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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Irish Heritage Honorees from Passaic County 2017

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PROCLAMATION WHEREAS in recognition of the outstanding achievements and contributions made by many exceptional Irish-Americans over the years, the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Passaic deems it fitting and appropriate, at this time, to rec...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Statement on the Ongoing Rehabilitation of the Historic Vanderhoef-Westervelt House

STATEMENT BY PASSAIC COUNTY FREEHOLDER BRUCE JAMES ON THE ONGOING REHABILITATION OF THE HISTORIC VANDERHOEF-WESTERVELT HOUSE

Architect retained by Passaic County to advance project towards construction before year’s end

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

Meeting moved due to inclement weather

County of Passaic

State of New Jersey

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

 

 

TAKE NOTICE:  Due to inclement weather conditions the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders has agreed to change the date of their conference and regular meeting to Thursday...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Proclamations for Black History Month

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CHIEF WILLIAM MCRARY,  WHEREAS the month of February has been designated as “BLACK HISTORY MONTH”, and in recognition of the outstanding achievements and contributions made by many exceptional African-Americans over the years...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Local Concept Development Study for Passaic County

The County of Passaic, in cooperation with the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, the New Jersey Department of Transportation, and the Federal Highway Administration, will be hosting two Public Information Center meetings to inform local resi...Read on...

Posted on: February 3, 2017

Statement from Passaic County on the Well Closure at Preakness Valley Golf Course

(Paterson, New Jersey)Passaic County Administrator Anthony J. DeNova issued the following statement on the closure of the water well located at the Preakness Valley Golf Course:

After consultation with the Passaic County Departments of Buildings a...

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Posted on: January 31, 2017

Historic Dey Mansion will host 2 events the week of George Washington's Birthday

WHAT: The President is Dead: A lecture from the author of the book "The President is Dead," a collection of stories from presidents in their final days.  WHO: The Dey Mansion and the Passaic County Department of Historical Affairs WHE...Read on...
Posted on: January 25, 2017

Proclamation for Calvin Merritt upon his retirement as head of Passaic City NAACP

PROCLAMATION

            WHEREAS the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Passaic has the desire to recognize Calvin L. Merritt; and

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

Proclamation for Dr. Charlene Gungil

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            WHEREAS the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Passaic is aware that Department Heads are an integral part of the day to day operations of the County of Passaic and a...

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

Proclamations for three Preakness Healthcare workers who received award for compassionate care

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            WHEREAS the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Passaic is aware that Tyrone Buggs, Certified Nursing Assistant, who is emp...

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

Proclamation for Officer Bua who stopped an armed robbery on his way home

PROCLAMATION

            WHEREAS the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Passaic is desirous of recognizing one of its own, Sheriff’s Officer Anthony Bua; and

WHEREAS Sheriff’s ...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

PCTI Bulldogs Football Team Takes Championship Title

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PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Passaic has the desire to recognize the Passaic County Technical Institute Varsity Football Team who recently completed another amazing Fall Season advancing for the third consecuti...Read on...

Posted on: December 28, 2016

2016 - Year in Review

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Posted on: December 15, 2016

West Milford Field Hockey Team Takes Home 2016 Championship Title

PROCLAMATION

            WHEREAS the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Passaic has the desire to recognize the West Milford Field Hockey Team who finished the 2016 season as Passaic County C...

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

Road Closures for 12/13 & 12/14

Please be advised that PSEG must complete emergency underground electric work, starting tomorrow, Tuesday December 13, at 7:00AM, through Wednesday, December 14, at 7:00AM.

The following roads will be closed for that 24-hour period:

• Straight Stre...

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Posted on: November 23, 2016

Freeholders award Joe Galofaro

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PROCLAMATION

            WHEREAS the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Passaic has the desire to recognize Joseph Galofaro upon his receipt of the...

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Posted on: November 23, 2016

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness

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WHEREAS in 2016, an estimated 53,070 people in the United States will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest cancers, and 41,780 will die from the disease; and

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Posted on: September 29, 2016

Freeholders honor and recognize the Mexican Chamber of Commerce

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WHEREAS our Nation is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15, 2016 through October 15, 2016 and in recognition of the outstanding achievements and contributions made by many exceptional Hispanics over the years, the Board of Chosen...Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2016

Freeholders honor Jose Joe Garcia for Hispanic Heritage Month

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PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS our Nation is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15, 2016 through October 15, 2016 and in recognition of the outstanding achievements and contributions made by many exceptional Hispanics over the years, th...Read on...

