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Taub Foundation Pledges $1M to WPU

March 26, 2015

The Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation has made a significant investment in the future of students at William Paterson University by pledging $1 million to establish the Henry Taub Scholars Progr...

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Guest Column

Bond referendum is good value for money

To the Editor, There seems to be confusion about how a school bond referendum interfaces with the operating budget upon which Chatham voters opine each year. A referendum is relatively rare,...

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City Launches Adopt-a-Lot Program

By PATERSONPRESS.COM STAFF

November 13, 2012 at 12:43 PM

PATERSON, NJ - City government is inviting nonprofit groups to participate in Paterson's new "adopt-a-lot" program.

Under the program, Paterson would leave vacant city-owned lots to private groups for $1 for two years, allowing the groups to clean up the areas and create amenities like gardens.

Under the arrangement, Paterson has the right to terminate any of the leases by giving 90 days notice. Officials said that clause is designed to allow the city to continue seeking to market the empty spaces for potential development.