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3 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times
The school district is considering plans for a single-sex school or classrooms as a way to boost performance of male students, who lag behind girls in grades and graduation rates, the superintendent said.
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6 hrs ago | News12.com
Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valdes and Acting Chief of Police William Fraher of the Paterson Police Department say charges were filed against Jeffery Ellerbee, 21, and Marshae Anthony, 19. Ellerbee was charged with one count of first-degree murder, along with weapons charges.
9 hrs ago | KSWO
Emergency dispatch tapes released Friday reveal further details about efforts to revive a Vietnam veteran who collapsed with a heart attack in a Veterans Affairs hospital in Albuquerque.
10 hrs ago | The Item
Mayor Jose "Joey" Torres will collect the same $119,000 salary that his predecessor Jeffery Jones received, according to acting city business administrator Nellie Pou.
14 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com
More than 1,000 people attended Mayor Jose "Joey" Torres' inaugural ball Wednesday night, a $175 per ticket event at The Brownstone that attendees say attracted supporters of all seven of his rivals in the recent election.
19 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com
ONCE AGAIN, the line that so often blurs between legitimate national security needs and concerns and the infringement of privacy rights of ordinary citizens has come to the forefront, and this time one of the subjects apparently targeted by federal intelligence officers is a Muslim-American professor who has taught at Rutgers University for 31 ... (more)
Wanda Gardner, left, and Willie Mae Spann, both of Paterson, taking part in a singalong during a fundraising concert Thursday at Center City Mall in Paterson to benefit the family of 12-year-old shooting victim Genesis Rincon.
The daughter of a deceased municipal court judge has been charged with fatally beating her boyfriend at her Paterson home last Valentine's Day.
On July 3 at 3:59 a.m., Patrolman James High stopped a 1995 Honda on Route 46 west for multiple motor vehicle violations.
Mayor Jose "Joey" Torres' $37 million street repair plan would increase Paterson's indebtedness by more than 35 percent, according to information in city documents.
A Paterson man charged in connection with a drive-by shooting in June that wounded six people made his first appearance Wednesday before a state Superior Court judge in Paterson.
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When New York Times reporter Tanzina Vega was asked what has surprised her most since taking on the paper's newly established "race beat," she replied: "In Paterson, N.J., I was talking to Arab-Americans about their ethnic and racial identity .
Congregants pray at a mosque in Paterson, New Jersey. The NSA and FBI reportedly spied on prominent Muslim Americans following the 9/11 attacks, according to a leaked government document.
After serving as a key figure in former Mayor Jeffery Jones' administration, Thomas has been appointed by Paterson's new mayor Jose "I think Charles Thomas will serve well as public defender," said Councilman Andre Sayegh, who ran against Torres in the May election.
Authorities have arrested a 19-year-old in the deadly shooting of a 12-year-old girl who was shot by a stray bullet while riding a scooter in a northern New Jersey neighborhood.
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