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Families Behind the Badge Tournament Raises Over $10K

May 30, 2018

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - While rain may have postponed the fourth annual Families Behind the Badge softball tournament by a day, the event this year was a great success. The tournament, held on May 20, pits teams of North Jersey police officers against each other, honors officers that have given their life in the line of duty and their families, and raises funds to assist those surviving families ...

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 ...

Passaic Valley Hose Co. 2 Plans Fundraisers To Help Build Addition To Store Equipment

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Passaic Valley Hose Co. 2 is planning two fundraisers, its annual "shake-a-boot" collection and a pig roast. Funds raised will help the company build a much needed addition to house rescue equipment.

The "shake-a-boot" event will be held during the weekend of May 31 to June 3, with rain dates set for the weekend of June 7 to 10. Company members ...

Woodland Park Memorial Day Event Schedule Features Parade, Street Fair

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Woodland Park will demonstrate its gratitude to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice to preserve our way of life on Monday, May 28. Should rain cancel any events, updates will be posted on the Borough website at www.wpnj.us and on its Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Borough-of-Woodland-Park-197578016920210/. The day's schedule includes:

9:30 a.m. memorial ...

Woodland Park Stigma Free Task Force Looking To Grow

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Founded in the fall of 2016, the Woodland Park Stigma Free Task Force is comprised of residents, health care providers, educators, business owners, officials, clergy, law enforcement, first responders and others working together to increase community awareness surrounding mental health.

The task force offers information, education, assistance and support to those who ...

Fourth Annual Familes Behind the Badge Softball Tournament Postponed

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The fourth annual Families Behind the Badge softball tournament will be postponed due to forecasted rain. Originally scheduled to be held Saturday, May 19, it will now be held on Sunday, May 20 at the Memorial Field complex behind Beatrice Gilmore and Memorial Schools off McBride Avenue. Admission is $5.

Team check in is at 9 a.m.; opening ceremonies begin at 9:30 and first ...

Passaic County CASA Recognizes Volunteer Child Advocates at Annual Event

WAYNE, NJ - More than 50 staff members, volunteers, and board members from Passaic County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) celebrated the impact of CASA volunteers at the organization's Volunteer Appreciation Brunch on April 28, at Laurelwood Arboretum in Wayne. T

his annual event recognizes Passaic County CASA volunteer advocates and the difference they make in the lives ...

Woodland Park Plants Trees With Help of 4th Graders

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Borough marked Arbor Day with the planting of four trees on Dowling Parkway with the help of the Beatrice Gilmore Elementary School fourth grade class.

Mayor Keith Kazmark, Councilwoman Tracy Kallert and Councilman Joseph Spinelli were on hand to speak with the students about the importance of planting trees. Mayor Kazmark said he hoped the children would ...

Woodland Park Will Host Fourth Annual Familes Behind the Badge Softball Tournament

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The fourth annual Families Behind the Badge softball tournament will be held this year on Saturday, May 19 at the Memorial Field complex behind Beatrice Gilmore and Memorial Schools off McBride Avenue, starting at 8:30 a.m. Rain date is May 20. Admission is $5.

Organized by Councilwoman Tracy Kallert, Councilman Vincent DeCesare and Kaitlyn Kallert, the event, which pits ...

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Volunteers Sought for Domestic Violence Response Team

June 17, 2018

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Volunteers are needed for the Passaic County Women’s Center/Woodland Park Domestic Violence Response Team. Are you interested in making a difference in the community? If so, the team is seeking volunteers to assist with survivors of domestic violence. Selected applicants will receive 40-hour training to provide information, referrals and support to survivors of domestic ...