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November 16, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- A surveillance operation by the Passaic County Sheriff’s Office Bureau of Narcotics yielded two arrests and the confiscation of cocaine with a street value of more than $9000. According to Sheriff Richard H. Berdnik, detectives were positioned in the area of East 27th Street and ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Paterson’s annual Thanksgiving game will continue this season, though the game will be played the day before families sit down for their annual holiday feast. According to a statement by Paterson Public Schools the Eastside High School Ghosts will take on the John F. Kennedy High ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Thursday's autumn snowstorm hit much harder than weather forecasts predicted, the worst of it when most people would be on the roads for the evening rush hour, said Rutgers University professor and state climatologist David Robinson. "The weather forecast was incorrect. I'm ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Paterson Public Schools will remain closed on Friday. Paterson Arts and Science Charter School will also be closed.    

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PATERSON, NJ- Paterson public schools will close early on Thursday due to the anticipated inclement weather. Forecasts are calling for between 1-3 inches of snow and strong winds causing potentially dangerous driving conditions.  According to a telephone message, Paterson Public Schools ...

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PATERSON, NJ – 20 colleges and universities including Rutgers University, NJIT, Montclair State University and William Paterson University will be in Paterson on Saturday as part of a college fair hosted by the Paterson Youth Council (PYC), which is facilitated by New Jersey Community Development ...

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PATERSON, NJ – On Tuesday U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced that the  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $3,336,144 to the Paterson Community Health Center to provide primary health care to low-income residents. "The Paterson Community Health Center provides ...

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PATERSON, NJ - With temperatures expected to dip below freezing Wednesday into Thursday pet owners are reminded that extreme can be dangerous to pets. According to New Jersey state law dogs cannot be outside if temperatures are below 34 degrees without proper shelter (insulated, elevated, ...

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PATERSON, NJ  – Mayor Andre Sayegh will host New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal at two community meetings on Thursday, November 15 in Paterson.   According to a statement from Sayegh’s office, Grewal will discuss ways his office is working to strengthen the relationship between community ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Aaron Moses, 16, has a dream: to be the first NHL player with Autism. While it would be imaginable to think that those dreams were destroyed when fire swept through his family’s Clifton home last month, leaving nothing behind except for the burnt out shell of a house, for Aaron hope was ...

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PATERSON, NJ- An initiative that has already helped more than 200 individuals gain entry into various building trades unions in Jersey City, Newark, and Elizabeth is coming to Paterson, Mayor Andre Sayegh announced at a Monday press conference. Saying that Paterson’s history runs parallel in ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Expectations were high for the Silk City Sharks this season. “We’re trying to win a championship,” Coach Charles Mills told his team at a preseason practice. “No matter what position you play, you don’t have a job until you earn it.” That goal stayed alive until the final seconds ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — After a recent encounter with a 40-year-old Kenilworth man who was found to be in possession of eight bottles of “Catnip Cocktail,” the Fairfield Police Department is warning the community about an increase in the misuse of the product. Police described Catnip Cocktail as a ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The Division of Consumer Affairs announced last week that they have issued Notices of Violation against 28 businesses that allegedly defrauded consumers by offering immigration services that they are not legally permitted to provide. Seven of those businesses were located in the City ...

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PATERSON, NJ- A 20-year old Paterson whose vehicle allegedly contained a strong odor of burnt marijuana was arrested following a routine traffic stop by members of the Passaic County Sheriff’s Office. According to a statement by Passaic County Sheriff Richard H. Berdnik, Kwazier Murray was ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Born in Belgium, Tony Vancheri grew up in Paterson, joining the US Army and serving in Vietnam as a medic before being sworn in as a United States citizen during a special ceremony while in Hawaii during a leave from the battlefront. Today, as the nation paused to pay tribute to ...

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PATERSON, NJ-  Paterson’s Marcenia Cofield may have retired from military service, but her service to the community, and her fellow veterans, has never ceased. That commitment was on full display on Saturday as Cofield, with her own army of volunteers and supporters, hosted a special luncheon for ...

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PATERSON, NJ-  In efforts to make sure that the souls of veterans are nurtured The Historic Calvary Baptist Church has established the At Ease Military Ministry. On Saturday, the Ministry hosted a luncheon honoring veterans from across Paterson, including three who served in the Korean War. One ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Whether they served overseas or here in the US, belted out the forceful “Oorah” of the Marines or marched to the more upbeat “Anchors Aweigh” of the Navy, performed their duty on a ship or in the middle of the desert, each of the 35 men and women honored Friday by St. Joseph’s Health ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Longtime Paterson resident, and President of the Paterson Veteran’s Council, Tony Vancheri, will be sworn in as Deputy Mayor for Veterans Affairs on Sunday.  According to a statement by Mayor Sayegh’s office, the appointment coincides with the city’s annual remembrance event in ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Six alleged drug dealers and dozens of their suspected customers were arrested in a two part operation that led to a total of 84 arrests and the seizure of 259 vials of crack cocaine, two bags of crack, and 930 glassines of heroin. According to a press release by Paterson Police ...

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PATERSON, NJ- In postseason playoff competition last Friday, and a rematch of an earlier contest this year, Paterson’s John F. Kennedy High School’s varsity team stayed with Clifton in the first half but the Mustangs slowly pulled away in the third and fourth quarters. Weather conditions at ...

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PATERSON, NJ – St. Joseph’s University Medical Center earned earned an “A” grade for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group, a statement by the hospital read on Thursday. The grade, Kevin J. Slavin, President & CEO of St.Joseph’s Health said, is a result of the hospital’s “ongoing efforts to ...

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PATERSON, NJ- A Passaic man allegedly carrying 350 glassines of heroin with the intent to sell them was arrested by members of the Passaic County Sheriff’s Department on Wednesday. According to statement by Passaic County Sheriff Richard H Berdnik, detectives from the Passaic County Sheriff’s ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Thomas Kolding, who lives with his parents in Mountain Lakes is still missing, said Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp. In a press release, the Prosecutor's Office as well as Mountain Lakes Police Department continue to ask for the public's help locating him. According to ...

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Dunkin Hines is recalling four varieties of its cake mixes due to a potential presence of Salmonella.  In a company announcement, Conagra Brands announced that it is working with health officials in connection with a positive finding of Salmonella in a retail sample of Duncan Hines Classic White ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Paterson’s InnerFaith Performing Arts Center will celebrate 20 years of service to children in Paterson and across Passaic County with its annual Children’s Gala on Friday, December 7. The event will be held at The Excelsior in Saddle Brook and will include performance by the Rosa ...

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PATERSON, NJ - With the education fate of nearly 30,000 students and control of an almost $600 million budget up for grabs, voters went to the polls in droves on Tuesday to elect five of the nine members of the Board of Education. The members of the newly reconstituted board will officially take ...

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PATERSON, NJ - According to unofficial results 6th Ward Councilman Al Abdelaziz has been re-elected to complete the term of his predecessor, Mayor Andre Sayegh. Saying that he was “humbled and honored,” Abdelaziz, first appointed to the seat by his colleagues on the Paterson City Council, said ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Stressing that voters still had over an hour to get to the polls, Mayor Andre Sayegh told TAPinto Paterson that he was “encouraged” by the strong voter turnout he had seen across the city on Tuesday. “There appears to be momentum that carried over from May,” Sayegh said referring ...

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