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Little Falls Honors Staff Sgt. Michael Hullender At “Support the Troops” Ceremony With Stone Dedication

November 22, 2017

LITTLE FALLS, NJ  – On Saturday, the residents of Little Falls gathered during a “Support the Troops” rally at the Little Falls Veterans Monument, where they honored Staff Sgt. Michael Hullender. A former resident of Little Falls, Hullender was killed in action on April. 28, 2007 during Operation Iraqi Freedom at the age of 29. 

During the ceremony, a stone ...

Little Falls Considers One Side Parking on Lower Notch Road During Notch Bridge Closure

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Council members are considering restricting parking for vehicles on Lower Notch Road to only one side temporarily for the duration of time that Notch  Bridge remains closed due to construction.

Councilwoman Maria Martini Cordonnier requested that the item be put on the Township Council workshop meeting agenda on Nov. 13, stating that ...

Woodland Park Food Collection Provides Holiday Meal for 40 Families

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Woodland Park distributed 40 turkeys and the "fixins" to local families who need a helping hand this Thanksgiving on Monday, Nov. 20.

The Borough sends its thanks to Fairway Market who generously donates every year to the collection effort drive. This year, they donated 40 turkeys.

Thanks to Schools Superintendent Dr. Michele Pillari ...

Woodland Park Begins Utilizing Online Registration System For Recreation Department

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Borough of Woodland Park has begun utilizing an online registration and payment management system for its Recreation Department, starting with its annual holiday movie next month.

The Borough Council on Oct. 18 approved a one-year contract to CapturePoint.com to provide Community Pass service.

The system will allow the Borough to have online event and activity ...

Little Falls Reviews Complete Streets Draft Ordinance for Donato Drive

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -  A public hearing was held again for the township's "Complete Streets" grant improvement ordinance, which specifically focused on the neighborhood of Donato Drive. A draft to update the ordinance was also discussed.

The state adopted the state transportation policy in order to make the roadways as safe as possible for vehicles, bicyclists, pedestrians, and ...

Little Falls Planning Board Approves Downtown Area and Parking Expansion Redevelopment

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Little Falls Planning Board approved an application for the redevelopment of the township's downtown area, which includes parking facilities at its meeting on Nov. 2.

Jeffrey Janota, land use planner, presented  the downtown redevelopment study, referred to as "town center." A similar presentation was given on the Singac section recently, which was ...

Totowa Board of Adjustment Delays Decision On Asphalt Plant

TOTOWA, NJ - The Board of Adjustment has delayed decision on a proposed plan to build an asphalt plant in the borough. 

According to the board's attorney, Richard Brigliadoro, members want the opportunity to question the applicant's planner and traffic engineer before rendering a decision. The request was made made at the Nov. 9 meeting after a public hearing ...

Community Gathers To Dedicate Playgrounds to Late Woodland Park School Board Member

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The community gathered at Charles Olbon School on Nov. 11 to dedicate two new playgrounds to Ron Pascrell, a 10-year member of the Board of Education and local Democratic Club chairman, who passed away on Sept. 24. 

Before a large crowd of family members, friends, colleagues, and dignitaries, school district Superintendent Dr. Michele ...

Passaic County's 'Large Growing Tax Base' and 'Conservative Budgeting' Earns Credit Upgrade

PATERSON, NJ - Saying that there was evidence of a “large growing tax base” and that “conservative budgeting” has been practiced, Moody’s Investor Services upgraded the County of Passaic’s general obligation bond rating from Aa2 to Aa3.

The upgrade, according to a statement released by the Board of Chosen Freeholders, shows that an independent third party ...

Woodland Park Council Presents New Street Signs to Honor Fallen Soldiers

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - As the Borough was preparing its presentation in June for the rededication of a monument for its soldiers killed in action, former Councilwoman Ruth Patterson asked Mayor Kazmark if the streets in town that were named for those men could also be rededicated.

With help from Erik Luker, who is commander of the American Legion Post 238, and a Woodland Park Police Department ...

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Peckman River National Environmental Policy Act Scoping Meeting To Be Held in Little Falls

November 14, 2017

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The U.S Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) New York District (District), in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), will be preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in accordance with the Council on Environmental Quality’s National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) implementing regulations for the Peckman River Basin Flood ...