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

Knights scored on three of their first four possessions en route to a 32-0 win on a cold Wednesday night.



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.



Sayegh Names Miguel Diaz Deputy Mayor of Community Engagement  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ-more than a dozen family members, friends, and community leaders gathered in Mayor Sayegh's office on Friday as Miguel Diaz, a well ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



Report: Henry Baker Returning To Rutgers Football As Cornerbacks Coach  On The Banks

Shawn Brown of Scarlet Nation was the first to report.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



Eastside HS undergoes cleaning after rodent droppings found  News 12 New Jersey

Paterson's Eastside High School is undergoing a major clearing operation after rodent droppings were round in four of the school's kitchens.



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



Paterson Eastside High School basketball ban upheld by state commissioner  NorthJersey.com

The state commissioner of education upheld a decision Wednesday to ban Paterson Eastside's basketball teams from 2018 postseason play following a ...



N.J. 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 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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



State education official says Paterson schools are 'failing the children'  NorthJersey.com

The Paterson school district and its low student test scores came under fire this week from the vice president of the New Jersey Board of Education.



Police: New Jersey High School Students Charged In ‘Columbine-Like’ Plot  CBS New York

PATERSON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Two New Jersey high school students are facing charges after allegedly threatening to carry out a “Columbine-like” attack.



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.



Gunshots outside Paterson hoops game prompt lockdown  NorthJersey.com

PATERSON — More than two dozen Paterson police officers converged on Eastside High School on Tuesday night after several gunshots were fired outside the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 names new coach for Eastside girls basketball team  NorthJersey.com

PATERSON — Donald P. Davis, who has been coaching in Paterson for more than 25 years, is now taking the helm of the Eastside High School girls basketball ...



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.



Paterson fires coaches, athletic director as fallout from Eastside hoops scandal spreads  NJ.com

PATERSON -- Two Paterson Eastside coaches and the high school's athletic director were fired Wednesday night at an often-contentious board of education ...



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.



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.



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 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 ...



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 schools to close for Election Day  Paterson Times

The city's school district will be closed on Tuesday to allow voters “free and unfettered access to their polling places,” announced the district over the weekend.



Paterson's Eastside High School on lockdown after report of a student with gun  Paterson Times

Eastside High School was put on lockdown on Friday afternoon as police investigated report of a student with a handgun inside the building. A substitute teacher ...



Paterson security guard arrested for hitting Eastside HS student  NorthJersey.com

The Paterson high school security guard charged with assault and child abuse for allegedly hitting a student was an employee of a private firm, and not the ...



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 ...



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.



Principal loses top post at scandal-plagued high school, report says  NJ.com

A principal who was blamed for the filming of a controversial Fetty Wap music video at a high school will be transferred to another school, NorthJersey.com ...



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 ...



Paterson teacher cleared in sex case asks courts to intervene on back pay, legal fees  NorthJersey.com

After being cleared of sex charges involving students, a Paterson teacher wants the state to force the district to cover his legal fees and back pay.



Silk City Sharks players balance work, family and football in Paterson  NorthJersey.com

Members of Paterson's Silk City Sharks football team balance jobs, family and other commitments for a shot at gridiron glory.



Report: N.J. High School Under State Investigation For Treatment Of International Basketball Players  Deadspin

New Jersey state investigators are reportedly looking into a scandal at Eastside High School in Paterson, which enrolled male and female international ...



Paterson students advance their projects to state history competition  Paterson Times

The treaty that eventually created the European Union. The intractable conflict in the Levant that confounds the brightest minds. And the airlift over Berlin that ...



Police: Ex-basketball star arrested in street gang drug bust in Paterson  NorthJersey.com

PATERSON – A former star basketball player at Eastside High School was arrested this week in a drug bust that targeted a Paterson street gang called “Icy Hot,” ...



NJ Instagram: @northjerseynews In Focus  NorthJersey.com

Each week, we feature the best Instagram posts from our staff and photographers. Follow our accounts at @northjerseynews, @northjerseyphotogs and ...



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 ...



Man convicted of killing bystander who intervened in argument with wife  NJ.com

Andrae Green, 30, faces up to life in prison in the murder of Antoine Garris.



