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  1. Passaic County Forecast For Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Patch.com

    John Forbes Nash Jr., a Princeton University mathematician who inspired the film "A Beautiful Mind," and his wife died in the accident. The kickoff to the summer tourist season in Seaside Heights brings with it a need for extra officers from neighboring towns.

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  2. Ramaglia has the right relationships to help West MilfordRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | The West Milford Messenger

    ... Mike Ramaglia is the best candidate to serve as West Milford's mayor. The event in question was the idea of Passaic County Republican Chairman John Traier, who insisted Mike hold the event after an outpouring of support from state-level legislators ...

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  3. Legal fight stalls plan to replace Passaic-Wallington bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NorthJersey.com

    Passaic County is trying to acquire land needed to replace the Eighth Street Bridge linking the city of Passaic and Wallington. Bergen and Passaic counties have begun condemnation proceedings against the owner of a Wallington property that officials say is needed as part of a $15 million project to replace the 101-year-old Eighth Street Bridge.

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  4. Two Paterson men caught stealing copper pipes from vacant house, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | NorthJersey.com

    Two Paterson men - one 73 years old - remain at the Passaic County Jail after, police said, they were discovered this week at a vacant house removing all the copper pipes from the basement - evidently to sell on the black market. At 5 a.m. Tuesday, police responded to a report of a possible burglary at 55 Henry St. Officers saw a broken window in the back of the house and heard construction noises coming from inside, police said.

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  5. Two Paterson men caught stealing copper pipes from vacant houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | NorthJersey.com

    Two Paterson men remain at the Passaic County Jail after, police said, they were discovered this week at a vacant house removing all the copper pipes from the basement - evidently to sell on the black market. At 5 a.m. Tuesday, police responded to a report of a possible burglary at 55 Henry St. Officers saw a broken window in the back of the house and heard construction noises coming from inside, police said.

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  6. H.S. boys track: Old Tappan's Marc Rienas earns high praiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NorthJersey.com

    ... said Diodonet, who fractured his throwing shoulder as a sophomore and gave up on his first love. "Running in Passaic County against the great sprinters that we have there has really had an impact on me. I'm hoping to get another shot at [Kennedy's ...

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  7. Judith Schumacher-Tilton and Stephen Tilton Jr. of Schumacher...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PRWeb

    Schumacher Chevrolet, New Jersey's Largest Chevrolet Auto Dealership, is Presented with the Passaic County Business Appreciation Award; Owner Judith Schumacher-Tilton and her son Stephen Tilton Jr. are Recognized for Business and Charitable Contributions to the Community, Including Give the Kids Hope Foundation, Inc. The Passaic County Business Appreciation Award was presented to Judith Schumacher-Tilton and Stephen Tilton Jr. of Schumacher Chevrolet Auto Group Schumacher Chevrolet Auto Group was presented with the Passaic County Business Appreciation Award by the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders on Tuesday, May 12, 2015.

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  8. Paterson man acquitted of murder chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | NorthJersey.com

    ... that case next week by trying to apply Milete's more than four years in jail credit on the murder charge. Passaic County Senior Assistant Prosecutor Justine Niccollai, who tried the case, did not return messages seeking comment Friday. Family ...

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  9. Case for suspects charged in murder of Paterson girl moved to Bergen CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | NorthJersey.com

    The case of the nine defendants charged with murder in the shooting death of 14-year-old Nazerah Bugg of Paterson has been transferred to Bergen County because a relative of the girl is an employee of the Passaic County Courts in Paterson. Nazerah was killed in September 2014 when a group of men approached a crowd near the corner of Clinton and North Main streets and fired 15 shots from at least two handguns.

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  10. Obituary: Anthony Agag, 86, formerly of CliftonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | NorthJersey.com

    ... at the age of 80. Also, he was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during the Korean War. He was a member of the Passaic County Dental Society and taught dentistry at Fairleigh Dickinson University. And, he was a volunteer at the Christian Health Care ...

