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  Paterson School District - Paterson, New Jersey -curriculum, k-12, elementary school, middle school, high school, ...
Located approximately fifteen miles west of New York City, where the Passaic River cascades over the Great Falls, Paterson is the third largest city in New Jersey.
Dr. Michael E. Glascoe, the Paterson Public Schools delivers educational services to over thirty thousand students including the pre-school students mandated by the Abbott Court Decision.
The Paterson Public Library will hold a Book Fest, on Saturday, July 21, from 11 a.m.
www.paterson.k12.nj.us   (217 words)

  William Paterson
William Paterson was a rising young lawyer who applied his legal and executive skills to the service of the country during the Revolution, the Constitutional Convention, and the formative years of the new republic.
He was co-author of the New Jersey (or Paterson) Plan that asserted the rights of the small states by proposing a national legislature that, ignoring differences in size and population, gave equal voice to all the states.
Paterson also defended the concept of states' rights at the Convention, believing that it was the will of the people to protect the powers of the states from federal encroachments.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/books/RevWar/ss/paterson.htm   (960 words)

  Paterson Says He's a Partner In Spitzer Run - October 9, 2006 - The New York Sun
Paterson said he's playing a more prominent role on the campaign trail than what is customary for candidates for lieutenant governor, a job in New York government that traditionally lacks visibility and power."I'm still rolling out policies for the team and being the lead person on it," Mr.
Paterson was responding to a report last week in the New York Post that quoted a high-ranking Democrat alleging that Mr.
Paterson to debate the senator's opponent, who is the executive of Rockland County.
www.nysun.com /article/41122   (542 words)

  Wiliam Paterson
That Mr Paterson was either a churchman or a buccaneer at any period of his life appears a gratuitous assumption, unsupported by any direct evidence, and at variance with the known course of his after life.
Paterson, where the subscription books were first opened, and in the course of nine days three hundred thousand pounds were subscribed; one-fourth of all subscriptions being paid in cash.
Had Paterson’s scheme succeeded, and it was no fault of his that it did not, his name had unquestionably been enrolled among the most illustrious benefactors of his species; and if we examine his character in the light of true philosophy, we shall find it greatly heightened by his failure.
www.electricscotland.com /history/other/paterson.htm   (4658 words)

 A history of Paterson NJ
Paterson's Downtown Commercial District was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.
The people of Paterson rebuilt the city with determination and strength, using the wealth of the City's prosperous industrial industry.
The PatersonHistory.com website is a privately funded project, dedicated to the preservation of the rich history of the City of Paterson and to those who seek to expand their knowledge of it.
www.patersonhistory.com /tours/downtown.html   (2617 words)

 USC - Earth Sciences :: Scott Paterson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Paterson, S.R., Pignotta, G.S., and Vernon, R.H., 2004.The significance of microgranitoid enclave shapes and orientations.
Paterson, S.R., Pignotta, G.S., and Vernon, R.H., Evaluating the significance of microgranitoid enclave shapes and orientations.
Valley, P.M., Whitney, D.L., Paterson, S.R., Miller, R.B., and Alsleben, H., 2003 (in press), Metamorphism of deepest exposed arc rocks in the Cretaceous to Paleogene Cascades belt, Washington: evidence for large-scale vertical motion in a continental arc: J. Metamorphic Geology, v.
www.usc.edu /dept/earth/people/faculty/paterson.html   (764 words)

 From Revolution to Reconstruction: Biographies: William Paterson
William Paterson (Patterson) was born in County Antrim, Ireland, in 1745.
Meantime, Paterson had studied law in the city of Princeton under Richard Stockton, who later was to sign the Declaration of Independence, and near the end of the decade began practicing at New Bromley, in Hunterdon County.
Paterson was at first laid to rest in the nearby Van Rensselaer manor house family vault, but later his body was apparently moved to the Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, NY.
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 Le Magazine, October 2006 - Profile: New York State Senator David A. Paterson
Paterson is legally blind, but considered himself to be a good athlete despite his lack of running experience and impaired vision.
Paterson discovered that politics and health issues mix in ways he had not suspected, often to the detriment of the citizens of New York State and America as a whole.
Paterson, a frequent speaker at public events and before various organizations, now brings up health issues in many of his talks, though his views are not always well received.
www.lef.org /magazine/mag2006/oct2006_profile_01.htm   (2033 words)

