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27 min ago | NorthJersey.com

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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1 hr ago | NJ.com

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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9 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Passaic, NJ, Clifton, NJ

NorthJersey.com

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.

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

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Examiner.com

'Our problem is not with Jewish religion...it'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.

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

NorthJersey.com

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.

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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.

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

NorthJersey.com

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.

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

Sat Jul 26, 2014

NorthJersey.com

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.

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

Fri Jul 25, 2014

NorthJersey.com

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.

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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 app.com: http://on.app.com/1mO58iw 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)

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

NorthJersey.com

Totowa property owners to foot bill for 2011 sidewalk, curb work

Nearly 70 Union Boulevard property owners between Totowa Road and the Route 80 interchange will be footing the $725,822 bill for new sidewalks and curbing the borough installed in front of their properties several years ago.

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Related Topix: Totowa, NJ, Paterson, NJ

NorthJersey.com

Clifton man pleads not guilty to sexually assaulting disabled woman [video]

On at least one occasion on July 12, Carlos Belaunde molested the woman, who is the daughter of Belaunde's long-time girlfriend, Passaic County prosecutors said.

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

NorthJersey.com

Paterson mayor wants report on status of acting police chief's employment contract

As part of his efforts to reshape Paterson's police department, Mayor Jose "Joey" Torres said he has asked his staff for a report on the city's previous contract negotiations with acting Chief William Fraher.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Item

Construction on Hamburg Turnpike nearing completion

The building of new jughandles and bridges over the Preakness Brook, intended to make the busy county road safer, is scheduled to be complete by the first week of August, said Keith Furlong, the county spokesman.

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Related Topix: Wayne, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Clifton man sexually assaulted girlfriend's 'severely' ...

PATERSON - A Clifton man could face up to 35 years in prison after authorities on Tuesday arrested him on charges he sexually assaulted the developmentally disabled daughter of his girlfriend.

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Related Topix: Paterson, NJ, Clifton, NJ

Wed Jul 23, 2014

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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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

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

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