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  11. Track and Field: Dlugosz, Ebanks lead Clifton High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | NorthJersey.com

    Clifton's Monika Dlugosz throws the discus, an event she won both at the Passaic County Tournament last week and County Seat Invitational on Saturday. At the beginning of the track and field season, Clifton girls' head coach Mike Rogers set forth a list of goals, one being a top three finish at the Passaic County Tournament.

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  12. Hawthorne High School girls track team impressive at championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | NorthJersey.com

    It might seem strange viewing third place as a victory, but that was the case for the Hawthorne High School girls track and field team. The Lady Bears made it back-to-back team third-place finishes at the Passaic County Championships last week at Wayne Hills High School.

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  13. Former Gov. Codey keynote speaker at Mental Health Association's 30th anniversary celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | NorthJersey.com

    In celebration of May is Mental Health Month, the Mental Health Association in Passaic County held a Wellness Resource Fair at the Clifton Boys & Girls on Saturday, May 2. More than 30 health and wellness vendors were available distributing information on wellness topics such as stress management, nutrition, metabolic disorders, drug addiction and treatment, chiropractic health, depression, bipolar disorder support groups, cancer care, adult day care, counseling resources, financial wealth management, mental health resources, and environmental health.

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  14. Passaic County Community College grads get degrees, turning hard struggle into promiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Ruth Almonte of Paterson waves at passing cars at the 43rd commencement for graduates at Passaic County Community College on Thursday at the school's Paterson campus. For 1,421 people who got their diplomas Thursday at Passaic County Community College commencement, the usual commencement message about dreaming, working hard and overcoming obstacles had a familiar ring to it.

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  15. Sheriff's prostitution sting arrests 17 women on Paterson streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | NorthJersey.com

    An undercover sting operation on Wednesday resulted in the arrests of 17 alleged prostitutes in areas of the city's 4th and 5th Wards that are notorious for streetwalkers, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik. Detectives posed as johns and picked up the women on city streets, Berdnik said. 1 comment

  16. Passaic County Prosecutor Speaks to Freehold High School StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Freehold Regional High School News

    Camelia M. Valdes, the Passaic County Prosecutor, spoke to Freehold High School's A.V.I.D. and H.O.P.E. Ambassador students on May 20, 2015. Ms. Valdes elaborated on her experiences growing up in Newark and discussed educational opportunities that enabled her to become the first Latina county prosecutor in the State of New Jersey, the first female prosecutor in Passaic County, and the first lead prosecutor of Dominican ancestry in the United States.

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  17. Man Breaks Into Shelter and Steals Pit Bulls Rescued from Dogfighting RingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Patch.com

    The Paterson Police and the Passaic County SPCA are seeking a man who broke into the Paterson Animal Shelter and stole two dogs that were rescued from a dogfighting ring. According to the New Jersey State Police, the unidentified suspect broke into the Rye Road shelter in the early morning hours on May 12. The man was caught on surveillance video cutting the fence, coaxing the dogs over to him, snatching the animals and making his escape.

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  18. A Night to Honor Jude, A victim of dog fightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Paramus Post

    ... Little Rescuers will have a bake sale as our youth stand united with us against dog fighting. They are the Passaic County SPCA. Attendees will leave with goodies and can make their own rescue shirt in honor of Jude. Donations can be dropped off for ...

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  19. 17 women arrested in prostitution sweep, Passaic sheriff saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The Jersey Journal

    PATERSON -- An undercover sweep led detectives to arrest 17 women who were working as prostitutes on the streets of Paterson, the Passaic County Sheriff said Thursday. The crackdown on Wednesday was part of an effort to improve the quality-of-life for city residents, Sheriff Richard H. Berdnik said.

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  20. N.J. landline oversight plan could deregulate traditional phones in 3 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Item

    New Jersey regulators on Tuesday agreed to begin phasing out government oversight of the traditional landline telephone industry, prompting an immediate threat of an appeal by a prominent opponent who predicts service will decline and rates will rise beyond the means of those who need, or prefer, traditional phones. The action, a vote by the state Board of Public Utilities at a meeting in Trenton, laid out a plan for raising Verizon New Jersey's basic monthly landline phone rates by $6 over five years, beginning this year, then letting the company set prices as market forces dictate.

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