Wednesday, 7/26/2017, 3:30 PM
Little Falls Public Library, 8 Warren St.
Thursday, 7/27/2017, 2:00 PM
Free Vascular Ultrasound Screening
Clifton Health Dept., 900 Clifton Ave., 2nd Floor
Thursday, 7/27/2017, 5:00 PM
Concert and Farmers' Marketplace in the Park
Wilmore Road Park
Notch Road Closure West of Boulder Drive Starts Wednesday, July 26th
Notice: A section of Notch Road will be closed from Boulder Drive to Route 46 WB starting Wednesday, July 26th. This closure is needed for utility work and will take approx. 2-3 weeks to complete. This is part of the RTE. 3/RTE. 46 DOT improvements.
Taxes are Due August 1, 2017
The 3rd quarter taxes are due August 1, 2017 with a 10-day grace period (must be received on or before August 10, 2017).
The Township has instituted an automated Lock Box system for making and recording quarterly current tax receipts only. Taxpayers shall mail CURRENT taxes along with the tax stub(s) only to our lockbox: Do not mail the whole tax bill as checks will be your receipt.
All delinquent taxes; miscellaneous fees and correspondence, etc. shall be mailed to:
You may continue to pay CURRENT and DELINQUENT taxes in person at the Tax Collector’s office during our summer office hours:
Pay your property taxes online with our new service! Little Falls property owners now have the option to pay their property taxes online. Why wait in line at the Tax Collector’s office when you now can pay your taxes from home? There are no fees for paying taxes online. Go to our online tax payments page, read the instructions and commence with the BEGIN TAX PAYMENTS button at the bottom of the page.
Chess Club at the Library on Wednesday, July 26th
Wednesdays, July 12, 19 and 26 at 3:30 P.M. John Hagerty, Chess Master and president of the West Orange Chess Club, will teach chess learners (beginners) and players the ins and outs of chess and exciting moves from chess masters. Parents, would you like to learn or improve your chess games in order to play with you kids? You are free to sign up! For ages 7 and up. Registration required.
Clifton Health Department to offer Free Vascular Ultrasound Screening on Thursday, July 27th
Unhealthy leg veins are a serious issue that affect 50% of women & 30% of men. If you have tired, heavy, achy & pain legs, you should consider getting screened. The Clifton Health Department and will be offering a FREE Vascular Ultrasound Screening on Thursday, July 27th from 2 pm to 4 pm. The screening will be held at the Clifton Health Department, City Hall, 900 Clifton Ave., 2nd Floor. Registration is required. Please call the Clifton Health Department at 973-470-5760 to register. This program is open to Clifton and Little Falls residents.
Download the flyer and share it with anyone you know who may benefit from this service.
The Clifton Health Department is a contractual health agency serving the Township of Little Falls.
Young Writers Workshop at the Library on Thursdays, July 13th thru August 10th
Thursdays, July 13, 20, 27, August 3 and 10 at 4 P.M. The Young Writers Workshop is back for a third year, by popular demand!! Join professional writing consultants from Montclair State University’s Center for Writing Excellence for a five week creative writing workshop. The fifth week will feature an open mic session at MSU to give writers an opportunity to showcase their work. All middle and high school writers are welcome. Check our website for full details and how to register.
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.
Concerts in the Park continue with “No Discipline” on Thursday, July 27th
The Concerts in the Park Series continues at Memorial Park on Wilmore Road on Thursday, July 27th at 7:00 pm with No Discipline, featuring a wide selection of Reggae and Caribbean artists such as Bob Marley.
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!
Knights of Columbus sponsoring AC Bus Trip on Wednesday, August 2nd
Knights of Columbus, Council #3835 invites everyone to join them on Wednesday, August 2, 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. Share the flyer with your friends.
Legorama at the Library on Wednesday, August 2nd
Use your creativity to Build a Better World with Legos. The Little Falls Public Library will host a LegoRama program on the first Wednesday of every month at 6:30 PM. We will supply the Legos, all you need to bring is your imagination! For kids 4 and up and registration is required, please call the Library at 973-256-2784. The Little Falls Public Library is located at 8 Warren Street, Little Falls, NJ.
Free Hearing Screening at Clifton Health Department on Thursday, August 3rd
The Clifton Health Department and Audiology and Hearing Aid Solutions will be holding a FREE Hearing Screening on Thursday, August 3rd, from 1pm-3pm. This screening will involve a visual inspection of the ear, an otoscopy as well as pure-tone testing. It will be held at the Clifton Health Department Clinic, 900 Clifton Ave., 2nd Floor, and is by appointment only. This screening is open to Clifton and Little Falls residents. Please call the Clifton Health Department at 973-470-5760 to make an appointment.
Clifton Health Department and Dermatology Center of North Jersey to offer Free Skin Cancer Screenings on August 9th and 10th
The Clifton Health Department and Dermatology Center of North Jersey will be co-sponsoring FREE Skin Cancer Screenings on Wednesday, August 9th from 4pm-5pm and Thursday, August 10th from 4pm-5pm at the Clifton Health Department, 900 Clifton Avenue, 2nd Floor. Registration is required. Please call 973-470-5760 to register or for more information. This screening is open to Clifton and Little Falls residents. Participants will have the opportunity to show a dermatologist any concerning marks on their skin that may be indicative of skin cancer.
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.
Little Falls UMC hosts free Vacation Bible School from Monday, August 14th through Friday, August 18th
“Hero Central” Vacation Bible School is a group effort of the Little Falls churches (St. Agnes’ Episcopal, United Methodist, First and Second Reformed) that aims to teach kids God’s awesome story with biblical lessons, crafts, games, songs, and more!
When? Monday, August 14th through Friday, August 18th, each evening from 6-8:00 pm.
Who? Children who are aged pre-kindergarten up to those entering the 6th grade. Friends and neighbors are welcome, too, so spread the word!
Where? At the United Methodist Church building at 139 Main Street, Little Falls!
How Much? This Vacation Bible School is free of cost!
How? Registration is easy! Just download and fill out one of the attached forms for each child, and return the form(s) to: The United Methodist Church, 139 Main Street, Little Falls, NJ 07424. Don’t forget to tell a friend. Any questions? Ask your pastor!
Homestead Benefit Program
Homeowners: The filing deadline for 2014 Homestead Benefit Applications was November 30, 2016. Homestead Benefit credits for 2014 appeared on May 2017 Property Tax bills. Benefit payments will be released in July 2017 to those individuals who qualify to receive a check or direct deposit. See www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/homestead/geninf.shtml.
2015 Homestead Benefit information will be posted as soon as it is available – please check the Tax Collector’s page under State of NJ Programs for updates.
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:
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.