Muslims usher in Ramadan with lantern lighting in South Paterson
“This month is very special to us because the Quran was revealed in the month of Ramadan,” said imam Mohammad Qatanani of the Islamic Center of Passaic County. ... Muslims were the first group targeted by the new administration with its travel ban.
PART THREE: Infamous jail-breaker, Orangeville's forgotten founder form fabric of Dufferin County history
Cook had a knack for escaping, and as the Globe and Mail once reported, was “widely known” as a jail-breaker across the United States and Canada. Cook's most infamous escape came in 1906 when ... He would move to New York in 1893, where he became the ...
Businesses across US close, students skip school on 'Day Without Immigrants'
Passaic Mayor Hector Lora applauded business owners for standing up and protesting in his city, home to immigrant families from many different parts of the world. "They have banded together to send a strong message — that what is important is family ...
Measles confirmed in baby from Passaic County
The baby, who has not been identified by name or gender, was not vaccinated, and was exposed to measles while traveling outside the United States, the state Health Department said. The Passaic County infant was infectious from Jan. 17 to 23, when the ...
2nd case of measles confirmed in North Jersey
Associate commissioner Tom Robinson, coach Dick Katte to receive NFHS Citations
Neal also served a term on the board of directors for the Council on Standards for International Educational Travel. Neal was honored by the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) with the Distinguished Service Award and ...
A Tour of One of America's Most Toxic Rivers
New Jersey's Passaic River is one of the most polluted in the country. During the Industrial Revolution, waste and toxins poured into the river by the ton—while at the same time, Newark and Jersey City prospered. In this short film, River Keeper ...
Meet the crew who cleans up the Passaic River
The vessel travels up and down the lower Passaic collecting debris and trash using a conveyor belt on the front of the vessel. The materials travel up the conveyor and are then collected and stored onboard until offloaded at a dock in North Arlington.
Prospect Park Mayor Mohamed Khairullah Wins Kudos for Sanctuary City Exec Order
Watch for the political stock of Mohamed Khairullah, the Syrian-born Mayor of Prospect Park, to rise in Democratic circles after he signed an executive order on Friday that declared the Passaic County borough of 5,865 a sanctuary for immigrants ...
Muslim Mayor Issues Own Executive Edict Opposed To Trump's
Passaic Elects Interim Mayor Hector Lora to Full Term
PASSAIC, N.J. - After seeing the last two mayors of Passaic face criminal charges for corruption Passaic re-elected Hector Lora, a former Passaic County Freeholder who was appointed after former Mayor Alex Blanco was forced to resign. Lora won with a ...
NJ families in shock over immigration restrictions
Families across New Jersey are feeling shock waves following the swift and sweeping order from President Donald Trump to bar refugees and nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. A woman from Lodi learned that her ...