Press Releases

December 9, 2018

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - It is that time of year again, everyone getting packages delivered for the holidays. Unfortunately that brings out the not so nice people that want to steal your packages when you are not home. Please follow these tips from the Woodland Park Police Department to help prevent ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ —The holidays are a time for friends, family, and co-workers to come together in celebration. Wherever you are — whether at an office party, a family member’s home, or out at the bar — it is essential that you make the lifesaving choice to drive sober when the party ends. To ...

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Sammi and her family were rescued from a local yard. While they were running around and playing outside, we know the outside life is not ideal, especially for kittens. And once inside, these guys agreed. Born in April of 2018, this little girl and her twin sister, Miggy, are both beautiful with ...

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A Holiday House Tour will be sponsored by The Little Falls Woman's Club on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Snow date Dec. 9) Come share our past with pride and look with great expectations to a bright future in Historic Little Falls, Tickets are $25 each and include light ...

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Susan G. Komen North Jersey recently held its first Pink Champagne Lunch & Fashion Show at Mayfair Farms in West Orange. The event was led by Pink Champagne Lunch Committee members Sonia Best, Fine Lines Salon; Dorothy Goldberg, CWI Design; Sally Glick, Sobel & Co, LLC; Catherine Lee, ...

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PATERSON, NJ - This holiday season CUMAC is partnering with the Toy Foundation (TTF) to provide toys to hundreds of kids in need in Passaic County. The toy giveaway will be a part of CUMAC’s inaugural Holly Jolly Holiday Party, a community event taking place on Dec. 14 and 15 at the organization's ...

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“Gluten Free for the Holidays” will be held on Monday, Dec. 3 at 11 a.m. at the Alfred Baumann Library, 7 Brophy Lane, Woodland Park, with Little Falls ShopRite Dietitian Heather Shasa. Enjoy holiday foods without ruining your holidays. Shasa will provide tips and recipes for a pain-free season.

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A Holiday Concert will be held in Woodland Park Council Chambers, 5 Brophy Lane, by Memorial Middle School and Passaic Valley High School music students on Sunday, Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. All are welcome.

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Eddie lost his home and his family after five years. He came in to our care, feeling unwanted and confused, after losing the security of what he thought was his forever. Born in October 2013, he is a remarkably handsome buff tabby. He had never been to a vet before we took him in, so getting ...

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is advising that U.S. consumers not eat any romaine lettuce, and retailers and restaurants not serve or sell any, until we learn more about the outbreak. This investigation is ongoing and the advice will be updated as more information is ...

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The West Paterson Soccer Association is now registering for its spring 2019 season. WPSA is a non-profit organization for boys and girls of Woodland Park and the surrounding Passaic Valley area and is a feeder program for Passaic Valley High School. The following teams are registering: Boys U9 ...

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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 ...

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TOTOWA, NJ - The New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) Annual Statewide Holiday Dinner and Expo will take place on Nov. 29 at The Bethwood, 38 Lackawanna Ave., Totowa, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. This festive holiday networking event provides an opportunity for women business owners ...

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Although born many miles apart, these two beautiful ladies are both eager to please their human companions. Janet Bonet is a one year-old Terrier/Greyhound mix who came to us from North Carolina whereas Isabella is a one and a half year-old Chihuahua/Spaniel mix rescued from Puerto Rico. They are ...

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TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy and New Jersey Department of Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson on Tuesday announced $38 million in new investments in child care to help more families find services they need and to advance quality child care. “Children are the foundation ...

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We are thrilled to congratulate Mikie Sherrill on her impressive win! Throughout her campaign, Mikie Sherrill has displayed the transparency, responsiveness, and accountability we demand from all of our elected representatives. After 24 years of being underrepresented, after years and years of ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Human Services on Monday announced wages have increased for the direct support professionals who work with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to help them live successfully in communities. Gov. Murphy and the Legislature ...

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

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This year, the Passaic Valley Education Foundation will honor Nick Sauter, former student, teacher, coach and administrator. Come support Nick and the Passaic Valley Education Foundation at its annual beefsteak. Prize baskets, gift cards and a 50/50 will be raffled off at the end of the ...

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The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) is looking for volunteer weather observers in the Passaic Valley communities. CoCoRaHS is a nationwide volunteer precipitation-observing network with over 15,000 active observers in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada, the ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - It's a dark and stormy night, and you've been invited to a very unusual dinner party. Each of the guests has an alias, the butler offers a variety of weapons, and the host is, well...dead. So whodunnit? Join the iconic oddballs known as Scarlet, Plum, White, Green, Peacock, ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ - The National Association of Realtors PAC has endorsed Mikie Sherrill for Congress in New Jersey’s 11th District. “Mikie Sherrill understands that homeownership is part of the American Dream,” said Angela Sicoli, Century21 Award Agency, Broker. “In New Jersey, home ownership can ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ - Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund announced their endorsement of U.S. Navy veteran and former Assistant U.S. Attorney Mikie Sherrill for New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District. “We are proud to support these candidates, who have pledged to put public safety ahead of gun ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Memorial Middle School Home & School Association is planning a clothing drive on Saturday, Oct. 27. Clean out your closets and help raise funds for the students. Drop off gently used items in tightly tied bags at the WP Boys & Girls Club, 8 Memorial Dr., Woodland ...

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The Center for Non-Profits, New Jersey’s umbrella organization for the charitable community will convene over 550 attendees for the largest annual gathering of non-profit leaders and allies, at its 2018 New Jersey Non-Profit Conference, Raising the Voices of Our Communities, Wednesday, December 5 ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Ladies, who doesn’t need a new bag? Join the Beatrice Gilmore Home & School Association for their biggest fundraiser of the year - Designer Bag Bingo. The event will be held on Friday, Nov. 16 at the Woodland Park Boys & Girls Club, 8 Memorial Dr. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

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On Sunday, Oct. 28, runners and community members from across northern New Jersey will come together to participate in the Halloween 5K to Scare Hunger Away, being held at the Garret Mountain Reservation in Woodland Park. This Halloween-themed charity race is being hosted by the Barwick Group ...

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Shelly’s story is a sad but an all too common one. She had what she thought was her forever family. The family became a broken home and Shelly was left to fend for herself outside. She wandered in to one of S.T.A.R.T.’s maintained feral colonies and was picked up by the caretaker. Born in September ...

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Are your friends and family prepared in the event of a fire? October is Fire Prevention Month, the perfect time to learn about fire safety and develop a plan if danger strikes. In an effort to help families easily find fire safety information and learn more about the benefit of fire sprinklers, ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ - The Mikie Sherrill for Congress campaign announced that for the third quarter in a row, Mikie Sherrill broke the New Jersey House fundraising record, with $2.7 million raised in the third quarter. This brings Mikie Sherrill’s total raise to $7 million, and she enters the last 30 ...

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