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Assembly Approves Bills To Rescue Kids, Animals In Vehicles

January 13, 2017

TRENTON, N.J. - Good Samaritans in New Jersey who come across distressed animals or people in parked vehicles soon may no longer have to concern themselves with legal repercussions for stepping in to provide aid.

There are 23 states, including the Garden State, with laws that regulate leaving an animal in a parked vehicle. Rules in 24 states make it illegal to leave a child unattended in a ...

New Jersey Lawmakers Delay Vote on Digital Legal Notices; Governor Christie Still in Favor of Measure

TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey lawmakers last week delayed their vote on a measure that would allow legal notices to be published digitally on Internet websites. The legislators pushed off action until after the holidays

The proposal, opposed by print newspapers, would end print media’s lucrative monopoly on publishing paid legal notices, a steady source of revenue for print ...

Fifth Avenue Public Housing Complex to be Demolished in 2017

PATERSON, N.J. - The Paterson Housing Authority is submitting a plan to begin demolition of the Riverside Terrace public housing complex by the end of 2017.

This property is the oldest in the Housing Authority of the City of Paterson’s (HACP) stock with 300 units. HACP has invested millions of capital fund dollars over the years to maintain a safe and decent environment for the ...

Former educator's contract 'example of what's in store' when city regains control

PATERSON, N.J. - On Dec. 14, state-appointed district superintendent Donnie Evans decided to “discontinue processing” of the contract with Fulmore's Ultimate Educations Solutions, after it was discovered he made a campaign contribution to the council president's re-election bid weeks prior. 

In December, the Paterson school district awarded an almost $20,000 ...

History made at Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders Swearing-In Ceremony

PATERSON, N.J.- History made at Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders Swearing-In Ceremony

Assad R. Akhter was sworn in today as Passaic County first South Asian American and first Muslim to serve as a Freeholder in Passaic County. Freeholder Director T.J. Best, Jr. stated, “Akhter is a person who believes in community service regardless of working on Capital Hill or Seton Hall ...

Former Paterson Deputy Mayor Under Heat From Community After Controversial Comments

PATERSON, NJ - Paterson residents and local community groups have taken to social media to express anger over comments made by former deputy mayor Pedro Rodriguez. 

Paterson NOW, a community group on Facebook with over 6,800 members was the first to chime in on Tuesday after a Dec. 11 interview on a Spanish language news show "Fuera de Record" or "Off the Record." ...

Freeholders Will Move Forward on Browertown Road Project Despite Objection

LITTLE FALLS, N.J - At Tuesday night's Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders public meeting, Mayor-Elect James Damiano of Little Falls stood before on the behalf of township residents and requested a suspension on a proposed project on Browertown Road.

Damiano stated the residents living on Browertown Road have many concerns and frustrations that their properties will be shortened due ...

Wayne Activist Bill Brennan Discusses His Decision to Run for Governor

PATERSON, NJ - Bill Brennan, a Wayne activist who is currently pursuing a special prosecutor for Governor Christie’s role in “Bridgegate,” announced his bid for the governor seat of New Jersey this week.

Brennan will seek the Democratic party nomination for governor in 2017. Having been an activist for over 30 years, Brennan retired as a Teaneck firefighter and achieved a law ...

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Former Mayor’s Kramer and Graves Aide Chauncey I. Brown III Announces Candidacy for Mayor of Paterson

January 6, 2017

PATERSON, N.J. – Chauncey I. Brown III, the current Municipal GOP Vice-Chairman, has announced his candidacy for Mayor of Paterson in the May 2018 Municipal election.

Brown is a lifelong Paterson resident who attended School #26, JFK Kennedy High School, and began working on Senator/Mayor Graves campaign starting in the late 70’s. He would go on to aide for Mayor “Pat” ...

Former Mayor’s Kramer and Graves Aide Chauncey I. Brown III Announces Candidacy for Mayor of Paterson

January 6, 2017

PATERSON, N.J. – Chauncey I. Brown III, the current Municipal GOP Vice-Chairman, has announced his candidacy for Mayor of Paterson in the May 2018 Municipal election.

Brown is a lifelong Paterson resident who attended School #26, JFK Kennedy High School, and began working on Senator/Mayor Graves campaign starting in the late 70’s. He would go on to aide for Mayor “Pat” ...