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Eastside High School Boys Volleyball Heading to State Tournament Play  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ – Eastside High School's boys volleyball team are heading to the upcoming NJSIAA tournament as the sixth ranked team in North Jersey ...



Eastside High School Honors 1981 State Champion Softball Team  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ - Wanda Grier, Janine “Hutch” Winfrey, Louella 'Flash' Johnson, and Sharon Robinson stood side by side with their head coach Anna Adams ...



Paterson Students Headed to Statewide History Day Competition Saturday  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ – Seven Paterson Public School students will be participating in the statewide History Day Competition at William Paterson University on ...



Paterson police make second Easter gun arrest in 5th Ward  NorthJersey.com

The incidents occurred in the Sandy Hill neighborhood around Eastside High School within about 12 hours on Sunday, police said.



BREAKING: Paterson House Fire Claims Life  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ- Paterson firefighters are still on the scene of a house fire at 650 East 26th Street which, according to public safety officials, claimed the life of ...



He survived hurricanes and wars. Now he's a graduate of William Paterson University.  NorthJersey.com

NEWARK — Jacob Martínez had a lot of excuses not to graduate from William Paterson University on Wednesday. Two hurricanes. Five deployments to the ...



Paterson: Eastside High School student signs with Kansas City Royals  Paterson Times

Frandy Cuevas played for the Eastside High School baseball team for a year. His coach immediately recognized greatness. “I knew we were going to lose him ...



Families speak of loss at Passaic County crime victims’ vigil  NorthJersey.com

More than 200 people gathered in Paterson for the annual candlelight ceremony to remember crime victims.



Eastside Alum Set to Celebrate 30th Anniversary of Lean on Me, Commemorate Work of Iconic Principal Joe Clark  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ - For many, former Eastside High School principal Joe Clark is little more than the main character in the 1989 movie Lean on Me. Played by ...



15 Paterson schools in 'shelter in place' mode after threat of shooting  Paterson Times

A threat of a shooting directed at Eastside High School prompted 15 district schools to go into 'shelter in place' mode on Wednesday morning. Police were ...



Alex Mendez Foundation Delivers $7000 to College Bound High School Students at First Annual Academic Awards  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ - While Alex Mendez may no longer hold elected office his commitment to making Paterson better is as strong as ever. That was the message he ...



Principal during Paterson Eastside High basketball recruiting scandal retiring at end of June  NorthJersey.com

PATERSON – A longtime Paterson educator involved in last year's basketball recruiting scandal at Eastside High School is retiring effective at the end of June.



$63K sick-time payout for retired Paterson Eastside principal  NorthJersey.com

PATERSON — The principal during last year's basketball recruiting scandal at Eastside High School is getting $63,756 for unused sick days as part of her recent ...



Paterson health officer says Eastside’s kitchens have evidence of rodents  NorthJersey.com

PATERSON — A city health inspector last week found feces and other evidence of rodents at every kitchen in Paterson's Eastside High School, including those ...



Tax incentives: Here come the lawyers  Politico

Good Tuesday morning! Another day, another big development in the tax incentive investigation. It's open warfare now as lawyers representing companies with ...



Denzel Washington Snuck Villanova Star out of Class, Taught a Lesson  Heavy.com

McDonald's All Amercian, Villanova standout, Tim Thomas tells Scoop B Radio that Denzel Washington snuck him out of class. Brandon 'Scoop B' Robinson ...



JFK and Eastside Face Off in 'Superbowl of Paterson.' Alumni Recall Glory Days of Crosstown Rivalry  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ- In a game that was marked by such a prolific snow squall the term 'apocalyptic' could be used, Paterson's John F. Kennedy and Eastside High ...



With Friday Season Opener Eastside Ghosts Looking Forward to Successful Season on the Gridiron  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ- Paterson's Mighty Ghosts of Eastside High School will open up their season defending their home field against the Hackensack Comets on ...



Paterson school board shelves newcomers program because of budget crisis  NorthJersey.com

PATERSON — The school district's current fiscal crisis has prompted the Board of Education to postpone September's opening of a new high school program for ...



