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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 $174,900 which is roughly $111/per square foot. More Paterson information.

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Local news for Paterson, NJ continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | TheAlternativePress.com

Local Kids Take the Stage to Fight Hunger

Local children entering 4th to 8th grade are putting the final touches on the Morrow Musical Theater Camp production of PETER PAN, JR, director Shona Roebuck announced today.

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Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

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6 hrs ago | CBS Local

Luis Figueroa, Man Accused In Three-State Violent Crime Spree, Appears In Court

Prosecutors say Figueroa, 33, kidnapped a former girlfriend in Pennsylvania, raped her at a rest stop in New Jersey, set fire to a car dealership in Paterson then led police on a high-speed chase across the GWB.

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10 hrs ago | NJ.com

Paterson man, 21, teen mom charged with killing their baby

PATERSON - A 21-year-old Paterson man has been charged in the death of his infant son, one week after the boy's teenage mother was charged with manslaughter.

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11 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Paterson MUA says its demise will result in significant cost to taxpayers

As city officials look to dissolve the agency, the MUA's attorney last week produced a 98-page report saying Mayor Jose "Joey" Torres plan to shift its functions to the Paterson Department of Public Works will cost municipal government hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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15 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Robbery arrest as a teen changed Paterson rapper's life

Tyrus Odom-Holly was a 15-year-old eighth grader at the city's Dr. Martin Luther King School when he felt the handcuffs close around his wrists.

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20 hrs ago | TheAlternativePress.com

Three Arrests Made for Drunk Driving in Fairfield

As a result of the first weekend of increased drunk driving enforcement patrols in Fairfield, as part of the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign, three arrests for alleged drunken driving in three separate incidents were made.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Examiner.com

Call me Burroughs, and I Celebrate Myself: Review of Burroughs and Ginsberg

Call Me Burroughs: To say that William S. Burroughs lived an interesting life is an understatement in itself.

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The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Paterson house damaged in fire

A Park Avenue house sustained smoke and water damage Monday in a single alarm fire that started in the kitchen, fire officials said.

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NorthJersey.com

Test scores at troubled Paterson school improved as teaching staff comes under fire

City education officials fired or gave negative evaluations to 28 teachers at School 6 - one of the worst-performing schools in the state - even though students' test scores improved last year.

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NorthJersey.com

Federal false arrest lawsuit names two more Paterson cops

Two more city police officers have been named as defendants in a federal civil rights lawsuit in which a Passaic County man alleges he was falsely arrested in 2011 as retaliation for witnessing an assault by a third cop.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Paterson police release photos of suspect in restaurant burglary

City police released two photos on Saturday of a man they say stole a lock box with $500 in cash inside it when he burglarized a restaurant on 21st Avenue last month.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Item

Paterson juvenile charged in death of her 2-month-old son

In this October 2013 file photo, a Passaic County Sheriff's crime scene investigator leaves the Beech Street apartment in Paterson where a 2-month-old boy died.

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The Jersey Journal

Teen mom caused death of infant son, Passaic prosecutor says

PATERSON - A teenage mother has been charged with manslaughter in connection with the death of her two-month-old son, found lifeless in his crib on the morning of Oct. 31, 2013, Passaic County Prosecutors said Friday.

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NorthJersey.com

Paterson applies for program to provide free meals to all city students

City education officials are looking to join a program that would provide free breakfasts and lunches to every student attending Paterson Public Schools.

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The Jersey Journal

Paterson man tells robber he has nothing, is shot in arm, police say

PATERSON - A 21-year-old Paterson man was shot outside a city restaurant on Friday morning after telling the shooter that he didn't have anything to steal, police said.

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NJ.com

No more police layoffs in Newark: Editorial

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka had barely sworn his oath of office when he was confronted with a financial crisis, a $31 million hole in this year's budget of roughly $800 million.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Hawthorne vigil honors victim of farmers' market crash

Saying goodbye to one of their own in this quiet community, hundreds of residents gathered at the candle-lit crossroads of Grand Avenue and Jefferson Place on Thursday night in memory of Donna Wine, who was fatally injured Sunday when a pickup truck plowed through the borough's farmers' market.

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NorthJersey.com

Ridgewood News Op-Ed: When the cemetery dies

After Paramus Plains Cemetery closed, the remains of the men and women who were buried there were reinterred at George Washington Memorial Park.

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NorthJersey.com

Paterson lawyer: Feds investigating 2011 police beating caught on video

Federal law enforcement agencies are investigating the fierce beating that Paterson police officers inflicted on two handcuffed shooting suspects in 2011, according to letters written by a lawyer working for the city.

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NorthJersey.com

Carjacking at Paterson's West Side Park

Two men sitting in a car parked in West Side Park Wednesday night became the targets of a group of attackers who beat them and eventually took the vehicle, police said.

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