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Woodland Park Receives $575K Grant to Continue Streetscape Project

February 21, 2018

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Borough was awarded $575,000 from the NJ Department of Transportation for the continuation of its McBride Avenue streetscape project.

“I was personally advised by Gov. Phil Murphy and his staff of an additional grant award of $575,000 from the NJ DOT for our streetscape project,” said Mayor Keith Kazmark. “This is the largest grant award we have ...

Woodland Park Schedules Public Hearing on County Open Space Grant Application

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Borough will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 6:45 p.m. in the Municipal Building, 5 Brophy Lane to obtain public comment on a grant application for a new soccer field to be submitted to the Passaic County Open Space and Farmland Preservation Trust for capital improvement work at Frank Zaccaria Park.

Mayor Keith Kazmark will make a presentation followed by ...

Notch Road Bridge To Reopen By The End of The Month

WOODLAND PARK/LITTLE FALLS, NJ – Woodland Park Mayor Keith Kazmark at the Feb. 7 Borough Council meeting noted that he has been informed by the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) that the Notch Road Bridge would be reopened to traffic by the end of the month.

The bridge closed on Sept. 8 and officials said at the time it would be closed for three to fourth months.  The ...

Woodland Park Council Honors Competition Cheerleading Squads

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Mayor and Council honored the WP Boys & Girls Club Panthers A and B Squads at the Feb. 7 council meeting for their achievements in the UCCL Cheer Competition, which was held at Passaic Valley High School on Dec. 3. The A Squad took first place in both the cheer and pom pom divisions. The B Squad also took first place in both the cheer and pom pom ...

Woodland Park Mayor Issues Request To State To Include Noise Barriers In Project

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Mayor Keith Kazmark last week sent a request to New Jersey Department of Transportation Acting Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti on behalf of affected Borough residents to request the installation of sound barriers along Interstate 80. 

In 1999, the NJDOT made a commitment to install additional noise barriers when barriers were constructed through Totowa along the ...

Damiano Addresses Highlights During His First Year As Little Falls Mayor

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Mayor James Damiano held his first ever State of the Township address at the Jan. 22 Township Council meeting, highlighting some of his accomplishments after taking office the past year. The address was streamed live on the township's website and Facebook.

Damiano thanked residents for the opportunity to serve, calling it one of the highest personal honors he ...

Little Falls Honors Junior Football Team For League Win

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Little Falls Mayor and Council honored the Pee Wee Junior Hornets at its regular meeting on Jan. 22 during a special presentation. A proclamation was held for the (Little Falls Football Parents Association (LFFPA) C Squad league, which had a very successful season in the Tri-County Football League 2017 North Division Championship.

Mayor James Damiano announced that ...

Ernest Fronzuto Sworn In As Little Falls Municipal Judge

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Ernest P. Fronzuto was sworn in as municipal court judge at the Jan. 22 Township Council meeting. 

Mayor James Damiano previously appointed Fronzuto to complete a one-year term on the bench at the Jan. 9, 2017 Township Council meeting. Fronzuto replaced then interim municipal judge Toni Belford Damiano, who filled in for Municipal Judge G. Dolph Corradino after he was ...

Championship Teams Honored By Woodland Park Council

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Mayor and Council at its Jan. 17 meeting honored three local teams for their fall championship wins.

The WPB&GC Panthers were recognized for their outstanding performance, capturing the Montville Fall-Ball League Championship. Led by head coach Mike Raguseo and assistant coach Lou Graziano, team members include Al Aluotto, James Gordon, Joel Perez, ...

Woodland Park Code Updates Deal With Vacant Properties, Deck/Porch Definitions

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Borough Council recently passed two ordinances that update its local code – one dealing with vacant properties and the other defining decks and porches.

The first ordinance, No. 17-33, adds a new section in the property maintenance code for the Borough entitled “registration of vacant properties.” Due to a number of vacant properties in the Borough, ...

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Freeholder Bartlett Joins NJTPA Executive Committee

February 13, 2018

Passaic County Freeholder John Bartlett was elected second vice-chair of the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) Board of Trustees at the organization’s January 2018 reorganization meeting.

“I want to thank my fellow board members for electing me to the executive committee,” Freeholder Bartlett said. “Transportation investments are essential to ...