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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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83-Year-Old Man Mugged in South Paterson

By JOE MALINCONICO / PATERSONPRESS.COM

November 6, 2012 at 9:37 AM

PATERSON, NJ - An 83-year-old man who tried defended himself with his cane was robbed and beaten near the corner of Bloomfield Avenue and Atlantic Street on Monday evening, police said.

The victim was walking home at about 5 pm when his attacker grabbed him by the shoulder, threw him against a car and knocked him to the ground, said Lt. Richard Reyes. The elderly man tried to use his cane to fend off the suspect, but the robber took the victim's wallet and prescription eyeglasses, police said.

The victim was treated at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center for bruises to his face and his head, police said.