Community Announcements

May 14, 2021

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Genie and Jack are this week's START Pets of the Week. They are looking forward to finding their forever homes. Genie was rescued from a local construction site while caring for her baby girl. She was a very protective mom and was certainly not trusting people. The ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy recognized May as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in a statement issued May 1.  Official recognition of May as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month has been a part of the American tradition for more than 40 years. The idea of ...

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This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new guidance Tuesday on outdoor mask ...

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TOTOWA, NJ - Crack open the Turtle Wax and start polishing your sweetest ride, the second annual Totowa Car Show takes place Sunday, May 2.  Response to the 2020 event, despite the restrictions because of the COVID-19 pandemic, was a tremendous success. This year, the event is expected to be ...

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LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - The Township of Little Falls highlighted Autism Awareness Month in April through a series of activities, which included a mayoral proclamation, the flying of an Autism Awareness flag, and lighting up the municipal building blue.  The Autism Awareness flag was raised in front ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Residents can drop off expired or unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications 24/7 in the Woodland Park Police Department lobby. Installed through the Rite Aid Foundation’s KidCents program under the leadership of the Borough's Municipal Alliance Against Alcoholism ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The Department of Human Services announced 231,000 New Jersey households who receive food assistance through the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP) have received extra benefits under a new federal policy. Human Services has been providing NJ SNAP households ...

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TOTOWA, NJ - Totowa’s second annual Car Show will take place on Sunday, April 25 at the Wells Fargo Parking lot between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. To register a car, can pay $20 on the day of the event. Spectators can attend for free. The event is open to all cars, trucks and motorcycles of all years and ...

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TOTOWA, NJ - Crack open the Turtle Wax and start polishing your sweetest ride, the second annual Totowa Car Show takes place Sunday, April 25.  Response to the 2020 event, despite the restrictions because of the COVID-19 pandemic, was a tremendous success. This year, the event is expected to be ...

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TOTOWA, NJ - Shortly after news about the passing of Totowa Police Officer Gary Potenzone broke, residents asked what they can do. Totowa being Totowa, people began to make donations to care for the Potenzone family. Friend Paul Rubestello established a GoFundMe page on which residents can make ...

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TOTOWA, NJ —  All flags will be flown at half-staff today, through sunset on March 27, as per the Presidential Proclamation, honoring the victims of the tragedy in Boulder, Colorado. "As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence perpetrated on March 22, 2021, ...

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Emergency food assistance expected to stay at record levels for two years or more. Special to TAPinto.net. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, ...

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WOODLAND PARK - Woodland Park Cub Scout Pack 31, and Boy Scouts Troop 238 of Woodland Park and Troop 12 of Montclair have launched "Bags of Hope," a service project that will benefit Tomorrow's Children at Hackensack University Medical Center, which serves children with cancer and blood ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for New Jersey, starting from 4am on Thursday morning until 10am on Friday.  The anticipated coastal low is in the process of forming and will likely position itself slightly farther out to sea than models indicated ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – Another winter weather advisory has been posted by the National Weather Service that will commence Monday afternoon through early Tuesday morning. A second coastal storm will make its way into New Jersey Monday afternoon, following that same path as Saturday night’s weather ...

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A state adviser answers these and other questions on the COVID-19 vaccine and New Jersey’s vaccination program. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The recent blizzard blanketed New Jersey with over two feet of snow in some parts of the state.  As snow amounts start to inch up, so does the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.  Carbon Monoxide, known as the "silent killer," is an odorless, tasteless and colorless gas. It ...

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After the successful response to the 10th Annual Italian Family Style Dinner, the Totowa Public Library will be hosting their first ever Corned Beef and Cabbage Irish Dinner on Monday, March 15. This year’s Italian Style Dinner was a little different due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Participants ...

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A Winter Storm Warning continues tonight through tomorrow. Snow will continue to accumulate with up 24 inches possible. Here are some updated announcements: Stay home. Do not travel unless it is absolutely necessary. All vehicles must continue to be parked on the proper side of the street ...

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WOODLAND PARK RESIDENTS - A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for tonight through Tuesday. There is a possibility of up to 24 inches of snow with this event. As such, residents MUST be aware of the following: All vehicles must be parked on the proper side of the street while roads are ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The County of Passaic will open its first COVID-19 vaccination mega distribution site in Woodland Park at the former Modell’s Sporting Goods store, 1710 Route 46 west. The site will open on Wednesday, Jan. 20. Hours will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Shots will be given by appointment ...

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(NEW JERSEY) — On behalf of all New Jersey residents, Governor Philip D. Murphy has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff on Monday January 11,  in honor of U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick of South River.  Sicknick died following injuries sustained while defending the U.S. Capitol ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Woodland Park School District Superintendent Dr. Michele Pillari notified families this afternoon that the district would not be reopening as anticipated on Monday, Jan. 11, but remaining closed with an expected return date of Monday, Feb. 1.  The decision was made due to the ...

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WOODLAND PARK, N.J. - A drive-by parade was held in Woodland Park on Sunday to honor WWII veteran Betty Burnett-Visland who turns 98 on Jan 5. Burnett-Visland served as a nurse during the war. Local first responders came out, including members of Cub Scout Pack 31, Boy Scout Troup 238 and ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - On January 2nd late at night news broke out Woodland Park had lost its beloved Police Chief, Anthony Galietti. Galietti served from December 23rd 1987 to his retirement on May 17, 2018. He became chief in 2009, working diligently and valiantly to achieve his position. He ...

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Another year has come to an end. For many, this is the time when we reflect on the past 365 days, take stock of where we are, and decide the path of our life moving forward. We make a list of things we want to change and create resolutions to get the job done. Often, we start the year off with a ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Little Falls Mayor James Damiano shared an update on Covid-19. Current cases in town are up to 496 from a previous 449. Some cases are still pending and the numbers are not final, as some may not be from Little Falls residents.  Damiano shared information on where to get ...

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NEW JERSEY — A state of emergency will take effect at 2 p.m. Wednesday ahead of a winter storm set to slam New Jersey, the first weather emergency during the coronavirus pandemic. While at the New Jersey Statewide Traffic Management Center in Woodbridge, Gov. Phil Murphy and other state ...

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TOTOWA, NJ -- Passaic Valley is bracing for the first major snowstorm of the season. According to the National Weather Service, Wednesday night is when most areas of New Jersey will receive the peak impact from this storm. A Winter Storm Watch is in effect from Wednesday, Dec. 16, at 2:00 p.m.

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TOTOWA, NJ - Due to potential inclement weather on Wednesday, Dec. 16, the Totowa and West Paterson Fire Departments will be moving the Santa tour parade start to Monday, Dec. 14.  Santa will be touring Totowa in a caravan of decorated vehicles on Monday, Dec. 14 and Tuesday, Dec. 15. The parade ...

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