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December 7, 2021

TOTOWA, N.J. - Seasonal sights and sounds filled the air at the borough's Annual Tree Lighting on Dec. 3  The front lawn of the municipal complex was transformed into a spectacle of holiday lit vehicles, along with a special performance comprised of Washington Park School's Glee Club, Junior ...

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Our next Readers’ Theatre is The Armando Project by Orlando F. Rodriguez, directed by Sarah Gorden on January 9th at 2:00 PM. The Armando Project is a Two-Act Drama. The running time is approx. 90 minutes. We are seeking 4 Latinx male actors to play 18/19 years old and 1 white male actor to ...

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The Mental Health Association in New Jersey's (MHANJ's) 21st Annual Evening of Excellence will highlight “Orchestrating Change,” an award-winning documentary, featuring captivating individuals, beautiful music, and people who are living successfully with a diagnosis of mental illness.  The ...

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TOTOWA, NJ The Totowa Public Library Presents: Monday night exercise with Kathryn! Every Monday @ 5:15 to 6:00pm! Please call: 973-790-3265 to register. Mat, hand weights & sneakers suggested! Every month will be a different kind of exercise, from strength & tone, to Pilates or ...

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TOTOWA, NJ The Borough of Totowa Public Library Foundation together with the Borough of Totowa Public Library are hosting our 11th annual “Italian Family Style Dinner” and Mayor Sam Cherba Award Presentation honoring the Do Good House Student Support Group Inc. Monday, January 17, 2022. Doors ...

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LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - Bright lights and festive sounds filled the evening during the Township's annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on Dec. 1. A winter wonderland brightened Memorial Park on Wilmore Road as attendees enjoyed all that the season has to offer, which included holiday lit police and ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - The Bergen County Zoo at Van Saun County Park is hosting a "Holiday Lantern Spectacular," and spectacular it is! The display, called "Let It Glow!", is a holiday light show sponsored by the Friends of the Bergen County Zoo in partnership with Tianyu Arts & Culture, Inc., ...

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LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - The Township of Little Falls hosted a menorah lighting ceremony at Memorial Park on Wilmore Road on Nov. 30. Mayor James Damiano, along with Councilman Al Kahwaty, Councilman Chris Vancheri, Councilwoman Christine Kalodes Hablitz and Council President Anthony Sgobba, lit the ...

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TOTOWA/WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Hundreds of spectators lined the streets in Totowa and Woodland Park Saturday night to enjoy the 2021 Holiday Lights Parade, presented by the Totowa & West Paterson Fire Departments, as well as the Woodland Park Christmas tree lighting and fire department Winter ...

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TOTOWA, NJ Answer: An interactive way to learn about self-care techniques while having a little competitive fun! Question: What is… Self-Care Jeopardy? Join NJ Hope and Healing at the Totowa Public Library on Wednesday, November 8th, from 6:30-7:30pm to take part in this creative way to ...

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TOTOWA, NJ This past November, the FRIENDS of the Totowa Library held a Limoncello “Taste and Paint” night fundraiser at the Se7te restaurant on Union Boulevard that completely sold out and was a huge hit with all of the participants!  The event, like many that the FRIENDS organize and host on a ...

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TOTOWA, NJ The Totowa Library presents Kid’s Sign Language! Held once a month on the first Wednesday of each month from 5pm-5:45pm. From the ABC’s and the 1-2-3’s to full sentences, this fun class will teach kids all the basics of American Sign Language (ASL). Go to totowapl.org/register to ...

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TOTOWA, NJ Chair Cardio Fitness Class at the Totowa Public Library Enjoy a full body workout while sitting in a chair. Wednesdays & Fridays @ 11:15. Upbeat and fun class while exercising to some of your favorite songs! Increase circulation, help reduce blood pressure, increase bone ...

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TOTOWA, NJ Strength and Tone Fitness Class Mondays @ 11:15 am An all strength training fitness class designed to increase muscle and build stronger bones. Improve joint flexibility and balance, increase core strength, resistance exercises using weights, isometric exercises and ...