Eileen Shafer chosen to be Paterson’s next schools superintendent  NorthJersey.com

Eileen Shafer, a no-nonsense administrator and self-described team player, was picked Wednesday to become Paterson's next schools superintendent.



House approves gold medal, its highest honor, for Paterson civil rights pioneer Larry Doby  NorthJersey.com

WASHINGTON — The second man to break the race barrier in Major League Baseball, Larry Doby, may get the same honor from Congress that the first, Jackie ...



TAPinto Paterson Series: Black History Month. Dr. Frank Napier Jr. Taught Paterson Many Lessons  TAPinto.net

In honor of Black History Month Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly and TEAM HOPE are recognizing African Americans that have made an impact in the community ...



Paterson high school students take afterschool jiu-jitsu  Paterson Times

Veronica Aponte walks through the Wrigley Park section – the most crime ridden neighborhood in Paterson – to get to Eastside High School. She needed to ...



Paterson school board shoots down proposal to change Garrett Morgan Academy from engineering to service school  Paterson Times

The school board criticized and opposed a district proposal to change the theme of the Garrett Morgan Academy from engineering to *service*, focused on ...



Report: High School Basketball Coach Appears To Have Six Players Living In His Cramped Apartment  Deadspin

Six New Jersey high school basketball players, all from Puerto Rico or Nigeria, appear to have been living with their coach, have complained about going ...



Three firms in Paterson workers' comp probe collected $2.3M in fees  NorthJersey.com

PATERSON — The city paid $2.3 million last year for employee medical services to three companies that were allegedly added to Paterson's workers' ...



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 ...



Opinion: Returning local control to Paterson Public Schools  NorthJersey.com

On Aug. 7, 1991, the New Jersey State Board of Education “revoked” the authority of the Paterson Board of Education to control the school district and created a ...



Broken promises & disposable players: The remarkable story behind a high school sports scandal  NJ.com

The players came to Paterson Eastside from Nigeria, Paraguay and Puerto Rico in search of their own hoops dream. Most found something much closer to a ...



Paterson launching anti-litter effort for parks and residential areas  NorthJersey.com

PATERSON — Under the mayor's latest anti-litter initiative, community volunteers and non-violent offenders sentenced to a community *service* program will be ...



Developer to name building after ex-Paterson principal Joe Clark  Paterson Times

The legendary former Eastside High School principal Joe Clark's name will appear on a proposed apartment complex on Park Avenue. Developer Scott Seale ...



The stories behind North Jersey's wackiest high school sports nicknames  NorthJersey.com

Eastside Ghosts? Fair Lawn Cutters? Mahwah Thunderbirds? At several North Jersey high schools, there are intriguing backstories behind the nicknames.



Paterson mayor-elect’s transition team takes input from public  NorthJersey.com

Paterson Mayor-elect Andre Sayegh said at a community forum that he wants to 'hit the ground running'



Paterson adding security outside Kennedy High School  NorthJersey.com

School district building four new security booths to be staffed by guards hired with some of added state aid.



Rotary Club of Paterson Great Falls Recognizes Educators 'Making a Difference'  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ- The Rotary Club of Paterson Great Falls held its annual fundraiser and community showcase on Wednesday. The event, honoring educators ...



Fired Eastside coach says he's scapegoat in hoops scandal  NorthJersey.com

PATERSON — With his basketball job in jeopardy, assistant Eastside High School coach Alberto Maldonado walked out of the April 12 Paterson Board of ...



Paterson's Eastside falls short against Wayne Hills  Paterson Times

The Ghosts traveled to Wayne Hills for the Passaic County Tournament quarterfinal showdown on Saturday, but returned home empty handed. Despite a valiant ...



JFK's Jadon Watson Reaching for New Milestone  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ- Four years ago, Jadon Watson had never even considered entering a High Jump competition, today he holds the title of All-American, is ranked ...



Questions remain after report on N.J. basketball scandal yields three firings, two suspensions  USA TODAY High School Sports

https://twitter.com/HSSportsNJ/status/852706071336583168 A taxpayer-funded report into the scandal that has rocked Paterson (N.J.) Eastside has led to three ...



