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American Legion Auxiliary Unit #238 Essay Contest Winners Honored

June 17, 2018

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The winners of the West Paterson American Legion Auxiliary Unit #238's 2018 Americanism Essay Contest were honored at a special program on June 13. The post also held its annual Flag Day ceremony outside prior to the program. Flag Day commemorates the adoption of the American flag's design on June 14, 1777 by Congress. The Legion holds this event annually where ...

Sixth Graders Take Part in Municipal Alliance-Sponsored Workshop

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Municipal Alliance Against Alcoholism and Drug Abuse sponsored a six-part workshop called "We're Not Buying It" over the last two weeks for Memorial School sixth graders, given by Jen Boyle from the Center for Prevention, based in Newton.

The program aims to prevent or delay the onset of alcohol, marijuana, and drug use, and to ...

Summer Reading Program Kicks off in Woodland Park

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Alfred Baumann Library kicked off its annual summer reading program in Municipal Council Chambers on June 13 with a visit from Turtle Dance Music. The summer reading theme for this year is “Libraries Rock!”

Library Director Linda Hoffman encouraged the kids in attendance to continue to read in the summer to combat “summer slide” while school ...

Woodland Park Summer Camp Holds Parent Meeting

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Summer Camp held a parent meeting on June 11 where attendees could meet the directors and other staff members, learn about their child's daily schedule, and get answers to any questions they had.

The camp will be led by director Shannon Marren and assistant directors Christina Scillieri and Danielle Indri. Marren has been with the camp for seven ...

Alfred Baumann Library Salutes Poetry Contest Winners

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Alfred Baumann Library saluted the winners of its 23nd annual poetry contest at a reading event on June 7. The staff sends its thanks to all those that submitted poems.

Winners in attendance at the event read their poems. All winning poems will be published and bound in a library book. Prizes were awarded for first, second and third place in five categories from ...

Memorial School Holds Incoming Fifth Grade Parent Orientation

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Memorial Middle School held an orientation night for parents with incoming fifth graders for September on May 24. An orientation for the students was held earlier that day.

Mr. Charles Silverstein, principal, Vice Principal Lisa Barreto, school nurse Teresa Carbonelli and guidance counselor Kerry McGlame were on hand to speak to parents.

Mr. Silverstein offered parents a ...

Berkeley College Volunteer Team Performs Clean Up in Woodland Park

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - A team of students and staff members from Berkeley College worked to clean up a local park as part of the school's annual Community Service Week.

A team of volunteers, which included the college's Chairman of the Board, Kevin Luing, performed several tasks at Zaccaria Park on Rifle Camp Road on May 24. They stained parking lot ...

Funds Approved For Woodland Park School Cafeteria, Media Center Improvements

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Board of Education recently approved two projects that will be completed over the summer. Charles Olbon will see a renovation to its media center and Memorial School’s cafeteria will receive air conditioning and a movable partition to create class space.

The board approved a contract with Molba Construction to perform the work at Memorial School ($215,297 base ...

Woodland Park Board of Education Salutes Educators, Support Personnel of the year

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The 2018 Governor's Educators of the Year and 2018 Governor's Education Service Professionals of the Year were recognized at the May 21 Board of Education meeting.

Educators of the Year are CO first teacher JoAnn Woessner, BG fourth teacher Erin Wilson and Memorial music teacher Eric Schaefer.

The service professionals of the year are library aide Sharon Riggi ...

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Summer Reading Program To Kick off in Woodland Park on June 13

June 8, 2018

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Alfred H. Baumann Free Public Library, 7 Brophy Lane, Woodland Park, will kick off its summer program reading with a performance by Turtle Dance Music on Wednesday, June 13 at 4 p.m. at the Municipal Council Chambers across the street from the library. There, you will be able to sign up for summer reading program which is for all ages.

Registration for the ...