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Passaic County Plans Free Senior Police Academy

August 16, 2018

TOTOWA, NJ - The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the Passaic County Sheriff's Department and the Department of Senior Services will present a free five week Senior Police Academy this fall. The academy will be held Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 8:45 a.m. to 12 noon at the Department of Senior Services, 930 Riverview Dr., Totowa.

Topics will include fraud, scams and identity ...

Career Resource, Job Fair To Be Hosted At William Paterson University

PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ - A Career Resource Event and Job Fair will be sponsored by the School of Continuing and Professional Education at William Paterson University and the Passaic County One Stop System on Friday, Aug. 24, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1600 Valley Rd., Wayne.

Companies invited to attend represent the following industries: healthcare, transportation, security, material management, ...

Paterson's Puerto Rican Community Set for Three-Day Festival

August 20, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- Visitors will notice the red, white, blue flying proudly over city hall this week. However, while the 13 stripes and 50 stars of the U.S. flag still adorns one flag pole, the other flag bearing the same colors contains just one star and five stripes, waving in the wind for the local Puerto Rican community, estimated to be over 20,000.

With dozens of onlookers, the Puerto Rican ...

Councilwoman Mimms Announces Community Meetings

PATERSON, NJ- Making good on a campaign promise to be active and visible in all of Paterson neighborhoods Councilwoman-At-Large Dr. Lillisa Mimms has announced that she will be holding her first two community meetings since taking office in July.

The meetings will be held as follows:

 

Monday, August 27

6:00 p.m.-7:15 

Paterson Library

250 ...

Passaic County Fair Set for August 16-19 at Garret Mountain Reservation

PATERSON, NJ- The Passaic County Fair is coming back to Garret Mountain Reservation on Thursday, August 16, and will run until Sunday, August 19. Hosted by the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders in partnership with Friends of Passaic County Parks, Inc., the four day event will feature carnival rides, food vendors, the 4-H tent, a beer garden, pony rides and a petting zoo, and many other ...

Three Men Charged in Shooting of CCPD Officers; Manhunt Continues

August 18, 2018

CAMDEN, NJ—Officials from Camden County Police Department [CCPD] have released the names of three men wanted in the attempted murder of two undercover CCPD detectives.

Alexander DeJesus, 19, of Philadelphia; Ammar Hall, 26, of Camden; and Juan Figueroa, 20, of Camden have all been charged with first-degree attempted murder, aggravated assault and weapons charges, CCPD Chief Scott Thomson ...

Retired Firefighter Saves Two After Whale Capsizes Fishing Boat

DEAL, NJ — A whale flipped a small fishing boat about one mile off of Deal yesterday morning, tossing its two occupants overboard but not before they could issue a mayday from their radio, according to the New Jersey State Police.

Luckily for them, the emergency call was heard by a nearby boater, retired Trenton firefighter Gary Szabo, who has had his share of rescues, but none on the ...

Fall River, MA: Battleships and Submarines

August 18, 2018

FALL RIVER, MA - A walk on a gray summer day was filled with maritime history in Fall River, Massachusetts. 

Bicentennial Park

Start at Bicentennial Park, which features an impressive replica Iwo Jima monument that overlooks the Taunton River.  The park pays homage to veterans, with names inscribed on bricks near the monument. 

Then walk along the paved path that runs ...