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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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Red Cross Encourages Families to Make Water Safety a Priority this Summer

National Survey Finds More than Half of All Children and Teens Can’t Swim or Perform Basic Swim Safety Skills PRINCETON, NJ – The American Red Cross North ...

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Update: 4th Ward Murder Victim Identified as 23-year-old City Resident

By JOE MALINCONICO / PATERSONPRESS.COM

July 1, 2012 at 1:12 PM

PATERSON, NJ - In Paterson's 10th murder of the year, a 23-year-old was shot and killed in the 4th Ward early Sunday morning, police said.
 
Police responding to reports of a shooting found the victim on the ground outside 430 10th Avenue, near the corner with E. 26th Street, at about 4:25 am, police said. The victim, a resident of E. 28th Street whose name authorities have not  released, had gunshot wounds to the neck and right hip and was pronounced dead at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, police said.
 
A second man, a 27-year-old resident of Mill Street, was wounded in the foot and treated and released from the hospital, police said.
 
The investigation is continuing at this time and the motive for the incident is not clear, police said.
 
Authorities are asking anyone with information to contact the police department's Major Crimes Unit at 973-321-1120 or the confidential Tips line at 973-523-TIPS.