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Paterson, New Jersey is located in Passaic County. Zip codes in Paterson, NJ include 07522, 07514, and 07502. The median home price in Paterson is $159,900 which is roughly $109/per square foot. More Paterson information.

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2 hrs ago | NJ.com

Homeless man charged in stabbing death of Clifton man seemed harmless, acquaintances say

CLIFTON - A homeless man who often hung out at a Clifton shopping center was seen by many as easy-going and non-threatening.

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6 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Trial opens for Paterson man accused in deadly hit and run

A Paterson man ran over two pedestrians in Clifton two years ago and left the victims sprawled on the roadway without stopping to check if they were still alive, an assistant Passaic County prosecutor told jurors on Tuesday.

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6 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Paterson wants Goow to pay $500,000 to cover city's legal fees from his lawsuit

The city is trying to force mayoral candidate Aslon Goow Sr. to pay more than $500,000 to cover the legal fees Paterson incurred defending municipal officials against the former councilman's unsuccessful federal lawsuit.

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9 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Paterson Campaign Notebook: News items involving the city's crowded field of candidates

Most political insiders consider Haytham Younes a long shot to win one of the three seats up for grabs in the at-large city council race.

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12 hrs ago | The Item

Paterson man shot to death

A 24-year-old city man died in a shooting after midnight Tuesday near a parking lot at Rosa Parks Boulevard and Hamilton Avenue.

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18 hrs ago | Daily Record

Sick-leave windfalls making taxpayers ill

This is the moment in time for the Legislature to step up and take the lead to abolish New Jersey's law that allows public employees to accumulate unused sick leave time for later-in-life big-time payouts.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Paterson police arrest 16-year-old in Northside shooting incident

Detectives investigating a Northside shooting that happened earlier this month came upon video footage that led to the arrest over the weekend of a 16-year-old accused of firing a handgun in a separate incident.

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NorthJersey.com

Paterson City Hall

State officials have given their blessing to the city's new contracts for employee health benefits, crediting a reform measure enacted three years ago for producing more than $2.1 million million in savings.

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The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Homeless man accused of fatally stabbing 1 man, injuring another in Clifton

A homeless man is accused of fatally stabbing one man and leaving a second in serious condition in a Clifton shopping center parking lot Monday morning, authorities said.

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The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Patersonians unimpressed by the citya s new street cleaners

In a show of pride, Paterson officials last month staged a press conference outside City Hall to unveil the seven new street sweepers the city had purchased for $1.3 million.

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The Jersey Journal

County boxers dominate Golden Glove state finals at Pershing Field

Tony Rivera and Denzel Stevens, who both represent the Jersey City Recreation team, face off in the 132-pound novice final at the 2014 New Jersey Golden Gloves tournament at Pershing Field.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Item

North Jersey's disabled and their families are forced to move on

Deborah Smith cutting food for her daughter, Keisha Smith, 43, at home in Paterson.

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NorthJersey.com

Paterson Public Library, N.J.'s first, celebrates 129th birthday

Members of Norman S. Weir Chorus perform at the start of the celebration of the 129th anniversary of the Paterson Library on the steps of the library in Paterson.

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NorthJersey.com

Two men wounded in drive-by shooting in Paterson

Two Paterson men were wounded in a drive-by shooting early Sunday morning that happened in the same neighborhood where community members had held an anti-violence march just 13 hours earlier.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Four Paterson men charged in heroin-distribution bust, police say

Sheriff Richard Berdnik said detectives seized hundreds of packets of the drug - the haul has a street value of $4,000 - concluding a two-week investigation called "Operation May," named for the May Street apartment that had been used by the distributors.

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Philly.com

The 4-1-1 on CCP's future

THE INCOMING president of Community College of Philadelphia said the school faces lots of challenges in helping to rebuild the city's middle class.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

New Jersey State Police

Troopers And Partners Shut Down Two Heroin Mills, Seize Drugs, Guns And Ammunition

Paterson City, N.J. A cooperative investigation headed by the New Jersey State Police led to the dismantling of two homes operating as heroin mills, and the seizure of guns, ammunition, and drugs valued at $116,400.

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NorthJersey.com

Charges dropped against North Caldwell man arrested in Paterson drug ring bust

A 21-year-old college student charged last month with attempting to purchase drugs in Paterson has been cleared of criminal charges after proving he was in class taking a test at the time of the alleged buy.

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Lower Township Gazette

King for a day

With a lifetime of experience in journalism, Jacob Schaad Jr., 92, of Del Haven in Cape May County has turned the spotlight on many people - be they criminals, politicians, celebrities or everyday heroes.

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NorthJersey.com

Gilmore promises new approach to housing program if elected Paterson's mayor

Mayoral candidate David Gilmore says his administration would take a more active role in developing the city's housing proposals as a way to prevent the recurring losses of millions of dollars in federal funds that Paterson has suffered in recent years.

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