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Police arrest second suspect in West Milford robbery

Police now have both men in custody who allegedly committed armed robbery at a local farm earlier this month with the second man turning himself in yesterday.


Related Topix: West Milford, NJ, Wayne, NJ

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Wyckoff man arrested in Hawthorne a day after stealing his grandmother's car

A Wyckoff man was arrested in Hawthorne for possession of heroin just a day after being arrested for stealing and selling his grandmother's car for heroin.


Related Topix: Wyckoff, NJ, Hawthorne, NJ

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Little Falls field getting remake courtesy of Passaic County grant

Little Falls has received a $81,743 grant to improve Railroad Field with new drainage and other amenities.


Related Topix: Little Falls, NJ, Totowa, NJ

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The Record: United policing

EARLIER THIS week, Paterson Mayor Joey Torres made headlines when he joined Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop at a press conference to announce that the state's three biggest cities would be looking for ways to partner in fighting violent crime, the drug trade and gang activities, among other possible initiatives.


Related Topix: Paterson, NJ, Haledon, NJ, Elmwood Park, NJ, Opinion

Wed Jul 30, 2014

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.


Related Topix: Paterson, NJ, Trenton, NJ, Lottery

Paterson man found guilty in Dunkin Donuts robbery

A Paterson man who had been tracked down by DNA evidence was convicted Wednesday of robbing a Dunkin Donuts in Clifton four years ago.


Related Topix: Paterson, NJ, Clifton, NJ

Herbert S. Alterman

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


Related Topix: New York University, Paterson, NJ, Passaic, NJ

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Jurors to begin deliberations in trial of Paterson man accused of Clifton Dunkin Donuts robbery

Jurors will start deliberating Wednesday in the trial of a Paterson man who prosecutors say robbed a Dunkin Donuts in Clifton and was tracked down with DNA evidence from a jacket and hat that he discarded.

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Related Topix: Paterson, NJ, Clifton, NJ

Paterson school board member not seeking re-election

Wendy Guzman will not be seeking a third term on the city's Board of Education. Guzman was not among the nine people who filed petitions by Monday's deadline to run in the upcoming school board race, the first time the city is holding its Board of Education election in November.

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Related Topix: Paterson, NJ

Police: Wyckoff man stole grandmothera s car, sold it for heroin in Paterson

WYCKOFF - A 22-year-old Wyckoff man was arrested and charged with stealing his grandmother's car from the parking lot of a township church and selling it to feed his heroin habit, police said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Paterson, NJ

The Record: 'Deadbeat dads'

WHEN IT comes to persuading parents to make good on overdue child support payments, the court system in New Jersey tries mightily, if sometimes not altogether successfully, to get so-called "deadbeat parents" to pay what they owe.


Related Topix: Prison, Bergen County, NJ, Opinion

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Item

Clifton school board race finds five debating district openness

Five candidates are vying for three seats on the Board of Education this November in a race that has revived debates about government transparency and several controversial votes this year.


Related Topix: Passaic, NJ, Clifton, NJ

Paterson man pleads not guilty on attempted murder charge

A Paterson man pleaded not guilty Monday to an attempted murder charge in connection with a shooting in the city's 4th Ward four months ago that left another city man wounded.


Related Topix: Paterson, NJ, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sun Jul 27, 2014

'Our problem is not with Jewish's with the occupation' says imam

Despite the massacres surrounding the Palestinian/Israeli conflict, a New Jersey imam is still calling for peace from both sides, and explains why Islam has been misunderstood, and why leaders amongst the conflict have lost sight of their religious convictions all together.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Paterson, NJ

North Jersey empty-nesters move downtown

Since she moved from a single-family home to an apartment in downtown Englewood, Linda Kourakos has been able to spend less time in the car and more time on foot.


Related Topix: Interior Design, East Brunswick, NJ, Arts, Bergen County, NJ, New Jersey

The Alternative Press

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Supports the Rev. Dr. Frank Napier 5K Walk and Run

The Men of Lambda Upsilon Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. supported the Rev.


Related Topix: Student Society, Omega Psi Phi, Fraternities, Paterson, NJ

Food pantries face summer shortage but high demand

Greater need, fewer donations - it is the annual summer plight of food pantries in North Jersey and around the state.


Related Topix: Bergen County, NJ, Paterson, NJ, Family, Kids, Englewood, NJ, Hackensack, NJ

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Kevin Macfie, left, and Adnan Manla, both in Bergen County Jail for...

Kevin Macfie, left, and Adnan Manla, both in Bergen County Jail for failing to pay child support.


Related Topix: Prison, Bergen County, NJ, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Bacon & Graham's artful gift marks historical bond with Paterson

Having provided jobs in Paterson for 75 years, a company whose history is woven deep into the fabric of the city's storied silk industry this week celebrated that connection in artful style.


Related Topix: Paterson, NJ, Painting, Arts, Poetry, Wayne, NJ

Asbury Park Press

Five child deaths came during NJ involvementFive child deaths came...

Five child deaths came during NJ involvement Five cases were known to child welfare workers prior to unnatural deaths Check out this story on Giovanna Rojas, 32, and Michael Rojas, 37, of Toms River, stand during their initial appearance in state Superior Court in Toms River Feb. 18. They were arrested and charged ... (more)


Related Topix: Toms River, NJ, Asbury Park, NJ, Ocean County, NJ