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Paterson Firefighter Beat Back Flames in Pre-Dawn Blaze

November 6, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- An early morning fire at 466 East 22nd Street was safely extinguished by members of the Paterson Fire Department on Tuesday, but not before it displaced 21 residents from their homes.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

According to officials and others on the scene the fire was reported at approximately 5:00 a.m. 

With smoke showing from the first ...

Overnight Shooting Claims Life of Paterson Man

PATERSON, NJ- A 25-year-old Paterson man was shot and killed in the early hours of Tuesday.

According to a statement by Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald police responded to a call of shots fired at 700 East 28th Street at approximately 1:08 a.m. 

Upon their arrival, officers located the victim, Patrick Brown, lying in the street near his ...

Woodland Park Man Loses Life in Paterson Construction Accident

PATERSON, NJ- OSHA investigators are investigating the death of a 56-year old Woodland Park man in a construction accident at 138 Michigan Avenue in Paterson on Tuesday.

According to a statement by Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald, police responded to the address at approximately 9:18 a.m. in response to a reported construction accident.

Afternoon Shooting Leaves One Injured

PATERSON, NJ- An afternoon shooting left a 19-year-old Paterson man injured on Monday.

According to a statement by Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald, members Paterson Police Department responded to the area of East 15th Street at approximately 3:18 p.m. on a report of shots fired.

Upon arrival the police located a potential crime scene, but ...

Late Night Shooting Sends One to Hospital

PATERSON, NJ- An investigation is continuing into the shooting of a 28-year old Paterson man on Saturday.

According to a statement by Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald, members of the Paterson Police  Department responded to the corner of 10th Avenue and East 28th Street on a report of shots fired at approximately 11:00 p.m. Soon after ...

Three Victims, Including Two Teens, in Friday Shooting

PATERSON, NJ- A 14-year old was among three gunshot victims to arrive at Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center for treatment of non-fatal gunshot wounds on Friday.

According to a statement by Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald, members of the Paterson Police Department resounded to the area of Keen Street and Rosa Parks Boulevard ...

Paterson Firefighters Knock Back Flames in Early Morning Fire

PATERSON, NJ- The Paterson Fire Department responded to an alarm at Passaic Color and Chemical Company at 28-36 Paterson Street in the early hours of Friday.

According to witnesses on the scene, flames and smoke were visible on all three floors of the building as crews arrived at approximately 4:45 a.m.

The flames at the three story mill building, the scene of precious fires, were quickly ...

Neighbors Join Forces with Paterson Police to Launch Van Houten Block Association

PATERSON, NJ- Fed up with prostitutes and johns using their backyards for activities that should be reserved for bedrooms, tired of their neighborhood doubling as an open air drug market, and frustrated by having to fear for their safety simply walking to the corner market, more than 50 residents, police officers, and other local leaders joined together in St. Paul's community hall on ...

4th Ward Residents Set to Launch Van Houten Crime Watch Group

PATERSON, NJ - Residents in a section of the the city’s 4th Ward are taking action to make their neighborhood safer with the launch of the Van Houten Block Watch Association.

The group will hold its inaugural meeting at St Paul’s Episcopal Church, on Wednesday, October 24 at 7:00 p.m. 

Several city and police officials including Mayor Andre Sayegh, 4th Ward Councilwoman ...

Second Victim Reported in Sunday Shooting

PATERSON, NJ- Law enforcement officials have announced that a second victim was injured in an early morning shooting on Sunday.

As originally reported, members of the Paterson Police Department responded to the area of East 26th Street at approximately 3:30 a.m. on a report of shots fired. Upon arrival the police located a 35-year-old male Paterson resident who had sustained a non-fatal ...

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