The fire broke out just before 9 a.m. Friday on the third floor of a building on Gregory Avenue. When firefighters arrived, residents were screaming for help from the windows and fire escapes, officials said.
Gail Webster, a 21-year-old Passaic resident who was sitting in the back seat, was taken to a hospital but died there a short time later.
It took firefighters more than three hours to bring the four-alarm fire at a rooming house on Lafayette Avenue under control Thursday night.
Jersey City will have a new mayor, as challenger Steven Fulop defeated incumbent Mayor Jerramiah Healy Tuesday night.
A police officer was reportedly stabbed Monday night in Passaic, N.J., by a suspect, who was later shot by officers.
The unpaid child support payments go back to 2009. It’s not known which of Pedro Quezada’s five children, who range in age from 5 to 23 years old, are covered under the payments.
Pedro Quezada appeared at New Jersey Lottery headquarters Tuesday afternoon.
Late Monday afternoon 44-year-old Pedro Quezada walked into the Eagles Liquor in Passaic, N.J., and checked to see if he had the sole winning ticket for Saturday’s $338.3 million Powerball drawing.
Oil analyst Tom Kloza said that, on balance, we’ll see better prices next year, but the days of $1.39 a gallon gas are gone.
Exposure to lead can cause brain and kidney damage, so one can imagine the concern in four New Jersey towns where residents have been told they have elevated levels of lead in their drinking water.
A candlelit memorial on a Passaic street now marks the spot where an accident took the life of 49-year-old Joseph Currier.
It used to be that you needed a 70 to pass at Clifton High School. Now it’s 65.
The city of Paterson got $135,000; Passaic got $57,000; and $18,000 went to Clifton.
The city of Passaic has been hit with a lawsuit challenging an ordinance that charges residents a $50 annual fee for the use of handicapped parking spots, WCBS 880’s Levon Putney reported.
Residents awoke Monday to find the glass encasing around a gnarled tree stump shaped like the Virgin Mary smashed. Flower pots and a box of lit candles around the shrine, which sits next to a Route 21 exit ramp, were also overturned.