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  1. One Paterson fire out; firefighters battle hotspots at second [video]Read the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | The Item

    ... East 15th Street, was reported about an hour later, Hoedemaker said. Firefighters are still at the scene. The Passaic County Prosecutor's Office is investigating both blazes due to the magnitude of the fires, he said. "I can't think straight right ...

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  2. Totowa shoplifting call results in three arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Item

    ... needles and possession of drug paraphernalia. Municipal Court Judge Mario Batelli ordered Bousher to the Passaic County Jail and set his bail at $2,500 with no 10 percent. The front seat passenger, Jose Malvale 44, of Paterson, was found to have an ...

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  3. West Milford Highlanders get set for - 14-15 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2014 | NorthJersey.com

    ... the "depth, experience and talent to win a Big North Independence Division crown and make a deep run in the Passaic County tournament." Senior sharpshooter, Mike Otero, who suffered a (season-ending) collapsed lung last year, will be returning to ...

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  4. Hawthorne Police blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Item

    ... the influence and was found to be in possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia. She was transported to Passaic County Jail in lieu of bail. "Police News" is compiled by The Gazette from information provided by area police departments. The ...

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  5. Manchester High School substitute charged againRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    A female substitute teacher at Manchester Regional High School has now been accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old male student, weeks after she was arrested on similar charges involving a 16-year-old. Linda Hardan, 21, of Prospect Park, was arrested and charged on Dec. 8 with aggravated assault, sexual assault and child endangerment for her involvement with the most recent victim, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office.

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  6. Clifton High School teacher charged with sexual contact with a 17-year-old studentRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Clifton High School teacher Marc-Andrew Marucci was arrested on Wednesday morning and charged with sexual contact with a student and for making sexually suggestive comments to the student. According to information released by the Passaic County Prosecutor's office, the teacher, 44-year-old Marc-Andrew Marucci, was arrested following an investigation regarding "sexual behavior" that allegedly occurred with a student in October.

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  7. Passaic County Man Who Sold Stolen Coffee Makers, Other Items Worth $275K Pleads GuiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Patch.com

    A Passaic County man pleaded guilty to purchasing and receiving approximately $275,000 worth of stolen coffee makers and other stolen appliances from JC Penney that he resold on websites including as eBay and Amazon. Abraham Baruchov, 49, of Clifton, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a second-degree charge of receiving stolen property, Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman said.

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  8. Repair shop owner, accused of loaning out customers' vehicles, facing theft chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | NJ.com

    ... parked it on the street and it was likely towed, DePuyt said. Police were able to locate the vehicle in at a Passaic County towing company, he said. Another customer also tried getting his car from Meta, but the repair shop owner never called back ...

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  9. Where are they now? Former Passaic boys basketball coach Marshall GrierRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NorthJersey.com

    ... teacher at Lincoln Middle School in Passaic and move to Las Vegas in 2004. Grier, who guided Passaic to two Passaic County boys basketball championships and a North 1, Group 4 title during his 10 seasons as coach, lost his passion for teaching and ...

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  10. N.J. says bullying in schools drops 16%Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NorthJersey.com

    ... 177 of vandalism, 59 of weapons, 239 of substance offenses, and 594 of bullying. Among 80,560 students in Passaic County, there were 318 incidences of violence, 58 of vandalism, 54 of weapons, 245 of substances, and 650 of bullying. Across the ...

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  11. Swimming: Clifton High School swimmers enjoy successful campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2014 | NorthJersey.com

    A season that saw her Clifton boys swim team captured the Passaic County championship and most recently, place second in the Big North Conference, Liberty Division. "Word cannot describe how proud I am of these guys," said Bobby who has been involved with the program for nearly 20 years.

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  12. Wayne woman struck by car dies in hospital, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Jersey Journal

    ... is cooperating with investigators, Wayne Police Lt. Daniel J. Daly said. The Wayne Police Traffic Bureau and Passaic County Prosecutor's Office are investigating the crash. Any witnesses were asked to contact the Wayne Police Department Traffic ...

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  13. Elderly Wayne Woman in Critical Condition After Being Struck by Motor VehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    ... Captain McGrath said. The crash is now under investigation by the Wayne Police Traffic Bureau and the Passaic County Prosecutors Office. Anyone who may have witnessed this crash is asked to contact the Wayne Police Department Traffic Bureau at ...

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  14. Opinion: Why Christie should sign Port Authority reform billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NorthJersey.com

    While the new Port Authority leadership is advancing some of the same reforms administratively, those changes can be easily rescinded unless memorialized in statute. Governors Christie and Cuomo should sign the bills to give the reforms the force of law.

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  15. Periodic payroll anomaly sparks fierce debate in CliftonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NorthJersey.com

    City officials on Monday announced that they are delaying a proposal that would have paid employees two weeks of regular salary following a three-week gap between paychecks at the start of January, a move they had defended as a routine payroll adjustment while dozens of workers have said it would leave them short a week's pay. The disagreement mirrors debates posted on websites devoted to payroll issues over whether a relatively rare additional pay period constitutes extra pay.

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  16. H.S. girls indoor track: Athletes to watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NorthJersey.com

    ... and took fourth in the Non-Public B championship and sixth at the State Meet of Champions. She lost the Passaic County and North 1, Group 3 vaults to rival Kristina Langan of Wayne Hills, but came up big in the Big North Independence and Group 3 ...

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  17. Nothing suspicious in death of baby at Wayne daycare: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Jersey Journal

    ... day after the baby's death there did not appear to be evidence of foul play or negligence but also said the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office would be investigating. An autopsy did not reveal evidence of a crime, McGrath said Monday, adding that ...

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  18. Wayne resident arrested on assault chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | NorthJersey.com

    A township resident was arrested on assault and other charges following an altercation with a representative with the Passaic County Sheriff's Officer on Dec. 2, according to Sheriff Richard Berdnik. At 6:29 p.m. Cpl.

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  19. Wayne Man Pepper Sprayed, Arrested After Pushing PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Patch.com

    A Passaic County Sheriff's officer went to a home on Littlewood Court on Dec. 2 to serve papers to Ann Garcia, but her husband, 60-year-old Alfred Garcia Jr., answered the door, refused to accept the papers and grabbed and pushed the officer, NorthJersey.com reported . The Wayne Police Department and more Passaic County Sheriff's officers reported to the scene, where Garcia allegedly came out of his house and became contentious when placed under arrest, according to NJ.com .

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  20. H.S. boys basketball countdown: No. 4 KennedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | NorthJersey.com

    ... perimeter shooters. He averaged 22.2 points, 3.4 assists and 2.2 steals as a sophomore and led Kennedy to the Passaic County final. Senior guards Jalaini Morris (9.5 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1.5 steals) and Jevon Rawl (13.7 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1.8 ...

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