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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 $165,000 which is roughly $109/per square foot. More Paterson information.

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27 min ago | NorthJersey.com

Paterson campaign notebook: candidates jockey for endorsements

Often, political endorsements in Paterson are two-way streets. If someone running for City Council supports a mayoral candidate, the person running for mayor then reciprocates and backs the council contender.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Sweet Science

The Hurricane Carter Case Stays Open In My MindRead More

His legend shall live on longer than that of fighters more skilled than he, if for no other reason than Bob Dylan wrote one of his more popular songs about him, and also for the fact that the Rubin "Hurricane" Carter case is boxings' JFK assassination, destined to be debated long after the principals involved exit their life stage on earth.

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The Item

After 17 months, Paterson police arrest murder suspect

Known on the streets as "Power U," 40-year-old Frederick Hall was shot and killed on Nov. 2, 2012 in a crime-infested 4th Ward neighborhood.

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The Item

Paterson shuts Dubai Lounge for 30 days over fire safety infractions

City officials have imposed a 30-day shutdown on the Dubai Lounge after inspectors this weekend found indoor hookah smoking at the South Paterson restaurant for the third time in three visits.

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NorthJersey.com

Torres wants to take Hinchliffe Stadium out of the Paterson school boarda s hands

Former mayor Jose "Joey" Torres said he would retake control of Hinchliffe Stadium from the city school district if he wins next month's election.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Sweet Science

'Hurricane' Carter's Death Still Brings No ClosureRead More

Hollywood packages many of its biographical movies in such a manner, but my experiences in covering the controversial aftermath of a 1999 flick, The Hurricane, about the life and times of incarcerated former middleweight contender Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, taught me that separating truth from fiction is frequently a matter of individual perception.

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NorthJersey.com

Letter: Younes rejects political insiders views on Paterson election

As the May 13th election for Paterson officials nears, I've noticed a gross implication that Paterson public officials should be political insiders and that perhaps as a mere Patersonian resident myself, I shouldn't even be running for the Council-At-Large position.

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The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

15 of the dogs found in Paterson drug raid taken to animal rescue groups, vets [video]

"This is a good one. Are you a teddy bear?" said Fannie Laurita, a volunteer at Second Chance Pet Adoption League, as she held her phone to take photos of it at the Paterson animal shelter on Monday afternoon.

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The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Sayegh holds fund-raising advantage in Paterson mayoral election

Heading into the homestretch of the city's mayoral election, Andre Sayegh has more money left to spend on his campaign than do any of his seven competitors, according to finance reports released on Monday.

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The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Six Passaic County residents charged in staged auto accident scheme

Six Passaic County residents have been charged in connection with a staged-automobile accident scheme that defrauded two insurance companies of more than $78,000, the state attorney general said in a news release.

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The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Paterson man charged in string of Fair Lawn car burglaries

A 52-year-old Paterson man has been charged with burglary, theft, drug paraphernalia and hypodermic needle possession in connection with a string of car burglaries in Fair Lawn early Sunday morning, authorities said.

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The Item

Political, legal battles stalling development of Bogota site

The vacant lot at 297 Palisade Ave. should be a beehive of activity, with construction workers making up for lost time after a long winter.

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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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Sun Apr 20, 2014

NEWS.com.au

The news you missed while you were sleeping

RUBIN "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, has died at 76. Carter spent 19 years in prison for three murders at a tavern in Paterson, New Jersey, in 1966.

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USA Today

Biggest news you missed this weekend

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The Jersey Journal

Fire On Totawa Ave. In Paterson

Fair Lawn Fire Chief Chris Hoitsma overlooks his firefighters as they battle the blaze from the backyard of buildings on Totawa Avenue.

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NorthJersey.com

A multi-alarm fire at three buildings on Totowa Avenue has displaced 11 residents and injured two.

About 100 firefighters from Paterson and surrounding towns, including Hawthorne and Fair Lawn, battled the blaze with heavy smoke conditions.

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National Public Radio

'Hurricane' Carter Dies; Boxer Was Wrongfuly Convicted Of Murder

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the former boxer who spent years wrongfully incarcerated for murder, has died at age 76. his life inspired a Bob Dylan protest song and the film Hurricane , starring Denzel Washington.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

CBS Local

Police: Dog-Fighting Ring Uncovered At Paterson Home; 21 Dogs Rescued

A drug raid at a Paterson, N.J. home unexpectedly uncovered evidence of a large pit bull dog-fighting ring that apparently was being run out of the residence.

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Knoxville News Sentinel

Catholics see confession in a new light

One of loneliest places in church these days is the confession line. The act of confessing one's sins, a requirement for Catholics, has sharply fallen over several decades with evolving views on sin, penance and the stature of the priesthood.

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