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Homeowners Facing Foreclosure Get Free Mediation Counseling Against Lenders

August 14, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - A new state program will offer mediation counseling services to New Jersey residents facing foreclosure, giving them at least a fighting chance when going up against lenders during the legal process.

The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency is using $1 million to fund the program to help up to 2,000 homeowners facing foreclosure. Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver announced the new ...

Little Falls Woman Charged with Endangering the Welfare of Three Week Old Infant

August 13, 2018

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -  Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Clifton Police Chief Mark P. Centurione announce that, Zahra Sharifnezhadazizi, 30, of Little Falls, was charged with two counts related to the endangering the welfare of her three-week-old infant.

The incident occurred on Aug. 8, when Sharifnezhadazizi left her three-week-old infant unattended in a ...

Gov. Murphy Making Good on Promise for Free Community College

August 7, 2018

TRENTON, NJ— Some county college students around the state could attend classes in 2019 for free thanks to a pilot program launched by Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration on Aug. 6.

The program, the Community College Innovation Challenge, is the first phase of the governor’s initiative to provide two years of community college free for students across the state. It was ...

School Board Candidates For November Election Announced

The Passaic County Clerk's Office has announced the names of the candidates running for local school Board of Education seats.

LITTLE FALLS

Lauren Verdi
Frederick "Fred" DeMarco
Douglas Jandoli   ...

Summer reading program ends Aug. 19 in Woodland Park

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Alfred Baumann Library's annual Summer Reading Program for children and teens, “Libraries Rock!” ends on Aug. 19. It’s not too late to join! The library encourages all children and teens to participate.

"Participating in summer reading at the library is one of the best ways to prevent summer slide," said Allie Steiger, youth services ...

Fundraisers Planned For Little Falls, Woodland Park Flood Victims

August 14, 2018

LITTLE FALLS/WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Little Falls and Woodland Park communities have rallied in support of the victims of flash flooding on Aug. 11.

The Little Falls Athletic Club has launched a GoFundMe page to raise money to purchase gift cards to retailers such as ShopRite, Home Depot, Target, etc. for affected residents to help them get back on their feet. The page is located at ...

Passaic County Fair Offers Four Days of Fun For The Whole Family

August 10, 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. Admission is free. Parking is $5 per car. Festivities will include ...

Homeowners Facing Foreclosure Get Free Mediation Counseling Against Lenders

August 14, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - A new state program will offer mediation counseling services to New Jersey residents facing foreclosure, giving them at least a fighting chance when going up against lenders during the legal process.

The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency is using $1 million to fund the program to help up to 2,000 homeowners facing foreclosure. Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver announced the new ...

Little Falls Valley Spa Sells Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Winning For $218,881

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $218,881 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Aug. 10 drawing. The winning numbers were: 04, 12, 18, 28 and 34 and the XTRA number was: 03.

The lucky retailer that sold the winning ticket is Valley Spa, 61 East Main St., in Little Falls.

“We are thrilled that the winning jackpot ticket was sold at ...

Macy's Backstage at Willowbrook Mall in Wayne Set To Open

WAYNE, NJ - Join in for the grand opening of Macy’s Backstage at Willowbrook Mall in Wayne on Saturday, Aug. 18 at 10 a.m.  

Be one of the first 200 customers to arrive and you’ll receive a "Scratch, Win, Smile" scratch-off card. During the event, be sure to shop to the tunes of a live DJ. Snap a photo at the selfie-station and post your photo ...

Candidates for Passaic County Seats, Local Municipal Councils Announced

August 7, 2018

The Passaic County Clerk's Office has announced the names of the candidates running for County Clerk, the Board of Chosen Freeholder Board and local municipal council seats.

COUNTY CLERK

Ronald Fava of Clifton - Rep.
Danielle Ireland-Imhof of Hawthorne - Dem.

BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS

Gary Passenti of Clifton - Rep. 
Lori Mambelli of Totowa - ...

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Taking A Stand For Quality Health Care Coverage

August 10, 2018

Washington’s heated rhetoric and constant attempts to sabotage health care coverage is causing uncertainty these days for far too many families. It’s not right, so here in New Jersey we are fighting back and taking a stand for quality health care coverage.

Under Governor Phil Murphy’s leadership, New Jersey is fighting back against President Trump’s effort to undo ...

Totowa PAL Launches Annual Discount Card Fundraiser

August 10, 2018

TOTOWA, NJ - There's a great new way to save lots of money at all of the best local shops, and you’ll be supporting the Totowa PAL at the same time.

Reusable discount cards give cardholders access to exclusive promotions from the best local shops. They are being sold for $20 each by players to raise money for the program and are valid for a period of ...