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Woodland Park Council OKs Invasive Plants Addition to Property Maintenance Code

September 22, 2017

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Borough Council held a public hearing for and adopted Ordinance R17-262, which adds invasive plants to the "property maintenance" code within the borough.

Invasive plants are those which have the ability to spread aggressively outside their native range. Species include popular landscaping plants such as burning bush, Japanese or common ...

Woodland Park Ordinance Adds Invasive Plants to Property Maintenance Code

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - At the Sept. 6 Borough Council meeting, Ordinance R17-262 was introduced which adds invasive plants to the "property maintenance" code within the Borough.

Invasive plants are those which have the ability to spread aggressively outside their native range. Species include popular landscaping plants such as burning bush, Japanese or common barberry, ...

Little Falls Holds Solemn Remembrance Ceremony For 16th Anniversary of 9/11

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - A solemn ceremony was held in the township that marked the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

Held at Wilmore Park, the ceremony was organized by the 9/11 committee and took place in front of the Sept. 11 memorial, where close to 75 attendees came together to reflect upon the tragic events of that day.

The monument that served as the ceremony's backdrop backdrop ...

Four Month Notch Road Bridge Closure Begins Today

LITTLE FALLS/WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Motorists should be aware that the Notch Road bridge has officially closed to traffic and is expected to be closed for approximately four months while construction on the structure is done.

The closure is part of a multi-phase interchange project by the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) to improve highway flow for Route 3, Route 46, Valley Road ...

Woodland Park Council Approves Trash Can Ordinance

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Mayor and Council passed an ordinance last night which regulates where residents and businesses can store trash receptacles on their property.  

Initially introduced in July, Ordinance 17-21 was withdrawn by the council as wording changes made in response to resident and business owner feedback were substantial enough to require the governing body to ...

Ground Broken for Two Playgrounds at Woodland Park's Charles Olbon School

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Workers broke ground this week for two playgrounds at Charles Olbon Elementary School.

According to Mayor Keith Kazmark, the borough was approached last year by the Woodland Park Board of Education and the Woodland Park Special Needs Advisory Committee (WP SNAC) with the idea to install two playgrounds, one for special needs children and the other with general play ...

NJDOT Confirms Sept. 8 Closure of Notch Bridge and Redirects Commercial Traffic To Browertown Road

LITTLE FALLS/WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Officials from the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) held a public information meeting on Aug. 29 at the Little Falls Civic Center to address concerns from local residents on the forthcoming closure of Notch Bridge. 

Beginning on Friday, Sept 8, the bridge will close for a three to fourth month period, according to officials. The closure is ...

Little Falls and Woodland Park To Receive Grant Funded Excavator For Peckman River Clean Out

LITTLE FALLS/WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Members of the Passaic Valley Regional Flood Control Board, representing Woodland Park, Little Falls and Cedar Grove, have seen yet another one of their efforts come to fruition.

According to Little Falls Mayor James Damiano, the flood board has acquired a new excavator, which was approved by the state Department of Environmental Protection ...

Woodland Park Council OKs Housing, Yard Maintenance Ordinances; Revises Trash Can Ordinance

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Mayor and Council passed 10 ordinances at its last meeting, mostly  aimed at putting forth more stringent regulations on local code. Of all the ordinances initially introduced, ordinance 17-21, which covers requirements for trash containers, was withdrawn and reintroduced.  

Mayor Keith Kazmark said that tightening up language helps the code ...

News12 NewJersey Spotlights Little Falls For "On The Road"

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The popular News12 New Jersey "On The Road" weekly program took to the road once again, this time spotlighting the Township of Little Falls.

Sports Director Nick Meidanis and Meteorologist Dave Curren were on-hand on Aug. 25 to talk to residents and officials alike in order to"share the experience of Little Falls, the charm that it has." They descended ...

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