The city kicked off its third annual public safety camp at Camp Hope in West Milford on Monday to build a more trusting relationship between the community and police, said police director Jerry Speziale.
Almost three-dozen young people cleared tall weeds and prepared a sizeable piece of land in the rear side of the former American Legion Hall building on Wednesday for a community garden at the soon-to-be Paterson youth center on Front Street.
Dozens of people from the city’s Colombian community had their eyes fixed on the covered street sign above the intersection of 21st and Madison Avenues on Saturday morning. Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres pulled the covering off to unveil the new name for the intersection: “Colombian Corridor.”
Twenty-seven aspiring chefs at the Eva’s Village Culinary School were given dough balls on Tuesday morning to create their own pastries using an ingredient popular throughout the world.
Ysela Mantilla and her brother David arrived early on Sunday morning to watch the annual Peruvian Parade enter Paterson from Clifton. She and her brother were among thousands upon thousands of people who dotted the sidewalks of Main Street to watch the spectacle that featured traditional Peruvian music, dress, and dances.
The city re-dedicated a portion of Market Street in tribute to baseball hall of famer Roberto Clemente earlier in the month.
The state’s largest anti-poverty organization named a new chief executive officer. Mark Schmit was selected as the chief executive officer of Eva’s Village on Friday. He replaces chief executive Marie Reger.