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NJEA and the Paterson Education Association
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 ...
A Community's "Genesis"
July 11, 2014
“Bang, bang! Another shot. Nothing left but another heart …” were the poetic words written by 11 year old Lexie Cas...
Genesis Rincon Tribute
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...
Please Help Us
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...
Currie's Candidacy Criticized
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
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
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...
Save Our Children from Guns and Gun Violence
February 7, 2014
Children are bringing pellet guns into the city schools. The pellet guns the children are bringing into the Paterson Public Scho...
DPW Supervisor Mania Sounds off on Deputy Director Hiring Procedures
January 17, 2014
Dear Editor: Regarding “Paterson fills deputy post at DPW” (Page L-3 January 17, 2014 North Jersey Record) &nb...
Campaign for Paterson
October 12, 2013
Campaign for Paterson is a bipartisan movement created by Nicholas Rivera. The purpose of Campaign for Paterson is to b...
A Sad Day for Paterson
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...
NorthJersey.com Story About Me is Inaccurate
April 25, 2013
Regarding the recent article on NorthJersey.com, “Paterson Teacher fired for sending students to flush his urine”: My ...
Discard Racial Discord and Promote Unity in Paterson
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...
Paterson Charter School Making Tremendous Progress
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...
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...
A Letter to the Paterson Board of Education
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 ...
A Missed Moment
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 ...
Why Not Us?
March 13, 2013
How interesting! Ethnic, religious and charitable organizations often support candidates for public office, skirting the is...
Do it the right way
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...
Historic Hinchliffe Stadium - History Happened Here
March 8, 2013
HISTORIC HINCHLIFFE STADIUM History Happened Here! This letter is in response to the recent article regarding wheth...
On the School Board and Politics
March 7, 2013
Dear Editor, I read your editor letters fairly regularl...
Paterson School Board: Actions Speak Louder Than Words
March 6, 2013
Dear Editor: As a lifelong Paterson resident and a very proud graduate of Eastside High School, I know what ...
Education Must Be a Community Effort
March 3, 2013
Dear readers: Over the past few months, you've seen a plethora of letters from individuals dis...
Paterson Schools: A Sham
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...
A Word for Parents
February 25, 2013
Dear constituents: There comes a time when silence becomes betrayal. Our children need us to represent them wholehearte...