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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 $53,967 Workers Comp Settlement

By JOE MALINCONICO / PATERSONPRESS.COM

December 6, 2012 at 8:42 AM

PATERSON, NJ - Firefighter John Bradle is getting a $53,967 workers compensation settlement stemming from injuries he suffered several years ago.

On Jan. 21, 2007, Bradle sustain injuries to his neck when his vehicle was rear-ended by a civilian mini-van, according to city documents.

Then, on Aug. 15, 2008 he injured his back when he was struck by an ambulance responding to a call, the documents say. At the time, Bradle was "performing his duties in front of a firehouse," according to a City Council resolution.

The council approved the settlement on Tuesday night.