Posted on: September 26, 2016

West Milford and Ringwood Road Projects

The following County construction projects will take place over the next week in West Milford, Ringwood

• West Milford
o Tuesday, September 27 - Paving on Union Valley Road to restore the milled areas that have been open since the middle of Julyo Tu...Read on...

Posted on: July 7, 2016

Passaic County offers cleanup grants to local non-profits

The Passaic County Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs is reminding the public about the availability of Clean Communities mini-grant funding for non-profit organizations within Passaic County, in order to help keep Passaic County clean and lit...Read on...

Posted on: July 7, 2016

Camp Hope and Public Housing

On July 5, 2016, a group of children from Passaic County Public Housing Agency families were fortunate enough to spend a day at Camp Hope thanks to the continued support of the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders. This is the sixth year that the H...Read on...

Posted on: June 28, 2016

Larry Doby Day

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July 5th - Commemoration Ceremony will be held at Tuesdays in the Plaza at 11am. At 7pm that day we are having a baseball game with the NJ Jackals at Yogi Berra Stadium in Little Falls

July 9th - 11am - Tour and Talk with the National Park Service and ...Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2016

Police patrolling Greenwood Lake

New Jersey State Police patrols have returned to Greenwood Lake and will be present throughout the summer.

The patrols began on the Memorial Day weekend and are continuing every Saturday and Sunday throughout the Labor Day weekend, weather permitting, ...Read on...

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Posted on: May 17, 2016

Open letter from Freeholder Lepore about Puppy Mills

Recently, Paramus police found a van loaded with scores of puppies behind a pet store. It was reported that many of these puppies were in poor shape. The puppies were being transported from puppy mills from other states. A few days later the newspapers ra...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2016

Freeholders Award Proclamations at Last Meeting

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WHEREAS the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Passaic has the desire to recognize the Passaic County Technical Institute upon being named as the “Number One School in the Nation” by the W!SE Financial Literacy Certification Pro...Read on...

Posted on: May 6, 2016

Public Surplus Auction - buy office furniture/computers for less than retail price

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Passaic County holds auctions for used items that we are replacing. These auctions are open to any residents and businesses who wish to acquire office items for less than retail price. For more info you c...Read on...

Posted on: April 26, 2016

Paterson Great Falls, one of the top National Parks in NJ

With the Passaic River plummeting 77 feet at Paterson Great Falls National Park, the waterfall here is the second largest after Niagara Falls, east of the Mississippi River. Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton took one look at this powerful sourc...Read on...

Posted on: April 20, 2016

Passaic County Holds Computer & Electronics Recycling Event and Compost Bin & Rain Barrel Sale

PASSAIC COUNTY TO HOLD COMPOST BIN & RAIN BARREL SALE

On Saturday, May 21, 2016 the Passaic County Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs will be sponsoring a Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Sale and Education Program at the Clifton City Hall C...Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2016

PASSAIC COUNTY AND RECYCLE COACH – PERFECT TOGETHER!

Did you know that if you are a resident of Passaic County, you can enjoy the benefits of using the Recycle Coach™ website and app, which puts personalized recycling/garbage collection information on your computer and/or smartphone? The Passaic County Offi...Read on...

Posted on: April 14, 2016

Advisory: Passaic County to begin tree care work near Lambert’s Castle in Garret Mountain

At the April 12, 2016 meeting of the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders Arbor Ace, LLC was retained to begin tree work to the trees located on the Yellow Trail between Lambert’s Castle and Lambert’s Tower at the Garret Mountain Reservation. This w...Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2016

Freeholder urges public to check social media in emergencies

Dear editor:

Recent disasters and emergencies in New Jersey have made public officials aware of the power that social media has. As a Freeholder and Chair of the Health Committee, I know first-hand the difference that effective communication can have i...Read on...

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Posted on: March 2, 2016

PASSAIC COUNTY 5TH ANNUAL SALUTES CHAMPIONS FOR DISABILITIES 2016 AWARDS

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Dear Passaic County Residents and Service Providers,

The Passaic County Freeholders and the Passaic County Advisory Council on Disability will be saluting the Passaic County residents and service providers who are champions for disability in 2016. Plea...Read on...

