Thursday, 8/17/2017, 5:00 PM
Concert and Farmers' Marketplace in the Park
Wilmore Road Park
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
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:
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!
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.
Live Comic Book Reading at the Library on Monday, August 21st
Cape Swoosh Productions is back at the Little Falls Public Library by popular demand with an all new comic book reading program. They will be presenting a live reading of selections from Batman: Li'l Gotham and Disney Princess comics, featuring talented voice actors and live sound effects. This event will take place on Monday, August 21st at 7 PM. All are welcome and no registration is necessary. The Library is located at 8 Warren St.
County Clerk Outreach Schedule for August, 2017
The County Clerk’s Office will process Passport applications, issue Notary Oaths and Veteran Photo ID cards in Little Falls at the following locations in Little Falls:
For information on fees and requirements, please contact our office at (973) 225-3690 or visit our website at www.passaiccountynj.org.
Knights of Columbus sponsoring AC Bus Trip on Wednesday, September 13th
Knights of Columbus, Council #3835 invites everyone to join them on Wednesday, September 13, 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
Knights of Columbus Hosts PGK Awards Night Dinner on Sunday, October 1st
Knights of Columbus Council 3835 will be holding a PGK Awards Night Dinner honoring their last Grand Knight, Thomas G. Natale on Sunday October 1, 2017 from Noon until 4 P.M. at The Mountainside Inn, 509 Hazel Street, Clifton, NJ 07011. The family style dinner will include 4 Courses, plus there will be a one hour open bar. Beer, wine and soda will be served during the event. Tickets are $28.00 per person and must BE SIGNED UP AND PAID FOR BY SEPTEMBER 13TH. For tickets please call Jim Lipari 973-785-3973 or Rich Zedower 973-851-0332. Share the flyer and join us.
Knights of Columbus hosting Chicken Barbecue on Friday, September 15th
DON’T COOK TONIGHT! Join us for our Chicken Barbecue on Friday September 15, 2017 st 5:30 PM in Saint Francis Hall at Holy Angels Church, Main St. & Rt. 23. Tickets are $15.00, Children under 10 are $8.00. Dinner includes 1/2 B-B-Q Chicken, (1/4 chicken for kids), Corn-on-the-Cob, Dessert, Coffee and Tea. There will be No Door Sales-RESERVATIONS ONLY BY 9/13. Eat in or take out. For tickets call Richard 973-851-0332 or Terry 201-398-5701.
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.
St. John the Baptist Parish Picnic on Sunday, September 17th
St. John the Baptist Church invites all our friends and neighbors to our annual parish picnic to be held on Sunday, Sept. 17th (rain date Sept. 24th) at the Parish Picnic Field, at the end of Van Pelt Place, a block away from church. The day will begin with the Divine Liturgy at 9:30 am in the church, with the picnic starting around 12:00 pm. For more information check our website - www.singac.com and Facebook page - www.facebook.com/StJohnSingac.
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.
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 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
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.
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.
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.
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
Modified Service Plan Due to Amtrak’s Summer Track Repair Work in Effect Monday, July 10th through Friday, September 1, 2017
The link below provides the latest information concerning how rail service will be affected this summer as a result of work being done by Amtrak at NY Penn Station:
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.