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  1. Where are they now? Former Clifton football standout Joe HaroRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Item

    ... to turn around a once-prestigious program that had not been doing too well," said Haro, who also was the Passaic County 400-meter champion in track. Recruited by UNLV as a running back, he instead saw time on defense and special teams before ...

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  2. Paterson mayor backs TJ Best in Passaic County freeholder raceRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    "He's a Patersonian and the city needs someone looking out for our best interests in Passaic County," said Torres. "He's done a great job already," adding Torres, citing Best's work on the county open space program.

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  3. Candidates for Passaic County freeholder, clerk set to debate tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    The candidates running for Passaic County freeholder will debate the issues tonight at 7 p.m. at the Wayne Municipal Building. Republicans John Capo and Claudia Chavez square off against Democratic incumbents T.J. Best and Bruce James.

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  4. North Jersey home sales running below last year's paceRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    Sales rose 2.4 percent from August, to a seasonally adjusted rate of 5.17 million, but were still down 1.7 percent from September 2013, and are on track to finish the year below 2013 totals. In Bergen County, September sales of single-family homes were down about 9 percent from a year earlier, while in Passaic, sales were down about 3.4 percent, according to the New Jersey Association of Realtors.

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  5. Girls Volleyball: Preview of the Passaic County Tournament semifinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | NJ.com

    The semifinal round of the Passaic County Tournament is set for Wednesday night at Clifton High School. Here is a look at the two matches that will decide the final on Saturday at Lakeland.

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  6. Attempted murder suspect in gunfight with Paterson cop scheduled for court on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Item

    ... said. Robinson is scheduled to appear before Marilyn C. Clark, the presiding judge for criminal cases in Passaic County at 9 am on Wednesday. Robinson was taken to the Passaic County Jail on Monday, where he is being held on $750,000 bail on ...

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  7. Lakeland Bank posts increased earningsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    ... down from 3.68 percent in the third quarter of 2013. Lakeland ranks eighth in deposit market share in Passaic County, 10th in Morris and first in Sussex, according to government data. The company's shares, which have been trading within a range ...

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  8. Sheriff: Detectives seize guns, ammo hidden in PatersonRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | NJ.com

    PATERSON - Anonymous tips led Passaic County sheriff's detectives to seize two handguns and ammunition hidden in Paterson, authorities said Tuesday. Based on a tip, members of the sheriff's warrant unit went to a Belmont Avenue parking lot where they found an abandoned Mitsubishi Galant with no license plates Monday night, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard H. Berdnik.

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  9. Passaic Sheriffs seize two loaded guns in Paterson hiding spotsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    Anonymous tips from residents helped authorities confiscate two loaded handguns that had been hidden in the city's 1st Ward on Monday night, said Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik. The first tip alerted sheriff's warrant detectives to a red Mitsubishi Galant parked in the rear lot of an apartment building at 100-106 Belmont Ave, authorities said.

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  10. H.S. gymnastics: Wayne Hills freshmen are secrets no moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NorthJersey.com

    The Wayne Hills gymnastics coach said in the preseason that she had a group of new, talented youngsters, but hesitated to use any names. The superstition seemed to pay off at Monday's Passaic County championships, where the Patriots' "secret weapons" became a secret no longer.

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  11. H.S gymnastics: Wayne Hills freshman Alyssa Blake wins Passaic all-around titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NorthJersey.com

    Wayne Hills freshman Alyssa Blake performing her floor routine at the Passaic County championships. She placed in the top four in all four events.

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  12. WWII-era hand grenade found in vacant lot in PatersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Item

    Someone found a World War II era hand grenade in a vacant lot in the city's 1st Ward on Monday morning, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik. Officials said there's no indication that the explosive was live and posed a danger to the public.

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  13. Bowling: Paterson venue gets makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | NorthJersey.com

    ... and late mother, Helen. Howard, a smooth stroking power bowler, always was rated highly and was named to the Passaic County Hall of Fame. But the lanes, four on each of two floors, have a history all their own. They're original, maple wood, contrary ...

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  14. Paterson man charged in police shootout was hit by 3 bulletsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Item

    Authorities disclosed on Sunday that the 22-year-old Paterson man who allegedly engaged in a shootout with a city police officer on Union Avenue suffered three bullet wounds. The initial news release issued by the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office did not say whether anyone was wounded in the Saturday morning gunfight that resulted in attempted murder charges being filed against the suspect, Getzmir Robinson.

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  15. H.S. soccer: Chris Phillips' goal sends Wayne Hills to Passaic County Tournament finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | NorthJersey.com

    The good news for the Patriots, is just like last fall, Wayne Hills battled through those long odds and dispatched the top seed in the semifinals. Thanks to a 47th minute goal by senior Chris Phillips, Wayne Hills beat Passaic Tech, 1-0, at Boverini Stadium.

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  16. Wayne Hills, Clifton to meet again for Passaic County girls soccer titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | NorthJersey.com

    ... 1 - The second-seeded Mustangs used excellent vision and passing in the second half to go through to the Passaic County final, beating third-seeded Lakeland. "After the half we stressed to look for the seams, relax, and play the ball," explained ...

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  17. Look out for computers on your restaurant tablesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | NorthJersey.com

    Remember when fiddling with electronic devices at restaurant tables was considered rude? Now computers are about to become as much a fixture on the tables of our local chain restaurants as the ketchup bottles and over-the-top chocolate desserts. By the time I finally swiped my credit card at my tabletop tablet at Chili's in Little Falls, I had racked up $625,000 in my retirement account in The Game of Life and had spent most of my lunch creaming "Bob," my computer-generated opponent.

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  18. Lakeland (1) at Clifton (3), Passaic County Tournament, Semifinal Round - Girls SoccerRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 18 | NJ.com

    As good as Clifton's offense was looking on Saturday, the Mustangs probably didn't need any help scoring goals. But the Passaic County power got a little assistance from the woodwork anyway.

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  19. Man charged with attempted murder after gun battle with Paterson cop, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Jersey Journal

    ... Streets, around 1 a.m. when he encountered Getzmir Robinson, who began shooting at officer, according to Passaic County Chief Assistant Prosecutor Michael DeMarco. Conflicting accounts of the shootout emerged Saturday and it remained unclear if ...

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  20. Paterson man charged with attempted murder in alleged gunfight with policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | NorthJersey.com

    ... But Robinson was out on bail at the time of Saturday morning's incident, police said. Chief Assistant Passaic County Prosecutor Michael DeMarco did not respond when asked in an email whether anyone had been wounded in the gunfight and the news ...

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