Passaic County Newswire

Passaic County Newswire

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  1. Filming of suspense thriller slated for Warren County farmRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | New Jersey Herald

    A 114-acre farm in Mansfield, best known for offering Halloween "haunted hayrides," is the setting for an upcoming movie that may be even more scary. With a working title of "Totowa," named for a Passaic County city, much of the suspense thriller's filming is expected to occur at Corrado's Farm in Warren County.

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  2. Office vacancy rate stays above 20% in Bergen, PassaicRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Item

    Even as the economy and employment have picked up momentum, the office vacancy rates in Bergen and Passaic counties rose in the second quarter, Cushman & Wakefield reported this week. Bergen County's vacancy rate was 20.4 percent, up from 16.9 percent a year earlier, while Passaic's rate rose to 25.8 percent from 24.9 percent.

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  3. Passaic runaway's jaunt ends 2,000 miles awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    ... recovery and a good outcome." White praised the New Jersey State Police Missing Persons Unit as well as the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office and authorities in Colorado and Utah for their coordination with Passaic police throughout the ...

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  4. After hoax call at Paterson mosque, police make security pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Item

    Two hundred and twenty people were evacuated from the Islamic Center of Passaic County around 4 a.m. just before morning prayers on Thursday, July 2, 2015. A day after police received a hoax phone call that a man with a pipe bomb and an assault weapon was about to attack an iconic Paterson mosque, law enforcement authorities want to raise the stakes for the caller and for anyone considering to commit a similar "swatting" incident.

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  5. Passaic G.O.P. head troubled by party stance on gay marriage, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Jersey Journal

    PASSAIC COUNTY - John Traier, the openly gay chairman of the Passaic County Republican Organization, is marrying Mark Peterson, his partner of 28 years, on Saturday at Skylands Manor in Ringwood, the Record reported. Traier said he was dismayed at the reactions of the candidates vying for the Republican nomination for president after the Supreme Court made same-sex marriage nationwide.

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  6. Paterson man charged with attempted murder in two shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2012 | The Item

    ... Cease Fire Unit, said Detective Sgt. Patrick Murray of the Paterson police. Wilson was being held at the Passaic County Jail in Paterson on $500,000 bail for a shooting on June 14 when the investigators linked him to a shooting last Tuesday, Murray ...

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  7. Moriarty: Islamic Center Incident Latest Example of Need for Governor ...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Assemblydems.com

    Moriarty: Islamic Center Incident Latest Example of Need for Governor to Sign Bill Cracking Down on Swatting - Assemblyman Paul Moriarty said Thursday morning's apparent swatting hoax at the Islamic Center of Passaic County was further evidence of the need for Gov. Christie to sign his bill upgrading penalties for the crime of creating a false public alarm. "The state of New Jersey needs to send a strong message to swatters that when we catch you, you're going to jail," said Moriarty .

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  8. Boys Track: Clifton High School's Houston earns top honors in trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NorthJersey.com

    ... and Athletic Director Tom Mullahey. Houston's hard work paid off this spring being named to First Team All-Passaic County in two events: 1,600 meters and the as a member of the 4x800-meter relay team. At the county championships last month, Houston ...

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  9. Mental Health Clinic of Clifton fundraiser a successRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    ... community agency that provides highly specialized mental health services to children, adults and families in Passaic County. The Mental Health Clinic of Passaic has served the community for almost 48 years, with offices in Passaic City, and Clifton. ...

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  10. John Traier, openly gay Passaic County GOP leader, to wedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Item

    The Republican Party presidential candidates resoundingly opposed the Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage last week, but the Passaic County party leader is personally celebrating the decision as he prepares to wed his partner of 28 years in a Fourth of July ceremony. John Traier, the openly gay chairman of the Passaic County Regular Republican Organization, is marrying his longtime partner, Mark Peterson, on Saturday at Skylands Manor in Ringwood.

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  11. Officials: Hoax call at Paterson mosque is another costly 'swatting'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | NorthJersey.com

    A SWAT team makes its way down E 33rd Street, a block from The Islamic Center of Passaic County on Thursday morning. It took more than 50 police officers, including the SWAT team and the Passaic County bomb squad, more than five hours on Thursday morning to determine that the phoned threat of a man with a pipe bomb and assault weapon about to attack the Islamic Center of Passaic County in Paterson was a crank call.

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  12. Firefighters pull man's body from Passaic RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | NorthJersey.com

    ... from Passaic, Wallington and Rutherford and handed over to the Essex County Medical Examiner, which covers Passaic County, he said. This is the second time in a little more than two weeks that a body was pulled from the Passaic River near the Union ...

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  13. Free eye screening in West MilfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The West Milford Messenger

    Are you or someone you know unable to afford an eye exam and either do not have health insurance or are underinsured? Then join the West Milford Health Department, New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Passaic County Department of Health for a free eye screening on Tuesday, July 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the West Milford Health Department, located at the West Milford Town Hall.

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  14. Sheriff: Two loaded guns confiscated as part of Paterson narcotics operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | NorthJersey.com

    Authorities confiscated two loaded handguns in the 5th Ward on Wednesday as part of anti-narcotics operation that resulted in the arrest of several suspected drug dealers, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik. The guns - a .45-caliber semi-automatic reported stolen in Pennsylvania and a 9mm semi-automatic reported stolen in Georgia - were found stashed at a factory near the corner of East 28th Street and 19th Avenue, the sheriff said.

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  15. Paterson mosque evacuated after 'swatting' incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | News12.com

    About 200 people were evacuated Thursday morning from a Paterson mosque as police investigated what they're calling a "swatting" incident. Police say they received two phone calls at around 3:40 a.m. about an active shooter at the Islamic Center of Passaic County.

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  16. EDC looking at secessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The West Milford Messenger

    How would a move from Passaic to Morris County impact the township? That's the topic for a meeting Monday night of the township's Economic Development Commission where they will discuss seceding from Passaic County and joining Morris County. The goal is to get the question on the November ballot for voters to weigh in on.

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  17. Police: Threat at Paterson mosque Thursday morning a hoaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | NorthJersey.com

    A man claiming to have a pipe bomb and an AR-14 assault weapon told police that gunmen were about to enter the Islamic Center of Passaic County, forcing the evacuation of 220 worshippers just as Thursday morning prayers were about to begin but police have now determined that the threat was not real. The evacuation of the worshippers celebrating Ramadan was orderly, said Nabil Abbassi, chairman of the mosque's board of trustees.

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  18. Threat against Paterson mosque was hoax, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Jersey Journal

    Paterson Police Chief William Fraher said a sweep of the Islamic Center of Passaic County turned up no weapons or bombs or any other threat to the mosque. Police evacuated the building at about 4:15 a.m. after a caller made a threat against the mosque.

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  19. New Jersey Mosque Evacuated In Apparent 'Swatting' IncidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | CBS Local

    ... in Paterson was evacuated in an apparent "swatting" incident. SWAT teams surrounded the Islamic Center of Passaic County around 5 a.m. after police received several calls about an armed person going into the mosque, 1010 WINS' Glenn Schuck reported. ...

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  20. Paterson mosque evacuated over threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Jersey Journal

    Worshippers were about to start their morning prayer service at about 4:15 a.m. when police arrived and told them they needed to evacuate, Nabil Abbassi, chairman of the board of trustees of the Islamic Center of Passaic County. About 200 people had to evacuate the mosque, in the midst of observing Ramadan, Abbassi said.

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