Paterson graduates over 1100 high school students  Paterson Times

Enmy Almanzar barely spoke English when she entered the eighth grade. She was an undocumented immigrant with an uncertain future in the U.S. She was ...



‘They’re Leaving Us With Nothing’: Cuts of 150 Teachers Threaten Troubled N.J. City  The New York Times

The school board in Paterson has proposed eliminating over 200 jobs to address a budget gap as it tries to regain control of its schools from the state.



Paterson Eastside recruiting scandal brought changes during past year  NorthJersey.com

PATERSON — As a result of the basketball recruiting scandal that rocked Eastside High School in 2017, more than 100 Paterson sports coaches this year were ...



Paterson advocates say city schools have too few counselors, too many cops  NorthJersey.com

Education advocates say Paterson should consider increasing its counseling staff and cutting the number of police officers in schools.



Eastside Ghosts Fall to Hackensack in Opener. Coach Tyrone Turner Says Team Has 'Room to Grow'  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ- The Eastside High School Mighty Ghosts were called upon early to defend their home field versus the Hackensack High School Comets in their ...



NJ football: Kennedy silences Eastside, 32-0, fifth straight in series  NorthJersey.com

PATERSON – Senior quarterback Evelon Babbs ran for two touchdowns and threw another as Kennedy blanked Eastside, 32-0, on a frigid Wednesday night at ...



Despite Losing Record Eastside Ghosts Not Giving Up on Season  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ- The Eastside High School Mighty Ghosts head into their sixth game of the season on Saturday against Dwight Morrow High School on ...



Students target litter around Paterson’s Eastside High School  NorthJersey.com

More than 100 student government members at Eastside High School spent one morning recently cleaning up their neighborhood.



Paterson deploys extra police on streets around Eastside High School  NorthJersey.com

PATERSON – Officials assigned four extra Paterson police officers to the area around Eastside High School on Thursday in response to security concerns ...



Thousands of students sheltering in place again after second gun threat  NJ.com

UPDATE: This story has been updated to include Public School 12 in Paterson which Paterson School District added to the list of schools in shelter on Thursday ...



Paterson Legend Victor Cruz, NY Giants, Visit Eastside and JFK High School Footballers  TAPinto.net

PATERSON – Players with the Eastside High School and John F. Kennedy High School football teams got a surprise visit from several New York Giants, ...



Paterson high school had just two students pass math in state PARCC tests  NorthJersey.com

More than 98 percent of the students at six Paterson high schools failed to attain passing math scores in this year's standardized state tests.



NJ lawmakers act in response to Paterson Eastside High School basketball scandal  NJ.com

The bill was written in response to NJ Advance Media's reports on Eastside High School in Paterson.



Paterson puts off high school for Spanish-speaking students amid budget crisis  Paterson Times

A plan to open a new high school for Spanish-speaking immigrant students was put off on Monday night following an intense exchange between school board ...



Simmering tension at Paterson school board after budget vote, de-funding of newcomers' high school  Paterson Times

The school board had to delay its monthly meeting by an hour on Wednesday night after some members boycotted the meeting. Some school board members, ...



Paterson school board revises bonus criteria for Superintendent Eileen Shafer  NorthJersey.com

PATERSON — The school board last week voted to revise the criteria being used to determine if Superintendent Eileen Shafer will get up to $35,000 in bonus ...



Amazon will be helping out 'future engineers' in this N.J. school district  NJ.com

The 15 public high school academies in Paterson are getting a big assist in computer science, courtesy of the world's largest Internet company. Amazon ...



Paterson picks new AD to replace one fired in Eastside hoops scandal  NorthJersey.com

PATERSON – Eastside High School has picked a new athletics supervisor to replace the man who was fired earlier this year amid the basketball recruiting ...



Rosa L. Parks High School Students Encouraged to 'Remember from Whence You Came'  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ - The halls of Rosa L. Parks High School of Fine and Performing Arts filled with the enthusiasm of students and faculty on February 27. The big ...



Paterson schools chief could add $35,000 in bonuses to $233,000 salary  NorthJersey.com

PATERSON — Improved student test scores and graduation rates are some of the ways that Paterson Schools Superintendent Eileen Shafer could collect an ...



