Passaic Valley Top Stories

August 14, 2018

LITTLE FALLS/WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy today declared a state of emergency for Bergen, Essex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Passaic counties, which will help assist in recovery efforts in the areas affected by flash flooding which occurred on Aug. 11. Murphy and other officials toured a Little ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - On Monday evening, Gov. Phil Murphy and other officials toured a Little Falls neighborhood off Paterson Avenue near the Woodland Park border devastated by flash flooding that occurred on Aug. 12. Led by Little Falls Mayor James Damiano and Woodland Park Mayor Keith Kazmark, ...

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LITTLE FALLS/WOODLAND PARK, NJ -  As flood waters receded on Sunday, Aug. 12, residents and officials in the area began to clean up following the flash flooding that occurred. Both Little Falls and Woodland Park mayors have declared a State of Emergency. Department of Public Works crews were ...

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LITTLE FALLS/WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Heavy rain on top of already saturated grounds resulted in severe flash flooding throughout the Passaic Valley area on Saturday afternoon, Aug. 11. The Peckman River, which runs through Little Falls and Woodland Park, overflowed its banks causing flash flooding ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Jayden Perez, 9, who last year organized a toy drive that garnered over 1,100 toys and $10,000 for those affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, is working to continue his charitable endeavors. He has been selected to serve on the 2018 kids board of directors for Kid Box, ...

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WOODLAND PARK - The Woodland Park Police Department graduated its first ever Junior Police Academy on July 20. The week-long academy was held at Memorial School from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day. Thanks to the academy sponsors – which included the American Legion Post #238, Anthony ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ – Passaic Valley Summer Theater is gearing up to present its main stage production, “RENT: School Edition,” on July 26, 27 and 28, and its junior production, “13,” on Aug. 3 and 4 “RENT: School Edition” will be performed July 26, 27 and 28 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Twins Tori and Vanessa Hackett of Woodland Park qualified for the National Track and Field Junior Olympics, which runs from July 24-29. The 8-year-old girls first had to qualify at the New Jersey Junior Olympics. They then had to place top five in the National Region 2 Junior ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders is seeking the public's input on proposed improvements to Rifle Camp Park in Woodland Park. The event will be on Wednesday, July 25 at 6 p.m. in Woodland Park's Borough Hall, located at 5 Brophy Lane. View the conceptual plans for ...

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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 ...

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