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    Need Police's Help on Rosa Parks Blvd in Paterson
    by MSJ
    August 2, 2014

    I'm a resident on the infamous Rosa Parks Blvd. here in Paterson. I'm talking about Rosa Parks and the corners of Pearl St. an...

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    NJEA and the Paterson Education Association
    by Helida DiGiacomo
    July 13, 2014

    I am a member of the Paterson Education Association and work for the third largest school district in the state of New Jersey for the ...

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    A Community's "Genesis"
    by Christopher Fabor Muhammad
    July 11, 2014

    “Bang, bang! Another shot. Nothing left but another heart …” were the poetic words written by 11 year old Lexie Cas...

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    Genesis Rincon Tribute
    by Ron Tuitt
    July 10, 2014

    What was on 12-year-old Genesis Rincon's mind en route to the store for a cold soda Saturday night with her sister and a friend in...

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    Please Help Us
    by Tina Krankel and Nicole Jimenez, Paterson Public School Teachers
    June 29, 2014

    As teachers in Paterson, New Jersey for many years, we have seen respect come and go. In the last four years, we have been stripped of...

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    Currie's Candidacy Criticized
    by Gus Penaranda
    April 18, 2014

    When Putin sent in troops to Crimea, he took pride in taking over part of the Ukraine, without firing one shot, and now John Currie, P...

  • The Future Backroom Deal for the City of Paterson
    by Gus Penaranda
    March 5, 2014

    The recent report on more questionable payouts to Paterson mayors and city council members should be a wakeup call to all Patersonians...

  • Paterson's Race to the Bottom
    by Gus Penaranda
    February 12, 2014

    The third largest city in New Jersey is Paterson. Most people from NJ are aware of Paterson but try to avoid the city because it has b...

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    Save Our Children from Guns and Gun Violence
    by Patricia McNeil
    February 7, 2014

    Children are bringing pellet guns into the city schools.  The pellet guns the children are bringing into the Paterson Public Scho...

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    DPW Supervisor Mania Sounds off on Deputy Director Hiring Procedures
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    January 17, 2014

    Dear Editor: Regarding “Paterson fills deputy post at DPW” (Page L-3 January 17, 2014 North Jersey Record) &nb...

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    Campaign for Paterson
    by Nicholas Rivera
    October 12, 2013

    Campaign for Paterson is a bipartisan movement created by Nicholas Rivera.   The purpose of Campaign for Paterson is to b...

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    A Sad Day for Paterson
    by Jose "joey" Torres, Former Mayor of Paterson, NJ
    June 4, 2013

    As a Patersonian, and former Mayor, I would like to offer my condolences to the family of Frank Lautenberg. I have known Senator L...

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    NorthJersey.com Story About Me is Inaccurate
    by Ron S. Tuitt
    April 25, 2013

    Regarding the recent article on NorthJersey.com, “Paterson Teacher fired for sending students to flush his urine”: My ...

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    Discard Racial Discord and Promote Unity in Paterson
    by Kenneth D. McDaniel II, Paterson City Councilman At-Large
    April 15, 2013

    I am happy to report that with regard to an unintended difference of opinion stemming from a recent facebook posting of an amateur vid...

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    Paterson Charter School Making Tremendous Progress
    by Robert F. Guarasci
    April 12, 2013

    To the Editor: I am writing regarding the recent story about how Paterson charter schools fared as represented on the new state re...

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    Employee: St. Joseph's Hospital Underpays, Takes Advantage of Employees
    by Domenic Stell
    April 10, 2013

    To the Editor: I just want to write and let the city of Paterson know what kind of a Hospital St. Joseph's really is, and this...

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    A Letter to the Paterson Board of Education
    by Jessie Rayot
    March 30, 2013

    Dr. Evans and Paterson Board of Education: Maybe you remember me from the meeting last night. I was the second speaker. I brought ...

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    A Missed Moment
    by Kenneth D.R. Clayton
    March 14, 2013

    When I was first contacted about Governor Christie's desire to have a town hall meeting in Paterson, and at St. Luke Church I was ...

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    Why Not Us?
    by The Rev. Alejandro Benjamin
    March 13, 2013

      How interesting! Ethnic, religious and charitable organizations often support candidates for public office, skirting the is...

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    Do it the right way
    by Jonathan Hodges, MD
    March 9, 2013

    When you enter public office, you have to be aware of the fact that you will, at some time or another, be attacked for what you do. So...

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    Historic Hinchliffe Stadium - History Happened Here
    by Former Mayor Jose "Joey" Torres
    March 8, 2013

      HISTORIC HINCHLIFFE STADIUM History Happened Here! This letter is in response to the recent article regarding wheth...

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    On the School Board and Politics
    by Jackie Ross
    March 7, 2013

      Dear Editor, I read your editor letters fairly regularl...

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    Paterson School Board: Actions Speak Louder Than Words
    by William Connolly
    March 6, 2013

      Dear Editor:   As a lifelong Paterson resident and a very proud graduate of Eastside High School, I know what ...

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    Education Must Be a Community Effort
    by Corey L. Teague
    March 3, 2013

    Dear readers:    Over the past few months, you've seen a plethora of letters from individuals dis...

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    Paterson Schools: A Sham
    by William Connolly
    February 28, 2013

      Dear Editor: Once again, Mr. Donnie Evans and his Not-Ready-For-Prime-Time administration have gone out of their way to...