Our reporters use a lot of databases to cross check information or even spot an abnormality in a set of data that results in a great news story.
One set of databases that we use on a regular basis are our salary
databases of city, county, and school employees.
We're making the 2017 salary databases public:
Paterson City employees salaries
Paterson Public School District employees salaries
Passaic County employees salaries
Posted by Paterson Times Team at 7:43 PM Friday, March 31, 2017
Posted by Paterson Times Team at 3:52 AM Saturday, February 25, 2017
You may have experienced slow loading time or errors while attempting to visit or read a story on the Paterson Times website. Our digital platform was under heavy denial of service attacks from 7 am to 9 pm on 2/24/2017.
Our technicians were able to trace the attacker to a computer in Belgium (220.127.116.11) that was likely used as a proxy to launch the attacks. Once the attacker had been identified a long list of attacking machines were blocked from the system which allowed for intermittent access to the website without full restoration of service.
Service was restored and the attack was mitigated at 9 p.m. and new safeguards have been put in place to block future attackers.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.