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Little Falls Shows Support For Breast Cancer Awareness

October 17, 2017

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The color of the evening at Duva Field on Saturday, Oct. 14 was pink, as seasonal football games brought out local officials, athletes and attendees to show their support for breast cancer awareness.

Mayor James Damiano, Councilwoman Maria Martini Cordonnier, Councilman Chris Vancheri and Council President Anthony Sgobba handed out pink ribbons and ...

Input Gathered From Residents Impacted by Rose Place Park Project

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Borough held two public information sessions on Monday evening for residents who will be affected by forthcoming work at Rose Place Park.

The sessions were aimed at gathering input from residents whose properties abut the parkland prior to finalizing plans for the "Rose Place Park Woodland Restoration and Enhancement Project." The work will be funded by ...

Former President Obama to Visit Newark to Campaign For Murphy

Former U.S. President Barack Obama is scheduled to roll into downtown Newark on Thursday to campaign for the Democratic New Jersey gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy as the battle to run New Jersey heats up in the race's final weeks. 

Obama's appearance in New Jersey's largest city less than three weeks before the Nov. 7 election on behalf of Murphy is ...

Christie, Booker, and Baraka Show Strong Support For Newark To Be Next Amazon HQ

A bipartisan trinity of New Jersey politico firepower assembled in downtown Newark to shoot the first salvo needed to score a major economic triumph for New Jersey's largest city: the construction in Newark of the new corporate headquarters for Amazon, the world's largest online retailer.  

All three of the prime politicians in place inside Rutgers Business School on ...

Cedar Grove Considers Exiting Passaic Valley Regional Flood Board

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Township Council will hold a special hearing this evening, Oct. 16, and take a vote on whether or not it will stay as one of the municipalities on the Passaic Valley Regional Flood Control Board.  

Cedar Grove, along with Little Falls and Woodland Park, is part of the tri-town flood board that has seen its successes of flood mitigation work through the ...

October is All About Making A Difference for Woodland Park Municipal Alliance

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - October is the busiest month of the year for the Woodland Park Municipal Alliance Against Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, as it plans and hosts several events for the three local schools as well as the public. The Alliance is a volunteer based community group that is funded by the Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.

During Red Ribbon Week, which is Oct. 23-27, ...

2Sweet Relocates From Woodland Park to Little Falls

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Welcoming a steady stream of family members and friends as well as many new faces, 2Sweet held its ribbon cutting on Saturday afternoon, Oct. 15 at its new location at 44 Main St.

The shop, relocated from 279 Browertown Rd. in Woodland Park, is located in a brand new mixed use retail/residential building in the center of town. Local officials ...

Little Falls Approves Final Site Plan for Center Avenue Townhouse Complex

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Little Falls Planning Board approved an amended final site plan for a townhouse complex to be built at 139 Center Ave.

The developer, Highview Homes, LLC, sought to amend prior approval to the plan stemming from 2005, when it first went before the board. Randal Habeeb, attorney for the developer, confirmed that in lieu of prior approval to make affordable units on ...

Little Falls Shows Support For Breast Cancer Awareness

October 17, 2017

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The color of the evening at Duva Field on Saturday, Oct. 14 was pink, as seasonal football games brought out local officials, athletes and attendees to show their support for breast cancer awareness.

Mayor James Damiano, Councilwoman Maria Martini Cordonnier, Councilman Chris Vancheri and Council President Anthony Sgobba handed out pink ribbons and ...

Input Gathered From Residents Impacted by Rose Place Park Project

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Borough held two public information sessions on Monday evening for residents who will be affected by forthcoming work at Rose Place Park.

The sessions were aimed at gathering input from residents whose properties abut the parkland prior to finalizing plans for the "Rose Place Park Woodland Restoration and Enhancement Project." The work will be funded by ...

Cedar Grove Considers Exiting Passaic Valley Regional Flood Board

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Township Council will hold a special hearing this evening, Oct. 16, and take a vote on whether or not it will stay as one of the municipalities on the Passaic Valley Regional Flood Control Board.  

Cedar Grove, along with Little Falls and Woodland Park, is part of the tri-town flood board that has seen its successes of flood mitigation work through the ...

Dump Truck Accident Snarls Traffic For Miles On Route 46 in Little Falls

October 11, 2017

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - A motor vehicle accident turned a sunny afternoon into a traffic nightmare for many travelers on Oct. 10.

At approximately 2:20 p.m., Little Falls police responded to a motor vehicular accident on Route 46 west near the Browertown Road entrance ramp in Woodland Park, according to Lt. James Minnella of the Little Falls Police Department. A dual axle dump truck was ...

Fundraiser Being Planned For Sheriff's Officer Injured in Motorcycle Accident

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - A fundraiser is being set for later this month to help a beloved member of the Passaic County Sheriff's Department.

On April 11, 2017, Todd Kayal, a resident of Woodland Park, was in a motorcycle accident that let him paralyzed from the chest down due to suffering a traumatic spinal cord injury. 

According to a GoFund Me page to help raise funds to ...

Police Revive Totowa Man With Overdose Antidote

TOTOWA, NJ - Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Totowa Police Chief Robert W. Coyle announce that law enforcement officers administered Naloxone to a 33-year-old Totowa man on Aug. 28. Naloxone is a medicine administered by way of a spray into the subject’s nostrils to counteract an opioid overdose.

Totowa police officers deployed Naloxone at 7:30 p.m. to the man.

15 Minute Child Break Presentation Offered by Woodland Park Alliance

October 12, 2017

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - As part its annual observance of Red Ribbon Week, the Woodland Park Municipal Alliance Against Alcoholism and Drug Abuse will present the "15 Minute Child Break" at Beatrice Gilmore School, 1075 McBride Ave., on Wednesday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m.