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Posted on: September 16, 2015

September is announced as Recovery Month

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PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Passaic is aware that the month of September is National Recovery Month and this year’s theme is “Join the Voices for Recovery; Visible, Vocal, Valuable;” and

WHEREAS behavioral h...Read on...

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Posted on: November 26, 2014

Pancreatic Cancer Proclamation

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WHEREAS in 2014, an estimated 46,420 people will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the United States and 39,590 will die from the disease; and

WHEREAS pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest cancers, is the fourth leading cause of cancer death i...Read on...


Newsletter

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Posted on: November 16, 2015

November 2015 Newsletter

Click the link to see our latest edition of the county newsletter.

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Posted on: September 1, 2015

September 2015 Newsletter

Click the link to be re-directed to our website where you can view our latest newsletter!

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Posted on: August 3, 2015

August 2015 Newsletter

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Posted on: July 2, 2015

July 2015 e-Newsletter

The summer season is upon us, and I hope that you are getting the chance to enjoy the great weather. I am very proud of the progress we have made and I wanted to take the time and share with you some of our recent accomplishments.

The County’s youth an...Read on...

July Newsletter, 2015
Posted on: October 31, 2014

Passaic County e-Newsletter - Winter 2014/2015

Dear Passaic County Resident,

With the Holiday Season in full swing, I wanted to take this opportunity to update you on the state of our Passaic County government. County government touches so many facets of your day-to-day life: from maintaining our ...Read on...

Passaic County e-Newsletter - Winter 2014/2015
Posted on: October 31, 2014

Passaic County e-Newsletter - Autumn 2014

Dear Resident,

With autumn in full swing, I wanted to take this opportunity to update you on the state of our Passaic County government. County government touches so many facets of your day-to-day life: from maintaining our roads and bridges to our be...Read on...

Passaic County e-Newsletter - Autumn 2014
Posted on: August 13, 2014

Passaic County e-Newsletter - Summer 2014

Dear Passaic County Resident,

SAVE THE DATE! The Passaic County Fair is coming back to Garret Mountain this summer. Be sure to mark your calendars for August 14-17. Keep checking our website and Facebook page for more information.

In an ongoing effo...Read on...

Passaic County e-Newsletter - Summer 2014
Posted on: May 8, 2014

Passaic County e-Newsletter - Spring 2014

Dear Passaic County Resident,

Thank you for subscribing to this electronic newsletter. We are very proud of the service we provide you and this newsletter provides us with another opportunity to highlight many of our accomplishments.

After a long ...Read on...

Passaic County e-Newsletter - Spring 2014
Posted on: January 28, 2014

Passaic County e-Newsletter - Winter 2014

Dear Passaic County Resident,

On behalf of the entire Freeholder Board, I am proud to pass along the latest edition of the Passaic County Quarterly e-Newsletter. We continue to move Passaic County forward with stabilized taxes, strategic investments an...Read on...

Passaic County e-Newsletter - Winter 2014

Preakness News

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Posted on: February 27, 2017

Preakness Set to Host Parkinson's Support Group

(WAYNE, NJ) –Parkinson’s support group will meet Thursday, March 16 at Preakness Healthcare Center.

The support group will meet 1:30 p.m. in the main dining room at Preakness Healthcare Center, 305 Oldham Road, Wayne. Please use the front door ...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Volunteers Needed for Hospitality Carts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                     Contact: Dolores Choteborsky Febr...Read on...

Posted on: February 3, 2017

PHYSICAL THERAPISTS TO SPEAK AT PARKINSON’S MEETING

(Wayne, NJ) –The Parkinson’s support group will meet Thursday, February 16 at Preakness Healthcare Center.

The support group will meet 1:30 p.m. in the main dining room at Preakness Healthcare Center, 305 Oldham Road, Wayne.

Jolene Cozzolongo, P...

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Posted on: December 6, 2016

LeadingAge Winners

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Three employees of Preakness Healthcare Center in Wayne were selected as award recipients by LeadingAge New Jersey in its 2016 awards program.

Lamar Davis, Environmental Services Specialist, won the Excellence in Care Award. Tony Sangster, Principle Store...Read on...

