Forty families have been receiving food boxes or “Ramadan Boxes” containing staple food items amid the coronavirus pandemic. Each family receives a box that has key items like rice, olive oil, grains, and dates. They also receive chicken, bread, and fresh produce.
After a decade and half of serving as pastor of the Bethel AME Church on Auburn Street, pastor Allan Boyer, known for creating recreation space for young people and speaking out against gun violence, is retiring.
A pair of brothers known for bringing home gold from national and international jiu-jitsu competitions did it again. Jason Dixon and Jalen Mitchell returned to Paterson with gold and bronze medals from the Pan IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship, biggest martial arts competition in the world for kids, held in Long Beach, Calf. last Sunday.
A youth organization recognized the Paterson Music Project on Monday for its commitment to music and young people in the Silk City.
Governor Phil Murphy signed a measure naming Route 19 after longtime congressman Bill Pascrell.
Artist David Thompson busily worked to finish the face of Alexander Hamilton on the side of the historic Hinchliffe Stadium on Friday morning.
Six-year-old Mikael Howard skipped to the front of the auditorium at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School to retrieve his bicycle on Monday afternoon.