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Donor Family Returns to St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center to Give Thanks

May 27, 2015

PATERSON, NJ - After six-week old Melissa Bena was fatally injured in an auto accident in March of 2013, her parents made the decision to donate her organs to others in need.  Baby ...

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Mountain Park Elementary School Second Graders Become Geologists For the Day

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  Mountain Park second graders transformed into geologists! How? Linda Dressler of High Touch High Tech visited the school on Wednesday and led the ...

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Mace Used on Robbery Victim

By THEALTERNATIVEPRESS.COM STAFF

August 23, 2013 at 10:37 AM

PATERSON, NJ - A man walking on 21st Avenue early Friday morning was sprayed in the face with mace and then robbed.

According to Paterson police, the 45-year-old victim was walking in the 300 block of 21st Avenue at around 4 a.m. when the assailant, of whom no description was provided, got the victim's attention and then maced him. While he was overcome, the victim's wallet and cell phone were stolen.

It was unclear how many suspects took part in the assault and robbery.

Anyone with information on the incident can call (973) 321-1120.