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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 $111/per square foot. More Paterson information.

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3 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Wayne school board names Ben-David assistant superintendent

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.

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7 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Driver in Clifton hit-and-run gets 19 years

A Paterson man was sentenced Friday to 19 years in prison for leaving the scene of a crash that killed two pedestrians in Clifton.

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11 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Roundup nets 48 sex offenders in Paterson, authorities say

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.

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15 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Paterson mayor wants Jones to refund city for payment on vacation days

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.

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17 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Wayne resident moves forward with suit against township, William Paterson

After years of litigation with much diversion, it was ruled recently that the host of a public-access cable program that criticizes politicians is allowed to move forward with a First Amendment lawsuit against Wayne Township and William Paterson University , but he cannot seek monetary damages.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

News12.com

Paterson proposes plan to take over, sell abandoned homes

There are many abandoned houses in Paterson. Some of the homes have been vacant for a few months.

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The Alternative Press

Police Arrest Suspect in July 19 Shooting

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.

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Police: Paterson man accused of selling 400 heroin bags to undercover cop in Elmwood Park

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.

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NorthJersey.com

Paterson church holding prayer service for Genesis Rincon

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.

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The Jersey Journal

Paterson man sold 400 bags of heroin to undercover police, Bergen prosecutor says

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.

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NorthJersey.com

Paterson drug bust nets 814 heroin packets

Narcotics detectives seized almost $10,000 worth of drugs stashed in the backyards of several homes on the city's Northside and arrested four men during a bust on Thursday evening, said Capt.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

Paterson Store Sells Winning Lottery Ticket

TRENTON, N.J. A Paterson resident is about to receive a nice pay day without having to do a single minute of work.

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The Alternative Press

PVSC Organizes Rare Clean-Up at the Paterson Great Falls

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.

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NorthJersey.com

Herbert S. Alterman

Herbert S. Alterman, who served on the Superior Court bench in Passaic County for 16 years, died Saturday.

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NorthJersey.com

Man robbed at gunpoint in Paterson's 5th Ward

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.

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NorthJersey.com

Paterson council approves resolution that sets preliminary tax hike at 2 percent

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.

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Paterson police reaching out to neighboring towns in anti-crime effort

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.

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The Jersey Journal

Montclair State to make SAT optional for admissions next year

The public university is joining the growing number of schools making the SAT and ACT test scores optional for admission, campus officials announced today.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

NJ open-space preservation fund in danger

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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WKXW-FM Trenton

Officials work to change images of NJ cities

In a bid to lower violent crime in their communities, the leaders of Newark, Jersey City and Paterson - New Jersey's largest cities - have announced the creation of a cooperative Cease Fire Task Force .

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