TOP LOCAL News

July 27, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- An investigation into illegal drug sales launched as a result of information from area residents led to five arrests on Wednesday. In addition to the arrests 24 grams of cocaine and nearly 6 pounds of marijuana were recovered along with various amounts of cannabis oil, THC edibles,a ...

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POMPTON PLAINS, NJ- Nearly 700 members of the Peruvian community and their guests filled the Legacy Castle on Thursday to celebrate the 32nd gala dinner hosted by the Peruvian Parade of Paterson. The parade, said to be one of the biggest in the state, Kat Esquiche, the gala's chair stated, ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Paterson residents Ozzie Stewart and Sha’quan Lennon woke up jobless on Thursday, but by lunchtime the 63-year-old Marine veteran and 20-year-old-father to be had an opportunity to apply for one of 24 jobs being created as part of a program unveiled by Mayor Andre Sayegh on the steps ...

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PATERSON, NJ- A bar and liquor store at the center of a recent effort to enact a business curfew in the city’s 2nd Ward has been ordered closed for 200 days following the Paterson Alcohol Beverage Control Board’s findings on 17 counts including selling packaged goods after hours, selling packaged ...

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PATERSON, NJ- An investigation is underway into the shooting death of a food delivery man from Paterson in the early hours of Thursday. According to a statement from Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald, members of the Paterson responded to the area ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Less than 24 hours after he invoked former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s “Five Boro Economic Opportunity Plan” Mayor Andre Sayegh has announced that he was selected to participate in the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative. The ripple effect of the redevelopment ...

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PATERSON, NJ- The site of the former Paterson Armory is set to be transformed into a mixed use development project featuring 138 residential units, 10,000 square feet of retail space, and potential amenities to include a rooftop pool, restaurant with outside terrace, and passive park space, ...

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NEWARK, NJ- More than eight months after Congressman Bill Pascrell was the lead signatory to a letter urging the Trump administration to release nearly $6 million in crime fighting funds to the State of New Jersey the veteran Paterson lawmaker has again chastised President Donald Trump for choosing ...

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CLIFTON, NJ- Do you have tomato recipe you want to show off? Thanks to City Green, a local non-profit which has been a provider of fresh organic food for residents in Paterson and beyond since 2004, now’s your chance! The Tomato Recipe Contest is being held to mark National Farmers Market Week, ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Students at International High School received some exciting news recently when they learned that all seven who had taken the AP Spanish exam had passed. Though an impressive feat in its own right, this result was made more extraordinary by the fact that IHS doesn’t even have an AP ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Newark could soon see a boost in long-term investments due to federal legislation that created certain tax exemptions for private investors. In April, the federal treasury department approved low-income Opportunity Zones in 75 municipalities throughout New Jersey that were nominated ...

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PATERSON, NJ - "Bridging the Gap from Addiction to Recovery," an informative roundtable discussion, will be presented on July 26 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Eva's Village Community Kitchen, 393 Main St. Paterson. All are welcome. Light refreshments will be served. The event is being sponsored by the ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Allison McKenzie is busy these days.   The 27-year old Silk City resident is the vocalist for two musical groups, a voice instructor, and a teacher at a day care center. “I really love living here in Paterson,” the rising R&B singer said.  “I like the people here and the ...

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PATERSON, NJ -An investigation by the Paterson Police Department’s Narcotics Division that spanned over two months led to three arrests on Friday. According to a statement by Police Director Jerry Speziale, the investigation focused on illegal drug sales occurring from the apartment building ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Furthering their efforts to reduce the number of chronically absent students in public schools across the city, Paterson Superintendent Eileen Shafer has announced the creation of 17 part time positions to help ensure regular attendance. Chronic absenteeism is defined as missing 10 ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Every room in the iconic Brownstone was packed on Wednesday as Paterson residents and supporters turned out to celebrate Mayor Andre Sayegh’s inauguration. Sayegh took office on July 1 following his election victory on May 8. Offering his understanding that those gathered were ...

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PATERSON, NJ- “A city that is moving up.”  That’s how George Pahiakos described Paterson just minutes before Mayor Andre Sayegh cut a red ribbon to welcome the new businesses owner to Center City Mall. Describing it as a “big box store in a small package,” Pahiakos’ Ace Hardware and Benjamin ...

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