Firefighter Gets $42,812 Workers' Comp Settlement

PATERSON, NJ - The City Council last week approved a $42,812 workers compensation settlement on a claim filed by fire captain Josef Kohler.

The council's resolution said Kohler injured his shoulder on Sept. 11, 2009 when he tripped and fell at the Riverside firehouse. It also said he sustained hazardous exposure to his lungs from breathing toxic fumes while on the job and bacj injuries from dragging heavy fire hoses.

 

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Dear Editor:

The average working class citizen can not relate to a state-appointed Superintendent that earns an annual salary of $218,000 plus fringe benefits and performance bonuses like that of state appointed Paterson Superintendent Dr. Donnie W. Evans.  In a time when so many cuts are being made in our students' classrooms, on the athletic fields, and to extra-curricular ...

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(Somerset, NJ) – Robert A. Quinn, officially kicked off his campaign for New Jersey Assembly April 20, at Gabriele's Bar & Grill in Piscataway, one of the five towns in Legislative District 17. 

Supporters and fellow candidates from all levels of state and local office attended. 

In a statement on Facebook and during his speech, Corey Teague, a  Democrat said, ...