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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 $159,900 which is roughly $109/per square foot. More Paterson information.

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45 min ago | 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.


2 hrs ago |

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.


3 hrs ago | 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.


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.


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.


Fri Apr 18, 2014

Closter exhibit features more than 40 Jewish artists

In association with the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey and the Partnership2gether Program , the exhibit contains artwork from more than 40 northern New Jersey Jewish artists.


The Item

Large dog-fighting ring found during Paterson drug bust, authorities say

Detectives found a blood-soaked carpet and red-stained walls during a drug raid Friday at a 4th Ward home, evidence authorities said of a large dog-fighting ring that led to the rescue of nearly two dozen animals.


Press & Sun-Bulletin

How much did that house sell for? Broome County property sales

These deeds for $10,000 and more were filed in the Broome County Clerk's office from March 31 to April 4. Chrysa M Linsky and Estate of Michael A Gallo Jr sold 1 Jay St. for $30,000 to Francisco Matesanz.


Library reception highlights Paterson's art collection

One painting, entitled "In The Park," depicts a pastoral, tree-lined landscape, accentuated by a reflective pond.


The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Passaic sheriffs arrest stabbing suspect in downtown Paterson

The 53-year-old resident of the Paterson YMCA was running down the Grand Street steps of Eva's Village late Thursday morning at the same time Passaic County Sheriff's Officer Kevin Niethe was driving by on his way to the department's Grand Street garage, said Sheriff Richard Berdnik.


The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

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.


The Jersey Journal

Paterson man shot near city high school after midnight

A 24-year-old man is recovering in the hospital after being shot while he tried to run away from a gunman early this morning, police say.


Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Court filings reveal Paterson mayoral candidate's decades-old criminal conviction

Former councilman Aslon Goow Sr. said he believed political motivations were behind recent federal court filings that refer to a decades-old criminal conviction for burglary, a record that Goow successfully had expunged.

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The Item

After years of issues, a murder charge: Homeless man pleads not guilty in Clifton stabbings

A homeless man who was a staple for many years at the Richfield Shopping Center in Clifton pleaded not guilty Thursday to fatally stabbing a shopper and wounding another man there this week.


The Item

New plan could save scenic Paterson reservoir

The Passaic Valley Water Commission has responded to public pressure and will consider an alternative site for the construction of two giant water tanks that could save a historic Paterson reservoir from being drained.


Paramus: Police Blotter, April 17

EDITOR'S NOTE: Town News compiles "Police Blotter" from information provided by area police departments.


Firefighters battle blaze at Little Falls house

Firefighters from Little Falls, Cedar Grove, West Paterson and Wayne were fighting a blaze Thursday afternoon at a house in Little Falls.


Carlstadt PBA looks to honor police chief killed a century ago

April 29 will mark the 104th anniversary of the death of Chief Charles L. Schmidt, the first Carlstadt Police Chief and only Carlstadt police officer to be killed in the line of duty.


Paterson council candidate discuss fiscal oversight responsibilities

During the past several years, the City Council and Mayor Jeffery Jones have had repeated disputes over the different powers vested in the two separate branches of government.



"The schools are not cutting it, the taxes are unstable and the crime is through the roof," said Rodriguez, a city councilman, during a meeting this week with the editorial board of the Herald News and Record.



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