 Amazon.com: Paterson: Books: William Carlos Williams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Despite its epic scope, Paterson is often chosen by nonspecialists, such as the social critic Robert Coles, as the way in to a discovery of Williams' exuberant and humane career as a poet.
A modernist classic, Paterson is a nativist's answer to the cosmopolitan Pound and Eliot, "a reply to Greek and Latin with the bare hands." By exploring the local, Williams sought to descry the universal and to find in city and landscape symbolic analogues for the essential issues of human life.
Paterson is the magnum opus of a man who forgot that one of the ways that poets are divided are those who are obsessed with the art of poesy, and those obsessed with its craft.
www.amazon.com /Paterson-William-Carlos-Williams/dp/081121298X   (1954 words)

 Paterson, New Jersey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Paterson was also the site of historic labor unrest that focused on anti-child labor legislation, and the six-month long Paterson silk strike of 1913 that demanded the eight-hour day and better working conditions, but was defeated by the employers with workers forced to return under pre-strike conditions.
The Mayor of Paterson is José "Joey" Torres.
Paterson is served by a number of highways: Interstate 80, Route 4, Route 19, and Route 20.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Paterson,_New_Jersey   (4072 words)

 William Paterson (jurist) Summary
Paterson served briefly in the U.S. Senate and was governor of New Jersey before George Washington appointed him to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1793.
William Paterson (December 24, 1745–September 9, 1806) was a New Jersey statesman, a signer of the United States Constitution and Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, who served as the 2nd Governor of New Jersey, from 1790 to 1793.
William Paterson was born on December 24 in County Antrim, now in Northern Ireland, moved to the United States at age 2, and entered Princeton University at age 14.
www.bookrags.com /William_Paterson_(jurist)   (650 words)

 Paterson Strike
March 14 was sent to Paterson to look into the condition of the women and children employed in the Linen-thread Works of that city.
This was what some of the toadying press called "Paterson's peculiar strike," or "unexplainable phenomena." The abuse, injustice and suffering which the women of this industry endure from the tyranny, cruelty and slave-driving propensities of the employers is something terrible to be allowed existence in free America.
When the broad silk weavers in Henry Doherty's mill in Paterson, New Jersey, left their machines last February they inaugurated what has proved to be the closest approach to a general strike that has yet taken place in an American industry.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /USApaterson.htm   (1190 words)

 The Paterson Group - Publications
Paterson, I.; Boddy, I.; Mason, I. Tetrahedron Lett.
Enantio- and diastereoselective aldol reactions of achiral ethyl and methyl ketones with aldehydes: the use of enol diisopinocampheylborinates.
Synthesis of antimicrofilament marine macrolides: Synthesis and configurational assignment of a C5-C16 degradation fragment of reidispongiolide A. Paterson, I.; Britton, R.; Ashton, K.; Knust, H.; Stafford, J. Total synthesis and configurational assignment of (-)-dictyostatin, a microtubule-stabilizing macrolide of marine sponge origin.
www-paterson.ch.cam.ac.uk /pubs.html   (3777 words)

 Author notes - Banjo Paterson, Book, etext   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The works for which Paterson is famous were mostly written before the First World War, and are collected in three books of poems, The Man from Snowy River and Other Verses (1895), Rio Grande’s Last Race and Other Verses (1902), and Saltbush Bill, J.P. and Other Verses (1917).
More likely, Paterson was influenced by the Scottish tradition of poetry (Paterson was of Scottish descent) which had been popularized in Australia by Adam Lindsay Gordon and others.
Paterson’s most famous work is “Waltzing Matilda”, written in 1895, and now an unofficial anthem of Australia.
whitewolf.newcastle.edu.au /words/authors/P/PatersonAB_Banjo/notes.html   (457 words)

