One hundred and twenty-five bags filled with frisbees, jump ropes, soccer balls, grow-your-own-garden kits, sunflower seeds, playing cards, chalk, and puzzle books were distributed to families to keep youngsters busy during the summer amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Daniel Vergara saw a severely pale older white man resting against the brown cement wall of the Roberto Clemente Park late Thursday afternoon.
Floyd V. Myers, an official from the National Parks of New York Harbor, will serve as the acting superintendent of the Great Falls National Park in Paterson for the next several months.
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.