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VP of Wayne BOE Charged With Possession of Marijuana.

October 18, 2019

WAYNE, NJ – Stacy Scher and husband Marc Scher were arrested, and both were charged with possession of marijuana, fourth degree and conspiracy to possess marijuana, fourth degree.  Stacey Scher is the Vice President of the Wayne Board of Education and was a pivotal majority vote in restoring Eda Ferrante to Full-Time Release status as President of the Wayne Education Association, two ...

Thanks to PCCC College Opportunities Start Close to Home, Local High School Students Learn

PATERSON, NJ - Ravyn John grew up in Paterson, graduated from JFK High School in 2018, and moved on to higher level education. And, thanks to the opportunity presented close to home, she didn’t have to go far.

On Wednesday, John, joined by fellow members of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, welcomed several hundred Paterson high school students to the Passaic County Community ...

Wayne Board of Ed Votes to Restore Ferrante to Full-Time Release

WAYNE, NJ – Through sheer force of will, members of the local, county and state teachers unions pushed the Wayne Board of Education (BOE) to vote to restore Wayne Education Association (WEA) President Eda Ferrante to her Full-time release status at Thursday’s BOE meeting.

According to BOE President, Michael Bubba, the motion passed at last night's meeting was neither legal or ...

Wayne Board of Education to Hear Full-Time Release Proposal at Oct 3 Meeting

WAYNE, NJ – The issue of Full-Time Release for Wayne teacher and Wayne Education Association (WEA) President, Eda Ferrante will be a key topic of discussion at Thursday’s Board of Education meeting this week according to Dr. Mark Toback, the Superintendent of the Wayne school district.

Ferrante met with Toback on September 20 where she proposed an idea on the subject, but during an ...

William Paterson University’s Nicholas Hirshon Wins Society for Professional Journalists Outstanding Campus Adviser Award

WAYNE, NJ - William Paterson University’s Nicholas Hershon has received the 2019 David L. Eshelman Outstanding Campus Adviser Award from the Society of Professional Journalists, the nation’s most broad-based journalism organization dedicated to encouraging the free practice of journalism and stimulating high standards of ethical behavior, university officials announced.

Hirshon, an ...

New PCCC Program Aims for SUCCESS for 'At-Risk' Students

PATERSON, NJ -  Thanks to a newly launched program at Passaic County Community College (PCCC), 50 students are receiving additional proactive coaching focused on career exploration; holistic advising on financial aid, community resources, and other matters that could affect their academic success; and a $50 per month financial incentive.

PCCC is one of only two community colleges in ...

Teachers Show Up in Force to Support Union President at Wayne BOE Meeting

WAYNE, NJ – The Wayne Township Council Chambers was painted red Thursday as just about every seat held teachers from Wayne, and across the state, all wearing their union colors and holding signs that stated: “WE ARE ALL EDA FERRANTE”

The educators were at the Wayne Board of Education (BOE) meeting to support embattled Wayne Education Association (WEA) President Eda Ferrante, ...


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New Jersey Transit A National Disgrace?

This week’s question is a continuation of last week’s on New Jersey infrastructure issues. 

New Jersey Transit has more than 2,000 buses and more than 700 trains, and there are more than 900,000 trips taken on NJ Transit every weekday. In total, passengers ride more than 3.5 billion miles per year on the system. In the past, Governor Murphy referred to NJ Transit as a ...

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA Members Can Take Exercises Home

October 22, 2019

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Participants of the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program can now take their exercises with them wherever they go, thanks to the generosity of one local group of physicians. 

Montclair plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Valerie Ablaza, who is a partner at The Plastic Surgery Group, recently donated 100 black and yellow drawstring backpacks to ...

Fall Frolic & Boo Fest to Be Held Saturday, October 26

A free community event in partnership between the Wayne YMCA and Wayne Township Parks and Recreation

WAYNE, NJ— Free Fall fun for everyone!  Join us at the Wayne YMCA located at 1 Pike Drive, on Saturday, October 26th for the annual Fall Frolic and Boo Fest event.  The event takes place between 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.  This year's activities include a Hay Rides, DJ ...

Cesar Jerez oil painting exhibit at Laurelwood Arboretum


The popular exhibit of oil paintings by César Jerez at the Knippenberg Center for Education at Laurelwood Arboretum has been extended to November 10. Admission is free, and the public is invited to attend. The Knippenberg Center is open Tuesdays through Sundays from 12 noon to 4 pm.


Passaic County Freeholders Award 2019 Open Space Grants

PATERSON, NJ – The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders awarded $975,000 in grants to county municipalities through the Open Space, Farmland and Historic Preservation Trust Fund. The resolution was passed on October 8, 2019.

 “The Open Space Trust Fund supports the beautification, restoration and maintenance of many of our county parks, historic sites and ...

Thank you!

The  Wayne  Alliance for the Prevention of Substance Abuse would like to thank Wayne Alliance members, community members, our fundraising team and everyone who participated in the outback fundraiser on Tuesday October 15th 2019.

Volunteer Chairperson Karen Marron, Recording Secretary, Maryam Sayad agreed to kick off the school year with an Outback Steakhouse fundraiser and ...

Amazing Turkey Race

Join Wayne Parks & Recreation for the Amazing Turkey Race on Saturday, November 2nd.  This fun family event combines a race to find hidden turkeys, a mystery to solve, prizes to win, and entertainment for kids and adults!  There is no fee to participate, but we do ask each family to make a donation that will help families in need this holiday season!


Menoski - Stoul Engagement

October 9, 2019

Janna and Igor Stoul of Montville are excited to announce the engagement of their daughter Val Stoul to Lulzim Menoski, son of Pajo and Lulzime Menoski of Wayne.  

On June 12 of this year, Lulzim took Val on one of their favorite trips - a ride on their BMX bikes to North Cove Park in Wayne where Val was surprised with a ring and she immediately said Yes!

Lulzim and Val own ...