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Passaic County Saves 50th Drug User in 2017 After Saving Nine in Paterson Just Last Week

April 30, 2017

PATERSON, NJ - The Passaic County Prosecutor's Office has announced through a series of media releases this past week that nine people in total in Paterson were revived using the anti-opiate drug Naxolone. The most recent save brings the county's total to 50 so far in 2017.

Naxolone is an anti-opiate drug that is administered through the nostrils of an unresponsive victim that may be ...

ACLU-NJ Staff Attorney to Speak at League of Women Voters Event May 23; Program to Focus Criminal Justice Reform

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Alexander Shalom, senior staff attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey will discuss the topic of 'Mass Incarceration in New Jersey' when the League of Women Voters of Summit, Berkeley Heights, and New Providence host a free program dealing with criminal justice reform May 23, at 7:30 p.m., at New ...

Elizabeth Man in Custody After Driving Through Accident Investigation Scene, Officer Discharge of Firearm

ELIZABETH, NJ - An Elizabeth resident Nelson Valentin, 30, was arrested after a wild ride that involved gun fire and colliding with multiple vehicles at the scene of an investigation into an unrelated Saturday afternoon, April 29, car accident is in custody, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Sunday.

Valetin is charged with second-degree causing widespread damage and ...

Newark Man Convicted of All Counts in 2014 Westfield Carjacking

ELIZABETH, NJ — A Union County jury has returned guilty verdicts against the man responsible for an afternoon carjacking on Minisink Way in 2014, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Thursday.

Lamar Randleman, 28, of Newark was convicted on charges of first-degree carjacking and third-degree theft following a two-and-a-half-week trial before state Superior ...

Newark Man Convicted of All Counts in 2014 Westfield Carjacking

ELIZABETH, NJ — A Union County jury has returned guilty verdicts against a man responsible for an afternoon carjacking on Minisink Way in 2014, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Thursday.

Lamar Randleman, 28, of Newark was convicted on charges of first-degree carjacking and third-degree theft following a two-and-a-half-week trial before state Superior Court ...

Police and School District Ramp Up Security For Report Card Night; Guardian Angels Will Be At School 6

PATERSON, N.J. - With violence in the city reaching new heights over the past few weeks the Paterson School District, Police, and Teachers Union is stepping up security for an incident free report card night Thursday.

In the email to The Patersonian suspended Union President, John McEntee Jr., confirmed that the Guardian Angels will be present today in and around School No.

Candidate Sues Township of Berkeley Heights Over Winter Walk OPRA Request

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Thomas Foregger, a candidate running in the June 6, 2017 Berkeley Heights Township Council Republican primary, filed a lawsuit on April 11, 2017 against the Township of Berkeley Heights and Ana Minkoff, in her official capacity as Municipal Clerk and Records Custodian. The lawsuit alleges a violation of the Open Public Records Act (OPRA) and the common law of ...

Passaic County Saves 50th Drug User in 2017 After Saving Nine in Paterson Just Last Week

PATERSON, N.J. - The Passaic County Prosecutors office has announced through a series of media releases this week that nine people in total in Paterson were revived last week, bringing the total to 50, using the controversial anti-opiate drug "Naxolone".

Naxolone is an anti-opiate drug that is administered through the nostrils of an unresponsive victim that may be experiencing an ...

Morris County Prosecutor's Office Promotes Six

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp has announced the promotion of six people with the Morris County Prosecutor's Office. 

“Upon the retirement of Deputy Chief Denise Arseneault in February of this year, vacancies arose which necessitated several promotions.  I am extremely proud to announce the promotion of six outstanding members of ...

Board of Social Services Employee Charged with Unauthorized Use of Food Stamp Funds

Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes announces the arrest of Carol Austin, 61, of Paterson.

Austin was arrested without incident on April 21 by the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office with the assistance of the North East Regional Office of the Inspector General for the United States Department of Agriculture. Austin was charged on the same date at the Passaic County ...

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League of Women Voters hosting program on criminal justice reform

April 25, 2017

The League of Women Voters of Berkeley Heights, New Providence and Summit is hosting a program dealing with criminal justice reform.  The program entitled "Mass Incarceration in New Jersey" will be held on Tuesday, May 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the De Corso Community Center, 15 E. 4th Street in New Providence.

Alexander Shalom, a senior staff attorney at the ACLU-NJ will ...