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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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29 min ago |

Photo Flash: Comic Sunda Croonquist Performs at 'Sisters Of Comedy' Showcase in Manhattan

Returning to the East coast for a rare visit, comedian / television personality Sunda Croonquist joined a talented lineup of performers at the recent Sisters Of Comedy showcase in the Vintage Lounge at the Gotham Comedy Club in Manhattan on August 12, 2014.


4 hrs ago |

Woodland Park council eager to see Peckman plan come to fruition

"The local flood board, consisting of Woodland Park, Little Falls and Cedar Grove, also have a plan with regard to the Peckman River and we believe they're in the process of putting together a hybrid plan," Kazmark said.


8 hrs ago |

Fire alarm issue forces temporary shutdown of South Paterson club

Authorities forced the Dubai Lounge on Montclair Avenue to shut down over the weekend after an inspection turned up problems with its fire alarm certification.


9 hrs ago |

Haledon man shot and wounded during fight in Paterson

A 20-year-old Haledon man was wounded in Paterson's 4th Ward Tuesday night when he tried to run away from a fight in a high-crime neighborhood, according to authorities.


Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Trenton voters will decide on mandatory paid sick leave in November ballot question

TRENTON - It will be up to Trenton voters to decide if they want the city to require private businesses to pay employees for sick days.


New misconduct trials ordered for ex-Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission officials

A judge has ordered new trials for two former Passaic Valley Water Commission supervisors convicted of using employees to fix their families' and friends' homes on company time.


At least 9 dogs killed in Clifton house blaze; other pets missing [video]

Two more dogs and three cats are missing, and two dogs made it out of the burning house alive, fire officials said.


After 22 years, family still waiting for justice in Paterson man's homicide

Joseph DeJesus' family had hoped his killer would be caught soon after the 19-year-old was stabbed to death in broad daylight on Main Street in South Paterson.


Man robbed near South Paterson bus stop

A 33-year-old city man was robbed at knife-point just after he got off a bus in South Paterson on Monday afternoon, said Sgt.


Street camera leads to Paterson gun arrest

A narcotics detective spotted something suspicious while checking images being recorded from the city's street cameras early Tuesday morning, said Capt.


Mon Aug 25, 2014

Hawthorne teenager injured in fall from zip line in Glen Rock

A 15-year-old boy fell 30 feet and broke his leg in a fall from an unattended zip line at the high school athletic field when the T-shirt he was using instead of a harness tore as friends recorded the stunt on video, authorities said Monday.


Pascrell to host town-hall style meeting in Clifton Tuesday

Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr., D-Paterson, is holding a town hall meeting for his constituents Tuesday night at City Hall.


$1,000 reward offered in dumping of emaciated dogs in Paterson

A $1,000 reward is being offered for tips that lead to the arrest and conviction of whoever dumped two emaciated dogs in East Side Park.

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Paterson artist speaks at United Nations symposium

Former Patersonian Kenny Fame usually uses the arts to tackle difficult social issues as his thoughts and feelings flow through a poem, a dance or a song.

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Over 25 years, Paterson's crime numbers not really worse than in the city's past

Here are some of the numbers that leave Patersonians feeling outraged and frightened: the city had 1,513 violent crimes in 2013, including 18 homicides, 845 robberies and 625 aggravated assaults.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Photos: Fairway Firefighters Food Face-Off in Woodland Park

The West Paterson, Wayne, Hawthorne and Passaic fire departments competed in the Fairway Firefighters Food Face-Off Sunday, August 24, 2014, outside Fairway in Woodland Park.


Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Item

Paterson embraces charter school's growth

The preschool and elementary school buildings are on Spruce Street; the total enrollment this year will top 800, and there is a waiting list that is particularly long in the lower grades, school officials said.


Fri Aug 22, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Art review: 'American Falls' captures power, beauty and utility

Beauty and utility often seem to be at cross-purposes. The first is prized for the pleasures it generates and the latter is valued for the work it gets done, the more efficiently the better.


Paterson fills city court vacancies

The City Council on Tuesday voted to approve the mayor's appointments of Abdelmajeid "John" Abdelhadi, Cecilia Sardina Guzman and Giuseppe Randazzo to part-time judge positions, which come with a salary range of $45,000 to $78,000.


The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Paterson police drug dog finds heroin stash under house's vinyl siding

A police drug-sniffing dog named Fako nosed his way to a heroin stash worth more than $6,000 concealed beneath the vinyl siding of a 4th Ward house on Friday afternoon, according to Capt.



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