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Residents Encouraged to Shop Small on Small Business Saturday

November 12, 2018

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Borough of Woodland Park celebrates its local small businesses and the contributions they make to the local economy and community.

Mayor Keith Kazmark and the Borough Council issued a proclamation at the Nov. 7 Council meeting marking Nov. 24, 2018 as “Small Business Saturday,” and urged residents of Woodland Park, and communities across the country, to ...

Post Office Mailboxes Burglarized in Woodland Park

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Police Department reports that some time between 11 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7 and 7 a.m. on Nov. 8, the United States Postal Service mail collection boxes located in front of the Woodland Park Post Office, 1017 McBride Ave., were burglarized.

Police say that any mail that was placed into these boxes after 5 p.m. on Nov. 7 may have been compromised and ...

Little Falls Police Announce DUI Roadblock Ahead of Thanksgiving Holiday

November 19, 2018

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Little Falls Police Department Lt. James Briggs announces that the police department will be conducting a driving while intoxicated (DWI) roadblock on East Main Street on Wednesday, Nov. 21.

“In an effort to make our roads safer and reduce crashes attributed to driving while under the influence, the Little Falls Police Department will be conducting ...

Post Office Mailboxes Burglarized in Woodland Park

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Police Department reports that some time between 11 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7 and 7 a.m. on Nov. 8, the United States Postal Service mail collection boxes located in front of the Woodland Park Post Office, 1017 McBride Ave., were burglarized.

Police say that any mail that was placed into these boxes after 5 p.m. on Nov. 7 may have been compromised and ...

Passaic Valley High School Partners with Montclair State University

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - A partnership between Passaic Valley Regional High School (PV) and Montclair State University, School of Communication and Media was signed on Nov. 19 by PV Superintendent Dr. JoAnn Cardillo and MSU Director of Communication and Media Dr. Keith Strudler.

PV is partnering with Montclair State's School of Communication and ...

Local Teachers Unite For Annual Development Day at Passaic Valley High School

Little Falls, NJ - Passaic Valley Regional High School (PV) host its third annual day of development on Nov. 7, uniting all teaching professionals from PV High School and each of its feeder public schools throughout the Little Falls, Woodland Park and Totowa.  

The event was established by PV to ensure all local area teachers are provided the opportunity to foster strong ...

Woodland Park First Aid Squad, American Legion Plan Thanksgiving Dinner for Seniors, Veterans

November 18, 2018

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The West Paterson First Aid Squad and the American Legion Post #238 invite all seniors and veterans in Woodland Park that are not able to be with their families to enjoy dinner with them at a free Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, Nov. 22 from 12 to 4 p.m. Email wpfasevents@gmail.com or call 973-703-2889 to reserve your seat(s). The dinner will be held at Post #238, ...

Woodland Park Elementary School Running Two Collection Drives This Month

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Charles Olbon Elementary School is running two collection drives this month.

The school is accepting donations on behalf of Angels for Animals, a non-profit no-kill rescue group that finds homes for abandoned animals, until Nov. 20. There will be a box available to place items right inside the main entrance. The school is located at 50 Lincoln Lane.

Angels for Animals ...

Sneak Peek at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day 2018 Parade Balloons

November 6, 2018

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – Holiday season anticipation was in the air – literally – as balloons and robotic floats to be used in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade were being tested Saturday morning in a parking lot behind Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford.

Christmas magic was made as the balloons came to life in front of an informal gathering of more than 1,000 ...

Residents Encouraged to Shop Small on Small Business Saturday

November 12, 2018

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Borough of Woodland Park celebrates its local small businesses and the contributions they make to the local economy and community.

Mayor Keith Kazmark and the Borough Council issued a proclamation at the Nov. 7 Council meeting marking Nov. 24, 2018 as “Small Business Saturday,” and urged residents of Woodland Park, and communities across the country, to ...

Thanksgiving Fun Facts & Trivia

November 18, 2018

Turkey or ham? Perhaps a turducken? Whichever traditional centerpiece you go with this Thanksgiving, there’s a chance it wasn’t served during the first holiday dinner in 1621.

Historians believe the Plymouth Pilgrims and Wampanoag tribe shared lobster, rabbit, nuts, carrots, eggs, and dried fruits during the original three-day celebration.

For 154 years, Thanksgiving would ...

Classic Recipe: Bloomfield's Best Rum Spiked Cranberry Jelly Recipe

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  Bloomfield resident Jenn Stilwell's cranberry jelly recipe remains the worst kept secret in the township. First published in 2016 when TAPinto Bloomfield was only a few months old, this recipe will probably be published the weekend before Thanksgiving every year. 

Stilwell's jelly was been the subject of a great deal of chatter ...

239 Cases of Pistachios Have Been Recalled Due to Possible Health Risk

Two hundred thirty nine cases of roasted and salted in shell pistachios have been recalled due to the potential of being contaminated with salmonella, according to the Barcelona Nut Company. A routine test revealed the health issue.

Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes-fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune ...

Holiday Gifts that Keep on Giving

November 12, 2018

Make gift giving easy with unique green gifts that provide weeks and in some cases months and years of beauty. Plus, gifting easy-care blooming plants is an experiential gift that’s ideal for everyone, especially that person on your list who has everything.

Gardeners as well as practical family members and friends will enjoy the dual purpose the Christmas rose (Hellebore) provides. This ...

Election Results

November 6, 2018

Results for local election races are as follows, 8 from the Passaic County Clerk's Office. Results are not yet official. For updates, visit www.passaiccountynj.org/electionresults. 

UNITED STATES SENATE

REP - Bob Hugin - 1,210,986
DEM - Robert Menendez - 1,470379
UNA - Tricia Flanagan - 13,917
UNA - Natalie Lynn Rivera - 16,892
UNA - ...

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Little Falls Police Announce DUI Roadblock Ahead of Thanksgiving Holiday

November 19, 2018

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Little Falls Police Department Lt. James Briggs announces that the police department will be conducting a driving while intoxicated (DWI) roadblock on East Main Street on Wednesday, Nov. 21.

“In an effort to make our roads safer and reduce crashes attributed to driving while under the influence, the Little Falls Police Department will be conducting ...