Upcoming Events

Wednesday, 5/24/2017, 9:00 AM
KoC Atlantic City Bus trip
Our Lady of the Holy Angels Church, 465 Main St.

Friday, 5/26/2017, 5:00 PM
KoC Chicken Parmigiana Dinner
Our Lady of the Holy Angels Church, 465 Main St.

Saturday, 5/27/2017, 10:00 AM
Memorial Day Parade

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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.



Summer Camp 2017

Summer Camp starts June 29th & ends July 28th (No camp July 3rd & 4th, return July 5th)
Class size is limited, so please register early. Registration starts Monday, April 17, 2017.

AM Session – Pre-K to 3rd grade – 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
PM Session – 4th grade to 8th grade – 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
All Day Option – Campers going into 3rd grade & up
Before May 31st, $230 per child per session
After May 31st, $250 per child per session

Please make checks payable to: Township of Little Falls

INCLUDED IN YOUR REGISTRATION FEE:

  • Camp T shirt, Prizes, Awards & Trophies!
  • Arts and Crafts every day!
  • Tournaments, Opening Week Carnival!
  • Petting Zoo, Magic Show, Camp Olympics, Science
  • Exploration, Balloon Twisting!
  • Crazy Hat Day!
  • Surprise Day, Jackals Game!
  • Farewell Carnival!

Supervisors and counselors are all well trained.
Air-conditioned game & TV room.
Water days, ice pops, & much more!
Snacks available – snack & drink, $1.00, (no candy or soda).
Hot lunch is available from $3.00 and up.

Our Camp was a great success last year! We expect to have an even better camp this year. Our only financial goal is to cover our expenses; any additional monies above our needs will be spent on the campers. We will provide supervision with an excellent veteran staff.






Paper Recycling Collection Program on Saturday, June 3rd

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 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 - June 10
West Milford Recycling Ctr.
30 Lycosky Drive
West Milford, N.J. (off of Marshall Hill Rd.)
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




ABC Kicks Off Farmers Marketplace, Summer in the Park Concert Series 2017 with a Special Event on Thursday, June 22nd

The Summer Concert in the Park Series kicks off at Memorial Park on Wilmore Road on Thursday, June 22nd at 7:00 pm with a Special Event, featuring a fun-filled evening of entertainment and surprises for children of all ages.

Upcoming concerts in the series are:

  • June 29th: Jersey Sound, the tri-state area's premier oldies band, featuring an eclectic blend of classic Oldies, Classic Rock, Motown, R&B, British Invasion and Pop
  • July 6th: The Kootz, one of Little Falls' Favorites, featuring "Rock n'Roll with Fiber" classic rock, pop, soul and blues
  • July 13th: Epic Soul, featuring classic Soul plus today's R&B and Pop hits to keep you dancing
  • July 20th: Glenn Roberts, featuring cranked up country rock from today's hottest artists
  • July 27th: No Discipline, featuring a wide selection of Reggae and Caribbean artists such as Bob Marley
  • August 3rd: Souled Out, featuring non-stop medleys, soaring harmonies and all the hits you love
  • August 10th: Fast Forward, featuring fabulous 80's plus everyone's favorite kitschy, one-hit wonders
  • August 17th: Four Man Trio, featuring a blend of collector's corner group harmony, 60's garage, Motown, Blues and more
  • 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 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.


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.



1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Did you know that reading to your child is one of the most powerful ways to boost his or her brain power? Sharing books helps your child learn pre-reading skills including: understanding the sounds that letters make, developing a larger vocabulary, and building background knowledge. As of January, the Library invites you and your young ones (any child from birth until enters kindergarten) to participate in 1000 Books Before Kindergarten. The program is free and provides a great way to bond with your child. Stop by the front desk to register and pick up a folder that contains a program overview, log, suggested booklist, and early literacy tips. Logging books read is as simple as checking off a number on a paper log or on the app. Incentives are offered at each 100 mark. Don’t delay, get started today! The Little Falls Public Library is located at 8 Warren St., Little Falls.


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.


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.