Wilma Ariza walks into her kitchen, points at a speck of mold growing on the ceiling, and says, “Water’s been coming down from the top floor.” Due to water damage to the ceiling, at times, said Ariza, she avoids turning the kitchen light on for fear the bulb might blow.
Seeking Asylum Is Anything But Easy for Bangladeshi Refugee
Since 2009, when he was beaten up by his father’s political enemies in Bangladesh, Ibrahim Momin has been working toward one goal: getting political asylum in the United States. Now a resident of Paterson, Momin has been turned down for asylum twice, and spent months in immigrant detention centers, both in New Jersey and in…
If a Tree Falls, Must You Clean It?
If a tree falls during a storm and its root was in your property do you have to clean it? According to the Department of Public Works, the answer is yes.
Used Car Buying Nightmare
On West Broadway, at the very beginning of Totowa Avenue, sits a lot filled with cars. M&N Auto Group, a used car dealership, parks its cars inside the lot and outside in the nearby stretch in front of Totowa Avenue.
It is not uncommon to reach into a money filled envelope and snatch a few large bills before exiting the home. It was exactly the step your correspondent exercised before leaving for a local shopping excursion.