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Paterson man used Wi-Fi at business to distribute child pornography

A city man has been arrested and charged with multiple counts of possession and distribution of child pornography for allegedly using a Wi-Fi access point at a business in Paterson to distribute child pornography videos through the internet, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik.



Paterson schools face $63.7 million budget shortfall

School officials revealed a $63.7 million shortfall in the 2021 academic year budget on Wednesday night. Business administrator Richard “Leon” Matthews said the numbers are “very preliminary.” He expects the shortfall to decrease as the budgeting process gets into full swing in the coming weeks and months. “Our expenses: salaries, benefits, and other cost drivers



Paterson police raid Besan Café second time in 10 months

The police raided the Besan Café on East Railway Avenue for the second time this year after receiving information the business was allegedly operating as an afterhours club, according to public safety director Jerry Speziale.