Passaic County News

March 17, 2021

PATERSON, NJ – Passaic County Board of Commissioners members Pat Lepore and TJ Best were on hand at Colts Arms senior home in Paterson Wednesday morning as the county’s Department of Health Services launched its first vaccination clinic exclusively for senior residents.  “We are monitoring ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Efforts to rehabilitate Paterson historic Hinchliffe Stadium got another boost on February 16 with the Passaic County Improvement Authority’s (PCIA) approval of the issuance of not to exceed $60,000,000 Taxable Revenue Notes for the project. “Passaic County is known for its rich ...

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PATERSON, NJ - The Passaic County Board of County Commissioners introduced a "structurally balanced and responsible 2021 budget of $436 million," on Tuesday. The budget, a statement read, reflects the priorities of current tax relief for its residents while providing future generations with ...

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TOTOWA, NJ - Passaic County began administering its first round of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccines on Thursday. The vaccinations took place at the Passaic County Department of Health Services in Totowa. Phase 1A of the Moderna vaccine is available for employees of urgent cares, clinics, dialysis ...

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PATERSON, NJ  – The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders will continue to offer free mobile testing to all Passaic County residents throughout November, including with four testing dates being hosted in partnership with Montclair State University at the university’s campus. “We’ve seen an ...

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PATERSON, NJ – An extensive project years in the making to bring safety and aesthetic improvements along Lakeview Avenue in the City of Paterson, including converting a traffic circle into a safer modern roundabout and installing turn lanes and bicycle lanes is closer to reality thanks to an $8.56 ...

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PASSAIC, NJ - Passaic County's newest park is now open in Passaic City.  Dundee Island Park – a $12 million dollar project funded by the Passaic County Open Space, Farmland, and Historic Preservation Trust Fund, Passaic County Capital Budget, and a $5 million dollar grant from the NJDEP Office ...

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PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ – The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders will offer COVID-19 testing exclusively to school employees at a mobile testing site scheduled for Saturday, October 17, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Being hosted in conjunction with the Passaic County Education Association, the ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders have announced October dates for free mobile testing for the COVID-19 virus. In addition to Passaic County’s mobile testing program, the County also continues to offer free at-home testing to all county residents. Both the mobile and ...

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WAYNE, NJ  – Passaic County pets in distress during a disaster will now have the assistance of the Passaic County Animal Response Team (CART) Trailer. Officials cut the ribbon on the state-of-the-art mobile shelter that is fully stocked with emergency supplies and equipment to provide relief to ...

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PATERSON, NJ  – With the deadline for the 2020 decennial census being moved up by a month, to September 30th, the Passaic County Complete Count Committee is redoubling its efforts, and working with community partners to ensure a complete count of Passaic County residents, officials have said. On ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The Passaic County Complete Count Committee, led by Freeholder John Bartlett, will join make two stops in Paterson Saturday along with census enumerators to encourage residents to fill out their 2020 Census forms. The group will be in the parking lot at 90 Prospect St from 10:00 ...

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PATERSON, NJ – More than $7.5 million is heading to Passaic County for infrastructure improvements at the local level, county officials announced Tuesday. The funding from the state's Transportation Trust Fund (TTF) will be used to create improvement projects in 2021 that will maintain roads, ...

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PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ - The annual Passaic County Fair has officially been canceled amid continuous COVID-19 concerns. The Friends of Passaic County Parks, Inc. (FOPCP) announced the cancelation citing public health and safety.   “While this decision was not made lightly, I believe that it is the ...

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PATERSON, NJ  – The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders has launched a new interactive mapping tool to help local businesses attract customers as they continue their road to recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The Open For Business Map allows these businesses to share information on ...

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WAYNE, NJ – While Passaic County's successful drive-through COVID-19 testing site at William Paterson University closed on June 20, county officials want residents to know that testing, including through self-administered home testing kits, is still available.  On Thursday, as part of their ...

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PATERSON, NJ -  Passaic Valley Water Commission crews are on site repairing two main breaks in Paterson. The first, a 12” water main break, is located in front of 448 Main Street between Green and Slater streets.Traffic will also be impacted as traffic will be reduced to one lane on Main St ...

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