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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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Firefighter Gets $42,812 Workers' Comp Settlement

By PATERSONPRESS.COM STAFF

February 17, 2013 at 10:17 AM

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.