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Paterson school board hopeful Eddy Pichardo: My remark was misunderstood

Paterson school board hopeful Eddy Pichardo: My remark was misunderstood

Earlier in the week, I interviewed to fill a vacant position on the Paterson Board of Education. While I will admit to have not been misquoted, I regret to say that due to my poor choice of words and being a little nervous, I was misunderstood.

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Bringing affordable housing to New Jersey

It is no secret that the cost of living in New Jersey is among the highest in the nation. Coupled with a severe shortage of affordable housing, many of our residents struggle every day to make ends meet. The state would have to provide at least 155,000 new units of affordable housing by 2025 to

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McKoy owes a debt of gratitude to MLK

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

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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

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