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Community Announcements

July 3, 2022

Parents, caregivers, and health care providers are being warned to not use neck floats with babies for water therapy interventions, especially with babies who have developmental delays or special needs, such as spina bifida, spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) type 1, Down syndrome, or cerebral palsy, ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The sixth annual Families Behind the Badge softball tournament will be held on Saturday, June 11 at the Memorial Field complex behind Beatrice Gilmore and Memorial Schools off McBride Avenue, starting at 8:30 a.m. Rain date is June 12. Admission is $5. Organized by Woodland ...

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TOTOWA, N.J. - A wonderful array of musical talent is being brought this summer! The Borough presents its annual Summer Concert Series beginning on Wednesday, June 22 and will run every Wednesday throughout the summer months until August 31. All concerts will begin promptly at 7 p.m. The series ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Stigma Free Task Force is planning a color run on Saturday, May 14 on Memorial Field, behind Memorial Middle School on Memorial Drive. The run starts at 9:30 a.m. No pre-registration fee is required. Kids and adults are welcome to join the fun. Please bring ...

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CLIFTON, NJ – Have you ever thought about what it takes for clean drinking water to flow from your faucet? Drinking Water Week recognizes the hardworking people performing various roles to ensure tap water is “There When You Need It.” Drinking Water Week is May 1-7 this year. Passaic Valley ...

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Libraries are well-known for being centers for learning and finding information, where any resident can borrow a book for free, have access to the internet, and perhaps take a class to learn a new skill or create a piece of art. However, libraries also serve many other roles. The Totowa Library is ...

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TOTOWA, N.J. - The Borough will hold its second Community Blood Drive this season at St. James Roman Catholic Church on Friday, April 15 from 6:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The church is located at 400 Totowa Road in Totowa, inside Parish Hall. The previous blood drive had a great turnout on Feb. 3, ...

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NEW YORK, NJ -  A Hazardous Weather Advisory has been issued for Essex, Passaic, Hudson, and Bergen Counties in NJ for this evening, announced the National Weather Service. According to the NWS, the showers and thunderstorms are expected after 2pm. It will be breezy with a wind gusts as high as ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The annual Easter Basket Drive Initiative is in full swing, with one difference this year - the organization is now an official non-profit organization.  Maria Koukoularis, a former Woodland Park resident who now lives in Denville, began the drive in 1999.  According to ...

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COVID-19 has doubled the number of people behind on their energy bill. If you are one of them, PSE&G can help you get back on track. Payment assistance programs have expanded to help more households, even those with higher incomes. PSE&G’s winter moratorium has ended March 15, 2022. If ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Join us in house for the Little Falls Public Library’s book club meeting on either April 5th at 6pm or April 6th at 11am- the choice is yours! We will be discussing the book Matt Haig’s How to Stop Time. Copies of the book are available at the library. You can also download ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Cleaning out your closets? The Beatrice Gilmore School Home & School Association is holding a fundraising clothing, shoes and household items collection on Saturday, March 19, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the West Paterson Boys & Girls Club parking lot, 8 Memorial Dr., ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Adult Coloring program continues this and every Friday at the Little Falls Public Library. Drop in at the library every Friday from 11am-1pm. All materials will be supplied. No registration required.  The library is located at 8 Warren St, Little Falls, NJ 07424 Call ...

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TRENTON, NJ -  New Jersey residents can now submit applications for the Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP), announced the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA). The program will provide financial assistance to low-income households to reduce the balances they have on ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Early registration for Woodland Park Summer Camp, held at Zaccaria Park on Rifle Camp Road from June 27 to Aug. 12, has begun and runs until April 15. Save $25 per child by registering early. Regular registration will run from April 16 to June 15. All registration and payment ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Who’s Got Game? begins March 9th at the Little Falls Public Library from 11am-1pm Drop in to challenge an opponent on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month! The games that will be provided are chess, checkers, scrabble, and mahjong. No registration necessary. This ...

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WAYNE, NJ - A beloved 69-year-old grandmother is in desperate need of a new kidney. Theresa LaBarck has been on dialysis for the past two years. Originally from Paterson, she has been a Wayne resident for almost 20 years. Her grandson, Thomas, Jr. "T.J." Sullivan, said he was ready to do ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Summer will be here before we know it and so will Woodland Park’s amazing 7-week Summer Camp program. Registration through Community Pass begins on March 1st with early registration. The Recreation Department is looking forward to another great summer season!

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Little Falls is looking for volunteers for their Shoveling Out Seniors (S.O.S.) program! Please see the information on the flyer and sign up to help your neighbors in need.

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Registration is now open for the annual Senior Citizen Valentine's Dance. Held at the Woodland Park Senior Center, this year's dance is taking place February 12.  RSVP is required. To reserve your seats, call the recreation office at 973-345-8100, ext. 213 and leave your ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Please be advised that there is no parking on the roadways when they are snow covered. With the anticipated weather tomorrow, please be safe and remove your car from the roadways when the snow begins. Vehicles that remain on the roadways when snow begins to accumulate are ...

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NEW YORK, NY — Pick up those weekend groceries on today and plan to be at home for most of the weekend with snow is expected to fall beginning in the evening through Saturday with several inches to blanket New Jersey.  The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Winter Storm Watch through ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - PSE&G is working to restore gas service in the Great Notch area of Little Falls following a service interruption.  The gas in the area was turned off to allow PSE&G to make repairs to gas lines that contained water. The water in the gas lines is the results of a water ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Police Department recently received its reaccreditation through the New Jersey Association of Chiefs of Police. The recertification verified that the Department met all recognized professional best practices. The accreditation program requires agencies to ...

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UNITED STATES - Beginning Wednesday, January 19, at-home, rapid COVID-19 tests will be available for all American households, announced the Biden Administration.  According to the administrations, testing is an important tool to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Public health experts and the ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Alfred H. Baumann Free Public Library and the Borough of Woodland Park is holding a “WP Cares Food Drive.” Donations of non-perishable food can be brought to the library from January 18 to February 28. To coincide with this ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ -  A Fish & Chips fundraiser will be held at American Legion Post #238 on April 13 from 5-7pm. Tickets are available now. The West Paterson First Aid Squad, founded in 1958, is an independent organization that serves the residents of the Borough of Woodland ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Alfred H. Baumann Free Public Library in Woodland Park has been awarded a $2,883,577 grant for the renovation and expansion of its building on Brophy Lane by the state as part of the New Jersey Library Construction Bond Act. This second round of funding allocates $37 million ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ Christmas tree pick up began last week and will continue through January 21. Please place your tree curbside and DPW will collect it.

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TOTOWA, N.J. - Neighbors helping neighbors is the theme for this winter season. The "Totowa Snow Angels" are looking for volunteers to help neighbors shovel snow. If you are interested and want to grab a shovel, text Totowa Recreation Director Mark Monteyne at (201) 803-6111.  "We're inviting ...

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