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March is Red Cross Month

The American Red Cross sets aside the month of March as Red Cross Month, a time to celebrate our every day heroes who help their neighbors when they need it most.

The Red Cross depends on compassionate local individuals to deliver help and hope to people in need during an emergency. Last year, the Red Cross New Jersey Region responded to more than 760 local disasters such as home fires and provided emergency assistance to more than 1,800 displaced families; collected 89,100 units of blood; provided 3,500 military family case services; and trained 116,100 individuals with life-saving skills in preparedness, CPR, AED use, first aid and aquatics.

March is a great time to become part of the Red Cross. It’s easy. You can make a difference in your community by becoming a Red Cross volunteer, blood donor or financial contributor by going to You can also help make your own family safer this March by taking two simple steps: Practice your family’s fire escape plan and test your smoke alarms. More information and free tools are available at

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The Red Cross is not a government agency; it relies on donations of time, money, and blood to do its work. An average of 91 cents of every dollar the Red Cross spends is invested in humanitarian services and programs.

People can also help the Red Cross while filing their 2016 NJ State Tax Returns. Donations can be made by checking box 64 on the NJ-1040 Form and entering Code 14 for the American Red Cross-NJ Fund.

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Mon, March 19, 1:00 PM

Alfred Baumann Library, Woodland Park

Tax Talk with H&R Block


Mon, March 19, 1:00 PM

Alfred Baumann Public Library, Woodland Park

Tax Talk - How will the tax reform impact you?


Wed, March 21, 1:00 PM

Totowa Public Library, Totowa

'Home Again' Screening

Arts & Entertainment

Wed, March 21, 5:15 PM

Totowa Public Library, Totowa

QuickBooks workshop


Washington Park School Will Present "The Lion King"

March 19, 2018

TOTOWA, NJ - Washington Park School will present a production of the award-winning musical "The Lion King." Curtains rise on Thursday, March 22 at 7 p.m. and runs until Saturday, March 24 at the Washington Park School Gymnasium, 10 Crews St., Totowa.

Performances are as follows:

March 22 at 7 p.m.

March 23 at 7 p.m.

March 24 at 7 ...