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Paterson approves apartment complex, will become the largest housing development downtown
Blog 6 days ago
Paterson approves apartment complex, will become the largest housing development downtown

Developer Charles Florio gained city approval Wednesday night to build 154 apartments in a six-story-high complex at the site of the former...

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Digital billboard plan bothers businesses on Route 23 in Wayne. Here's why
Blog 1 week ago
Digital billboard plan bothers businesses on Route 23 in Wayne. Here's why

WAYNE - An advertising mogul from South Jersey wants to put up a digital billboard on Route 23, but some objectors are worried that it would be too...

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Wawa plan for convenience store and gas station facing stiff opposition in Wayne
Blog 2 weeks ago
Wawa plan for convenience store and gas station facing stiff opposition in Wayne

WAYNE - Pollution and traffic concerns were among a list of worries cited by residents who are trying to derail a plan by Wawa to build a 24/7...

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Outspoken developer Charles Florio to receive ‘Faith in Paterson’ award
Blog 1 month ago
Outspoken developer Charles Florio to receive ‘Faith in Paterson’ award

PATERSON - The city's Chamber of Commerce tends to pick people and groups who stay clear of controversy for its annual Faith in Paterson award. But...

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Hamilton Plaza, Paterson's main downtown office building, sold for over $15M
Blog 1 month ago
Hamilton Plaza, Paterson's main downtown office building, sold for over $15M

PATERSON - Once of the most valuable pieces of property in Paterson, the 14-story Hamilton Plaza office building in the city's downtown, has sold...

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Developer revises finance plan for Paterson’s Hinchliffe Stadium project
Blog 1 month ago
Developer revises finance plan for Paterson’s Hinchliffe Stadium project

PATERSON - The developer looking to rebuild Hinchliffe Stadium has revised the financing plan because a proposed state historic preservation tax...

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Scenery for Broadway shows will be assembled at former Wayne post office
Blog 2 months ago
Scenery for Broadway shows will be assembled at former Wayne post office

WAYNE - A former post office on Taylor Drive will be converted into a manufacturing plant for theatrical scenery to be used on Broadway. The...

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Bloomingdale gets $70k to help draft strategy for future of downtown
Blog 2 months ago
Bloomingdale gets $70k to help draft strategy for future of downtown

BLOOMINGDALE - Highlands Council officials have released a $70,000 grant to help borough officials draft a strategy to revitalize the Main Street...

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Plan to replace notorious Paterson housing project gets final approval
Blog 2 months ago
Plan to replace notorious Paterson housing project gets final approval

PATERSON - The construction of a $105 million, 246-unit housing complex at the 17-acre site of the former Riverside Terrace apartments gained final...

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Passaic will try to buy property with tracks near Passaic River
Blog 2 months ago
Passaic will try to buy property with tracks near Passaic River

Passaic residents convinced city officials to give up their plan to swap an acre of land near Third Ward Park for a developer's riverfront property...

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How a tiny Little Falls coffee shop makes a big difference for those with autism
Blog 3 months ago
How a tiny Little Falls coffee shop makes a big difference for those with autism

Ethan Donovan is a 20-year-old man who works at a coffee shop in Little Falls that is named after him: Ethan and The Bean. He does the shopping -...

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Passaic residents agree on need to remove blighted train tracks but differ on how
Blog 3 months ago
Passaic residents agree on need to remove blighted train tracks but differ on how

PASSAIC - Citizens from across the city turned out in force for Thursday night's scoping hearing to discuss the city's plan to swap an acre of...

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West Milford files complaint, blames Highlands Act for $500,000 in yearly losses
Blog 3 months ago
West Milford files complaint, blames Highlands Act for $500,000 in yearly losses

WEST MILFORD - New Jersey's Highlands Act costs local taxpayers more than a half-million dollars a year in lost revenues, the township council said...

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Paterson council wants answers on problems with new sewer bills
Blog 3 months ago
Paterson council wants answers on problems with new sewer bills

PATERSON - Deluged with complaints from angry residents, City Council members on Thursday night called for Mayor Andre Sayegh's staff to review the...

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Aldi supermarket coming to Totowa, real estate firm says
Blog 3 months ago
Aldi supermarket coming to Totowa, real estate firm says

The Aldi supermarket chain continues to make its push into New Jersey as it has signed a lease to open a location in Totowa Square, real estate...

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Paterson still waiting on sewer payments from neighboring towns
Blog 4 months ago
Paterson still waiting on sewer payments from neighboring towns

PATERSON - Almost four years after city officials announced they would try to recoup hundreds of thousands of dollars in uncollected sewer fees...

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West Milford on the hook for $300K Superstorm Sandy cleanup, appeals court rules
Blog 4 months ago
West Milford on the hook for $300K Superstorm Sandy cleanup, appeals court rules

WEST MILFORD - Local government officials must pay the former operator of its organic recycling center more than $300,000 for processing trees and...

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Developer breaks ground for Wayne shopping center; 6 of 7 tenants announced
Blog 4 months ago
Developer breaks ground for Wayne shopping center; 6 of 7 tenants announced

WAYNE - A local builder broke ground Friday morning for a new shopping center on Hamburg Turnpike that has been 12 years in the making. Six of the...

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West Milford ordinance would regulate Airbnb, short-term rentals
Blog 4 months ago
West Milford ordinance would regulate Airbnb, short-term rentals

WEST MILFORD - An ordinance to regulate short-term rentals is up for introduction Wednesday, as officials attempt to manage the town's Airbnb scene...

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Passaic listed as 4th most 'miserable' city in the country. Mayor, residents disagree
Blog 4 months ago
Passaic listed as 4th most 'miserable' city in the country. Mayor, residents disagree

PASSAIC - On a miserable rainy October afternoon, in the City of Passaic, named the fourth most miserable city in the country by one study, we...

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After a century in Totowa, Walker's Hardware is closing its doors
Blog 5 months ago
After a century in Totowa, Walker's Hardware is closing its doors

TOTOWA - Walker's Hardware may be the only place around where you're as likely to find a Lionel Rio Grande train set as you would potting soil or a...

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Tillys, a SoCal clothing retailer, opens first shop in North Jersey
Blog 5 months ago
Tillys, a SoCal clothing retailer, opens first shop in North Jersey

WAYNE - California-based retailer Tillys is opening its first North Jersey outpost at Willowbrook Mall, in a spot formerly occupied by the...

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West Milford residents turn up to oppose recycling center expansion
Blog 5 months ago
West Milford residents turn up to oppose recycling center expansion

WEST MILFORD - Fears over dump trucks hauling malodorous food waste to stew in a former quarry just north of the Monksville Reservoir brought...

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West Milford shares cost to pave dirt roads near Rt. 23 with residents
Blog 5 months ago
West Milford shares cost to pave dirt roads near Rt. 23 with residents

WEST MILFORD - A project to improve and pave four dirt roads near Route 23 will cost $500,000 - $350,000 to be picked up by the township and $150...

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