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The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs has announced a $27,800 settlement with a staffing provider that set up offices in New Jersey after Superstorm Sandy, without properly registering with the state.
19 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com
PATERSON City education officials last year awarded a $414,000 contract for staff training without seeking approval from the Paterson Board of Education.
20 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com
PATERSON As part of the national AmeriCorps program, 20 recent college graduates last week sign on for a year of community service in Paterson schools.
Paterson police on Saturday caught murder suspect Kamal "Rico" Edge after an armed footchase in the city, bringing to an end a nearly six-month manhunt for the suspect in a two-day shooting spree that left one city woman dead and several others injured in June.
The 55-year-old city native moved back to the Silk City from Paramus nearly four years ago, when he bought a Gothic-Tudor-style house on East Park Drive that was built in 1926 for Paterson Mayor John Hinchliffe.
Seems nearly every time you turn around, some election controversy is brewing in Passaic County .
PATERSON Paterson Police Officer Claude Mineo lunged and caught a fleeing murder suspect Saturday afternoon as the 21-year-old fugitive pulled a loaded handgun from his waistband when he was trapped behind some homes along Governor Street, authorities said.
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.