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3 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com
The Board of Education made some personnel announcements within its administration at last night's meeting as they prepare for the arrival of new Superintendent Mark Toback on Aug. 11. Named assistant superintendent was Michael Ben-David, who will be earning $159,000, pro-rated.
7 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times
A Paterson man was sentenced Friday to 19 years in prison for leaving the scene of a crash that killed two pedestrians in Clifton.
11 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes, pictured at an unrelated press conference, announced the arrest of 48 sex offenders in Paterson Aug. 1, 2014 PATERSON - A two-month joint effort between a bevy of Passaic County and federal law enforcement agencies led the arrest of 48 sex offenders in Paterson, authorities said Friday.
15 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times
Mayor Jose "Joey" Torres says Paterson should recoup what he is calling the "illegal" payment of $17,400 that the city made to his predecessor, Jeffery Jones, for unused vacation days.
There are many abandoned houses in Paterson. Some of the homes have been vacant for a few months.
PATERSON, N.J. An arrest has been made in the investigation surrounding a shooting incident that occurred on July 19. 18 year old resident Daquan Owen was detained earlier today by the Paterson Police Department's Ceasefire Unit following an almost two-week long investigation.
A 25-year-old Paterson man was arrested on Tuesday and charged with selling 400 packets of heroin to an undercover police detective in Elmwood Park, according to Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church is hosting an ecumenical prayer service in memory of Genesis Rincon next Tuesday as part of the city's National Night Out Against Crime observance.
HACKENSACK - A two-week investigation led to the arrest of a Paterson man on charges he peddled 400 bags of heroin to an undercover detective in Elmwood Park, authorities said Thursday.
TRENTON, N.J. A Paterson resident is about to receive a nice pay day without having to do a single minute of work.
The Passaic River, which feeds the iconic waterfall, will be diverted to a hydroelectric plant on Thursday to allow the PVSC and local volunteers to clean behind the Paterson Great Falls for the only time this year.
Herbert S. Alterman, who served on the Superior Court bench in Passaic County for 16 years, died Saturday.
A man in his late 30s was walking on Ellison Street early Tuesday morning when he was robbed by two men, one of whom pulled a gun, police said.
By a one-vote margin, the City Council on Tuesday approved a resolution that would set Paterson on course for a 1.96-percent property tax increase this year.
Paterson police officials have taken the first steps toward creating a regional law enforcement task force that would encompass towns that border the city, echoing a more comprehensive anti-crime initiative announced Monday to share law enforcement and social services with Newark and Jersey City.
The popular state program that helped turn dumping grounds in Teaneck into a nature preserve, build ball fields in Palisades Park, restore Lambert Castle in Paterson and preserve 650,000 acres of open space throughout New Jersey is in jeopardy of going unfunded.
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