems that voters in Paterson have a difficult time actually researching candidates before choosing who to elect. For the most part it’s mostly based on party affiliation more than the quantifiable results the candidate has produced prior to seeking office. In November 2016, 10,000 Paterson voters came out to elect a school board member


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