Upcoming Events

Thursday, 8/17/2017, 5:00 PM
Concert and Farmers' Marketplace in the Park
Wilmore Road Park

Friday, 8/18/2017
Summer Hours - Town Hall Closes at Noon

Friday, 8/18/2017, 7:00 PM
Vigil to Denounce Racism, Bigotry and Anti-Semitism
Wilmore Road Park, corner of Main St. and First Av

Welcome to Little Falls, NJ
Latest Little Falls, New Jersey, weather

Today's news:

NJDOT to hold Public Information Center to discuss the Notch Road Bridge Closure on Monday, August 21st

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) on needs, the environment, community will hold a Public Information Center to discuss the closure of the Notch Road Bridge during construction of the Route 3, Route 46, Valley Road & Notch/Rifle Camp Road Interchange Contract A Project in the Borough of Woodland Park, Township of Little Falls, and City of Clifton, Passaic County. The Public Information Center will be held on Monday, August 21, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 PM at the Little Falls Civic Center, 19 Warren Street, Little Falls, NJ 07424. You will have an opportunity to review proposed exhibits, ask questions, and discuss concerns with NJDOT staff members. If you are unable to attend, but are interested in learning about the project’s proposed bridge closure and detour, please contact us at the e-mail or phone number provided in the attached notification, which also includes additional information about the project.


Concerts in the Park continue with “Four Man Trio” on Thursday, August 17th

The Concerts in the Park Series continues at Memorial Park on Wilmore Road on Thursday, August 17th at 7:00 pm with Four Man Trio, featuring a blend of collector’s corner group harmony, 60’s garage, Motown, Blues and more.

Upcoming concerts in the series are:

  • August 24th: Symphonics, featuring the well-known songs of Motown and so much more.
  • August 31st: Lip Service, featuring the the hottest dance band in the tri-state area.

The Farmers Marketplace & More! is open from 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm starting June 22nd and features Produce, Corn, Pizza, Pirogies, Breads, Sandwiches, Ices/Ice Cream, Origami, Candies, Bakery Goods, Handbags, Jewelry, Cosmetics, Stained Glass, Clothing and much more!

Concerts and the Marketplace will be held at the Gazebo in Memorial Park, located at the corner of Main St., First Ave. and Wilmore Rd. In the event of rain, concerts will be held at the Civic Center on Warren and Center Streets.


More than Just the Shakes: Non-Motor Manifestations of Parkinson’s Disease on Saturday, August 19th

The Clifton Health Department and Advisory Committee for Individuals with Disabilities will be offering a FREE lecture titled More than Just the Shakes: Non-Motor Manifestations of Parkinson’s Disease on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 12pm at the Main Memorial Library, located at 292 Piaget Ave. in Clifton. The presentation will be given by Dr. Roger Rossi, Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Rutgers/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Director of the Parkinson’s Disease Program at the Johnson Rehabilitation Institute in Edison, NJ. Registration is required as space is limited. Please call 973-470-5760 to register.

Please share the press release with anyone you think may be interested in or affected by this condition.







Passaic County 2017 Tire Recycling Collection Events - Free for Residents!

Collection sites open from 8:00 AM until 2:00 PM· RAIN OR SHINE

Saturday - April 29
Passaic County
Community College
(Passaic Campus)
2 Paulison Avenue
Passaic, NJ
Sunday - September 17
Passaic County
Para-Transit Facility
1310 Route 23 North
Wayne, NJ
(Located behind Ski Barn)
Saturday - December 2
Passaic County
Community College
(Wanaque Campus)
500 Union Avenue
Wanaque (Haskell), NJ

Accepting: Up to 8 tires (with or without rims) per household

For further information, please call the Passaic County Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs at 973-305-5738

No Commercially Generated Tires. Proof of Residency Required. Recycling Services Provided by Tire Management, Paterson, NJ.

For complete information download this flyer.



Computer and Electronics Collection Event on Friday, September 22nd and Saturday, September 23rd

Passaic County will hold its 2017 Computer and Electronics Collection Events on the following dates: 

COLLECTION DATES
Friday, September 22, 2017
Saturday, September 23, 2017
LOCATION
Passaic County Para-Transit Facility
1310 Route 23 North
Wayne, New Jersey
(Located behind Ski Barn and Gary's Wine & Marketplace)

COLLECTION SITE WILL BE OPEN FROM 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM ONLY- RAIN OR SHINE. This event is FREE to ALL Passaic County Residents. Pre-Registration is Necessary For All Businesses and Institutions; all businesses and institutions MUST call to determine if a separate pick-up is necessary.

Almost All Types of Computer & Electronics Equipment Will Be Accepted For Demanufacturing, Recycling or Reuse - such as:

* Computer systems (monitors, hard drives, etc.)
* Modems
* Telephones & Telephone systems
* Copiers
* Printers
* Fax machines
* Ink Jet & Laser Toner Cartridges
* Video Games & Systems
* Stereo Systems
* Televisions
* CDs & Players
* Computer Games
* Cell Phones
* DVDs & Players
* VCRs & VHS Tapes
* Floppy Discs
* Radios
* Phonographs

 NOT ACCEPTED
Refrigerators, Freezers, Air Conditioners, Washers & Dryers

FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL THE PASSAIC COUNTY OFFICE OF SOLID WASTE & RECYCLING PROGRAMS AT 973-305-5738 or download this flyer.



