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Affordable Housing Plans Detailed By Woodland Park Mayor

July 17, 2018

WOODLAND PARK, NJ – Through a Facebook Live Town Hall, Mayor Keith Kazmark on July 16 detailed the borough’s plans to satisfy the municipality’s affordable housing obligation.

Overall, plans call for the possibility of 826 prospective, new units to be added in a number of locations with 15% of those being affordable housing and the remainder ...

Facebook Live Event By Woodland Park Mayor To Focus On Affordable Housing

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Mayor Keith Kazmark will host a Facebook Live Town Hall on the affordable housing settlement decision on Monday, July 16 at 7 p.m.

Watch from anywhere by connecting to www.facebook.com/keith.kazmark.3. If you can’t make it, the video will be published to the Mayor’s page so you can watch it at a later date. Questions and concerns can be submitted ahead of the ...

Little Falls Student Competing in National Lacrosse Tournament

July 17, 2018

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -  Jack Donovan, son of Michael and Lynn Donovan of Little Falls, has been named as a 2018 Maverik National Lacrosse All-Star and has been selected to attend the Maverik National Lacrosse Academy to be held July 16-19 in Frederica, Del. at the DE Turf Sportsplex. 

Jack will be playing middle for the Long Island Team.  He will be a 7th grader in the fall at ...

Sports, Medicine, and the Opioid Crisis at Yogi Berra Museum in Little Falls on July 21

LITTLE FALLS NJ - The Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center will host an in-depth conversation about the national opioid crisis on July 21. The event will run from 3 to 5 p.m. 

Dr. Robert L. Johnson, Dean of Rutgers New Jersey Medical School will lead the conversation about opioids and sports with a question and answer period to follow. 

There will also be a presentation ...

Rutgers Hikes Tuition, Student Fees for 2018-2019 Academic Year

July 19, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University Board of Governors approved a 2.3 percent hike in tuition and fees, as well as increases for dorm rooms and meals, for the 2018-2019 academic year.

The increase now brings the annual cost for undergraduate students to $14,975, which is $337 more than this past school year.

Student housing will increase 1.9 percent, and dining ...

Woodland Park Alliance, Library plan reading initiative

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - THe Woodland Park Municipal Alliance Against Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, the Alfred H. Baumann Free Public Library and On the Border Restaurant have joined together for a special family reading initiative.

Come to the library beginning on Aug. 1 to pick up a free copy of "The Story of Ferdinand the Bull" (while supplies last) and read the book together as a family.

Woodland Park National Radio Host Joins TAPInto with New Column

TAPInto Fair Lawn & Glen Rock is pleased to announce a new column, “Conversations with Joan Herrmann,” that will premiere in June. Herrmann is a Woodland Park resident.

Most people know Joan as a national radio host who brings inspiring knowledge from experts in a vast range of fields. Her “Change Your Attitude Change Your Life” mantra has been ingrained in my head ...

Woodland Park Alliance, Library plan reading initiative

July 13, 2018

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - THe Woodland Park Municipal Alliance Against Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, the Alfred H. Baumann Free Public Library and On the Border Restaurant have joined together for a special family reading initiative.

Come to the library beginning on Aug. 1 to pick up a free copy of "The Story of Ferdinand the Bull" (while supplies last) and read the book together as a family.

Save The Date For The Annual Passaic County Fair

July 19, 2018

The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders in partnership with Friends of Passaic County Parks, Inc. will be hosting the annual county fair from Thursday, Aug. 16 to Sunday, Aug. 19 at Garret Mountain Reservation.

The County Fair will be open from 6 to 11 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and 3 to 11 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Festivities will include fireworks on Friday and Saturday, ...

Dance the Night Away at Woodland Park's Next Summer Concert

WOODLAND PARK, NJ -  Woodland Park's Summer Concert Series continues on Friday, July 13 with a free concert by Emerald Experience at Dowling Gardens. Enjoy food and vendors from 6 to 9 p.m. including an ice cream truck and clown. Concert will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Bring your chairs/blankets and bug spray.

Emerald Experience has been performing throughout the tri-state area ...

Woodland Park Library Sponsors Kids Concert in the Park

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Alfred Baumann Public Library in Woodland Park is sponsoring a family concert at Dowling Gardens on Wednesday, July 11 at 6:30 p.m. featuring Kurt Gallagher.

Dowling Gardens is located at Dowling Parkway at McBride Avenue.

All are welcome to this family event for all ages.

Gallagher has been performing throughout the tri-state area for over 20 years at schools, ...

Woodland Park National Radio Host Joins TAPInto with New Column

July 10, 2018

TAPInto Fair Lawn & Glen Rock is pleased to announce a new column, “Conversations with Joan Herrmann,” that will premiere in June. Herrmann is a Woodland Park resident.

Most people know Joan as a national radio host who brings inspiring knowledge from experts in a vast range of fields. Her “Change Your Attitude Change Your Life” mantra has been ingrained in my head ...

Sports, Medicine, and the Opioid Crisis at Yogi Berra Museum in Little Falls on July 21

July 13, 2018

LITTLE FALLS NJ - The Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center will host an in-depth conversation about the national opioid crisis on July 21. The event will run from 3 to 5 p.m. 

Dr. Robert L. Johnson, Dean of Rutgers New Jersey Medical School will lead the conversation about opioids and sports with a question and answer period to follow. 

There will also be a presentation ...

Air Quality Alert Issued for Northern New Jersey until 11 p.m. July 10

NEWARK, NJ - On sunny and hot days, heat and sunlight react with hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides emitted by internal combustion engines like automobiles, trucks and gasoline powered lawn equipment. These mix to form a ground-level layer of ozone.

The National Weather Service issued an air quality alert for Bergen, Essex, Passaic, Union and Hudson counties in New Jersey until ...

Summer Care for Perennial Gardens

July 17, 2018

Keep your perennial gardens looking their best throughout the hot summer months with a bit of midsummer grooming and care. Investing time midseason means you’ll be enjoying beautiful gardens now through the end of the growing season.

Start by deadheading, removing faded flowers, to improve the plants’ overall appearance. It won’t extend bloom time on all perennials, but will ...

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To Our Current and Future Representatives

July 17, 2018

To Our Current and Future Representatives - Wherever They May Be:

We can never forget we are a nation of immigrants. 

We cannot fall prey to fear, ignorance and anger when we  have been historically driven by freedom and justice. 

We must have the courage and will to fight hate, bigotry and prejudice. 

We must not wake up to what we hoped was a bad dream and ...

Murphy Administration Takes Action to Help Smokers Quit

July 17, 2018

TRENTON, NJ – The Murphy administration on July 16 announced new steps to help New Jersey Medicaid recipients quit using tobacco by making it easier to receive tobacco cessation medications and counseling.

“Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death and disease in New Jersey, leading to chronic lung disease, heart disease, stroke and cancer,” said New Jersey Human ...