Posted on: September 30, 2016

100th Birthday Celebration

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Anna Maglicane, born September 30, 1916, celebrated her 100th birthday with a party at Preakness Healthcare Center. Joining in the celebration were her daughter, daughter-in-law and granddaughter. Freeholders Bruce James and Hector Lora presented her with...Read on...

Posted on: September 8, 2016

Pollinator Garden at Preakness

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A new pollinator garden was installed at Preakness Healthcare Center as a project conducted by Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Passaic County and the Master Gardener Class of 2016 that had met at the facility throughout the past year.
Gathering at the ...Read on...


Press Releases

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

PASSAIC COUNTY ANNOUNCES 2017 HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTIONS

PRESS RELEASE - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:NINA SEIDEN AT (973) 305-5736

PASSAIC COUNTY ANNOUNCES 2017 HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTIONS

The Passaic County Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs will hold i...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Passaic and Bergen County Consolidate Consumer Affairs Division

(Paterson, NJ) – On March 6th, Passaic and Bergen County officials held a press conference to announce a shared service agreement that consolidated our Division of Consumer Affairs into one unit within Bergen County’s Department of Public ...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Passaic County to Host Document Shredding & Recycling Program in Wanaque

 

PASSAIC COUNTY TO HOST DOCUMENT SHREDDING

& RECYCLING PROGRAM IN WANAQUE

The Passaic County Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs will be holding its next Confidential Document Shredding & Recycling Program in the parking lot of the Wan...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Passaic County Introduces Budget With No Increase in Tax Levy

(PATERSON, NJ) – On February 14, 2017, the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders introduced its 2017 budget with no increase in the tax levy, holding taxes flat while continuing important investments and programs. Passaic County continues to im...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Passaic County Freeholders Unanimously Pass Resolution Opposing President Trump's Travel Ban

At the February 14th meeting of the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the Board unanimously passed a resolution opposing President Trump’s travel ban, and re-affirmed the county's commitment as a place where all are welcome. In keeping...

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

Passaic County Freeholder John Bartlett Honored for Service on Transportation Planning Board

(WAYNE, NJ) – Passaic County Freeholder John Bartlett was recognized for his ongoing service on the Board of Trustees of the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) at the Board’s annual meeting in Newark last week.

 

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

Passaic County Freeholder John Bartlett Honored for Service on Transportation Planning Board

(WAYNE) – Passaic County Freeholder John Bartlett was recognized for his ongoing service on the Board of Trustees of the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) at the Board’s annual meeting in Newark last week.

“Under ...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

MARKETING TECHNIQUES AND SOCIAL NETWORKING – HOW TO CONNECT WITH YOUR CUSTOMERS” FREE BUSINESS SEMI

(WAYNE, NJ) - A free seminar for business owners titled “Marketing Techniques and Social Networking - How to Connect with Your Customers” will be held 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, February 10.

The business forum will be held in the first floor au...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

PASSAIC COUNTY TO CONDUCT “AFTER-HOLIDAY” COMPUTER & ELECTRONICS RECYCLING COLLECTION EVENT

(WAYNE, NJ) - The Passaic County Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs will hold its “After-Holiday” E-Waste Collection on Saturday, February 4, 2017 (with a snow date of Saturday, February 11, 2017) from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm ra...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

PASSAIC COUNTY DISABLITY TRANSITION FAIR ANNOUNCED

(Wayne, NJ) – Workforce Investment Board of Passaic County and Wayne Special Parents Association will conduct a free disability transition fair 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, January 25 in the cafeteria of Anthony Wayne Middle School, 201 Garside Avenue.
The dis...Read on...

Posted on: December 27, 2016

PASSAIC COUNTY FREEHOLDER BARTLETT & AID CHARITY PROVIDE NEEDED CLOTHES TO REFUGEES

(Paterson, NJ) - As 2016 draws to a close, about 120 Syrian refugees who arrived to the Paterson area in recent months are struggling to prepare for winter and put down roots in their new American home after fleeing a war zone. Fortunately, a local electe...Read on...

Posted on: November 27, 2016

PASSAIC COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS AND THE NEW YORK-NEW JERSEY TRAIL CONFERENCE APPROVE MEM

(Paterson, NJ) – At the September 13th meeting of the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Resolution No. R20160722 was passed by approving a memorandum of understanding between the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the New York-New Je...Read on...