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TOTOWA, NJ The Totowa Public Library presents Zumba classes every Tuesday from 5:30pm-6:30pm with Lauren Mendoza! A fee of $15.00 for residents of Totowa per month;  non-residence fee is $20.00. Stop by the Library on a Tuesday evening  afew minutes early to fill out a form!

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TOTOWA, NJ Ask us about our “Sockathon” going on now! Support the Totowa Library with the perfect stocking stuffer this holiday season! They make a great gift! Visit totowapl.org/socks for more info. Use promo code “Library” for free shipping to our Library for pickup on a designated date.

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LITTLE FALLS, N.J. -  Mark your calendars! The Township of Little Falls will present the annual "Christmas Tree Lighting" on Wednesday, Dec. 1 at Memorial Park on Wilmore Road. The countdown will be hosted by Mayor James Damiano. The Little Falls Fire Department will hold "Meet & Greet ...

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Totowa, N.J. - The third annual Turkey Trot 5K Challenge and 1 Mile Fun Run was held on Nov. 21.  The race began at Campus Road and took runners and walkers through the borough where they enjoyed being outside on a brisk and sunny fall Sunday.  It was presented by the Totowa Board of Recreation, in ...

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TOTOWA, NJ "Why Weight" to join a "Fitness and Weight Loss Support Group" at the Totowa Library? Meetings are held twice monthly on Mondays, starting at 4:45pm in the Main Room. Share success stories, recipes, health tips, add some fitness, and listen to guest speakers! Being led by other ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for the 14,000 square foots Wellmont Arts Plaza in Montclair on Saturday. Montclair mayor Sean Spiller and the council members were in attendance to celebrate the official opening on the new pedestrian plaza in the new arts district. The festive ...

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TOTOWA, NJ Library of Things! Check out our “Library of Things” at the Totowa Library! If there is something you need and don’t want to buy or own, we probably have it in our community closet! We have lots of tools, power tools, Shop vac, power washer, and party items such as tables and ...

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TOTOWA, NJ The Passaic County Clerk's Office Outreach Program will be at the Totowa Public Library to provide full passport services, notary oath and renewal, and free Veteran ID cards. Upcoming dates for this program are on Thursday, December 2nd, from 5-7pm and again on Tuesday, December ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Twin siblings and North Ward residents Delilah and Nathenial Adams are on a mission to encourage people to understand the value of service to one another. So when the siblings, age 7, began brainstorming ideas two years ago as to how to influence as many people as possible, they ...

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TOTOWA, NJ Plastic Bag Collection The Totowa Public Library will be collecting plastic bags for recycling in order to receive a TREX bench! Thanks to the community, we reached our goal the first time around and received a bench which will be placed at the Bogert Street Park! We know we can do ...

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TOTOWA, NJ Totowa Public Library Monday, December 6 at 2pm This month’s book choice is A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline. This book is available on Hoopla/ Copies available @ the Totowa Library. Please register to attend at totowapl.org/register

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Santa has asked his Woodland Park elves to help him collect letters in a special mailbox located at the Alfred H. Baumann Free Public Library, located at 7 Brophy Lane in Woodland Park.  Letters can be dropped off any time until Saturday, Dec. 11. To receive a personalized ...

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TOTOWA/WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Saturday, Nov. 27 will be a big night in Totowa and Woodland Park.  Santa will be taking a break from the North Pole to visit local children. He will be at the Woodland Park Christmas tree lighting, which will be held at 5 p.m. at Dowling Gardens (corner of Dowling ...

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LITTLE FALLS, N.J. -  The Township of Little Falls will present the "Menorah Lighting" on Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 6:30 p.m. It will be held at Memorial Park on Wilmore Road with Rabbi Mayer Gurkov. Mark your calendars!

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Alfred Baumann Library is selling tickets to win prize baskets as well as 50/50 tickets, to raise funds for its construction fund.  Raffle rickets are 5 for $10 and can be purchased at the Library. The first 10 tickets pulled on Monday, Nov. 22 starting at 8 p.m. win a ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - BIG SANTA! The Garden State Plaza is holding its 4th annual Big Santa lighting on Friday, November 19. According to the Plaza's website, "from the 1950s through the 1980s, the 50-foot Big Santa was perched atop a chimney in the mall’s parking lot and was seen for miles. For ...

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