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Three Members of E. 19th St. Family Charged With Drug Offenses in Paterson

August 14, 2017

PATERSON, NJ - An East 19th Street drug raid Thursday evening resulted in the arrests of three city residents who are members of the same family.

Paterson police arrested Miguel Rodriguez, age 49, Miguel Rodriguez Jr., age 28, and Marta Rodriguez, age 55, Thursday and charged them with possession of marijuana, cocaine, Roxicet, a 9mm handgun and drug paraphernalia, according to a release from ...

Paterson Police Arrest 3 in Connection with 13 Robberies in City

PATERSON, NJ - Three suspects charged with committing 13 robberies in the city over a four-month span were arrested Tuesday by Paterson police.

Jahrie Samudio, 36; Jimmie Jones, 35; and a 16-year-old juvenile male--all Paterson residents-- are suspected of committing 13 armed robberies, many in the Riverside section of the city, between April and July of this year.

According to police, ...

15-Year-Old Shot on Carroll Street in Paterson

August 10, 2017

PATERSON, NJ - Police are investigating the Wednesday night shooting of a 15-year-old male on Carroll Street in the city.

According to a release from Paterson police, the teen, a city resident, was shot at 10:39 p.m., transported to the hospital, treated for a single, non-life-threatening gunshot wound and then released Thursday morning.

Police believe that multiple shots were ...

Passaic County Fair Promises to Be Biggest and Best Yet

August 11, 2017

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The annual Passaic County Fair returns to Garret Mountain Reserve next week, running Thursday, Aug. 17 and Friday, Aug. 18 from 6 to 11 p.m., and Saturday, Aug. 19 and Sunday, Aug. 20 from 3 to 11 p.m. The cost to enter the fairgrounds is $5 per car. 

Inaugurated in 2004, the fair this year will be hosted by the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and ...

Last Minute Ideas to Entertain the Family this Weekend

August 17, 2017

After last week’s dreary weekend, we are all looking forward to the nicer weather this coming Saturday and Sunday. Avoid the crowds at the shore and instead opt to attend one of the following family-friendly activities in the North Jersey area. Most of the events are free or inexpensive—ideal for those trying to save money after a jam-packed summer.

Canal Day Musical and Craft ...

Weekend Fun Family Events

August has gifted us with perfect weather: not too hot with very little humidity. Get outdoors and enjoy the sunshine as summer comes to a close. Although there are only a few weekends left before Labor Day, local festivals are still in full swing.

International Food Festival

Food festivals are a summertime staple. We don’t often get a chance to try international cuisine in a casual ...

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Passaic County Hosts Annual County Fair at Garret Mountain Reservation

August 10, 2017

The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders in partnership with Friends of Passaic County Parks, Inc. will be hosting the Annual County Fair beginning Thursday August 17th and concluding on Sunday August 20th at the Garret Mountain Reservation. The County Fair will be open from 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM on Thursday and Friday, and 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM on Saturday and Sunday. Thursday, August 17th is ...