News Flash


Posted on: March 9, 2023

Mayor Lora Hosted the First Black History Month Performance with Students from Three Schools

Black History Month Performance

Passaic, N.J. – Mayor Hector C. Lora collaborated with three schools in Passaic’s district to honor Black History Month on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at the Annabelle Shimkowitz Senior Center in the City of Passaic. Passaic City Hall Seniors and Staff enjoyed the performance from students, which was originally set for February 28, but postponed due to inclement weather. “We’re so excited to have so many members of the community and our children from Passaic schools here. As we all know, it is so important to the mayor to grow our next generation, and everything we have done together with the board of education is to support the development of our children, the culture, and the rich history we have in this country and the City of Passaic.” Said Ricardo Fernandez, Business Administrator. “We are showcasing our talent so you get to see the amazing things that we have going on in our schools.” Said Dr. Latasha Casterlow-Lalla, Supervisor of Visual & Performing Arts. “We are so excited, our children are so ecstatic to perform for you.” Students from W.B. Cruise Memorial School No. 11 performed a chorus & dance ensemble, Passaic Academy of Science & Engineering had two instrumental ensemble selections, and Sonia Sotomayor School No. 21 concluded with a chorus and a ukulele ensemble. 

All media inquiries should be directed to Lillian Yang at 

Additional Info...
Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Home

Voting Sites

2024 Election Polling Sites

Posted on: February 5, 2024

2024 Late Night Registration

Posted on: February 5, 2024

School Board Election - April 16th

Posted on: February 2, 2024 | Last Modified on: March 31, 2014

2023 Year Recap [Video]

Posted on: November 27, 2023
voter dropbox

2023 General Election (Unofficial) Results

Posted on: November 15, 2023
City of Passaic 150th Seal

City of Passaic's 150th Anniversary

Posted on: April 2, 2023
Redeveopment 2022

Redevelopment Update 2022

Posted on: September 27, 2022

Latest News

Posted on: April 19, 2021
Park 400by200

ALARM Registration

Posted on: November 20, 2020