Passaic County News

August 31, 2018

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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TOTOWA, NJ- With schoolchildren, senior citizens, and law enforcement all in one room any politician would have been thrilled to take part in Thursday’s cross generational event in Totowa that featured a reading of children’s book “Roscoe the K-9 Cop,” authored by Kristen Sondej, and several ...

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WAYNE, NJ - More than 50 staff members, volunteers, and board members from Passaic County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) celebrated the impact of CASA volunteers at the organization's Volunteer Appreciation Brunch on April 28, at Laurelwood Arboretum in Wayne. T his annual event ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Saying it reflects “fiscally sound policies, strong budgetary flexibility, proactive increases to manage volatile expense line items, including significant reserves for workers’ compensation, health benefits, and liability insurance, and an overall net debt of 1% of market value,” ...

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PATERSON, NJ - While the first snowstorm of the year may have prevented the pomp and circumstance of a public swearing in for recently re-elected Passaic County Freeholders Assad Akhter and T.J. Best, their work hasn’t slowed. The duo, along with running mate Bruce James, were overwhelming victors ...

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CLIFTON, NJ – The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders joined with members of the Dutch Hill Residents Association and the Daughters of the American Revolution to break ground on the restoration and rehabilitation fo the historic Westervelt-Vanderhoef House in Clifton on Monday. The house, ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Local environmental groups who opposed the prospect of a disc golf course at Rifle Camp Park were pleased to hear that Passaic County Freeholders decided against the project. The announcement was made at the freeholders' meeting in Paterson last night. Freeholder Director ...

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PATERSON, NJ - The Passaic County Administration Building may have a rodent problem, at least if you consider a 15 foot inflatable rat greeting passersby a problem. The rodent has been on display most mornings over the past several weeks courtesy of LiUNA Local 78, whose members are trained and ...

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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 ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The historic Westervelt-Vanderhoef House located in Clifton will be restored and given a new life thanks to the approval of a contract by the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders at its Oct. 24 meeting. The house, purchased along with the surrounding property, was purchased ...

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