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Cold Blue Alert Issued

January 11, 2019

PATERSON, NJ - With temperatures expected to plummet overnight a Code Blue Alert has been issued according to Mayor Andre Sayegh.

If you are in need of a warm place to stay, or know someone who is, call 973-389-5951.


Job Fair To Be Hosted At William Paterson University

PATERSON, NJ- Paterson residents seeking employment or who wish to change jobs are advised to polish their resumes and dress to impress in preparation for a job fair to be held on January 10.

The event, co-hosted by The School of Continuing and Professional Education at William Paterson University and the Passaic County One Stop Career Center will take place at William Paterson University ...

2019 New Year's Resolution - Becoming Debt Free

The simple, fool-proof method for paying off debt

If it seems like you’ve always been in debt and there’s just no way to get out, take heart: There is a solution to becoming debt free.

Can you imagine a life without debt? A life where you’re not paying for yesterday’s expenses, but instead can use everything you earn for today, and possibly put ...

Passaic County Educators 'Barely Making It'

January 16, 2019

An Open Letter to Senator Nellie Pou:


As you know, New Jersey's public schools rank among the finest in the nation. This achievement was made possible due to the unwavering dedication from all of New Jersey's teachers and educational support professionals. In fact, we are proud products of New Jersey's public school system ourselves. 

Like you, we interact ...

Press Statement from Assemblywoman Britnee N. Timberlake Regarding Bill A3115

January 16, 2019

"It is with a heavy heart that I send my deepest condolences to the family of Jameek Lowery. As a mother of a son, I mourn with Jameek's mother and pray the family receives the answers they need, the fairness in justice they seek, the independent investigation they deserve, and peace that comes from God alone. Jameek Lowery's unfortunate untimely death is now a part of many others ...

Passaic County Board of Realtors® Installs 2019 Leadership Team at Annual Membership Gala

Incoming PCBOR® President Debra Flower vowed to make 2019 a special year. On December 18, 2018, Flower was officially installed as Passaic County Board of Realtors® President. It was a special night for the organization as they introduced new members of the 2019 Leadership team, honored past leaders, and commemorated the Realtor® of the Year, Natalie Lentini. The Annual Gala was held ...

Suspect's Mother Leads Police to Son Who Fled to Avoid Apprehension

January 16, 2019

PATERSON, NJ - A 22-year old Paterson man fumbled with his keys, dropped what Detectives from the Passaic County Sheriff’s Office Bureau of Narcotics recognized as a bundle of heroin, and, when law enforcement starting approaching, fled on foot through several backyards discarding 450 glassine envelopes of heroin with an estimated street value of about $3200.

While Wedderburn temporarily ...

Law Enforcement Seek Information in Monday Shooting

CLIFTON, NJ -Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes was and Clifton Police Chief Mark Centurione are requesting the public’s assistance relating to a shooting incident that took place January 14 in Clifton.

Based on the initial investigation, sometime between 12:00 p.m. and 12:30 p.m., a shooting took place on Route 46 West, somewhere between the junctions of Route 20 and Route 21 ...

Passaic County Sheriff's Officers Come to Aid of Injured Hawk

January 3, 2019

WAYNE, NJ - An injured Red Tail Hawk is on its way to recovery thanks to the actions and compassion of two Passaic County Sheriff’s Officers.

According to Sheriff Richard H. Berdnik, PCSO Officers Alaa Matari and Bashkim Seji were patrolling in the area of Hamburg Turnpike and Oldham Road in Wayne on Wednesday when they came upon an injured Red Tail Hawk in the roadway.

Advised by a ...

NJ Law Banning Smoking at Public Beaches and Parks Starts Wednesday

January 16, 2019

TRENTON, NJ - Legislation signed last summer prohibiting smoking at public beaches and parks in New Jersey goes into effect Wednesday. The bill, S-2534, updates the “New Jersey Smoke-Free Air Act of 2006.”

According to the American Lung Association, more than 480,000 people die from tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke, making it the leading cause of preventable ...

Governor Murphy to Deliver State of the State Address Tuesday

TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy will deliver his 2019 State of the State address at the New Jersey Statehouse on Tuesday. The speech is expected to begin at 2:00 p.m.


The annual address delivered by New Jersey's top elected official is often used as an opportunity to highlight accomplishments from the previous 12 months and lay out a vision for the coming 12 months. According ...