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Paterson, New Jersey is located in Passaic County. Zip codes in Paterson, NJ include 07522, 07514, and 07502. The median home price in Paterson is $174,900 which is roughly $103/per square foot. More Paterson information.

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41 min ago | NorthJersey.com

Suspect in killing at Paterson pizzeria is arrested in Pa., police say

An anonymous phone call to police in Johnstown, Pa., resulted in the arrest of a suspect wanted in connection with a murder in Paterson earlier this month, authorities said Tuesday. Raymond Torres was shot on Sept.

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1 hr ago | NorthJersey.com

Fairleigh Dickinson to study problem of sexual assault on college campuses

Fairleigh Dickinson University will share in a $1.3 million federal grant to study the problem of sexual assault on college campuses nationwide, it was announced Tuesday. FDU Psychology Professor Robert Prentky will be a lead investigator on the three-year pilot program that will include sites at UCLA, and the universities of Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Massachusetts, Maine and New Hampshire, said Provost Chris Capuano.

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5 hrs ago | NJ.com

A parent's worst nightmare: Paterson school released 3-year-old to complete stranger

School officials at the Dale Avenue School in Paterson released a 3-year-old pre-K student to a total stranger last Monday. The parents of the girl are considering filing a lawsuit for negligence.

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9 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Paterson school district pushing for more complete bullying reports

Records show that the number of confirmed bullying incidents in city public schools increased by more than double during the second half of the 2013-14 academic year, rising from 83 to 187. But education officials see that jump as a good thing, the result they say of improved training and reporting systems implemented as part of the district's effort to comply with the statewide anti-bullying law.

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13 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Four Paterson schools get fitness program awards

Four city schools have been named bronze award winners in the "Let's Move Active Schools" program spurred by First Lady Michelle Obama's fitness initiative. The winners were School 5, School 8, and two academies at Eastside - the School of Government and Public Administration and the School of Information Technology.

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13 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Investors from Mexico looking at Paterson's historic district, official says

Investors from Mexico are considering a multi-million-dollar project that would create up to 50 new housing units in Paterson's historic district, according to the city's economic development director, Ruben Gomez. Gomez said he made the connection with the investors during Gov. Chris Christie's trip to Mexico earlier this month.

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16 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Paterson man found shot to death in Moya's Bar and Liquors

Police were called to Moya's Bar and Liquors at 442 10th Ave. at 3:33 p.m., Rodriquez said in a news release. They found Antoine Garris, 27, of E. 26th St., on the floor.

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18 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

$190M settlement for Passaic River cleanup$190M settlement for...

Occidental Chemical Corp. has agreed to pay $190 million to resolve its liability for costs related to contamination of the Passaic River.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Item

Opposition to Passaic Valley Water Commission's reservoir project gains steam

Grass-roots opposition to the Passaic Valley Water Commission's Garret Mountain reservoir project found its political voice on Monday night, as the mayors from Paterson and Woodland Park vowed to intensify the fight to stop the controversial $135 million project from going forward. Paterson Mayor Joey Torres told citizens that jammed a meeting at the Paterson Museum that he'll ask the City Council to introduce a resolution tonight to oppose the project.

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NorthJersey.com

Hawthorne couple offer reward for dog missing after Paterson crash

A Hawthorne couple has been frantically searching for their beloved dog, handing out fliers and offering a reward after she ran away following an accident on Presidential Boulevard over the weekend. Several callers seeking the reward hung up after the couple asked for cell phone photos of the dog, a Labrador retriever mix named Bella that they adopted a year ago from a rescue shelter.

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NorthJersey.com

Paterson couple pleads not guilty to dog-fighting charges

A Paterson couple pleaded not guilty Monday to animal cruelty charges for allegedly running what authorities said was one of the largest dog-fighting operations in New Jersey. Caurie Swinger and Ashley Bryant are charged with keeping dogs in cages in a Paterson home and using the animals for fighting.

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NJ.com

Paterson couple pleads not guilty to dog-fighting charges

Paterson residents Caurie Swinger, 21, and his girlfriend Ashley Bryant, 32, were indicted last month on nearly two dozen counts of animal cruelty as well as other, unrelated charges following a drug raid at Swinger's Van Blarcom Street home in April. Investigators allegedly discovered 18 dogs crammed into cages and the bodies of four pit bulls placed in plastic bags.

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The Item

Paterson fugitive wanted on attempted murder charges

Authorities are looking for a 21-year-old Temple Street resident whom they have charged with attempted murder in connection with a shooting last month outside a take-out chicken restaurant in the 5th Ward. The suspect, Riondo Jackson, also has been accused of weapons offenses, said Lt.

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NorthJersey.com

City Green salutes Patersonians for their green thumbs

William Rollins was sitting on the porch of his River Street house when a stranger pulled up in a car. The vegetable garden in Rollins' front yard had caught the woman's eye and she stopped to suggest he enter a horticultural contest sponsored by the Clifton-based City Green nonprofit organization.

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The Jersey Journal

Glimpse of History: JFK passes through Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK - Christine Beck snapped this photo of presidential candidate John Fitzgerald Kennedy waving from his convertible as it cruised past the Highland Park Barber Shop on Sept. 15, 1960.

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NorthJersey.com

The Record: Mayors united

NEWARK, Jersey City and Paterson share things in common besides sprawling, ethnically diverse populations and great food. The state's three largest cities also share distinct problems, including drugs, gangs and pockets of staggering poverty.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

NJ Transit struggles to curb rail suicides

Emergency personnel at the scene of an apparent train suicide in Park Ridge in August, one of a spate of such incidents in North Jersey. The deaths occurred near train stations, and they were not accidents.

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TheAlternativePress.com

TAP into Paterson Franchise Now Available for Sale

The TAP into Paterson franchise, your objective, online local newspaper, is now available for sale. The site already receives over ten thousand pageviews per month.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

NorthJersey.com

The Record: Rebuilding A.C.

ATLANTIC CITY is more than a collection of casinos on a boardwalk. Governor Christie has the right idea to ask the Legislature to add the ailing city to the group covered by the state's largest economic development incentive programs.

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The Item

Second hearing planned on controversial reservoir project

The Passaic Valley Water Commission plans to hold a second public meeting Monday night to explain its plan to drain three reservoirs on Garret Mountain, and for the first time, elected officials are expected to attend. The New Jersey Community Development Corp., a non-profit that has been leading the opposition to the project, is hosting the meeting.

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