Paterson guidance counselor's car window hit by gunfire as she waited at traffic light  NorthJersey.com

PATERSON — An Eastside High School guidance counselor's rear window was shot out as she waited at a red light on her way home from work Monday, ...



Eastside High School accused of forging transcripts  NorthJersey.com

In the midst of an ongoing investigation by the Paterson school district, further allegations that Eastside High School forged basketball players' transcripts have ...



City of Paterson Easter Egg Hunt to be Held Indoors Saturday  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ - Due to the anticipated inclement weather the City of Paterson's 2019 Easter Egghunt will now be held indoors at the John F Kennedy High ...



Ghosts Come Up Short in Tuesday Matchup with PCTI  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ - In a contest that went down to the wire, Eastside High Schools' boys' varsity basketball squad was narrowly nipped by Passaic County ...



Eastside High School saw a series of violent incidents in November, police reports  Paterson Times

A series of violent incidents broke out at Eastside High School in November, according to 39 pages worth of police reports reviewed by the Paterson Times.



Michael Baker named boys basketball coach as Eastside looks to rebound from scandal  NorthJersey.com

Michael Baker, who previously coached at Bergen Tech, has been named the new Eastside boys basketball coach.



Paterson to start high school newcomers program for Spanish, Bengali, Arabic speaking students  Paterson Times

The school district is creating a new high school newcomers program at both Eastside High School and John F. Kennedy High School aimed at providing native ...



School can't find bilingual teachers in N.J., so admins are taking a $14K trip to Puerto Rico  NJ.com

Administrators from Paterson are taking another trip to Puerto Rico to try to find bilingual teachers.



Full Report: Lady Knights Race Past Eastside  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ - The girls' varsity basketball squad from Paterson's John F. Kennedy High School enjoyed home court advantage and notched an impressive ...



Paterson whistleblower gets $175,000 settlement in air quality lawsuit  NorthJersey.com

PATERSON – The school district's former occupational health officer is getting $175,000 to settle a lawsuit in which she claimed she was fired over her attempts ...



For Players Mission of 'One Paterson' Extends to High School Football  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ- The JFK Knights and the Eastside Ghosts met for the first time in this football preseason on Thursday, but it wasn't yardage, touchdowns, ...



Amazon funding computer science courses at 15 Paterson high schools  Paterson Times

Fifteen high schools in the city will provide computer science courses funded by Amazon Future Engineer program. Students will take Intro to Computer Science ...



Three Paterson teenagers assault aide at Eastside High School gym, report  Paterson Times

Three boys attacked an instructional aide at the gymnasium of Eastside High School the day before the Thanksgiving break, according to a police report.



Eastside and Kennedy get athletic training injury prevention supplies  Paterson Times

The athletes of Eastside and John F. Kennedy High School received athletic training supplies – first aid and athletic taping – and equipment – Gatorade coolers ...



Paterson (N.J.) Eastside hit with unprecedented penalties in basketball recruiting scandal  USA TODAY High School Sports

After a prolonged investigation by governing bodies both local and federal, the punishments have been handed down for the basketball recruiting scandal at ...



Paterson to launch five new career and technical education programs  Paterson Times

Five new career and technical education programs to prepare students for high skilled, high wage, and high demand jobs are being launched at four Paterson ...



Report: Homeland Security now investigating basketball recruiting scandal at N.J. school  USA TODAY High School Sports

The basketball recruiting scandal at Paterson (N.J.) Eastside is not going away anytime soon. Over a month after it was reported that state criminal investigators ...



Paterson Schools Show 'Cultural Competency' with Introduction of Halal Food Options  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ - An initiative to ensure healthy and full meals for a large segment of Paterson Schools students was launched Monday when, for the first time, ...



Paterson closes Eastside High School baking kitchen due to rodent problems  Paterson Times

The kitchen used to teach students how to bake at the School of Culinary Arts, Hospitality and Tourism at Eastside High School was forced to close last Thursday ...



Paterson's Eastside loses appeal of ban from state basketball tourney  NorthJersey.com

PATERSON — Eastside High School's basketball teams remain banned from the 2018 state tournament for recruiting and other violations after the New Jersey ...



