Chess, a strategy board game involving two players, might be implemented into Paterson Public Schools’ curriculum if a new policy is adopted by the Board of Education.
It is not uncommon to find the Great Falls littered with plastic bottles, cans, and trash receptacles overfilled; the annual cleanup of the falls aims to tidy up the national park and instill in youths the desire to keep their community clean.
Robert Jackson, 25, a resident of Paterson, sold 1,000 bags of heroin worth $10,000 to undercover agents in Hopatcong, a borough in Sussex County, on Friday, according to Hopatcong Police Department.
An 80-year-old grandmother of 10 claims she was assaulted by a nurse at Alaris Health Care Center on Tuesday morning.
Murder in the first six month of 2013 has declined remarkably by more than half compared to homicides in the first half of 2012, leading many to claim crime in Paterson is down in general; however, that is not the whole picture: rape is up, robbery is up, and motor vehicle theft is up.
A 26-year-old man was beaten and robbed on Friday afternoon on Marion Street, according to Paterson Police Department.
Derrick Fritts, 17-year-old, of Governor Street, the second victim, who was shot during National Night Out near East 26th Street and Plesinger Place, was left on the street until officers from the Paterson Police Department recovered his body on Wednesday at around 5:20 a.m.