American Legion Auxiliary Unit #238 Essay Contest Winners Honored

June 17, 2018

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The winners of the West Paterson American Legion Auxiliary Unit #238's 2018 Americanism Essay Contest were honored at a special program on June 13. The post also held its annual Flag Day ceremony outside prior to the program. Flag Day commemorates the adoption of the American flag's design on June 14, 1777 by Congress. The Legion holds this event annually where ...

Woodland Park Summer Camp Holds Parent Meeting

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Summer Camp held a parent meeting on June 11 where attendees could meet the directors and other staff members, learn about their child's daily schedule, and get answers to any questions they had.

The camp will be led by director Shannon Marren and assistant directors Christina Scillieri and Danielle Indri. Marren has been with the camp for seven ...

Woodland Park Honors Life-long Resident for Service to Country, Borough

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Mr. Philip Mizzone was honored by Mayor Keith Kazmark and the Borough Council at the May 30 meeting for his service to the country and borough.

Mayor Kazmark presented Mr. Mizzone with a proclamation honoring him for his lifetime of service, protecting our country and ensuring the safety and welfare of the community in which he has lived for 96 years. He was also presented ...

2018 Primary Election Results

Little Falls Township Council (three seats open)

Michael Murphy - 354  
Eva Salerno Visperas - 340          
Louis DeLucca - 348        

Albert Kahwaty - 600    
Christopher Vancheri - 602        
Tanya ...

Woodland Park Students Take Over The Borough As Part of Youth Month

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The 2018 Youth Month mayor and council members took to the dais on May 9 and conducted the Mayor and Council meeting, with their counterparts sitting alongside providing assistance as needed. 

"This is probably the most complex agenda we've ever had for a Youth Month meeting," Mayor Keith Kazmark said, noting that the tradition dates back over 50 years.

Woodland Park Council Honors Championship Basketball Teams

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Mayor and Council honored three championship WP Boys & Girls Club Panthers basketball teams at its May 9 meeting. 

The 3rd and 4th grade girls team was determined, after three overtimes in the title game, to be co-champions with Little Falls. Under coach Fred Valentin, the team consists of Arianna Valentin, Lena Preziosi, ...

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 ...

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Booker, Menendez, Pascrell Demand Fairness for Toys "R" Us Workers Following Bankruptcy

June 4, 2018

TOTOWA, NJ – U.S Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Senators Cory Booker and Bob Menendez (both D-NJ) were joined on June 2 by Toys “R” Us workers and advocates in standing up for employees at the iconic New Jersey-based retailer after it was forced into bankruptcy following a leveraged buyout that saddled it with exorbitant debt. In a leveraged buyout, a ...