 A Rift Opens For Spitzer, Paterson - February 24, 2006 - The New York Sun
Paterson, an influential fl politician who has served as the senate's minority leader since 2002 and who was tapped by Mr.
Paterson's legislation, police officers would be permitted to use the minimal amount of force to "needed to stop" a suspect.
Paterson authored the bill in reaction to the acquittals in 2000 of four police officers who shot and killed an unarmed West African immigrant, Amadou Diallo, firing 41 bullets and striking Diallo 19 times.
www.nysun.com /article/28102?page_no=2   (493 words)

 The Cato Institute: Isabel Paterson
The union does not appear to have been a particularly happy one: she attributed the unusual spelling of her surname, with a single rather than a double "t," to the fact that her husband's family was too cheap to use two.
Paterson would later use her column to promote Rand's work, and Rand would reciprocate by recommending Paterson's books to her own acquaintances.
Paterson wrote her final three novels during this time as well: Never Ask the End (1933), which was the most experimental and non-linear of her narratives, The Golden Vanity (1934), and If It Prove Fair Weather (1940).
www.cato.org /special/threewomen/paterson.html   (993 words)

 Mary-Anne Paterson: Me - PopMatters Music Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Though her voice is similar to Bunyan’s, her arrangements are less fully fleshed-out, with the sparse musical accompaniment (mostly flute and light percussion) played by what Paterson describes in the liner notes as “a group of buskers from the local tube station.
Paterson’s high voice has a certain formal distance to it, but balances this against a warm undercurrent of less detached regret, and the medieval-sounding phrasing leaves one practically expecting a madrigal next.
While Me failed to bestow riches and fame upon Paterson, her helpful liner notes reveal that her interest lay with neither; the album was recorded only in the hopes of raising funds for an arts center for children (she worked as a teacher).
www.popmatters.com /pm/music/reviews/2999/mary-anne-paterson-me   (883 words)

 Australia's Bard @ National Geographic Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Paterson took up his pen again and began to write, not a letter this time but a little gem of a ballad, for he had a sideline writing humor and verse for a popular weekly magazine under a pen name, "the Banjo"—a name he borrowed from a racehorse his family used to own.
While Banjo Paterson's works captured the hearts and minds of his countrymen and helped define the Australian bush for the rest of the world, Banjo's friend and colleague Henry Lawson (his most famous work is "The Drover's Wife") is usually considered a finer writer.
In 1892 Paterson, Lawson, and a few of their colleagues carried on a lively exchange for three months in the Bulletin magazine, discussing the joys and perils of bush life in verse.
magma.nationalgeographic.com /ngm/0408/feature1   (1296 words)

 Paterson - New South Wales - Australia - Travel - theage.com.au
Paterson is a tiny but attractive little hamlet settled amidst mountains on the Paterson River which has its source in Barrington Tops to the north.
Indeed the Paterson River was then known as the Cedar Arm due to the abundance of timber.
It traces the European history of Paterson and has exhibits relating to poet Dorothea Mackellar, who spent her teenage years on a nearby property, and bushranger Captain Thunderbolt whose wife Mary Ann Ward was tried here.
www.theage.com.au /news/New-South-Wales/Paterson/2005/02/17/1108500198382.html   (2514 words)

 LitKicks: Paterson
Ginsberg's Paterson is strikingly similar to Jack Kerouac's home town of Lowell, Massachussetts, and this may have been a factor in the close friendship these two writers shared.
Paterson was the scene of an important labor uprising in 1913.
Paterson is mentioned in Bob Dylan's song 'Hurricane,' about the boxer Hurricane Rubin Carter who was arrested for a murder that took place in a Paterson bar.
www.litkicks.com /BeatPages/page.jsp?what=Paterson   (614 words)

 Paterson, NJ A History
The City of Paterson, located on the Passaic River in New Jersey was once one of the mightiest industrial cities of the United States.
The industries developed in Paterson were powered by the 77-foot high Great Falls of the Passaic, and a system of water raceways that harnessed the power of the falls.
In the latter half of the 1800's, silk production became the dominant industry and formed the basis of Paterson's most prosperous period, earning it the nickname "Silk City." Paterson was also the site of historic labor unrest that focused on anti-child labor legislation, safety in the workplace, a minimum wage, and reasonable working hours.
www.patersonhistory.com   (300 words)

