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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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TAP into Paterson Franchise Now Available for Sale

The TAP into Paterson franchise, your objective, online local newspaper, is now available for sale. The site already receives over ten thousand pageviews per month.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

NorthJersey.com

The Record: Rebuilding A.C.

ATLANTIC CITY is more than a collection of casinos on a boardwalk. Governor Christie has the right idea to ask the Legislature to add the ailing city to the group covered by the state's largest economic development incentive programs.

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The Item

Second hearing planned on controversial reservoir project

The Passaic Valley Water Commission plans to hold a second public meeting Monday night to explain its plan to drain three reservoirs on Garret Mountain, and for the first time, elected officials are expected to attend. The New Jersey Community Development Corp., a non-profit that has been leading the opposition to the project, is hosting the meeting.

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The Item

Schools debate Newark Archdiocese's takeover plan to stem tide of closures

Second-graders at St. Anne's School in Fair Lawn. The Newark Archdiocese in July announced its Lighting the Way plan, in which it assumes control of financial and personnel matters over schools in the hopes of keeping more of them open.

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The Item

Students find Paterson culinary school a place of intense work, but also peace and calm

Tabitha Cannon hopes her five-month training course at Eva's Village culinary academy in Paterson, on her path away from a life of substance abuse and drinking, will prepare her to work "in somebody's kitchen anywhere in the world." Clean now for the six months she's been in the women's halfway house at Eva's Village, Cannon is focused on a cooking career to provide for her children, who are ages 1 and 11. "I know eventually I'll be able to make more money," she said as she smeared homemade spicy mustard on French bread Wednesday morning.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Paterson man gets 25 years in fatal shooting

Responding to a prosecutor's plea to send a message against gun violence, a judge on Friday sentenced a Paterson man to 25 years in prison for a triple shooting in which a city man was killed and two others were wounded. Stanley Walker got into an argument with his girlfriend's former boyfriend, and instead of avoiding a confrontation, he initiated a gunfight, opening fire in a crowded street, said Jason Statuto, a Passaic County assistant prosecutor.

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Patch.com

Two Paterson Men Arrested in Paramus for Drug Possession, Intent to Distribute

Two unemployed Paterson men were arrested on drug possession charges in Paramus Sept. 10, according to the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office.

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The Jersey Journal

Convicted sex offender charged with dealing heroin in Paterson, sheriff says

PATERSON - A convicted sex offender was arrested and charged Friday with selling drugs from his Paterson home while out on parole, the Passaic County Sheriff said. Sheriff's narcotics detectives raided the Main Street residence of 46-year-old Wilfredo Lopez and discovered heroin, a black "Phantom" pellet handgun and more than $7,100, according to Sheriff Richard H. Berdnik.

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The Jersey Journal

Boy, 16, accused of shooting Paterson man in the back

Detectives from the Paterson Ceasefire Unit and Passaic County Prosecutor's Office arrested a 16-year-old boy in an Aug. 26 shooting, authorities said Friday. PATERSON - A 16-year-old Paterson boy was being held Friday on charges he shot a man in the back late last month, city police said.

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NorthJersey.com

Three suspects arrested in Paterson armed robbery

With help from the public, Paterson police arrested three men on Thursday in connection with an armed robbery at a 2nd Ward convenience store, said Sgt. Ron Van Wolde.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Gold chain robbery suspect in Clifton charged

A Paterson man has been arrested and charged with robbery after he tried to grab and steal a gold necklace from a Clifton resident's neck as she did her laundry in a Crooks Avenue business. Zakaria Barki, 24, was apprehended on Getty Avenue, Paterson, with the help of Paterson police officers, said Clifton Police Department spokesman detective Sgt.

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The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Christie calls for more tax breaks in struggling Atlantic City

Governor Christie has told lawmakers that he wants a bill updating economic development incentive programs changed to help struggling Atlantic City. The measure, which easily passed both houses of the Legislature in June, called for a series of changes to the sweeping overhaul of state tax incentive programs Christie signed into law in 2013.

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NorthJersey.com

Paterson schools chief gets $10,750 bonus

The city's state-appointed schools superintendent Donnie Evans has received a $10,750 bonus on top of his $215,000 salary for the 2012-13 academic year, according to public documents. Evans' bonus stemmed from the district's improved graduation rate as well as the superintendent's success in implementing most aspects of his plan for transforming city schools, according to New Jersey education department spokesman Richard Vespucci.

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The Alternative Press

Local Radio Reporter, Starting with Westfield, Creates a Unique Map of NJ with Sound

For a project called 565 New Jersey, radio reporter and voiceover specialist Bernie Wagenblast, a resident of Cranford, is collecting sound "postcards" from each of the 565 municipalities in the state of New Jersey, starting with a recording taken right here in Westfield - a snippet from the Westfield Community Band's concert in Mindowaskin Park on July 4, 2013. To hear that recording, click here.

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NorthJersey.com

Paterson man charged with attempted murder in 4th Ward shooting

Authorities have arrested a 43-year-old city man and charged him with attempted murder in connection with a shooting last week in the 4th Ward, police said. The suspect, Vinnie Morgan, was apprehended by Passaic County sheriff's officers on Sunday when he reported for work as part of a labor program for low-level criminal offenders, police said.

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The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Pateron's Accurate mulls move to NY

After more than three decades in Paterson, Accurate Box Co. is considering leaving for Orange County in New York, New Jersey officials said, as they awarded a $40 million tax break to stop the company from leaving and encourage its expansion in the city.

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NorthJersey.com

Woodland Park well represented at PVWC reservoir hearing in Paterson

The Borough Council moved its regular meeting up by one hour and blew through business in record time last night so it could represent the municipality in Paterson, where the Passaic Valley Water Commission hosted a forum on its plan to drain the reservoirs at Garret Mountain. Although the public information session, attended by about 50 people last night, was organized by the commission ostensibly to discuss alternatives to the first phase of the $135 million project - draining the Stanley M. Levine Reservoir in Paterson and replacing it with concrete tanks - the phases of the project that involve draining two reservoirs in Woodland Park, were called into question by some in attendance.

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NorthJersey.com

The Record: More Paterson cops

ALL YOU have to do is read the headlines of fatal shootings that keep coming out of Paterson to understand that the city could use more police on the street. Which is why acting Police Director Jerry Speziale's plan to hire as many as 50 part-time special police to free up regular officers for more serious crimes takes on such special urgency right now.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Draining of Garret Mountain reservoirs denounced

Seven years after it began developing plans to drain its three reservoirs on Garret Mountain, the Passaic Valley Water Commission yielded to pressure and held a meeting Wednesday night to explain the project to residents who fear it will destroy the landscape and send water rates soaring. About 50 residents came to the International High School on Grand Street, across the street from the historic Stanley M. Levine Reservoir, which is scheduled to be drained in 2015 as Phase I of the project.

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The Paramus Post

Safe Citizens Day Commemorates 9/11

PATERSON, NJ [September 10, 2014] - The New Jersey Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians has created a program designed to honor the memory of those lost in 9/11, while at the same time making each one of us safer and more resilient. NJ-ACEP is proud to unveil this new initiative - created by long time NJ-ACEP member, James Pruden, MD, FACEP, Medical Director of EMS/Medical Disaster, St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center.

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