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Woodland Park Food Collection Provides Holiday Meal for 40 Families

November 21, 2017

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Woodland Park distributed 40 turkeys and the "fixins" to local families who need a helping hand this Thanksgiving on Monday, Nov. 20.

The Borough sends its thanks to Fairway Market who generously donates every year to the collection effort drive. This year, they donated 40 turkeys.

Thanks to Schools Superintendent Dr. Michele Pillari ...

Community Gathers To Dedicate Playgrounds to Late Woodland Park School Board Member

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The community gathered at Charles Olbon School on Nov. 11 to dedicate two new playgrounds to Ron Pascrell, a 10-year member of the Board of Education and local Democratic Club chairman, who passed away on Sept. 24. 

Before a large crowd of family members, friends, colleagues, and dignitaries, school district Superintendent Dr. Michele ...

Washington Park Students, Staff Raise $17K With Annual Cancer Walk

TOTOWA, NJ - These particular walkers became foot soldiers, on a mission to save lives.

Washington Park School recently students took part in the 16th annual "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" walk. The event has become a staple for the school during the month of October, where students are encouraged to focus on community service, including other opportunities for ...

Little Falls Board of Education Candidates Outline Goals, Qualifications

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Four candidates are running for the three open, three year terms on the Little Falls Board of Education. One candidate, Frederick DeMarco, is running for the one open, one year unexpired seat. 

TAPinto Passaic Valley sent requests to all the candidates for their goals and qualifications. A response from candidate Michael Murphy was not ...

School Board Candidates From Woodland Park Outline Goals, Qualifications

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Five candidates are running for the three open seats on the Woodland Park Board of Education. One candidate, Lori Brigati, is running for the one open seat representing Woodland Park on the Passaic Valley Regional High School Board of Education. 

TAPinto Passaic Valley sent requests to all the candidates for their goals and qualifications.

Little Falls Holds Its First Stigma-Free Event

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - They gathered hand-in-hand to spread the message of acceptance through a stigma-free environment. 

The Little Falls School District and the Township of Little Falls held their first ever joint event, entitled “Hand-In-Hand,” on Oct. 27, in honor of the town's participation in the "Stigma-Free" initiative. Approximately 500 students, along ...

Woodland Park School Residency Ordinance Shows Immediate, Significant Impact

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park School District has obtained nearly $45,000 in restitution from violators in the first full year of the borough's Municipal School Residency Ordinance.

The 2016-17 school year marked the first year of the ordinance, which had been introduced by the Mayor and Council to prevent the unlawful enrollment of school children in the Woodland Park and Passaic ...

Woodland Park Municipal Alliance Announces School Door Decorating Contest Winners

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Municipal Alliance Against Alcoholism and Drug Abuse recently sponsored its annual door decorating contest at the three local schools as part of Red Ribbon Week.

The winning classrooms were treated to a pizza party from the Alliance.

The winning classroom doors were:

Memorial Middle School: first place, Mrs. Criscione's classroom with ...

Gym Windows Being Replaced at Woodland Park Elementary School

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - New windows are being installed in the Charles Olbon Elementary School gymnasium, replacing 52-year-old glass block section panels. Work began last week and is expected to be completed this week.

The Woodland Park Board of Education had approved a contract to SLS Construction LLC for $34,452 to replace the windows on April 24. The project is funded ...

Passaic Valley Board of Education Looks Towards Revamping PVTV

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Trustees from Passaic Valley's Board of Education were recently given a presentation by Randall Rossilli Jr. Hired by the high school as teacher of television production technology, Rossilli began on Sept. 1. He replaced Carolyn Macchia who resigned as of Aug. 23.

Rossilli gave an update to the board through his presentation, which covered technology upgrades, course ...

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National Distance Learning Week At Berkeley College Previews 20TH Anniversary of Online Education

November 15, 2017

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Berkeley College alumni, business partners, faculty and staff gathered to celebrate the 20th anniversary of online education at Berkeley College during National Distance Learning Week (NDLW) on Nov. 7.

The festivities included a preview of initiatives to commemorate 20 years of online education at Berkeley College in 2018. During NDLW, Nov. 6-10, the United States ...