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Woodland Park Fire Department Plans 5K Run/Walk

October 9, 2018

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The West Paterson Volunteer Fire Department is hosting its second annual 5K run/walk fundraiser on Nov. 11 at 9 a.m.

The race starts at the WP Boys & Girls Club on Memorial Drive. All proceeds will go towards assisting the three firehouses with the upkeep of their buildings. All are welcome.

Bring your kids and push them in a stroller. Bring your dog and enjoy a nice ...

Three Men, Including One From Woodland Park, Stabbed

PATERSON, NJ - Three men suffered stab wounds in a fight in the area of East 25th Street in the early hours of Sunday.

According to a statement by Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald members of the Paterson Police Department responded to the area at 2:50 a.m. and located the first victim, a 40-year-old male from Paterson.

The victim was ...

Passaic County Plans Free Senior Police Academy

TOTOWA, NJ - The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the Passaic County Sheriff's Department and the Department of Senior Services will present a free five week Senior Police Academy this fall. The academy will be held Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 8:45 a.m. to 12 noon at the Department of Senior Services, 930 Riverview Dr., Totowa.

Topics will include fraud, scams and identity ...

Woodland Park Police Department Swears in Three New Officers

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 Woodland Park. He graduated Passaic Valley Regional High School and Rowan University.


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Take Safety Into Your Own Hands This October During National Fire Prevention Month

October 9, 2018

Are your friends and family prepared in the event of a fire? October is Fire Prevention Month, the perfect time to learn about fire safety and develop a plan if danger strikes.

In an effort to help families easily find fire safety information and learn more about the benefit of fire sprinklers, the New Jersey Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board (NJFSAB) has created a special web resource page on ...