My name is Fatima Bell. I am a very active parent, community activist and lifelong Paterson resident who is quite concerned about the direction our city is headed in. First, I’d like to provide some academic/career history information.
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…
We have reached the time of year that everyone is preparing to position themselves to run for office. I have heard various rumors throughout the city and I’d like the opportunity to clear it up. Once and for all.
We are all very well aware that these are very trying times for our great city. As a lifelong resident, teacher, business owner and member of the Board of Education, I have been fortunate to see our city from many perspectives and understand the glaring needs that confront us. As an educator, I see the…
Ted Van Dyk has been active in national policy making for over 50 years. He has served in the White House, State Department, and as policy director of several presidential campaigns. Recently, Mr. Van Dyk argued in an opinion piece that his fellow Democrat’s efforts to destroy President Trump are abnormal.
There is no safe level of lead in children.
At the Paterson Education Fund’s School Board Candidates forum last Monday evening, Commissioner Dr. Christopher Irving, and his running mate, Mr. Manny Martinez went on the offensive stoutly defending Charter Schools and the proposed thousand-seat expansion at (PCTI) Passaic County Technical Institute.