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Little Falls, Woodland Park and Totowa Join Together In Newly Redesigned Flood Board

April 25, 2018

The Borough of Woodland Park, Township of Little Falls and Borough of Totowa have joined together in a newly redesigned Passaic Valley Regional Flood Control Board.

Last November, the Township of Cedar Grove determined that since the impact of possible flooding from the Passaic River and the Peckman River have a much greater impact on the Woodland Park and Little Falls, by ordinance it ...

Woodland Park Council Adopts 2018 Budget

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Borough Council at its April 18 meeting adopted its 2018 budget.

“We were looking at a significant increase,” Mayor Keith Kazmark said, noting at the tax hike was looking at well exceeding $100 on the average home. 

However through the efforts of the Mayor and Council, he added, the budget was trimmed to result in what will be an ...

Road Re-surfacing Projects To Resume in Woodland Park

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - This spring, the Borough will conclude its 15-year Road Re-Surfacing Program with the re-paving of Briarwood Court, Van Winkle Court, and parts of Mt. Pleasant Avenue (from Fritz Lane near Browertown Road to Bartsch Avenue, and Rose Place to Chestnut Grove Road).

Additionally, Van Winkle Court, Briarwood Court, the upper portion of Brophy Lane where it meets Mt. Pleasant ...

Officials Recover Body of Missing Man At Garret Reservation in Woodland Park

April 26, 2018

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Police have recovered the body of a missing man in a pond located within Garret Mountain Reservation in Woodland Park, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Passaic County Sheriff Richard H. Berdnik announced. The body of Samuel Nunez, 37, of Paterson, was located at approximately 11:48, a.m. on April 25.

Nunez had been reported missing ...

Boys Lacrosse: Panthers Get Second Wind in Second Quarter for 15-8 Win Over Passaic Valley

April 24, 2018

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Cedar Grove boys lacrosse team rebounded from an early season hiccup as a 15-8 victory over Passaic Valley gives the Panthers their second win in a row.

“As a coach I like games like this…it’s nice to be down and to get back up,” said Cedar Grove Head Coach David Bucchino.

The Panthers entered the second quarter down 4-1 after a surprising ...

Passaic Valley High School One of First Five in the Nation to Present Disney Pilot Production of "Freaky Friday"

April 24, 2018

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Passaic Valley High School theater department will be presenting "Freaky Friday" this weekend.

"We are honored and excited to be a part of the Disney Theatrical Licensing Pilot Program," said director Jennifer Shue. "The pilot program chooses a select group of schools throughout the country to mount a production of a Disney musical before it ...

PHOTO GALLERY: Washington Park's School's Performance of "The Lion King"

TOTOWA, NJ - Washington Park School's performance of the award-winning musical "The Lion King" took place on Thursday, March 22 at 7 p.m. through Saturday, March 24 at the Washington Park School Gymnasium, 10 Crews St., Totowa.

 

 

Woodland Park Students Get Lessons in Veterinary Science, Animals

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The fifth grade class at Memorial School received a visit from veterinarian Dr. Mark Salemi on April 18. Dr. Salemi serves as a Woodland Park Board of Education member and is co-owner of Northside Animal Hospital in Staten Island, N.Y.

The students learned that a veterinarian utilizes many subjects in their daily work including math, science and biology and especially ...

Passaic Valley Unico Helps Restock Shelves of Military Assistance Pantry

April 23, 2018

PATERSON, NJ - Members of the Great Falls Rotary Club and Passaic County Board of Realtors were joined at the Military Assistance Pantry on Ward Street on Saturday by members Passaic Valley UNICO to restock the shelves full of food and other goods for collection and use by area veterans.

According to a report by Rotary Club member Debby Flower, Chuck Russo of Passaic Valley UNICO read media ...

Little Falls To Honor Fallen Heroes with Annual Memorial Day Parade

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Township of Little Falls will hold its annual Memorial Day parade on Saturday, May 26 beginning at 10 a.m. The parade will begin at Little Falls School No. 3 and all participants will march up Main Street to Memorial Park on Wilmore Road to complete the parade around 11:15 a.m.

Once the parade concludes, a ceremony at Wilmore Park ...

Middle School Health Club Gets Visit from Woodland Park EMTs

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Memorial Middle School's Health Club, under its advisor, school nurse Teresa Carbonelli, received a visit at their April 11 meeting from five members of the WP First Aid Squad.

