Press Releases

August 16, 2018

TOTOWA, NJ - The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the Passaic County Sheriff's Department and the Department of Senior Services will present a free five week Senior Police Academy this fall. The academy will be held Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 8:45 a.m. to 12 noon at the Department of ...

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PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ - A Career Resource Event and Job Fair will be sponsored by the School of Continuing and Professional Education at William Paterson University and the Passaic County One Stop System on Friday, Aug. 24, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1600 Valley Rd., Wayne. Companies invited to ...

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TOTOWA, NJ - There's a great new way to save lots of money at all of the best local shops, and you’ll be supporting the Totowa PAL at the same time. Reusable discount cards give cardholders access to exclusive promotions from the best local shops. They are being sold for $20 each by players to ...

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LITTLE FALLS - There will be a free field hockey clinic on Monday, Aug. 13 at Passaic Valley High School from 9 to 11 a.m. Certified coaches will have an assortment of fun activities for girls grades 3 to 8 to try the sport of field hockey. All equipment provided, bring a water bottle and join in ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - A tricky tray fundraiser and super 50/50 is being sponsored by West Paterson Volunteer Fire Department Co. 3, serving the Borough of Woodland Park, on Friday, Sept. 21 at the Boys & Girls Club of Clifton, 822 Clifton Ave., Clifton. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
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Five little girls in one litter can only mean one thing…..divas! Of course one family name comes to mind when we think of prima donnas, the Kardashians. Born on April 24, 2018, these girls are quite the head turners. Kim, Khloe, Kourtney, Kendall and Kylie each have their own unique personality and ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Save The Animals Rescue Team (S.T.A.R.T.) is running an early bird special for its 18th annual tricky tray, which will be held on Sunday, Sept. 16 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 690 Route 46 east, Fairfield. Purchase tickets by Aug. 15 for $55 per person.

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Bella is a pint-sized 8-month-old Terrier mix who is playful and sweet. Bugsy is a 4-month-old Terrier mix rescued from the streets of Puerto Rico. Both are good with other dogs and children. Check our Petfinder page to see more adoptables. Meet some of them on Saturdays at the Petco, 1 Route 46 ...

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Passaic County Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty to Animals Announces Shutdown of Law Enforcement Division   The Board of Directors and the Command Staff of the Passaic County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (PCSPCA) announced it is shutting down its Law ...

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These two brothers were rescued by, you guessed it, a gentleman named Tom! There are actually four of these little guys and they were born on April 1, 2018. All four are adorable black and white tuxedos, differing only in random markings. Tom Cruise has a little black goatee and Tom Selleck has ...

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Hard to imagine because of their size difference but these two are both cuddle bugs. Due to a change in circumstance, 5-year-old Bean, a Pit Bull Terrier, lost his home. This big lug gets along well with cats, dogs and children. If you are lucky enough to share his bed, he might steal the pillow.

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Does your family have a new dog or puppy that needs to get trained? You do not have to spend a fortune training Fido. Come to Passaic County's free dog training sessions in Goffle Brook Park’s dog run in Hawthorne, on Lafayette Ave. in Hawthorne. Classes are held every Monday and Thursday from 6 ...

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You don't need a gym membership to get fit and exercise. Goffle Brook Park features an outdoor fitness circuit available to anyone. Get classes from trained professionals on how to use our equipment, and use those lessons all year round. All classes are designed for every level, and you can come ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Parks Appreciation Day is an annual event designed to encourage people to get outside and enjoy local open space. Parks Appreciation Day will be on Saturday, July 28 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Garret Mountain Reservation, 8 Mountain Ave., Woodland Park. There will be free and ...

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Born on March 22, this troop of kittens is full of energy! Five in all, the tabbies could not be a happier bunch. They will surely keep you entertained, watching their crazy antics. They love wrestling with each other, but their favorite toys have probably been shoelaces and their mom’s tail. (Mom ...

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Passaic County is offering free yoga classes this summer. Classes are held at Garret Mountain Reservation's Overlook Park, located on 8 Mountain Ave., Woodland Park, every Thursday morning from 9 to 10 a.m. until Aug. 30. Classes are also held on Mondays from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Dey Mansion, ...

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On June 26, the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders voted to award a $443,618.55 contract for the Dey Mansion Garden Restoration Project. The Dey Mansion Gardens were designed by the famed Olmsted Brothers Landscape Architecture Firm in 1935, but it has been heavily degraded and only a ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Located at 11 Paterson Ave., Falls Creamery in Little Falls welcomes its fourth summer season! The Creamery opened in June of 2015, proudly serving local residents. Every year, they have been proud to watch as ice cream lovers from all over New Jersey have come for ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park spray park, located in Zaccaria Park on Rifle Camp Road, has opened for the season and will operate daily until Sept. 2 (closed July 4). Pricing: SEASON PASSES: Residents - $15; non-residents $20 DAILY PASSES - $5 per child Children under 2 are ...

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Although they have somber expressions, both of these guys are well adjusted, mild mannered fellows. Stitch, a Lhasa Apso mix and Codie, a Collie/Labrador Retriever mix, are two year-olds rescued from Puerto Rico. They are happy, playful and good with other dogs and children. Check our Petfinder ...

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TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney introduced legislation today allowing law enforcement officers obtain, administer and dispense opioid antidotes without a prescription.  “State law isn’t clear if the police need a prescription to possess and administer Narcan,” said Rooney (R-Bergen).

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Fine Grind will be celebrating its 13th birthday at The Fine Grind Coffee Bar, located at 101 Newark-Pompton Turnpike in Little Falls on Saturday, June 30 from 1 to 4 p.m. Little Falls Mayor James Damiano will be cutting the cake with Fine Grind owners Rhonda and Jon Mallek, ...

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Tap your toes and feel the beat during the PALS Plus Great Library Tour.  PALS Plus, the rockin’ library consortium of the best Passaic and Essex County libraries invites you to be first in line, on June 25, to pick up your VIP Ticket to The Great Library Tour at your local library. The special VIP ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney has introduced legislation protecting first responders from liability when rescuing animals locked in vehicles in extreme weather conditions. “It’s illegal to lock a pet in a car in extreme heat or cold, but if first responders break a window to free the ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Public Service Electric & Gas Company (PSE&G) will be inspecting natural gas meters in Woodland Park to ensure the continued safety and reliability of gas services. “Customer safety is our number one priority,” said Joe Forline, vice president of gas operations for ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders is seeking resident input on proposed improvements to Rifle Camp Park in Woodland Park. The input meeting will be on Wednesday, July 25 at 6 p.m. in Woodland Park's Borough Hall, located at 5 Brophy Lane. The design can be viewed ...

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The Woodland Park Boys & Girls Club is planning registration dates for its summer street hockey program. The program is offered to all residents of Woodland Park, Cedar Grove, Totowa and Little Falls, who are currently in kindergarten to eight grade. The program will run the first week of ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Volunteers are needed for the Passaic County Women’s Center/Woodland Park Domestic Violence Response Team. Are you interested in making a difference in the community? If so, the team is seeking volunteers to assist with survivors of domestic violence. Selected applicants will ...

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Isabelle is an American Shorthair who is full of energy. She is always ready to play with people she is comfortable with. She loves playing with toys that have all the bells whistles, but is just as content to romp around in an empty cardboard box. Once Isabelle is comfortable with you she will ...

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The West Paterson Soccer Association is now registering for its fall 2018-spring 2019 soccer season. Register by June 17 at www.wpsoccer.org. WPSA teams are open to boys and girls from all area towns. The program is a feeder program to Passaic Valley Regional High School. If you have questions, ...

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