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Passaic County News

June 14, 2022

PATERSON, NJ – Passaic County Community College (PCCC) hosted their 50th commencement ceremony on Monday. Graduates from PCCC’s four campuses, Paterson, Passaic, Wanaque and Wayne, received their Associate in Arts, Science and Applied Science degrees or their professional certificates at the ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Passaic County's Art in the Park returned to Goffle Brook Park last weekend and the area from the Passaic County Arts Center at the John W. Rea House, past the playground, down along the walkway, was lined with booths where vendors, artists, and crafters had set up to show their ...

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TOTOWA, N.J. - The Borough will hold its second Community Blood Drive this season at St. James Roman Catholic Church on Friday, April 15 from 6:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The church is located at 400 Totowa Road in Totowa, inside Parish Hall. The previous blood drive had a great turnout on Feb. 3, ...

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PATERSON, NJ  – On Tuesday, February 22nd, the Passaic County Board of Commissioners introduced a balanced and responsible 2022 budget that includes a zero percent property taxes increase while still providing investments in infrastructure, parks, and historic sites. This is the fourth consecutive ...

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PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ – Immigrants are continuing to play a growing, and more critical role, in Passaic County's labor force, business creation, and STEM innovation, according to new research by the New American Immigration Council (NAIC). According to New Americans in Passaic County, a report ...

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WAYNE, NJ – A section of Ratzer Road near Black Oak Ridge Road will remain closed for the next six weeks in order to replace a roadway bridge near 194 Ratzer Road, the Chabad Center of Passaic County. Approximately six weeks from now, the Township plans on opening the eastbound lane of ...

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WAYNE, NJ – In a collaborative effort between St. Joseph’s Health, Passaic County, the New Jersey Police, the New Jersey Department of Health and the National Guard, a new COVID-19 Vaccination Mega Site has opened in the Preakness Shopping Center in Wayne. This vaccine site will be administering ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Commissioner Nicolino “Nick” Gallo was sworn in on January 6 as the first Republican on the Passaic County legislative body since 2009. He was sworn in by 2021 GOP Gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli. Gallo was born in Italy and moved to the United States with his family in ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Just days after being sworn in to a new three-year term to the Passaic County Board of Commissioners, John W. Bartlett has been elected to a two-year term as Chair of the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA). “I am honored that my fellow Board members have ...

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PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ - In a meeting held virtually due to the continuing spread of COVID-19, Passaic County Commissioners Cassandra Sandi Lazzara and John W. Bartlett were sworn in for new three-year terms, while newcomer Nicolino Gallo took the oath for the first time on Thursday. County Clerk ...

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PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ – As the Omicron variant of the coronavirus surges across New Jersey, Passaic County officials have announced free vaccination clinics for residents. The CDC recommends boosters for all eligible individuals to increase their protection against the Omicron variant, which is ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The Passaic County Board of County Commissioners and the Passaic County Commission on the Status of Women distributed over 300 toys and over 650 children's and adults hats, gloves, scarves and socks to families in need as part of their Angel Tree Toy Drive and Winter Clothing Drive ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Officials from the Counties of Bergen and Passaic have reached terms on a new agreement which will send inmates that would have previously been housed at Passaic County Jail in Paterson to the Bergen County Jail in Hackensack. The deal builds upon a temporary measure adopted by ...

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WAYNE, NJ – The Passaic County Board of Commissioners hosted a medal ceremony to honor veterans for their distinguished service to the United States military last week.  The awarding of medals, Wilfredo Rodrigues, Veteran Services Officer, goes back in history to French military ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Passaic County hosted its annual "Paws in the Park" in Goffle Brook Park Saturday, drawing larger-than-ever crowds of attendees with two legs as well as four. The part of the park nestled on the southern side of Diamond Bridge Avenue was arranged in a large oval, with booths from a ...

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PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ - Paterson First Ward Councilman Mike Jackson was joined by a group of area community members at the September 28 meeting of the Passaic County Commissioners to express their anger over the recent promotion of Capt. Edward Akins to Chief at the Passaic County Sheriff’s ...

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PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ - Passaic County will welcome, harbor, and relocate eligible Afghan refugees, a resolution unanimously passed by the Board of Commissioners at their September 9 meeting said. “Passaic County has a proud history of serving as a refuge for those escaping persecution and lack of ...

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PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ - The Passaic County Board of County Commissioners and other county officials gathered outside of Passaic County Community College’s Public Safety Academy Wednesday to commemorate the lives lost in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers and the ...

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PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ - Passaic County Surrogate Bernice Toledo is being called on to resign from her position after she was charged for allegedly falsifying a judgment she filed in order to make an improper appointment of an estate administrator. Toledo, who was first elected to the position in ...

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PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ - With the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to end the federal eviction moratorium unless or until the Congress passes a law on the matter, Passaic County Commissioner John Bartlett warned, millions of American renters that are still struggling financially due to the pandemic are ...

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PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ - With the last day of the 2021 Passaic County Fair on Sunday, organizers of the (except for a COVID-19 canceled 2020) annual event are celebrating the success of the first three days of this year’s get together. The fair, open Sunday from 3:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. at Garret ...

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PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ — The Passaic County Board of County Commissioners, joined by Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik and local officials, cut the ribbon on Passaic County's new dog park at Rifle Camp Park on Aug. 4. Residents and visitors now have a new state-of-the-art pet-friendly ...

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PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ - Passaic County Commissioners John Bartlett and Sandi Lazzara will host an information session for tenants and landlords to share information about the Passaic County COVID-19 Rental Relief Program. The event will be streamed on Facebook Live beginning at 6:00 p.m. and can be ...

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PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ - To prevent a post-pandemic housing crisis, Passaic County is working to provide relief to tenants that missed rental payments while ensuring landlords get paid for their lost incomes. On May 17, Passaic County started receiving applications for the Emergency Rental ...

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