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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...

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    A Word for Parents
    by Corey L. Teague
    February 25, 2013

    Dear constituents:   There comes a time when silence becomes betrayal. Our children need us to represent them wholehearte...

  • A Professional Development Fiasco
    by William Connolly
    February 21, 2013

      Dear Editor:   On Friday, February 15th, the Paterson Public School District organized a " Professional D...

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    Overtime
    by Michael Symonds
    February 19, 2013

      sal·a·ry   /ˈsalərē/   Noun A fixed regular payment, typ...

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    Faith Fortified
    by Corey L. Teague
    February 18, 2013

    Dear Constituents: I want to take this time to announce that I am finishing up my first book. It has been in the making for 3 yea...

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    Baldeo Responds to Letter From Martin Barnes' Son
    by Sirrano Keith Baldeo
    February 16, 2013

      [This is Baldeo's response to a letter by Marcus Barnes.]   That story is riddled with lies and false accu...