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Drive-by shooting in Paterson hurts three people

Three people were wounded in a drive-by shooting on Rosa Parks Boulevard late Saturday afternoon, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office. Police said the three men, 30, 24, and 27, all of Paterson, were struck by gunfire at around 4:50 p.m. on Rosa Parks Boulevard and Keen Street. The...
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Paterson shooting injures two teens on Market Street

Two teenagers were wounded in a shooting on Market Street late Friday night, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office. The victims, both 14-year-old, were struck by gunfire on Market and Madison streets at around 10:40 p.m. Police located one victim at the scene suffering from a gunshot wound. A...
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Roxbury ends a golden era of Passaic Valley softball

ROXBURY – Passaic Valley has been as exciting as any softball team in North Jersey this season not only for the wealth of talent and senior leadership, but mostly for the Hornets’ penchant for late comeback victories in big games. So, when taking on a similarly talented squad in Roxbury with a section title at stake there was no panic when they quickly fell behind. It was a position the Hornets had been in before and thrived in throughout one of the best seasons in school history.
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Jersey Cash 5 lottery ticket worth $497K bought at food store

A Jersey Cash 5 lottery ticket worth $496,702 was sold for Thursday’s drawing in Passaic County. The lucky ticket was bought at Union Food Stores on Union Boulevard in Totowa, New Jersey Lottery officials said Friday. Thursday’s winning numbers were: 18, 29, 35, 40 and 41. The XTRA number was:...
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67-year-old struck by NJ Transit bus

HALEDON, NJ – Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Haledon Police Chief Angelo J. Daniele. announce that at approximately 4:24 p.m. on Thursday, June 10, 2021, police responded to the area. of Haledon Avenue and Belmont Avenue in the Borough of Haledon in response to a report of. a...
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Woman hit, killed by NJ Transit bus in Haledon

HALEDON — Police in this Passaic County borough say a woman was struck and killed by an NJ Transit bus Thursday afternoon. According to the county prosecutor's office, a 67-year-old female pedestrian was walking across Haledon Avenue near the intersection with Belmont Avenue when the bus, making a left turn, hit her.

Cities in Northern Jersey are banning cannabis deals

Options for housing the state’s marijuana industry in North Jersey are going up in flames. Since April, officials in more than three dozen communities in Bergen and Passaic have enacted or passed ordinances restricting all six classes of the cannabis business: growers, manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, retailers and deliverers. On June 9, Pompton Lakes councilors confirmed their city’s place on the list.
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Passaic County, NJ Scraps Resolution Opposing TGP Compressor Stn

Tennessee Gas Pipeline’s (TGP) plan to flow more natural gas to Westchester and New York City is called the East 300 Upgrade Project. The project involves upgrades at two existing compressor stations (in Pennsylvania), along with building a brand new compressor station in West Milford (Passaic County), just across the border and not far from Westchester County, NY. Two weeks ago we told you area residents and leftwing environmentalists had convinced the county to officially oppose the project (see NJ County Opposes TGP NatGas Compressor Station to Help NYC). In a major about-face, the county has all-of-a-sudden pulled back its opposition.
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Passaic County scraps resolution to oppose gas pipeline project in West Milford

New York State has banned fracking for natural gas, yet the line is due to carry gas extracted through fracking into the state. Two weeks after blasting the Tennessee Gas Pipeline’s East 300 Upgrade Project, Passaic County's Board of Commissioners on Tuesday pulled a proposed resolution opposing the affiliated construction of a natural gas compressor station in West Milford.
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Asbury Park man, 74, stole $15,000 worth of tools, cops say

ASBURY PARK - A 74-year-old city man was charged with burglary and theft after he admitted to stealing approximately $15,000 worth of tools from a construction site this past weekend, according to Sgt. Michael Casey. After discovering an active warrant for burglary out of Passaic County, police arrested Andray Glover...
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N.J. man caught in cocaine trafficking sting gets 10 years in prison

A Passaic County man who was part of a large-scale cocaine trafficking ring and was found with several kilograms of the drug was sentenced to 10 years in prison Tuesday. On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Claire C. Cecchi sentenced Narcisco Ramirez, 46, of Passaic, to 120 months in prison for being part of the drug trafficking ring, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Ramirez, along with two-conspirators, previously pleaded guilty January 2020 to his part in the drug distribution operation.