Paper Recycling Collection Program on Saturday, October 1st

Want to Dispose of Your Documents Securely? Shred It & Forget It with Passaic County's Paper Recycling Collection Program. The Passaic County Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs is offering free on-site confidential document destruction & recycling services for Passaic County residents (proof of residency required). COLLECTION SITES OPEN FROM 9:00 AM UNTIL 1:00 PM - RAIN OR SHINE

Saturday - June 3
Passaic County
Para-Transit Facility
1310 Route 23 North
Wayne, NJ
Sunday - October 1
Lambert Castle
3 Valley Road
Paterson, NJ

Up to 6 "Banker Boxes" worth of paper documents (10"x13"x16")*

ACCEPTABLE MATERIALS: Old checks, Tax returns, Bank Statements, Utility Bills, Computer Printouts, Medical Information (no x-rays), Copy Paper (white and with color), Envelopes, Letterhead and Stationery, and any other personal documents. Staples accepted.

UNACCEPTABLE MATERIALS: Metal Binders, Plastics, Overnight Shipping Envelopes (FedEx, UPS, etc.), Photographs, Carbon Paper, and any other non-paper item.

*Participants must take back containers that documents were brought in

For further information, please call the Passaic County Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs at (973) 305-5738. Download the flyer here for further information.




Passaic County Compost Bin & Rain Barrel Sale & Education Program on Sunday, October 15th

The Passaic County Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs is sponsoring a Compost Bin & Rain Barrel Sale & Education Program on Sunday, October 15, 2017 from 9:00 AM Until 1:30 PM, rain or shine, at the Wanaque Campus of Passaic County Community College, 500 Union Avenue, Wanaque (Haskell), NJ. Reserve a Compost Bin by Thursday, October 12, 2017 and get a FREE kitchen scrap bucket (with bin purchase-one per household).

Compost Bins sre $55 including tax, and Rain Barrels are $75 including tax while supplies last. Cash or check accepted. To reserve a Compost Bin or Rain Barrel call the Passaic County Recycling Main Line at (973) 305-5738 Please leave your name, phone number, and number of compost bins and/or rain barrels to be purchased. Also available for purchase: kitchen buckets, aerators, chicken-wire style holding bins and more! Download the flyer to view both dates this program will be offered in 2017.



Passaic County 2017 Household Hazardous Waste Collections

COLLECTION SITES OPEN FROM 7:30 am UNTIL 2:00 pm - RAIN OR SHINE; this program is available FREE OF CHARGE to Passaic County residents ONLY. Proof of residency will be required

Saturday - October 28
Passaic County Para-Transit Facility
1310 Route 23 North
Wayne, N.J. (located behind Ski Barn)

Acceptable Materials for Disposal
The following items must be delivered in marked containers with original labels:

* Pesticides & Herbicides
* Propane Tanks
* Solvents & Thinners
* Varnishes & Waxes
* Corrosives & Cleaners
* Pool Chemicals
* Oil Based Paints
* Aerosol Cans|
* Kerosene Flares
* Photographic Chemicals
* Fluorescent Light Bulbs
* Car Batteries
* Used Motor Oil & Oil Filters
* Antifreeze
* Old Gasoline/Oil Mix
* Flares
* Fire Extinguishers
* Mercury Switches & Thermometers

Unacceptable Materials
The following items will NOT be accepted

* Explosives
* Dioxins
* Medical Waste
* Sllvex
* Infectious Waste
* Radioactive Material
* Computers & Electronics
* Tires & Appliances
* Latex Paint
* Household Batteries

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CALL THE PASSAIC COUNTY RECYCLING DEPT. 973-305-5738 or download this flyer




Clifton Health Department Issues Rabies Alert after Rabid Skunk is caught near Fairview Ave. in Clifton

The Clifton Health Department is issuing a Rabies Alert to residents who may have had contact with a rabid skunk found in the area of Fairmont Avenue in Clifton. The rabid skunk was reported on 7/15/2017 by a concerned resident who noticed that the animal appeared to be sick. The skunk was picked up by Clifton’s Animal Control Division and tested by the New Jersey Department of Health & Senior Services Public Health Laboratories, which confirmed that the skunk tested positive for rabies. Anyone who thinks that he/she or a pet may have had contact with this skunk should contact the Clifton Health Department immediately at 973-470-5760. For further information, including signs that an animal may be rabid, download the full press release.


The 2017 Senior Farmers’ Market

The Passaic County Farmers’ Market operates from June through November. For income requirements, please contact the Department of Senior Services after June 15th at 973-569-4060. The program provides eligible low-income individuals with vouchers to purchase fresh, nutritious, unprepared, locally grown fruits, vegetables and fresh cut herbs from certified farmers and roadside stands.

The program reinforces the importance of using locally grown produce and expands the awareness and use of the local farmers. Each eligible individual will receive five $5.00 vouchers for the season to purchase fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs from authorized farmers. Vouchers cannot be redeemed at grocery stores and other food markets.

Requirements:
To be eligible to receive Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program benefits, individuals must be at least 60 years old, a Passaic County resident and meet the programs income requirements. All individuals must complete an application, provide proof of income, residency and personally sign for the vouchers.