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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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Homeless Man Hospitalized After Mugging

By JOE MALINCONICO / PATERSONPRESS.COM

January 27, 2013 at 1:34 PM

PATERSON, NJ - Three men beat and mugged a homeless man who was in the park on Broadway near Carroll Street Saturday evening, according to police.

The victim, who was in his 20s, said the men approached him at about 7:45 pm and demanded his possessions, according to Sgt. Ivette Otero.

One of the suspects then whacked him with what he believed to be a pipe and the three of them beat him up before leaving the scene, Otero.

The victim was taken to St. Jospeph's Regional Medical Center for treatement.