Principal plagued by hoops scandal reportedly files discrimination suit  NJ.com

PATERSON - Eastside High School Principal Zatiti Moody - whose school basketball teams are mired in scandal - has filed a discrimination lawsuit alleging a ...



Paterson school board hopeful Eddy Pichardo: My remark was misunderstood  Paterson Times

Earlier in the week, I interviewed to fill a vacant position on the Paterson Board of Education. While I will admit to have not been misquoted, I regret to say that ...



Michael Baker named head boys basketball coach at Paterson Eastside  SNY.tv

Michael Baker has been named the new head boys basketball coach at Paterson Eastside, the school that was at the center of a recruiting violations and human ...



Paterson student preps for Harvard summer program  NorthJersey.com

Eastside junior Enmy Almanzar says she was in tears when she learned she was accepted into the seven-week program.



400 tickets remain for Paterson's Fetty Wap high school show  NJ.com

About 400 tickets remain for the upcoming Fetty Wap show in Paterson, but that's not because of a lack of interest among invited high school students, says ...



EXCLUSIVE: Principal speaks out about Fetty Wap video uproar  WABC-TV

For the first time, Eyewitness News spoke to the high school principal in New Jersey who landed in hot water over a Fetty Wap rap video filmed inside his school.



Paterson teacher, acquitted of sex offenses, seeks $390K in back pay, legal fees  NorthJersey.com

Paterson teacher, Trevor Sanders, will seek $390000 in back pay and legal fees after being acquitted of sex offenses involving students.



Paterson school candidates discuss plans for improving district  NorthJersey.com

Candidates running for the Paterson Board of Education want to improve the way the school district operates.



Principal gets sole blame in rap star's lewd video shoot  NJ.com

A principal at Eastside High School was the sole person responsible for the filming of a Fetty Wap music video and should be disciplined, an investigation into ...



Paterson teacher cleared of student sex charges  NorthJersey.com

PATERSON — A Paterson teacher and ROTC adviser has been cleared of criminal sex charges involving a girl at Eastside High School and another at an ...



Here are the reasons why 76 teachers lost their N.J. licenses last year  NJ.com

One was accused of bending back the fingers and rapping the knuckles of uncooperative students. Another allegedly helped kids cheat on state tests. A third ...



Paterson sees 16 schools exit 'priority,' 'focus' designations  Paterson Times

A dozen-plus city schools will shed their “priority” and “focus” status, designations assigned to the lowest-performing schools in New Jersey, at the end of the ...



Eastside High School ROTC teacher made sexual contact with two students, police  Paterson Times

A city military *service* instructor at the Eastside High School's government and public administration academy was arrested Thursday on charges of allegedly ...



Paterson school district increases science instruction time for students  Paterson Times

The school district has almost doubled science instructional time for students in lower grades, according to a report presented to school board members earlier ...



'Alarming' absenteeism at Paterson high schools  NorthJersey.com

10 schools have chronic absenteeism of 25%, and five rise to 40% or higher; numbers also up at elementary level.



Paterson principal suspended over Fetty Wap video shot at Eastside High School  Paterson Times

The principal of operations at Eastside High School has been placed on leave over the Fetty Wap music video filmed inside the Park Avenue high school, said ...



Former Eastside basketball coach will keep Paterson teaching job – for now  NorthJersey.com

The school board has decided not to pursue tenure charges against Juan Griles, who lost his coaching job in Eastside hoops scandal.



Councilwoman Dr. Lilisa Mimms Recognizes 'Champions' at Annual Awards Breakfast  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ- Always quick to shower praise on others who are contributing their *service* to the community, Councilwoman Lilisa Mimms hosted her 3rd ...



Former Paterson Eastside assistant Maldonado 'stunned' by allegations  SNY.tv

CLIFTON, N.J. -- Former Eastside High School assistant basketball coach Al Maldonado said he was "shocked" and "stunned" at the allegations against him and ...



Annual Thanksgiving Football Game to be Played Wednesday  TAPinto.net

PATERSON, NJ – Paterson's annual Thanksgiving game will continue this season, though the game will be played the day before families sit down for their ...



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