Press Releases

October 16, 2018

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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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Passaic Valley Regional High School Education Foundation will host its annual fundraising beefsteak dinner on Monday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. at The Brownstone in Paterson. Cost is $55 per person. There will be prize baskets, gift cards and a 50/50 will be raffled off at the end of ...

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TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly advanced a bill sponsored by Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney and Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick protecting New Jersey’s E-Z Pass customers from being overcharged when using bridges and tunnels into New York. Drivers who purchased E-Z Pass tags from out of state ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Maximilian Communications, LLC, has announced that Joan Herrmann’s “Change Your Attitude…Change Your Life” radio show, which aired on New York’s WOR710 AM, is moving to New York’s AM970 The Answer. With the move, the show will be renamed “Conversations with Joan,” will air ...

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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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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Friends of the Alfred H. Baumann Free Public Library are planning their fourth annual Sweet & Savory Sensations dessert buffet fundraiser on Friday, Oct. 12 from 7 to 9 p.m. Tickers are $25. Ticket includes unlimited delectable desserts and savories, coffee or tea, ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ – Operation Graduation Class of 2019 for Passaic Valley Regional High School is planning a clothing drive on Sunday, Sept. 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the school parking lot. Clean out your closets and help raise funds for the students. OpGrad will receive a donation based ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - A library card provides endless opportunities to transform the school year. As students head back to school, there is one essential school supply that requires no shopping and doesn’t cost a penny – it’s a library card. This September, the Alfred H. Baumann Free Public ...

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Kessler Foundation in West Orange is looking for individuals with spinal cord injury/disorder to participate in a new research study. Researchers are evaluating the benefits of a group educational treatment program to improve self-efficacy in people living with spinal cord injury or disorder ...

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Born in March 2017, Angel and her little ones came in to our care during one of the many blizzards we had this terrible winter. She is a petite white and grey beauty with a sweet personality. She was a great mom who is now a great cat. She loves attention and purrs once petted. She deserves a ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Friends of Passaic County Parks are hosting the second annual Oktoberfest and International Food Festival on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 3 to 10 p.m. at the Garret Mountain Reservation Boat House, located at 8 Mountain Ave. in ...

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Both of these boys originally hail from Puerto Rico. Benji, a 9 month-old Bearded Collie mix, is a sweet, quiet guy who only wants to make someone happy. Pauly, a 2 year-old Terrier/Hound mix is a bit more gregarious. They get along well with other dogs and they love people. Either will make a nice ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Maximilian Communications, LLC, has announced the premiere of Joan Herrmann’s "Conversations with Joan" discussion series in which Joan speaks with inspiring and influential people who are making a difference in the world. "Conversations with Joan" is an offshoot of the weekly ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Maximilian Communications, LLC, has announced that New York radio host Joan Herrmann, a Woodland Park resident, will be the official program emcee and guest speaker for the Komen North Jersey Women’s Wellness Expo, held Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Passaic County ...

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The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the Passaic County Sheriff's Department - Sheriff Richard Berdnik, and Friends of Passaic County Parks will host the third annual Paws in the Park event on Saturday, Oct. 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Goffle Brook Park, in Hawthorne. Rain date is Oct.

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The West Paterson Fire Department's Passaic Valley Hose Company #2 is planning a fundraising autumn craft fair on Saturday, Oct. 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 1070 McBride Ave., Woodland Park (rain or shine). There will be crafters, and a bake sale. In addition there will be ...

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Morgan is a beautiful black and white female, born in May 2017. She is very sweet and loves to play. Consider opening your heart to Morgan and giving her a place to call home. Morgan is vaccinated, altered, FeLV/FIV tested negative and microchipped.  If you are interested in adopting Morgan, ...

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TRENTON, NJ – With a wet hot summer, the Department of Environmental Protection is reminding property owners of common-sense steps they can take to help reduce mosquito populations and the risk of mosquito-borne illnesses, Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe said. “Protecting public health from ...

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TRENTON, N.J. – Legislation (A3652/S2329) sponsored by Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips establishing a state commission on science, innovation and technology is now law. DePhillips said the new law will help make New Jersey one of the most innovative states in the country in science and ...

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TOTOWA, NJ - The Rotary Club of Passaic Valley is a group of inspiring individuals who work together to help local and regional communities by hosting food and blood drives, supporting local food banks and charities, and participating in many elementary and high school programs. They have a long ...

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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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SUMMIT, NJ – Susan G. Komen North Jersey announced last week that they will be moving their headquarters to Parsippany. Since its founding in 1997, the Affiliate has called Summit its home; they started in the basement of their founder and grew so fast that a move to a small office in downtown ...

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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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