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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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27 min ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Hopes high Negro League stadium will make comeback

The shadows of volunteers Luis Varela, left, and Marco Murakami are seen on the ground as they paint over graffiti on the walls of Hinchliffe Stadium, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Paterson, N.J. .

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4 hrs ago | New Jersey State Police

Troopers And Partners Shut Down Two Heroin Mills, Seize Drugs, Guns And Ammunition

Paterson City, N.J. A cooperative investigation headed by the New Jersey State Police led to the dismantling of two homes operating as heroin mills, and the seizure of guns, ammunition, and drugs valued at $116,400.

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9 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Firefighters kept busy with blazes in Bergenfield, Passaic and Paterson

Firefighters fought a two-alarm blaze Tuesday night in a six-family apartment building in Passaic and a one-alarm fire Wednesday morning in a commercial building in Paterson, authorities said.

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13 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

NYPD's Muslim-tracking spy unit meets an overdue end: Editorial

The New York Police Department is disbanding its Demographics Unit, better known as the covert surveillance squad that tracked Muslim communities across New York and New Jersey.

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17 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Proposed tax hike for UEZ businesses opposed

A proposal by Governor Christie to remove the sales tax exemption on certain purchases made by businesses in Urban Enterprise Zones, and require them to pay the same 3.5 percent sales tax consumers pay, has drawn opposition from some business leaders.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

NJ.com

Homeless man charged in stabbing death of Clifton man seemed harmless, acquaintances say

CLIFTON - A homeless man who often hung out at a Clifton shopping center was seen by many as easy-going and non-threatening.

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NorthJersey.com

Trial opens for Paterson man accused in deadly hit and run

A Paterson man ran over two pedestrians in Clifton two years ago and left the victims sprawled on the roadway without stopping to check if they were still alive, an assistant Passaic County prosecutor told jurors on Tuesday.

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NorthJersey.com

Paterson wants Goow to pay $500,000 to cover city's legal fees from his lawsuit

The city is trying to force mayoral candidate Aslon Goow Sr. to pay more than $500,000 to cover the legal fees Paterson incurred defending municipal officials against the former councilman's unsuccessful federal lawsuit.

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NorthJersey.com

Paterson Campaign Notebook: News items involving the city's crowded field of candidates

Most political insiders consider Haytham Younes a long shot to win one of the three seats up for grabs in the at-large city council race.

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The Item

Paterson man shot to death

A 24-year-old city man died in a shooting after midnight Tuesday near a parking lot at Rosa Parks Boulevard and Hamilton Avenue.

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Daily Record

Sick-leave windfalls making taxpayers ill

This is the moment in time for the Legislature to step up and take the lead to abolish New Jersey's law that allows public employees to accumulate unused sick leave time for later-in-life big-time payouts.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Paterson police arrest 16-year-old in Northside shooting incident

Detectives investigating a Northside shooting that happened earlier this month came upon video footage that led to the arrest over the weekend of a 16-year-old accused of firing a handgun in a separate incident.

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NorthJersey.com

Paterson City Hall

State officials have given their blessing to the city's new contracts for employee health benefits, crediting a reform measure enacted three years ago for producing more than $2.1 million million in savings.

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The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Homeless man accused of fatally stabbing 1 man, injuring another in Clifton

A homeless man is accused of fatally stabbing one man and leaving a second in serious condition in a Clifton shopping center parking lot Monday morning, authorities said.

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The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Patersonians unimpressed by the citya s new street cleaners

In a show of pride, Paterson officials last month staged a press conference outside City Hall to unveil the seven new street sweepers the city had purchased for $1.3 million.

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The Jersey Journal

County boxers dominate Golden Glove state finals at Pershing Field

Tony Rivera and Denzel Stevens, who both represent the Jersey City Recreation team, face off in the 132-pound novice final at the 2014 New Jersey Golden Gloves tournament at Pershing Field.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Item

North Jersey's disabled and their families are forced to move on

Deborah Smith cutting food for her daughter, Keisha Smith, 43, at home in Paterson.

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NorthJersey.com

Paterson Public Library, N.J.'s first, celebrates 129th birthday

Members of Norman S. Weir Chorus perform at the start of the celebration of the 129th anniversary of the Paterson Library on the steps of the library in Paterson.

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NorthJersey.com

Two men wounded in drive-by shooting in Paterson

Two Paterson men were wounded in a drive-by shooting early Sunday morning that happened in the same neighborhood where community members had held an anti-violence march just 13 hours earlier.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Four Paterson men charged in heroin-distribution bust, police say

Sheriff Richard Berdnik said detectives seized hundreds of packets of the drug - the haul has a street value of $4,000 - concluding a two-week investigation called "Operation May," named for the May Street apartment that had been used by the distributors.

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