Passaic Valley Top Stories

January 15, 2019

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Ok, it's weather time! Winter kicked off in the Nation’s midsection this past weekend enjoying a healthy swath of snow from KC to DC on to AC (while points north around the tri-state were spared, for now). Speaking of football, game time temps in KC this Sunday are expected to be ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - West Paterson Fire Department Chief Paul Salomone Jr. and Assistant Chief Andrew Roehrich were sworn in at the Jan. 2 Borough Council meeting into their positions. Salomone and Roehrich where both reelected into their positions at the Department meeting in December. They are ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Borough of Woodland Park held a swearing in ceremony on New Year's Day of Council Members Tina Gatti, Tracy Kallert and Vincent DeCesare. Congresswoman-Elect Mikie Sherrill administered the Oath of Office to the trio of incumbents who were re-elected in November. "What ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Councilman William “Bill” Liess served at his last Township Council meeting on Dec. 17 and was honored for his 13 dedicated years of service. Freeholder Director Cassandra Lazzara and Mayor James Damiano, along with the Township Council members, presented Liess with a plaque for ...

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LITTLE FALLS/WOODLAND PARK, NJ-  Little Falls Emergency Management Coordinator Sgt. Gianduso, along with the Phil Simone, Department of Public Works Director, and Mayor James Damiano met with officials from Woodland Park and the Army Corps of Engineers to further discuss the flooding issues ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Tomorrow, Friday, Dec. 14 at 11 a.m., Little Falls Township Police will load up their five ton military vehicle with approximately 350 toys they collected for the Toys for Tots program and deliver them to the Picatinny Arsenal. The police department proudly reached their goal ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Woodland Park American Legion Post #238 held its annual Pearl Harbor Remembrance on Dec. 6 at the post on Mt. Pleasant Ave. Assisting in the event were members of Woodland Park Cub Scout Pack 31 and the legion’s Ladies Auxiliary. Councilman Joe Spinelli presented the legion ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Mayor Keith Kazmark and the Borough Council on Dec. 5 promoted Woodland Park Police Department Lieutenants John Uzzalino and Luigi DeLuca to Captain before a packed house in Council Chambers. "You will never find a person who would have anything bad to say about either of ...

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TOTOWA, NJ - Two women from the reality TV series "Mob Wives," which aired on VH-1 for six seasons, hosted a grand opening of their Italian restaurant and pizzeria Pizza Nostra on Dec. 1. Pizza Nostra on Union Boulevard is owned by RaMona Rizzo, granddaughter of  Benjamin Ruggiero (aka Lefty ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The West Paterson Fire Department has welcomed three new firefighters. Rey Irizarry, Chris Luncero and Josch Navalas recently graduated from the Passaic County Fire Academy along with 64 other firefighters from Passaic County. The three men finished the six month training ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Woodland Park distributed over 30 turkeys and the "fixins" to local families who need a helping hand this Thanksgiving. The Borough sends its thanks to Fairway Market, who generously donates every year to the collection effort drive. This year, they donated 25 turkeys. A number ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Bright Beginners Academy, LLC has opened its fourth location, in Little Falls, on Paterson Avenue. Bright Beginners Academy I, II, III and IIII are family owned and operated centers serving children from 6 weeks to 13-years-old providing child care, pre-school and before and ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - As students wore boots as part of a dress down day for Red Ribbon Week, Beatrice Gilmore School's Jayden Perez, 9, spoke to his peers on Oct. 25 ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Owners of The Fine Grind announced on Tuesday the temporary closing of their Little Falls location due to "financial hardships," according to posts made on the cafe's Facebook page, Instagram and website. “The Fine Grind is very important to us and we are going to try to find ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Dozens of community members, leaders and business people gathered at Dowling Gardens on Oct. 10 to take part in the Woodland Park Stigma Task Force's candlelight vigil. The event, held on World Mental Health Day allowed those attending to reflect, remember and to bring hope for ...

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