Little Falls Library Plans Three Saturday Special Events

November 17, 2017

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Little Falls Public Library, 8 Warren St., is offering three special events on Saturday, Nov. 18.

Feel unsteady when walking? Lose your balance easily? Suffered a fall lately? Flex Physical Therapy Dr. Steven Hennigan is offering a free balance and falls workshop on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 1 to 2 p.m. Learn the underlying causes of balance loss,how aging affects our ...

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 ...

Washington Park Students, Staff Raise $17K With Annual Cancer Walk

TOTOWA, NJ - These particular walkers became foot soldiers, on a mission to save lives.

Washington Park School recently students took part in the 16th annual "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" walk. The event has become a staple for the school during the month of October, where students are encouraged to focus on community service, including other opportunities for ...

Little Falls Holds Vigil For Domestic Violence Prevention Month

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - A glowing hue of purple light illuminated the front lawn of the Little Falls Falls Municipal Building on Oct. 19, as the Little Falls Prevention of Domestic Violence Committee held its annual Domestic Violence Prevention Vigil for the township.

Councilman Marc Benitez, chairman of the Little Falls Domestic Violence Prevention Committee, coordinated the event, which ...

BlueCrest Recovery Center To Present 'High-ding in Plain Sight' at Woodland Park Facility

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Did you know that everyday household items can be used to potentially sneak drugs into your home or classroom? Could you accidentally be purchasing drug concealing accessories and clothing for your child without realizing it?


BlueCrest Recovery Center is hosting a free event for parents, therapists, teachers and caregivers on Monday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. called ...

Little Falls Shows Support For Breast Cancer Awareness

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The color of the evening at Duva Field on Saturday, Oct. 14 was pink, as seasonal football games brought out local officials, athletes and attendees to show their support for breast cancer awareness.

Mayor James Damiano, Councilwoman Maria Martini Cordonnier, Councilman Chris Vancheri and Council President Anthony Sgobba handed out pink ribbons and ...

October is All About Making A Difference for Woodland Park Municipal Alliance

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - October is the busiest month of the year for the Woodland Park Municipal Alliance Against Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, as it plans and hosts several events for the three local schools as well as the public. The Alliance is a volunteer based community group that is funded by the Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.

During Red Ribbon Week, which is Oct. 23-27, ...

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It’s Never too Late to Quit: The Great American Smokeout is Nov. 16

November 14, 2017

The American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout is this Thursday, Nov. 16. 

Despite an overall decrease in the number of smokers today, one out of five adults still smokes. The Great American Smokeout was started by the American Cancer Society in 1977 as a day to challenge smokers to quit smoking for 24 hours while increasing awareness of the dangers of smoking. 

The ...