Little Falls Will Honor Staff Sgt. Michael Hullender At “Support the Troops” Ceremony

November 17, 2017

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The American Legion Singac Memorial Post 108 and the Township of Little Falls will be hosting a "Support the Troops" rally on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 1 p.m. at the Little Falls veterans monument, which is located in Wilmore Road Park at the intersection of East Main Street and 1st Avenue.

Staff Sgt. Michael Hullender, who was killed in action on April 28, 2007, will ...

Operation ElderVet Raises $18,500 For Woodland Park American Legion Post 238

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Goldberg Law Group, LLC presented a check for $18,500 to American Legion Post #238 of Woodland Park at the law firm’s Operation ElderVet event held at The Falls by Frungillo Caterers in Little Falls on Nov. 8.

The over 250 guests who enjoyed the event included senior healthcare industry professionals, local politicians, American Legion leaders as well as honored ...

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 ...

Trinity Academy to Host Seventh Annual 5K Reindeer Run

CALDWELL, NJ – Trinity Academy of Caldwell is inviting the public to “come for the run and stay for holiday fun” at its seventh annual 5K Reindeer Run/Walk on Saturday, Dec. 2, beginning at 9:30 a.m. 

The USATF-NJ New Balance 500 Point Grand Prix 5K Race will offer $250 cash prize awards for first place overall female and male winners, as well as prizes ...

Little Falls Answers The Call In Letters From Home To the Military Campaign

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The last time she hugged her son was Oct. 26, 2016. He has not been back since.

This holiday season will be the second that Michele Kocotos' oldest son Joseph will not be home, as he is serving with the U.S. Air Force overseas, currently stationed in Okinawa, Japan at Kadena Air Base.

After speaking to her son, who is an Airman First Class, she began ...

Little Falls Shows Support For Breast Cancer Awareness

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The color of the evening at Duva Field on Saturday, Oct. 14 was pink, as seasonal football games brought out local officials, athletes and attendees to show their support for breast cancer awareness.

Mayor James Damiano, Councilwoman Maria Martini Cordonnier, Councilman Chris Vancheri and Council President Anthony Sgobba handed out pink ribbons and ...

October is All About Making A Difference for Woodland Park Municipal Alliance

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - October is the busiest month of the year for the Woodland Park Municipal Alliance Against Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, as it plans and hosts several events for the three local schools as well as the public. The Alliance is a volunteer based community group that is funded by the Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.

During Red Ribbon Week, which is Oct. 23-27, ...

Local Celebrity Chefs Partner to Host "Dine 4 a Difference" to Benefit The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

VERONA, NJ - Cedar Grove native and Food Network 'Chopped' judge Amanda Freitag, Verona Chef Ariane Duarte and Verona resident Chef Floyd Cardoz have partnered with Newman Cares, Inc., a charitable organization in Verona whose mission is to bring communities and neighbors together and raise fundsand awareness for The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. 

Along ...

Fundraiser Being Planned For Sheriff's Officer Injured in Motorcycle Accident

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - A fundraiser is being set for later this month to help a beloved member of the Passaic County Sheriff's Department.

On April 11, 2017, Todd Kayal, a resident of Woodland Park, was in a motorcycle accident that let him paralyzed from the chest down due to suffering a traumatic spinal cord injury. 

According to a GoFund Me page to help raise funds to ...

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Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo Kicks Off Nov. 17

November 14, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Essex County Executive DiVincenzo invites the public to spend part of their holiday season at the 11th annual Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo. Free admission is being offered at the Holiday Lights Spectacular, which will be held as follows:

Dates: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Nov. 17, ...