Government

November 12, 2018

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Borough of Woodland Park celebrates its local small businesses and the contributions they make to the local economy and community. Mayor Keith Kazmark and the Borough Council issued a proclamation at the Nov. 7 Council meeting marking Nov. 24, 2018 as “Small Business ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Police Department reports that some time between 11 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7 and 7 a.m. on Nov. 8, the United States Postal Service mail collection boxes located in front of the Woodland Park Post Office, 1017 McBride Ave., were burglarized. Police say that ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Borough Council awarded a contract for Phase 3 of its McBride Avenue Streetscape project at its Oct. 17 meeting to Zuccaro Inc., Garfield, for $273,821. To date, the Borough has received over $1 million for the project in NJ Department of Transportation and Passaic County ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Mayor Keith Kazmark and the Borough Council recognized Reda and Sons Fuel Co. for 84 years of service at their Oct. 3 meeting, presenting a proclamation to members of the Reda family on hand for the occasion. The company, which closed its doors on Aug. 30, is the longest serving ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Mayor and Council honored two West Paterson Soccer League (WPSA) championship winning teams at its Oct. 10 meeting. The WPSA U11 Boys Flight 4 Strikers took first place in the Morris County Youth Soccer Association’s spring season under coaches Lad Kolozi ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Alfred H. Baumann Free Public Library Building and Grounds Committee and Trustees will hold a work session on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 6 p.m. in the Mayor's Conference Room at the Municipal Building, 5 Brophy Lane. The purpose of the work session is to discuss library ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - At the Sept. 19 meeting, Mayor Keith Kazmark and the Borough Council issued two proclamations relating to addiction/suicide prevention and mental illness awareness. Following two suicides in 2016 in town, the Woodland Park Stigma Free Task Force was formed and since, its ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Alfred Baumann Library is participating in the National Voter Registration Day, which is Tuesday, Sept. 25. Are you a U.S. citizen and haven’t voted yet? Will you be 18 on Nov. 6? Have you moved recently? Have you changed your name recently? If yes to any of these questions, ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Borough Council at its Sept. 5 meeting swore in two new police officers, Justin Castro and Marc Bonilla, as well as its new Special III Police Officer, Brian Newman, who is assigned to the Woodland Park Public Schools. Bonilla, 24, is a lifelong resident of ...

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LITTLE FALLS/WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Gov. Murphy has made a formal request to President Trump for Federal aid for Bergen, Essex, Ocean, Monmouth and Passaic counties for residents and businesses impacted by recent flooding. The assistance would include aid from the Federal Emergency Management ...

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PATERSON, NJ - The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders, in conjunction with Commission on the Status of Women, conducted a school supply drive for underprivileged children in Passaic County. Through personal donations from the Freeholders and county employees, 217 children from Eva’s ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - There will be several detours and road closures this week according to the NJ Department of Transportation (NJDOT) of Lackawanna Avenue northbound, Rifle Camp Road southbound and the Valley Road/Route 46 Westbound ramps, as the Route 3/Route 46 Improvement ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A new state program will offer mediation counseling services to New Jersey residents facing foreclosure, giving them at least a fighting chance when going up against lenders during the legal process. The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency is using $1 million to fund the ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Borough Council introduced six ordinances at its July 18 meeting aimed at moving the municipality forward in its plans to satisfy its affordable housing obligation. The ordinances address the obligations under the Fair Housing & the Uniform Housing Affordability ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders is seeking the public's input on proposed improvements to Rifle Camp Park in Woodland Park. The event will be on Wednesday, July 25 at 6 p.m. in Woodland Park's Borough Hall, located at 5 Brophy Lane. View the conceptual plans for ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ – Through a Facebook Live Town Hall, Mayor Keith Kazmark on July 16 detailed the borough’s plans to satisfy the municipality’s affordable housing obligation. Overall, plans call for the possibility of 826 prospective, new units to be added in a number of locations with 15% of ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Mayor Keith Kazmark will host a Facebook Live Town Hall on the affordable housing settlement decision on Monday, July 16 at 7 p.m. Watch from anywhere by connecting to www.facebook.com/keith.kazmark.3. If you can’t make it, the video will be published to the Mayor’s page so ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Woodland Park Police Department Officer Joe Domicolo was promoted on June 20 to sergeant. Sgt. Domicolo has been with the department for 10 years. "To say he an outstanding human being does not begin to scratch the surface," Chief Eileen Tiernan said about the ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Little Falls Township Council (three seats open) REPUBLICAN Michael Murphy - 354   Eva Salerno Visperas - 340           Louis DeLucca - 348         DEMOCRAT Albert Kahwaty - 600     Christopher Vancheri - 602         Tanya Seber – 612   Totowa Mayor REPUBLICAN John Coiro - ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Legislation to automatically register and update voter registration for those applying for a driver’s license, examination permit, probationary driver’s license or non-driver identification card, dubbed "Motor Voter," is now law. The bill, which Gov. Phil Murphy signed on April 24, ...

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The Borough of Woodland Park, Township of Little Falls and Borough of Totowa have joined together in a newly redesigned Passaic Valley Regional Flood Control Board. Last November, the Township of Cedar Grove determined that since the impact of possible flooding from the Passaic River and the ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Borough Council at its April 18 meeting adopted its 2018 budget. “We were looking at a significant increase,” Mayor Keith Kazmark said, noting at the tax hike was looking at well exceeding $100 on the average home.  However through the efforts of the ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - This spring, the Borough will conclude its 15-year Road Re-Surfacing Program with the re-paving of Briarwood Court, Van Winkle Court, and parts of Mt. Pleasant Avenue (from Fritz Lane near Browertown Road to Bartsch Avenue, and Rose Place to Chestnut Grove ...

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TRENTON, NJ - State Sen. Christopher "Kip" Bateman (R-16) will introduce legislation to increase protections for family pets by requiring pet groomers to be properly trained and licensed following the deaths of three dogs in five months at different New Jersey pet salons. “It is sadly far too ...

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