Giving Back

January 15, 2019

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Passaic Valley Band Association supports the Passaic Valley Regional High School's Music Department by providing supplies and necessities that the school could not otherwise provide within its current budget. The department includes the concert band, choir and maching band.

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Special Needs Advisory Committee (WPSNAC) co-hosted a party on Dec. 15 for local children with the Woodland Park Education Association and the Woodland Park Business Association. Santa came to visit with the kids, who also enjoyed crafts, gifts, lunch and ...

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

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PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ - At 95-years-old Vera Rosciano is a lifelong Paterson resident. It’s the city she was born in, raised her children with alongside her loving husband of more than 60 years, and still calls home. And while her daughter, also Vera, checks in on her every day it’s her large, and ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Broadway star Jelani Remy will return to his hometown of Cedar Grove to perform a holiday concert on Dec. 17 at Cedar Grove High School entitled "Home for the Holidays:  A Very Remy Christmas."  The Cedar Grove native and CGHS alumnus' credits include "High School Musical 1 ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Eva's Village is a non-profit social service organization in Paterson. It's one of the largest and most respected anti-poverty programs in New Jersey. Eva's operates 12 programs including food, shelter, medical and dental care, addiction services, job training and job placement.

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Woodland Park distributed over 30 turkeys and the "fixins" to local families who need a helping hand this Thanksgiving. The Borough sends its thanks to Fairway Market, who generously donates every year to the collection effort drive. This year, they donated 25 turkeys. A number ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The West Paterson First Aid Squad and the American Legion Post #238 invite all seniors and veterans in Woodland Park that are not able to be with their families to enjoy dinner with them at a free Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, Nov. 22 from 12 to 4 p.m. Email ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Charles Olbon Elementary School is running two collection drives this month. The school is accepting donations on behalf of Angels for Animals, a non-profit no-kill rescue group that finds homes for abandoned animals, until Nov. 20. There will be a box available to place ...

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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 ...

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As part of her ongoing effort to support New Jersey’s foster children and adoptive families, Sen. Kristin Corrado’s district office will be collecting children’s toy donations through Nov 9. .All new and unwrapped toy donations collected at Senator Corrado’s district office will be distributed ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - As students wore boots as part of a dress down day for Red Ribbon Week, Beatrice Gilmore School's Jayden Perez, 9, spoke to his peers on Oct. 25 ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Jayden Perez, 9, who last year organized a toy drive that garnered over 1,100 toys and $10,000 for those affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, has been working on several charitable efforts in the last few months. Jayden and his parents returned home earlier this week ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The West Paterson Volunteer Fire Department is hosting its second annual 5K run/walk fundraiser on Nov. 11 at 9 a.m. The race starts at the WP Boys & Girls Club on Memorial Drive. All proceeds will go towards assisting the three firehouses with the upkeep of their ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Knot Just Knitting Club at Four Seasons at Great Notch recently donated nearly three dozen hand knitted hats, in various shades and patterns of blue, to the Woodland Park School District in honor of National Bullying Prevention Month. Four Seasons resident and club member ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Save The Animals Rescue Team (S.T.A.R.T.) is holding its annual summer/fall clothing drive. Cleaning out your closets? Don't throw it away. Donate your old clothes to help the animals in S.T.A.R.T.'s  care. Drop off bags anytime at Petco in the hallway by Pooch Play at 1 Rt 46 ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ — When it was discovered Little Falls resident Nick Sauter needed a kidney, his family put out a call for a living donor. Now that the search has continued for more than a year, they are reaching out even farther to find a person who can offer that life-saving organ match. A ...

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LITTLE FALLS/WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Little Falls and Woodland Park communities have rallied in support of the victims of flash flooding on Aug. 11. The Little Falls Athletic Club has launched a GoFundMe page to raise money to purchase gift cards to retailers such as ShopRite, Home Depot, ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Jayden Perez, 9, who last year organized a toy drive that garnered over 1,100 toys and $10,000 for those affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, is working to continue his charitable endeavors. He has been selected to serve on the 2018 kids board of directors for Kid Box, ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - On July 21, veterans of the Woodland Park American Legion Post #238 hiked five miles through town, visiting elderly members of the post who are unable to make it down to the physical space they used to visit.   "If they can't make it to the post, the post will come to them,” ...

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PATERSON, NJ - "Bridging the Gap from Addiction to Recovery," an informative roundtable discussion, will be presented on July 26 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Eva's Village Community Kitchen, 393 Main St. Paterson. All are welcome. Light refreshments will be served. The event is being sponsored by the ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - THe Woodland Park Municipal Alliance Against Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, the Alfred H. Baumann Free Public Library and On the Border Restaurant have joined together for a special family reading initiative. Come to the library beginning on Aug. 1 to pick up a free copy of "The ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ – The cast of the 2008 production of RENT: School Edition is set to return to the stage in a one night only benefit concert on Sunday, July 15 at 7 p.m. at Passaic Valley High School in Little Falls. The Passaic Valley Summer Theater alumni will come together after a decade to ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - At the June 20 Borough Council meeting, Councilwoman Tracy Kallert and Councilman Vincent DeCesare presented checks from funds raised from fourth annual Families Behind the Badge softball tournament. A check for $7,500 was given to the NJ State PBA Survivors Fund and ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Little Falls School District held three walk-a-thons on Friday, June 22, to raise money for The Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Jersey.   With a goal of raising $10,000, the average cost of a wish in the Garden State, Make-A-Wish volunteer Anne Kahwaty contacted ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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