Capt. Andy Dillon explained to the students how the squad formed and how it operates. "A lot of us pick this up for many different reasons," he said, asking the students why they are ...

Millennials Embrace Family Travel - Move Over Baby Boomers

April 25, 2018

FLORHAM PARK NJ - Eighty-eight million Americans are planning to take family vacations this year, the largest group planning getaways are millennials.

"Just like generations before them, millennials see a family vacation as one of the best ways to create memories and reconnect with loved ones," said Rick Del Nero, AAA Northeast Vice President of Travel. "No matter ...

Passaic Valley High School One of First Five in the Nation to Present Disney Pilot Production of "Freaky Friday"

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Passaic Valley High School theater department will be presenting "Freaky Friday" this weekend.

"We are honored and excited to be a part of the Disney Theatrical Licensing Pilot Program," said director Jennifer Shue. "The pilot program chooses a select group of schools throughout the country to mount a production of a Disney musical before it ...

PHOTO GALLERY: Washington Park's School's Performance of "The Lion King"

TOTOWA, NJ - Washington Park School's performance of the award-winning musical "The Lion King" took place on Thursday, March 22 at 7 p.m. through Saturday, March 24 at the Washington Park School Gymnasium, 10 Crews St., Totowa.

 

 

Hurricane Sports Grill Holds Grand Opening

April 23, 2018

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Local officials officially cut the ribbon on Saturday, April 21, to welcome Hurricane Sports Grill to the Borough. The chain opened its first location in New Jersey in Woodland Park at 1530 Route 46 west, next to Fairway market.

A fast casual restaurant, Hurricane Sports Grill is an offshoot of Hurricane Grill & Wings. The Woodland Park eatery will ...

Plans Are In The Works For Totowa Day On June 9

TOTOWA, NJ - Totowa Day is being planned for Saturday, June 9 on the grounds of Washington Park School from 3 to 7:30 p.m.

Come and enjoy an afternoon and evening of entertainment and fun. Rain date is June 10.

There will be live bands, bounce rides, carnival games, vendors, food trucks, a beer garden, stage events, local business booths and much more. There will also be fireworks at 9 ...

Whole Foods Coming to Wayne

WAYNE, NJ - Wayne Mayor Chris Vergano announced on Facebook that Whole Foods would be coming to the township. 

"Congratulations to Whole Foods on their decision to move into our town at the former A&P shopping center on Valley Road," he wrote. 

The former A&P site has been vacant since November 2016. There have been two failed attempts at the site for ...

Plans Are In The Works For Totowa Day On June 9

April 18, 2018

TOTOWA, NJ - Totowa Day is being planned for Saturday, June 9 on the grounds of Washington Park School from 3 to 7:30 p.m.

Come and enjoy an afternoon and evening of entertainment and fun. Rain date is June 10.

There will be live bands, bounce rides, carnival games, vendors, food trucks, a beer garden, stage events, local business booths and much more. There will also be fireworks at 9 ...

Eggs Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination Sold in New Jersey

April 22, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC — Some 207 million eggs from a farm in Hyde County, N.C., have been recalled due to possible salmonella contamination. The eggs were sold to consumers in nine states, including New Jersey, and there have been 22 illnesses reported to date, according to the Food & Drug Administration.

Rose Acre Farms of Seymour, Ind., is voluntarily recalling the eggs because they have ...

Plant Lilies for a Summer Garden of Elegant and Fragrant Blooms

April 25, 2018

Lilies add long-lasting color and fragrance to flower gardens and summer bouquets. These stately flowers provide vertical interest and blend nicely with other perennials. And best of all, with very little care, you’ll be enjoying them for years to come.

Plant different types of lilies to extend your enjoyment from early summer into fall. The colorful and often fragrant blossoms add ...

Select the Best Tomatoes for Your Garden and Table

Sliced, sauced, or cooked in your favorite recipe; tomatoes are a favorite and versatile vegetable. What’s more, they taste best when grown and harvested from your own garden or container.

Ensure the best flavor and greatest results by selecting the most disease-resistant varieties and growing your tomatoes in full sun and moist, well-drained soil.

Select plants with the growth habit ...

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Corrado Encourages New Jerseyans to Help Fight Addiction; Saturday, April 28 is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

April 26, 2018

Saturday, April 28 is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Senator Kristin Corrado (R-40) encouraged New Jersey families across the state to help fight drug abuse by participating in this National Prescription Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 28.

“As a community, it’s important that we each do our part in helping to prevent drug addiction,” Corrado said. “On ...