Eastside athletic director, two coaches suspended  NorthJersey.com

PATERSON — The city's school district announced the suspension of Eastside High School's athletic supervisor and two additional coaches in response to a ...



Applications Being Accepted for P-TECH Program at P.A.N.T.H.E.R. Academy  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ - Applications for the program that Mayor Andre Sayegh described as “STEM on steroids” are now being accepted according to Paterson Public ...



Paterson distances itself from movie filmed inside Eastside High School  Paterson Times

The city's school district swiftly distanced itself from a film shot inside of Eastside High School on Thursday afternoon, just hours before the film would premier at ...



Paterson school board sending recruiters to Puerto Rico to find Spanish-speaking teachers  NorthJersey.com

PATERSON — For the second consecutive year, the Paterson school district is sending a group of officials to Puerto Rico to recruit Spanish-speaking teachers.



Paterson mosque welcomes Phil Murphy for town hall gathering  NorthJersey.com

More than 250 people gathered Tuesday night at a Paterson mosque to speak with Gov. Phil Murphy.



2 Eastside students arrested for talk of Columbine-like attack  NorthJersey.com

Two students at Eastside High School were arrested after they allegedly talked about engaging in a Columbine-like attack.



Eastside High gets new athletics chief after firing  NorthJersey.com

A teacher coordinator has been appointed to replace athletics supervisor fired in Eastside's basketball scandal.



NJ High School Forced To Give Up Home Game Over Concerns Of Gun Violence  CBS Local

PATERSON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A New Jersey football team had to change the location of a game to give up home-field advantage Friday night because of ...



Super Bowl Champion Victor Cruz Joins 60 Paterson Students Destined for New P-Tech High School for 'Signing Day'  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ - Leaders in government, academia, and business joined with 60 local students, and one Super Bowl champion, on Thursday to celebrate ...



New Jersey High School Put on Lockdown Days After Students Arrested for Terroristic Threats: Police  NBC New York

A New Jersey high school was placed on lockdown Friday over a report of a student with a weapon, days after two students were arrested for allegedly ...



Jameek Lowery: How he lived and, family says, loved in Paterson's Fourth Ward  NorthJersey.com

Jameek Lowery was never intimidated by grim surroundings in Paterson's Fourth Ward, friends and family say. They paint a portrait of resilience.



Paterson Education Association Packs BOE Meeting, Renews Call for Health Insurance Fix  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ - Hundreds of teachers and other education professionals from schools across the city stood in front of the Board of Education on Tuesday to ...



Lady Knights Top Eastside in Basketball Action  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ - In a battle of crosstown rivals, John F. Kennedy High School's girls' varsity basketball squad employed a non-stop fast break with a stifling full ...



Paterson Eastside’s embattled principal transferred  NorthJersey.com

Zatiti Moody, who had been suspended over Fetty Wap video, will be taking over a small alternative program.



Rapper Fetty Wap Apologizes for Music Video Shoot at Paterson School  NBC New York

A New Jersey school district has placed a principal on administrative leave while it investigates the production of a rap video about drugs and gambling that was ...



For Paterson school district, the denial continues | Editorial  NJ.com

The administrative gag line known as Paterson Eastside High School had a chance to do the right thing last week by applying appropriate, proportional ...



Seven Paterson students heading to state National History Day competition  Paterson Times

After winning the regional National History Day contest, seven students from three high schools are headed to the state competition. The winning students ...



Paterson School Board Votes to Suspend, Fire Employees in Eastside Scandal  NJTV News

The Paterson Board of Education voted to fire and suspend employees associated with Eastside High School's basketball scandal.



Paterson Public Schools Officials Release Findings From Classroom Trailers Inspections  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ – Paterson Public Schools officials announced today that inspections of the district's 22 temporary classroom units (TCUs) have concluded.



John F. Kennedy High School Honors Basketball Legend Nicole Louden  TAPinto.net

PATERSON NJ - In a moving ceremony of tribute, players, coaches, teachers, administrators, and fans honored the leading scorer in Passaic County high school ...



Some Paterson residents say Joey Torres should have spent more time in prison  NorthJersey.com

Former Paterson mayor Joey Torres served a year before getting out Wednesday, and residents were split on if he should have spent more time in jail.



