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Alfred Baumann Library in Woodland Park Hosts Annual Appreciation Night

January 8, 2018

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Alfred H. Baumann Free Public Library recently held its annual appreciation night, an evening to honor its resident, community, business, program and school partners. The library Board of Trustees and staff would like to express its thanks to everyone who contributes their time, treasure and talent to the library. 

Honorees:
Mayor Keith ...

Airman Surprises Grandfather During Holiday Visit

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - A grandfather's birthday wish came true this holiday season, when his beloved grandson made a surprise visit to him.

Vincent Corsaro, who turned 80 on Dec. 9, wasn't sure when he'd see his grandson, Joseph Kocotos, who is an Airman First Class  serving with the U.S. Air Force overseas, currently stationed in Okinawa, Japan at Kadena Air ...

Four Little Falls Boy Scouts Honored For Achieving Life Rank

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Mayor James Damiano recently recognized four individuals who have achieved the rank of Life Scout.

Jay Gianduso, Aidan Timms, Andrew Moreno and Steven Garrity were honored during the Township Council meeting. 

Life is the second-highest rank attainable, above Star and below Eagle. Life is awarded when the scout serves actively in a troop, team or crew ...

Giving Spirit Abounds Throughout Woodland Park School District

WOODLAND PARK – This holiday season, a number of charitable efforts were held in the local schools.

Beatrice Gilmore School and Memorial Middle School both held the annual Giving Tree initiative for the Family Reach Foundation. 

This is the 13th year that Woodland Park has been organizing the charitable event. The Giving Tree was founded at Beatrice Gilmore by Mrs. Addino and ...

Woodland Park Toy Drive A Great Success

WOODLAND PARK, NJ -  Woodland Park Mayor Keith Kazmark and the Borough Council send their appreciation to all those who donated to the annual toy drive.

The community room was filled with toys for boys and girls of all ages that will be distributed to less fortunate Woodland Park families and other local non-profit groups.

"We are very blessed in Woodland Park to have some very ...

Woodland Park Library To Benefit from Dec. 23 Barnes & Noble Book Fair

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - This Saturday, Dec. 23 at the Barnes & Noble in Woodland Park, the Friends of the Alfred H. Baumann Free Public Library (F.A.B.) will get a percentage of your purchase when you show the coupon pictured at the checkout.

All money collected goes towards helping the library. F.A.B. is a community-based non-profit group that believes that a public library serves as the ...

Toys for Tots Event In Woodland Park Spreads Holiday Cheer

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Some holiday cheer with a touch of pizzazz was the atmosphere over at Francesco's Restaurant on Saturday, Dec. 9 where an event was hosted that was all about making kids happy this season. The restaurant, located at 568 McBride Ave., is home to authentic Italian meals with a cozy ambiance.

The Bleakley Financial holiday toy drive event's aimed ...

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Advocates Needed For Passaic County Children in Foster Care

January 23, 2018

WAYNE, NJ - Almost 600 children from all across Passaic County are currently in foster care. Unfortunately, many of these children do not have an advocate to look out for their best interests.

Passaic County CASA for Children is seeking compassionate, dedicated volunteers to take on that role as volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASAs.

CASAs are trained and committed adults ...