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2 hrs ago | The Item

Paterson leaders unite against gun violence

Alexis Rincon, father of Genesis Rincon, hugging Khedra Butts, whose boyfriend, Donela Gaines, 37, was shot and killed Saturday in Paterson.

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7 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Republicans switch parties to run for North Haledon council

Democrats are hoping two borough residents who just weeks ago were registered Republicans can help them repeat last year's rare win at the polls and secure a majority on the council in a conservative town.

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Related Topix: US News, North Haledon, NJ, Haledon, NJ

11 hrs ago | The Item

Passaic County distributes $2.5M for parks projects

The Passaic County freeholders this week dipped into the Open Space and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund and doled out grants totaling $2.5 million to municipalities for various park improvements and field projects.

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Related Topix: Prospect Park, NJ, Wanaque, NJ, Paterson, NJ, West Milford, NJ, Wayne, NJ

23 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Wine Spectator awards include six from Bergen, Passaic counties

This year's Wine Spectator restaurant awards include five from Bergen County and one from Passaic County.

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Related Topix: Bergen County, NJ, Edgewater, NJ, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ, Wanaque, NJ, Paramus, NJ

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Shooting in Paterson leaves two wounded; alleged gunman arrested

Two people were wounded in a shooting incident in the city Tuesday night but a pair of watchful Passaic County sheriff's officers - one just on his way to work - interrupted the mayhem and arrested a suspect, Sheriff Richard H. Berdnik said.

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NorthJersey.com

Public hearings afoot for PVWC reservoir projects

Although a date has yet to be set, the Passaic Valley Water Commission has promised for a public hearing next month on alternatives to draining the Stanley M. Levine Reservoir in Paterson following a report on those alternatives due back soon.

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Related Topix: Paterson, NJ, Clifton, NJ

The Item

DNA led to arrest in Clifton Dunkin Donuts robbery, prosecutor tells jury

A man caught on surveillance video wearing a red jacket and a Yankees cap while robbing a Dunkin Donuts in Clifton was tracked down and arrested after investigators found the clothing hidden under a bush nearby and matched it to the man's DNA, an assistant Passaic County prosecutor told a jury on Tuesday.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Opinion: Remembering Robert Roe

NEW JERSEYANS would be hard-pressed to find an individual that left a more indelible mark on our great state than Congressman Robert A. Roe.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, Wayne, NJ, US News, Personal Finance, Retirement, Paterson, NJ, Opinion

NorthJersey.com

Wanaque detectives quickly resolve Haskell burglary, recover missing gun

Local detectives solved a burglary case in less than a day with the Wednesday arrest of a suspect who allegedly stole a gun from a Haskell family's home the day before.

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Related Topix: Wanaque, NJ, Haskell, NJ, Paterson, NJ

NorthJersey.com

Wanaque police charge a man with possession of stolen silverware

A Ridgewood woman whose home was burglarized will get to see the return of her silverware, police said, due to what transpired after officers pulled over a green Nissan Maxima for a reported cracked windshield on Friday, July 11 at 12:30 p.m. The officers, Keith Spillane and Anthony Mule', were assigned to a traffic detail on Interstate 287 North ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wanaque, NJ, Haskell, NJ, Whippany, NJ

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Odors from printing plant plague Clifton neighborhood

Residents of a small neighborhood in the city's Delawanna section have been plagued for three years by fumes from a nearby printing plant.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Former North Jersey municipal judge barred from bench over lawsuits

Harold P. Cook III, a former municipal judge in Passaic County who also represented towns in Bergen County as a land-use attorney, has been censured and permanently barred from holding judicial office by the state Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: Bergen County, NJ, Haledon, NJ, Ringwood, NJ, North Haledon, NJ, Wanaque, NJ

NorthJersey.com

Prospect Park man fatally shot in Paterson

A man was shot and killed early Saturday morning in Paterson, adding to the stream of recent violence impacting Passaic County's largest city.

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Related Topix: Paterson, NJ, Prospect Park, NJ, Violent Crime

Lexington Herald-Leader

Troopers: NY speeding stop nets wanted NJ man

Troopers say in a release issued late Friday that Eli Hynes of Paterson, N.J., was stopped for speeding on the New York State Thruway in the Town of Tuxedo on Wednesday.

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CBS Local

Police: N.J. Shooting Suspect Caught In Routine Traffic Stop In Orange County

A seemingly routine traffic stop in Orange County resulted in the arrest of a Paterson, New Jersey man wanted for attempted murder, New York State Police said.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The West Milford Messenger

Historic Lambert's Tower open to the public

This is the first time that the historic tower has been open to the public in over 40 years.

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Related Topix: Paterson, NJ, Entertainment

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Brothers face weapons, heroin charges

Twenty-five-year-old Adam A. Curry, of Wayne, Passaic County, N.J. was wanted in N.J. on a parole violation.

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NorthJersey.com

Wayne man sentenced for stabbing his grandmother to death apologizes

A Wayne man was sentenced Friday to 24 years in prison for stabbing his 85-year-old grandmother to death.

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Related Topix: Wayne, NJ, Paterson, NJ, Clifton, NJ

The West Milford Messenger

John Waldo is a 'champion'

One award, from the State of New Jersey Senate and General Assembly, is a “citation for bringing honor to himself and pride to his family and community as a recipient of the 2014 Passaic County Council on Disabilities award.” The Board of Chosen Freeholders, The Advisory Council on Disability and the WIB Disability Committee also gave ... (more)

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Related Topix: West Milford, NJ, Freehold, NJ, Boonton, NJ, Midland Park, NJ, Hewitt, NJ

NorthJersey.com

Gypsy moth damage is down for 2014

Gypsy moths damaged far fewer trees statewide this year, though most significant defoliation occurred in North Jersey, state officials said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Passaic, NJ, West Milford, NJ, Ringwood, NJ, Morris County, NJ

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