Saturday, 9/23/2017, 9:00 AM
Computer and Electronics Collection Event
1310 Route 23 North Wayne, New Jersey
Saturday, 9/23/2017, 10:00 AM
SAT Practice Test
Little Falls Public Library, 8 Warren St.
Sunday, 9/24/2017, 1:00 PM
LittleFallsBiz 5th Annual Fall Festival
Morris Canal Park on Main Street
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 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:
FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL THE PASSAIC COUNTY OFFICE OF SOLID WASTE & RECYCLING PROGRAMS AT 973-305-5738 or download this flyer.
SAT Practice Test at the Library on Saturday, September 23rd
The Little Falls Public Library will offer a FREE Princeton Review SAT practice test on Saturday, September 23rd at 10 AM. This test will enable students to gain experience in taking a fully-proctored exam in a test like environment. Students will receive their results via email within 2 weeks. Please bring two sharpened #2 pencils and a calculator. The Little Falls Public Library is located at 8 Warren St. To register or for more information, please call the Library at 973-256-2784.
LittleFallsBiz Hosts 5th Annual Fall Festival on Sunday, September 24th
LittleFallsBiz is sponsoring their 5th Annual Fall Festival on Sunday, September 24th at the Morris Canal Park on Main Street from 1 pm until 4 pm. The Festival will feature local businesses and eateries from Little Falls plus face painting, balloon animals, pumpkin painting, apple pie baking contest, kids activities, music and more.
Paper Recycling Collection Program on Sunday, 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
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.
Book Club Meeting at the Library on Tuesday, October 3rd
The Little Falls Public Library Book Club meets on the first Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. The featured books will be available at the front desk the night of the book club. All are welcome and light refreshments will be served.
Color Your World at the Library on Friday, October 6th
Join us at the Library for 1½ hours of coloring for meditation, relaxation, and focus. We will supply all the materials you need to create your masterpiece. No registration required. Sessions are held on the first Friday of each month at 1p.m.
Little Free Library at Memorial Park
Have you seen the Little Falls Public Library's Little Free Library? It's located in Memorial Park at the intersection of Wilmore Road and 3rd Ave. Here's how it works:
This is a great way to promote community, sharing and literacy!
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 book list, 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.
PSE&G to Replace Gas Service to Jackson Park Homes
Public Service has started work on replacing the gas services to the houses in Jackson Park. Speaking with the foreman, he anticipates replacing between four and five services per day.
Based upon the mark out request the DPW received (72) for the various streets in Jackson Park it should take about 16 working days, weather permitting.
It appears that when this work is being done they close down certain sections of the roadway. There is currently no schedule for which roads will be worked on since they need to make sure someone is available at the house.
The following streets will be having work done on them:
Tax Sale (2017 for 2016 Taxes)
The 2017 tax sale for unpaid 2016 taxes is scheduled for Tuesday, October 3, 2017. Publication dates in the Herald News: September 5th, September 12th, September 19th, and September 26, 2017.
Homestead Benefit Program
Homeowners: 2015 Homestead Benefit application packets for Passaic County will be mailed out by the Division of Taxation on September 21, 2017. The deadline for filing a Homestead application is Thursday, November 30, 2017.
Homestead Benefit (for questions by homeowners):
Knights of Columbus sponsoring AC Bus Trip on Wednesday, October 11th
Knights of Columbus, Council #3835 invites everyone to join them on Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 for a day of fun on their Atlantic City Bus trip. Cost $30 (Get $25 Slot Money). Bus leaves 9:00 AM from Holy Angels Church parking lot. Come early for coffee and donuts prior to leaving. All are welcome. Free parking available at rear of Holy Angels Church parking lot. To reserve your seat - please call: John O'Donnell 1-973-696-2204
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.
2016 Property Tax Reimbursement Program
a/k/a Senior Citizen/Disabled Person Freeze Program
Eligibility requirements for applicants are available at: www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/ptr2year.shtml.
Speak up for a Child: Learn about Child Advocacy at the Library on Thursday, October 19th
Join Passaic County CASA for Children and the Little Falls Public Library for "Conversations with CASA," an informational session about how you can help Passaic County children who are in foster care.
The event will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 19th at the Little Falls Public Library, 8 Warren Street in Little Falls.
It's free and open to the public.
Learn about how CASA’s volunteer advocates make a true difference in the lives of children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse and neglect. Find out how you can "Speak Up for a Child" as a CASA volunteer, and make a lasting impact in Little Falls and throughout Passaic County.
Clifton Health Department and St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center to Offer Free Breast Cancer Presentation on October 20th
The Clifton Health Department and St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center will be offering a FREE educational presentation on breast cancer. The lecture will be held at the Clifton Main Memorial Library, located on 292 Piaget Ave., Community Room A, on October 20, 2017 at 2 pm. The speaker will be Dr. Nadra Moulayes, DO, a Breast Surgeon affiliated with St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center. Dr. Moulayes will be speaking on risk factors for breast cancer, the critical importance of self-breast examination, mammograms, signs of breast cancer, a variety of existing treatment options, treatment after surgery, and recovery. This program is open to Clifton and Little Falls residents; please call 973-470-5760 as soon as possible to register as space is limited.
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
Acceptable Materials for Disposal
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CALL THE PASSAIC COUNTY RECYCLING DEPT. 973-305-5738 or download this flyer
Knights of Columbus sponsoring AC Bus Trip on Wednesday, November 8th
Knights of Columbus, Council #3835 invites everyone to join them on Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 for a day of fun on their Atlantic City Bus trip. Cost $30 (Get $25 Slot Money). Bus leaves 9:00 AM from Holy Angels Church parking lot. Come early for coffee and donuts prior to leaving. All are welcome. Free parking available at rear of Holy Angels Church parking lot. To reserve your seat - please call: John O'Donnell 1-973-696-2204
Digital Memory Media Conversion at the Library on Saturday, November 18th
The Little Falls Public Library is pleased to sponsor a digital preservation fundraising event to help patrons maintain personal memories of print photos, film, videos and other media materials. The Little Falls Library has partnered with Digital Memory Media (a Division of Innovative Document Imaging LLP), a leading provider of digital imaging services. Digital Memory Media brings secure, professional preservation services to individuals at an affordable price. In addition, twenty percent (20%) of all proceeds from the program will be donated to the library.
WHEN: November 18th
Patrons are encouraged to bring their personal collections, such as print photographs, slides and audio-visual material including VHS videos, 8mm, and 16mm film to the event. Digital Memory Media advisors will be on hand to counsel patrons on the best way to digitally preserve their collections. Once scanned and digitized, patrons will be notified of a date and time to retrieve their material from the library.
Passaic County 2017 Tire Recycling Collection Events - Free for Residents!
Collection sites open from 8:00 AM until 2:00 PM· RAIN OR SHINE
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.
Vinyasa Yoga at the Library on Mondays and Fridays
The Little Falls Public Library offers two weekly Vinyasa Yoga sessions with instructor Stacey Myers-Smith, RYT-200. Sessions are held on Mondays at 11:30 am and Fridays at 11a m. Cost is $5 per session. Vinyasa Yoga is a very calming way to escape the chaotic and stressful world! You do not need to be physically flexible to participate. Please bring your own towel or yoga mat. Registration is not necessary.
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.