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Ho-Ho-Kus Trade School Launches Unemployment Program

Unemployed Paterson residents will get free training.
Unemployed Paterson residents will get free training. Photo Credit: FACEBOOK photo

PATERSON, N.J. — About 20 unemployed Paterson residents will attend HoHoKus School of Trades and Technical Sciences for free job training twice a week, northjersey.com reports.

Paterson officials and the school's administrator's last week reached an agreement to provide instruction in carpentry, plumbing, welding and electrical skills Monday through Wednesday, the report says.

Students on Thursdays and Fridays will participate in hands-on projects within Paterson municipal government, according to northjersey.com .

The city will be paying $4,000 for each student in the training program according to the president of the Ho-Ho-Kus school, Thomas M. Eastwick. The rest of the costs will be covered through grants, the story says.

One-hundred more slots will be added next year if this year's class works well, Eastwick told northjersey.com .

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