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Officials tell The Record that the body was found around 1 p.m. Friday and that a medical examiner has been called to conduct an autopsy.
New Jersey's high school graduation rate inched up to 87.5 percent last spring, up one percentage point from the year before, state data showed Wednesday.
CLIFTON - Police have identified the man who was struck and killed in a hit-and-run accident as he crossed Lexington and Mahar avenues last month as Clifton resident Ivan Hocko, 77. Police are still looking for the driver of a "red four-door sedan" who left the scene after striking Hocko on Nov. 22 at 8:24 p.m. Anyone with information about the ... (more)
PATERSON The state has mandated changes in the city's preliminary 2014 budget, reducing the maximum amount of property taxes that municipal government will be allowed to collect this year, Paterson officials disclosed on Tuesday night.
Newark is being called out by the state for instances of questionable spending in its payroll, timekeeping, and operating practices.
A Paterson robbery suspect forced his victim at gunpoint to drive to the a bank several miles away to get money from the bank's ATM machine.
Segundo Garcia, 38, of Prospect Park, aka "A AoeMoreno,"A A admitted today to leading a Paterson heroin network and pleaded guilty to first-degree possession of heroin with intent to distribute, state authorities said.
PATERSON City education officials are revamping the science curriculum in Paterson 's public schools as part of an effort to boost students' lagging test scores in that area.
The American Theater Group will present a one-night only concert performance featuring songs from VERY VERY, the brand new electric adaptation of Shakespeare's classic comedy "As You Like It" reimagined as a contemporary rock concert on December 9, 2013 at 8:00 pm at Union County Performing Arts Center's Hamilton Stage.
Butler County Commissioners will open bids for the 220-bed Sunnyview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, over the objections of unionized employees and Commissioner James Eckstein .
A New Jersey state trooper was taken to the hospital with leg and back pain following a motor vehicle accident on Route 23 North Sunday night, police said.
If the repairs to healthcare.gov don't improve the site's performance, President Obama may have to bow to congressional pressure to push back deadlines for coverage.