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Passaic County Prosecutor's Office Seeks Public Assistance in Paterson Shooting Case

September 14, 2018

PATERSON, NJ - Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald have appealed to the public in a statement for assistance in finding Qualil Moore, also known as "Kupz", a man charged with relation to a shooting incident near Park Avenue and East 22nd in Paterson on June 22, 2018.

"Mr. Moore is a 25 year old male from Paterson.  He is ...

Alarm at Premio Sausage Facility Brings First Responders

HAWTHORNE, NJ - The lights and sirens of the Hawthorne police and fire department filled the westernmost end of Utter Avenue Thursday at approximately 7:00 p.m.  Emergency personnel were responding to an alarm at the Premio Sausage facility. 

According to a source, an official at the site reported that an alarm was set off due to a broken sprinkler pipe.  There were no reports ...

Driver Careens Off Route 208 into Goffle Brook in Hawthorne

HAWTHORNE, NJ - As the Borough of Hawthorne was holding its 9/11 Memorial Service to honor those lost in the terrorist attack as well as pay respects to emergency workers, lights and sirens sounded as those very same fire and police swung into action.  On Tuesday evening at approximately 7:00 p.m., Hawthorne and neighboring police and fire fighters responded to a car which had lost control ...

Nutley Man Faces Multiple Charges following Arrest in Hawthorne

HAWTHORNE, NJ - A Nutley man is facing charges related to drug paraphernalia possession and was turned over to Fair Lawn police following a routine motor vehicle stop last week in Hawthorne.

On the afternoon of August 29, Hawthorne Police Department officers pulled over a red Honda Odyssey for motor vehicle violations. The driver of the vehicle, Jose Saltos of Garfield, was ...

Hawthorne Police Seize Large Drug Cache in Rt. 208 Vehicle Stop

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Early Wednesday afternoon, Hawthorne Police pulled over a black 2014 Ford Fusion.  What could have been a routine stop instead yielded a large cache of suspected heroin, marijuana, cash, and items associated with the distribution of narcotics, according to a statement from the Hawthorne Police Department.

The officers stopped the Ford near Utter Avenue on the northbound ...

6,000 Pounds of Marble Traps Man At Wagaraw Road Industrial Complex

FAIR LAWN, NJ - A 51-year-old male's leg was trapped beneath a pallet of marble weighing more than 6,000 pounds last week at ICM Stoneworks warehouse on Wagaraw Road, according to police.

On August 21, at approximately 10:00 a.m., Fair Lawn Police, Rescue, Fire, EMS and Valley Hospital Paramedics worked to remove the nine sheets of marble, weighing about 700 pounds ...

Three Arrested in Prospect Park Theft and Burglary Spree

PROSPECT PARK, NJ - In the span of just over a week, from August 5 to August 15, Prospect Park police received complaints of car burglaries from ten residents as well as the theft of a 2017 Chevrolet Cruze, according to a statement from the Prospect Park Police Department.  The efforts of Prospect Park Detectives Arthur Canestrino and Detective Walter Richmond, however, were able to put an ...

In Great Falls Rescue Paterson Fire Captain Scott Parkin Had Great Team, and History, On His Side

PATERSON, NJ - “100 percent confident” is how Paterson Fire Department Captain Scott Parkin described his feelings as he prepared to be lowered nearly 80 feet towards the bottom of the Great Falls that were flowing faster than normal thanks to the deluge of rain that came less than 24 hours before.

“I was not worried, not a little bit.”

“What I did was ...


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Passaic County to Host 3rd Annual "Paws in the Park" in Hawthorne

September 19, 2018

Event will highlight pet rescues and the Passaic County Sheriff’s K-9 Division and Mounted Patrol

Paterson, NJ – The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders, in conjunction with the Passaic County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting the third annual “Paws in the Park” on Saturday, October 6th, from 10:00 am-4:00 pm in Goffle Brook Park in Hawthorne, with a rain ...