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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 $103/per square foot. More Paterson information.

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3 hrs ago |

Alternative water-tank sites could save Paterson's Levine reservoir

The Passaic Valley Water Commission acknowledged for the first time that two Paterson sites could serve as alternatives to replacing the Stanley Levine Reservoir with huge concrete tanks, although both options come with significant engineering hurdles.


9 hrs ago |

Victim of fatal Paterson train strike identified as suicidal Elizabeth man, NJ Transit says

PATERSON - Transit officials identified the individual who was fatally struck by a Main Line train in Paterson Monday afternoon as a 29-year-old Elizabeth man.


10 hrs ago | The Alternative Press

Paterson Music Project Receives $5,000 Donation from Wharton Music...

Paterson Music Project , an El Sistema-inspired community program of Wharton Music Center, announced a $5,000 donation from two high school students, siblings Alex and Emily Wang of Scotch Plains.


10 hrs ago |

Family of man killed by Paterson police in 2012 seeking $10 million in federal lawsuit

The family of a man who was shot in the head and killed by a Paterson police officer two years ago filed a federal wrongful death lawsuit this week against the city seeking $10 million in damages.


12 hrs ago |

Paterson pushes ahead on sick time requirement for private sector employees

Following the lead of the state's two largest cities, Paterson seems on its way to adopting an ordinance that would require all employers within the Silk City to provide their workers with sick time.


17 hrs ago | The Item

Man wounded in Paterson on Tuesday night

City police are investigating a shooting on the Northside late Tuesday night that left a 43-year-old man with a leg wound, said Lt.


20 hrs ago |

Luis Figueroa faces court in three-state crime spree touching Warren County

Luis Figueroa, 33, was arrested June 6, 2014, on the George Washington Bridge in New York City after a string of assaults that started in Hazleton and continued through New Jersey.


Tue Aug 19, 2014

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.


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.


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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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.


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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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.


Mon Aug 18, 2014

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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