Passaic County News

August 30, 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 Village, ...

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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, 2018, at Laurelwood Arboretum in Wayne. This 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- Passaic County Freeholder Director Sandi Lazzara partnered with Paterson based non-profit Global Emergency Response and Assistance (GERA) to honor the work of Dr. Martin Luther King by distributing blankets and hot food donated by Al Basha Restaurant to homeless residents in Passaic ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Passaic County Freeholder Assad Akhter, who sat down exclusively with TAPinto Paterson last week to discuss how he believes the County of Passaic and City of Paterson can work more closely together in 2018,  released a statement in support of the appointment of Dr. Shereef Elnahal to ...

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PATERSON, NJ- While “Blizzard 2018” 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 two, along with running mate Bruce James, were overwhelming victors in November’s ...

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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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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 their Tuesday meeting. The house, purchased along with the surrounding property, was ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Passaic County Clerk Kristin M. Corrado, Esq. has announced that her offices located in Paterson and Wanaque will be open on both Saturday, Oct. 28 and Saturday, Nov. 4, 9:00 a.m until 1:00 p.m. for voters who would like to cast ballots in for the Nov. 7 election but cannot make it ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Drivers and pedestrians travelling in the vicinity of the Passaic County Administrative Complex and Court House will notice an increase in law enforcement officers addressing speeding and distracted driving and walking in the coming month. The Street Smart NJ Campaign kicked off ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Residents have been invited to participate in an effort to make Lakeview Avenue safer by attending Thursday’s meeting of the 6th Ward Neighborhood Association. The meeting will be held at School # 25, 287 Trenton Avenue, beginning at 7:00 p.m. According to a statement released last ...

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PATERSON, NJ – As lawmakers in Washington, D.C. continue to consider immigration reform measures, the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders is taking steps to make sure that immigrants know they are welcome within the borders of Passaic County. Referring specifically to President Trump’s ...

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