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Police: 2 Pedestrians Killed In Clifton Hit-And-Run

A witness saw the accident, but could provide little detail on the car, which quickly fled the scene.

03/17/2012

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Cash-Strapped Passaic, N.J. To Charge Handicapped Residents For Parking Spots

Passaic, like most cities, is faced with serious budgetary problems and is trying to find ways to bring in new revenue. Its latest plan goes after disabled drivers, and many are not pleased.

02/10/2012

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Passaic, N.J. Could End Free Sunday Parking, A Plan Even Its Mayor Thinks Is A Bad One

Grab your spare change because one municipality in New Jersey may soon add more parking meters and Sunday hours to try and raise more revenue. But the plan is dividing the town.

01/30/2012

Pascack Valley Hospital Building - Westwood, NJ - Nov 30, 2011 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Pascack Valley Hospital Closer To Reopening

The reopening of a North Jersey hospital is one step closer to reality. The state health planning board has approved Hackensack University Medical Center’s plan to reopen the old Pascack Valley Hospital as a 128-bed facility.

11/30/2011

Buying Snowblowers at Lowe's in Butler, N.J. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

With Wintry Weather & Snow On Its Way, Tri-State Residents Say ‘It’s Nuts’

Starting Saturday afternoon, a wintry mix is expected to hit the Tri-State Area.

10/28/2011

P.S. 9 - Passaic, NJ (file / credit: Passaic City Schools)

Counseling Helps Young Storm Victims At Passaic School

P.S. 9 took in over 200 children from Paterson and other neighboring towns whose schools were flooded out after last month’s storms. The new students need help fitting in.

10/07/2011

Waterlogged furniture sits on along Riverside Drive as a trash bag floats in floodwaters in Wayne, N.J., where the Passaic River has overflowed its banks and reached a community for the fourth time in six months following a storm, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Passaic, Pompton River Flooding Still Poses Threat In NJ

Rising rivers flooded roadways in some of the same communities hit hard by Hurricane Irene as several hundred New Jersey residents remained in shelters Friday, waiting for waters from Tropical Storm Lee to recede.

09/09/2011

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Raging Rivers Rise As New Jersey Residents Face More Flooding Woes

The situation has become bitterly familiar along the swollen Passaic River: More rain, and more flooding.

09/08/2011

NJ Flooding

Some New Jersey Residents Say Flooding Is Making Them Physically Sick

A flood warning is in effect for many parts of New Jersey. The rain that began Tuesday will continue to fall in the saturated region through Thursday.

09/07/2011

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Paterson, N.J. Residents Hope Presidential Visit Will Bring Relief

“A lot of people don’t have nothing. Nothing, nothing, nothing,” business owner Manuel Benitez told CBS 2’s Dave Carlin.

09/03/2011

Sherwood Schwartz reacts at his Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony - Mar 7, 2008 (credit: AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Passaic-Born Sherwood Schwartz, Creator Of ‘Gilligan’s Island’ And ‘Brady Bunch,’ Dies

Sherwood Schwartz, writer-creator of two of the best-remembered TV series of the 1960s and 1970s, “Gilligan’s Island” and “The Brady Bunch,” has died at age 94. He was born in New Jersey and grew up in New York.

07/12/2011

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Cops: Passaic High School Student Stabbed Four Times Outside Of School

Police said they were called to the school just before 7:30 a.m. after a fight broke out between three or four people outside a Passaic Avenue apartment building across the street.

05/12/2011

Communications clerk Angel Castro monitors a remote surveillance camera view in the newly-opened Surveillance Operations Center - Newark, NJ - July 1, 2008 - Photo: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images

New Jersey Cities Getting Grants For Crime Fighting Technology

17 cities are getting federal grant money to install cameras and license plate readers, and people to check those systems.

04/06/2011

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Probe Continues In Passaic Apartment Building Fire

Authorities in northern New Jersey still don’t know what caused an apartment building fire that injured five people and displaced dozens of residents.

01/15/2011

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Police Conduct Emergency Drill In North Jersey

State troopers and emergency responders will be conducting drills throughout Bergen, Hudson, Essex, Passaic, Morris, Union and Middlesex counties until Friday.

12/14/2010

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