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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 $171,000 which is roughly $108/per square foot. More Paterson information.

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3 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Paterson considers all-boys schools to boost academics

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

Police arrest Jeffery Ellerbee, Marshae Anthony in connection with death of Genesis Rincon

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.

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9 hrs ago | KSWO

2 more charged in death of girl riding scooter

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.

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10 hrs ago | The Item

Paterson mayor's salary set at $119,000

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.

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14 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Paterson's Torres hosts more than 1,000 people at Inaugural Ball

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.

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19 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

The Record: NSA spying

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)

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23 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Lowry: The sad, sad song of Genesis Rincon

"Twelve-year-old girls," a mother of three girls once told me, "think they rule the world."

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Lawyer for sole suspect in slaying of Paterson girl says his client is - scapegoat'

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.

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NorthJersey.com

Late judge's daughter is charged with Valentine's Day killing

The daughter of a deceased municipal court judge has been charged with fatally beating her boyfriend at her Paterson home last Valentine's Day.

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NorthJersey.com

Little Falls Police Department blotter: July 10, 2014

On July 3 at 3:59 a.m., Patrolman James High stopped a 1995 Honda on Route 46 west for multiple motor vehicle violations.

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NJ.com

Berkeley Heights negotiating with long-time officer, chief over his job

Michael Mathis, left, sitting next to former Union County prosecutor Theodore Romankow in court today for a hearing in Mathis' suit to continue as Berkeley Heights police chief.

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NorthJersey.com

Paterson's pothole plan would boost city's debt significantly

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.

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WKXW-FM Trenton

First News Plus for Thursday, July 10, 2014

New Jersey's First News, hosted by Eric Scott , written and produced by Matthew White and Patrick Lavery.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Suspect in Paterson drive-by shooting of 6 says he's not guilty

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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WKXW-FM Trenton

Paterson authorities seek community help

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Gawker

When New York Times reporter Tanzina Vega was asked what has surprised her most since taking on the

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 .

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US News & World Report

Racial Profiling Reported in NSA, FBI Surveillance

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.

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The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Torres appoints Charles Thomas as Patersona s public defender

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.

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Asbury Park Press

Arrest made in killing of New Jersey girlArrest made in killing of...

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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New Jersey Herald

Judge calls for new plea deal in arson case

Passaic County Superior Court Judge Raymond Reddin said Tuesday that despite the negativity cast on the case after Sussex County Judge Edward V. Gannon rejected a plea and accused the attorneys of judge shopping when the case was transferred, the attorneys should try to re-negotiate a plea agreement for Jason Campbell, who is accused of arson and ... (more)

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