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Paterson to Hold Gun Buyback, May 3-4

PATERSON, NJ - The cities of Paterson and Passaic will be holding gun buyback programs at two locations, May 3 and May 4.

From 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on the first Friday and Saturday of next month, Passaic County residents can anonymously turn in up to three guns, no questions asked. The Paterson location for the program will be Gilmore Memorial Tabernacle Church at 68 Haledon Ave.

In Passaic, residents can turn in their guns at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church at 101-103 Myrtle Ave.

The program offers up to $250 per exchange, depending on the weapon being turned in.

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PATERSON, N.J. - Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes announced Wednesday that Juan Cruz-Pena, 32 of Passaic to a combined term of 23 years in New Jersey State Prison for the Kidnapping, Aggravated Criminal Sexual Contact, and Aggravated Assault of (name withheld), 36 of Paterson.

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ALBANY, NY (02/15/2017)-- The College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York, congratulates Tyler Sumter of Paterson, New Jersey, for being named to the Dean's List for the fall 2016 semester.

Sumter is one of 751 students to achieve this mark of academic excellence. To make the Dean's List, Sumter had to complete a minimum of 12 credit hours and achieve a semester grade-point average of at ...