Paterson beefs up dismissal security around Kennedy and Eastside high schools after student stabbing  Paterson Times

After the stabbing of a city student, acting superintendent Eileen Shafer added extra security during dismissal time in the vicinity of John F. Kennedy and ...



Prostitution Crackdown Yields 57 Arrests  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ - A major crackdown on prostitution by the Paterson Police Department led to 57 arrests on Thursday.



JFK Football Knights Set to Improve on 2017 Season  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ- The rays of the morning's hot sun began to take their toll. At a recent practice, members of Paterson's John F. Kennedy High School varsity ...



Mayor Andre Sayegh Swears in Eight to Paterson Police Department  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ - Nine-year old Jaiden sat in the front row of Paterson's City Council Chambers on Monday, never losing the smile on his face, listening intently ...



Paterson high school graduation rate soars to 88-percent  Paterson Times

The city's school district registered a remarkable — 87.79-percent – high school graduation rate in the 2016-17 school year, according to data released by the ...



Paterson's Bendita Arepa Bakery and Restaurant Helping to Grow City's Reputation for Great Food  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ - In a city where great food is pegged as one of the key ingredients to successful redevelopment, one family run restaurant in the 6th Ward is ...



Joint Investigation Leads to Arrests of Nine Alleged Gang Members, Dismantling of Major Drugs Network  TAPinto.net

TRENTON, NJ - Eight Paterson men and an Elmwood Park man face lengthy prison sentences following their indictments on charges including first-degree ...



Paterson Library Seeks Local Construction Firms for Northside Branch Expansion Project  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ - The City of Paterson is encouraging local construction companies to submit bids to undertake the expansion project of the Paterson Library ...



NY Giants, Victor Cruz donate $20K to two Paterson high schools for football equipment  NorthJersey.com

Some NY Giants players, as well as former hometown star Victor Cruz, recently delivered a $20K donation to two Paterson high school football teams.



Police Nab Two in Armed Robbery, Search Continuing for Two Additional Suspects  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ - An overnight armed robbery at 386 Crosby Avenue led to a massive search and eventual arrest of two suspects. While two suspects remain at ...



City Set to Switch to Online Sewer and Tax Bill Payment System  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ - The days of having to visit Paterson City Hall as the only means to receive a receipt for payment of sewer and tax bills are soon coming to an ...



Authorities probing Paterson's Eastside High School basketball scandal, says report  Paterson Times

Investigators from the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice have been contacting staff members at the school district as part of a probe into the Eastside High ...



New Partnership Seeks to 'Propel Paterson', Drive Revitalization by Turning Research into Action  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ - A new initiative between the City of Paterson and William Paterson University will transform the traditional three Rs of education into “research, ...



Paterson Set to March, and Pray, to End Violence  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ - Clergy, community leaders, elected officials, and residents are set to march through Paterson's First and Fourth Wards on Saturday calling for ...



P-TECH Model Coming to Paterson. Innovative Program Will Prepare Students for 'New Collar' Jobs of Tomorrow  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ – “STEM on steroids” as Mayor Andre Sayegh called it, is coming to Paterson's PANTHER Academy.



Seven 'Dancers', Including 62-Year Old Woman, Charged with Prostitution in Bust at El Cabaret Gentlemen's Club  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ - A 62-year old “dancer” was among seven arrested Thursday on charges of Prostitution as part of the Paterson Police Department's continued ...



Whoa Nellie!  TAPinto.net

Dear Editor,. Members of the Paterson Education Association and NJEA members around the State of New Jersey have been urging Senator Nellie Pou (LD 35) ...



Arrest Made in Thursday Shooting  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ - An arrest has been made in connection with a Thursday shooting in the area of Rosa Parks Blvd. The incident was one of four shootings that ...



Following Approval Developer Says: Paterson Residents Will Build This Building  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ - Plans to redevelop the site of the former Paterson Armory took an important step forward Thursday with a 5-2 vote of the Board of Adjustment in ...



Tim Thomas Way Marks Legacy of Paterson Legend Turned NBA Star  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ- Local officials led by Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly, former teammates and coaches, and area residents gathered outside the once Paterson ...



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