 My corner - Tim Paterson
Tim Paterson, who has changed jobs and companies fairly often in the past few years, is satisfied with his position at present.
Paterson has been a pawn, a very valuable pawn, in a gigantic game of corporate chess.
Paterson had owned 10 percent of the company since 1979, and had been an officer and member of the board.
www.1000bit.net /storia/perso/tim_paterson_e.asp   (2414 words)

 Paterson — Infoplease.com
Shortly thereafter the silk industry was established, beginning a silk boom which would earn Paterson the appellation “Silk City of the World.” The iron industry, which initially supplied Paterson with textile machinery, was producing locomotives in great numbers by 1880.
Designated a national historic site in 1970, it is a unique display of industrial history, with old cobblestone streets and stone bridges; the abandoned houses of workmen and mill owners; and industrial works that include several locomotive factories (one dating back to 1830), the Colt gun factory (1835), and historic spinning mills and waterworks.
John PATERSON - PATERSON, John (1744—1808) PATERSON, John, a Representative from New York; born in New...
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 Franchising - Paterson
Such an approach is determined by the main principle of the Paterson franchise, that is, joint revenue and increasing partner’s turnover.
Paterson sets up its royalty at the market average so that it could not be a burden to the franchise.
Paterson is also ready to facilitate receiving a loan to develop a franchise, that is, assisting in reaching agreements with the company’s partner banks.
www.paterson.ru /en/section113/section759   (705 words)

 Paterson Education Fund Homepage
The Paterson Education Fund (PEF) is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to stimulate community action for change so that the Paterson Public Schools ensure that all Paterson children achieve high standards.
PEF convenes and brokers relationships between the Paterson school district and private sector entities interested in public education in Paterson.
Paterson Education Fund is a founding member of the Public Education Network (PEN), a national organization of local education funds (LEFs) and individuals working to improve public schools and build citizen support for quality public education in low-income communities across the nation.
www.paterson-education.org /index.html   (170 words)

 OurStory:: The Paterson Silk Strike   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Excerpts from a history of Paterson written by the 1932 Senior Class of the State Normal School, Paterson, NJ.
Also included are primary sources on Paterson's workforce; working conditions; skilled and unskilled workers; the causes of the strike; solidarity between immigrants; the role of women; and several other topics dealing with the strike of 1913.
The author traces the roots of the Armenian diaspora and the onset of Armenian immigration to Paterson.
www.bergen.org /ourstory/resources/paterson/strike/Strike_Secondary.htm   (517 words)

 paterson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
As a representative of the 30th State Senate District, which encompasses Harlem and the Upper West Side, Senator Paterson works closely with constituents of many different ethnic, economic, racial and religious backgrounds to help ensure that state government is responsive to the varied needs and concerns of the diverse people he was elected to serve.
In addition, Senator Paterson has worked to provide access to forums for input on important issues such as the effects of welfare reform and the need to improve the City's mass transit system.
On the legislative front, Senator Paterson has championed measures to crack down on bias-related crime, fight domestic violence and child sexual abuse, expand voting rights, protect consumers and ensure the quality of patient care.
www.nydems.org /html/electedofficials/paterson.html   (532 words)

 Banjo Paterson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Andrew Barton "Banjo" Paterson (February 17, 1864 - February 5, 1941) was a famous Australian bush poet, journalist and author.
Paterson's more notable poems include "Waltzing Matilda", "The Man From Snowy River", "Geebung Polo Club" and "Clancy of the Overflow".
Paterson authored two novels; An Outback Marriage (1906) and The Shearer's Colt (1936), wrote many short stories; Three Elephant Power and Other Stories (1917), and wrote a book based on his experiences as a war reporter; Happy Dispatches (1934).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Banjo_Paterson   (674 words)

 William Paterson - The Revolutionary War in North Jersey
William Paterson was born in County Antrim, Ireland on December 24, 1745.
In 1787, William Paterson was sent to the Constitutional Convention as an advocate for New Jersey state and local interests.
William Paterson resigned his position as governor of New Jersey to accept an appointment as an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1793.
www.rt23.com /american_revolution/william_paterson.shtml   (968 words)

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