This free event is open to all parents and guardians. 

This one-hour multimedia program informs, ...

Two Playgrounds Open at Woodland Park's Charles Olbon School

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Two new playgrounds are open for play for the students of Charles Olbon Elementary School, as well as the public outside of school hours.

On Oct. 3, students began to utilize the play equipment, according to Woodland Park School District Superintendent Dr. Michele Pillari. There will be a ribbon cutting later this month. Woodland Park Mayor Keith Kazmark at ...

Passaic Valley High School Expands Professional Development For Its Teaching Staff

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Passaic Valley Regional High School is in the process of expanding professional staff development for teachers this school year. 

According to Dr. JoAnn Cardillo, superintendent, a blended model for staff development is in the works, beginning with the high school's technology initiative.

"Teachers are providing professional development for ...

Little Falls Shows Support For Breast Cancer Awareness

October 17, 2017

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The color of the evening at Duva Field on Saturday, Oct. 14 was pink, as seasonal football games brought out local officials, athletes and attendees to show their support for breast cancer awareness.

Mayor James Damiano, Councilwoman Maria Martini Cordonnier, Councilman Chris Vancheri and Council President Anthony Sgobba handed out pink ribbons and ...

October is All About Making A Difference for Woodland Park Municipal Alliance

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - October is the busiest month of the year for the Woodland Park Municipal Alliance Against Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, as it plans and hosts several events for the three local schools as well as the public. The Alliance is a volunteer based community group that is funded by the Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.

During Red Ribbon Week, which is Oct. 23-27, ...

Local Celebrity Chefs Partner to Host "Dine 4 a Difference" to Benefit The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

VERONA, NJ - Cedar Grove native and Food Network 'Chopped' judge Amanda Freitag, Verona Chef Ariane Duarte and Verona resident Chef Floyd Cardoz have partnered with Newman Cares, Inc., a charitable organization in Verona whose mission is to bring communities and neighbors together and raise fundsand awareness for The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. 

Along ...

Christie, Booker, and Baraka Show Strong Support For Newark To Be Next Amazon HQ

October 16, 2017

A bipartisan trinity of New Jersey politico firepower assembled in downtown Newark to shoot the first salvo needed to score a major economic triumph for New Jersey's largest city: the construction in Newark of the new corporate headquarters for Amazon, the world's largest online retailer.  

All three of the prime politicians in place inside Rutgers Business School on ...

2Sweet Relocates From Woodland Park to Little Falls

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Welcoming a steady stream of family members and friends as well as many new faces, 2Sweet held its ribbon cutting on Saturday afternoon, Oct. 15 at its new location at 44 Main St.

The shop, relocated from 279 Browertown Rd. in Woodland Park, is located in a brand new mixed use retail/residential building in the center of town. Local officials ...

Could New Brunswick Be One Stop Closer to Winning the Amazon HQ?

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A new business magazine in New Jersey, ROI-NJ.com, is reporting that New Brunswick is one of four cities who have advanced to the next round of consideration to potentially receive the state's support to apply to become the home of Amazon's second headquarters.

Yes, this is all very preliminary, as cities and states across the nation are also trying to woo Amazon, ...

2Sweet Relocates From Woodland Park to Little Falls

October 15, 2017

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Welcoming a steady stream of family members and friends as well as many new faces, 2Sweet held its ribbon cutting on Saturday afternoon, Oct. 15 at its new location at 44 Main St.

The shop, relocated from 279 Browertown Rd. in Woodland Park, is located in a brand new mixed use retail/residential building in the center of town. Local officials ...

Local Celebrity Chefs Partner to Host "Dine 4 a Difference" to Benefit The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

VERONA, NJ - Cedar Grove native and Food Network 'Chopped' judge Amanda Freitag, Verona Chef Ariane Duarte and Verona resident Chef Floyd Cardoz have partnered with Newman Cares, Inc., a charitable organization in Verona whose mission is to bring communities and neighbors together and raise fundsand awareness for The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. 

Along ...

Little Falls Shows Support For Breast Cancer Awareness

October 17, 2017

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The color of the evening at Duva Field on Saturday, Oct. 14 was pink, as seasonal football games brought out local officials, athletes and attendees to show their support for breast cancer awareness.

Mayor James Damiano, Councilwoman Maria Martini Cordonnier, Councilman Chris Vancheri and Council President Anthony Sgobba handed out pink ribbons and ...

October is All About Making A Difference for Woodland Park Municipal Alliance

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - October is the busiest month of the year for the Woodland Park Municipal Alliance Against Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, as it plans and hosts several events for the three local schools as well as the public. The Alliance is a volunteer based community group that is funded by the Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.

During Red Ribbon Week, which is Oct. 23-27, ...

Little Falls Approves Final Site Plan for Center Avenue Townhouse Complex

October 13, 2017

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Little Falls Planning Board approved an amended final site plan for a townhouse complex to be built at 139 Center Ave.

The developer, Highview Homes, LLC, sought to amend prior approval to the plan stemming from 2005, when it first went before the board. Randal Habeeb, attorney for the developer, confirmed that in lieu of prior approval to make affordable units on ...

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Dey Mansion Offers Spooky Programming in Advance of Halloween

October 17, 2017

WAYNE, NJ - The Dey Mansion will host several special events this month for all residents.

A superb example of Georgian architecture, the Mansion, located at 199 Totowa Rd., achieved national recognition as Gen. George Washington’s revolutionary war headquarters in the Preakness Valley in July, October and November of 1780.

TOURS AFTER DARK

Tour the Mansion and its grounds after ...