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Volunteers Needed to Advocate for Children

May 15, 2015

PATERSON, NJ - Passaic County CASA is looking for volunteers. To be a child's voice in court. Located at 415 Hamburg Turnpike in Wayne, Passaic County CASA has ...

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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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Akhtaruzzaman Now Takes Lead in 2nd Ward Count

By PATERSONPRESS.COM STAFF

November 9, 2012 at 7:19 AM

PATERSON, NJ - Mohammed Akhtaruzzaman has moved ahead of Sonia Torres in the count to determine who won the 2nd Ward special election.

Aktharuzzaman received 389 absentee votes, according to a story on northjersey.com. That would give him a current total of 1,382. The story said Torres received 100 absentee ballots. That would raise her current total to 1,339. Aslon Goow got 181 absentee votes, according to the story, which would push his total to 1,278.

County election officials still have to sift through the undetermined number of provisional ballots cast in the 2nd Ward as well as ballots that were sent via email or facsimile and mail-in ballots that arrive at election offices on Friday.