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.
When emergency crews respond to a car or building fire in Passaic, a bill might soon be sent out.
A witness saw the accident, but could provide little detail on the car, which quickly fled the scene.
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.
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.
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.
Starting Saturday afternoon, a wintry mix is expected to hit the Tri-State Area.
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.
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.
The situation has become bitterly familiar along the swollen Passaic River: More rain, and more flooding.