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Rep. Bill Pascrell

Passaic Police Vehicle (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

Passaic County Cities Get Grants For Public Safety

The city of Paterson got $135,000; Passaic got $57,000; and $18,000 went to Clifton.

07/13/2012

Rep. Donald Payne (file / credit: MUSTAFA ABDI/AFP/Getty Images)

New Jersey U.S. Rep. Donald Payne Dies At 77

Rep. Donald Payne, dean of the New Jersey Congressional delegation, died Tuesday morning at the age of 77 at St. Barnabas Hospital after a battle with colon cancer.

03/06/2012

Lowe's (file / credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Pascrell Backs Muslim Community Protest Over Lowe’s TV Ad Pull

Members of New Jersey’s large Muslim community and some lawmakers are condemning the Lowe’s home improvement chain for its decision to pull ads from a reality TV show about American Muslims.

12/14/2011

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

Flood damage hit Little Falls in September of 2011 . (credit: CBS 2)

Federal Aid On Its Way For Flood Victims In NY, NJ

As flood victims continue to clean up after Hurricane Irene and rain from Tropical Storm Lee, there is some good news from federal officials.

09/14/2011

Rutgers defensive tackle Eric LeGrand (52) is treated on the field after colliding with Army's Malcolm Brown (23) as he tried to make the tackle during the second half of a football game Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, in East Rutherford, N.J. LeGrand  was hurt on the play and taken off on a backboard from the field. Rutgers won 23-20 in overtime. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

NJ Pols Seek Federal Guidelines For Concussion Treatment

Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. said his measure titled ConTACT Act would help prevent and treat sports-related head injuries and concussions.

02/05/2011

An athlete is seen on the ground after suffering a mild concussion - File / Photo: Elsa/Getty Images

NJ Lawmaker Seeks To Combat Sports-Related Concussions

With high schools in session across the tri-state region, Friday nights in the fall bring high-speed collisions on the gridiron – and concerns about concussions.

09/08/2010

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