Paterson Top Stories

Murder Update: Victim Identified in 3rd Ward Killing

June 2, 2012 at 3:32 PM

PATERSON, NJ - Authorities identified 22-year-old Jerry Clyburn of 315 Hamilton Street as the the victim in a fatal shooting that happened at about 10:30 Saturday morning outside Riverside Towers on Plesinger Place, police said.

Karlton Kibler, 18, of 22 Alois Place was wounded in the shooting and is in stable condition at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, police said. Clyburn was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Clyburn and Kibbler were among a crowd of people hanging outside at the towers, a a Paterson Housing Authousing complex in the 3rd Ward, when the shooting started.

Sign Up for E-News

Authorities are still piecing together details of the shooting, which happened at the housing complex off 5th Avenue. City police did not release any other information about the shooting.


TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News


Pass me a Flagel with Cream Cheese, Please

“Ummm, this is good,” said my husband with a mouthful of food. “What is it?”

I looked up from the kitchen sink where I was doing dishes.  “It’s a cronut.”

“A what?”

“A cronut.  It’s part croissant part doughnut.”

He looked at me like I had two heads.

“I was actually going to get some duffins, ...

Woodland Park Residents Will Vote to Reopen School 1, As Crowding At Memorial Becomes An Issue

October 18, 2016

LITTLE FALLS, NJ – On November 8, Woodland Park residents will have the opportunity to vote for the school district’s bond referendum to reopen School No. 1, located on McBride Avenue.

The school district is in favor of reopening School No. 1 to address overcrowding at Memorial Middle School. There are currently classes being taught in the cafeteria and the library due to the ...

Impact 100 Garden State Announces Seven Finalists; Welcomes Wendy Steele as Keynoter

October 18, 2016

When Impact 100 Garden State arrived in New Jersey in 2012, it offered women an innovative way to transform the act of charitable giving.  The effort was local, but the founders’ inspiration came from Wendy Steele who created the Impact 100 concept in Cincinnati 2001. Her idea was straightforward: first recruit 100 women who would donate $1,000 each, then pool the money to fund a local ...