Posted on: December 15, 2016

PASSAIC COUNTY SAVES PARATRANSIT SERVICES FOR WEST MILFORD FOLLOWING LOSS IN FEDERAL FUNDING

(Paterson, NJ) – At the December 13th meeting of the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders, a memorandum of agreement with the Township of West Milford that will maintain paratransit services for senior citizens and disabled residents in the Township...Read on...

Posted on: December 14, 2016

PASSAIC COUNTY HIRES PGA PROFESSIONAL MARTIN VYHIBAL TO OPERATE PREAKNESS VALLEY GOLF COURSE

(Wayne, NJ) – At last night’s meeting of the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders action was taken to hire Martin Vyhibal as the golf professional in charge of operating the Preakness Valley Golf Course, Passaic County’s thirty six hole golf facilit...Read on...

Posted on: November 28, 2016

PASSAIC COUNTY PARTNERS WITH WAZE CONNECTED CITIZENS PROGRAM TO REDUCE TRAFFIC

(Paterson, NJ) - The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders has partnered with the Waze, the free, real-time, crowdsourced traffic and navigation app powered by drivers. Passaic County’s participation in the Waze Connected Citizens Program will extend...Read on...

Posted on: November 23, 2016

PASSAIC COUNTY PUSHES FOR EFFICIENT HEATING AND COOLING

Previously this year, the Passaic County Division of Weatherization applied for and were awarded a grant from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs. The grant awarded $423,853 to the Heating Improvement Program (HIP). The Passaic County Board of ...

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Posted on: October 3, 2016

Free Home Energy Seminar Announced

HOME ENERGY & WEATHERIZATION ANNOUNCE FREE INFORMATIONAL SEMINAR

Paterson, NJ – The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce a FREE INFORMATIONAL SEMINAR to provide a better understanding for all our energy based assistanc...Read on...

Posted on: October 1, 2016

FREE FILM PRODUCTION WORKSHOP ANNOUNCED

TOTOWA – The Passaic County Film Commission is sponsoring a free workshop on short film production for high school and college students and independent filmmakers 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, October 22 at the offices of the Passaic County Department of Pl...Read on...

Posted on: September 30, 2016

FREE FINANCE SEMINAR SET

WAYNE - Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced that Passaic County Division of Economic Development and William Paterson University Small Business Development Center will sponsor a free seminar for Passaic County businesses 8:30 a.m. to 12 n...Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2016

PASSAIC COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS AWARD CONTRACT FOR WAYFINDING PLAN

PASSAIC COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS AWARD CONTRACT FOR WAYFINDING PLAN
Select firm with extensive experience across New Jersey and the nation to enhance the visitor experience in Passaic County

(Paterson, New Jersey) – At the September 13, 201...Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2016

PASSAIC COUNTY HOSTS FIRST ANNUAL “PAWS IN THE PARK”

PASSAIC COUNTY HOSTS FIRST ANNUAL “PAWS IN THE PARK”
Event will highlight pet rescues and the Passaic County Sheriff’s K-9 Division

(Passaic County, NJ) – The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders, in conjunction with the Passaic County Sheriff’s...Read on...

Posted on: September 26, 2016

FREEHOLDERS ANNOUNCE PUBLIC HEARING ON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT APPLICATIONS

(Passaic County, NJ)- The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders have been awarded grant funds from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). The CDBG is one of the longest running programs from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development,...Read on...

Posted on: September 13, 2016

GREEN ACRES GRANT HELPS FUND WEASEL BROOK PARK IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

(Passaic County, NJ) – Passaic County Freeholder Director Theodore “TJ” Best announced improvements being planned for Weasel Brook Park in Clifton. The improvements coincide with the successful grant award from NJDEP Green Acres for $309,900, which along...Read on...

Posted on: September 8, 2016

NJ Poison Information & Education System

NJ Poison Information & Education System
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey140 Bergen Street, Suite G1600
Newark, NJ 07103www.njpies.org
p. 973-972-9280f. 973-643-2679
Emergencies: 800-222-1222The New Jersey Poison Information &am...Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2016

2016 Passaic County Fair

PASSAIC COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDER & FRIENDS OF PASSAIC COUNTY PARKS HOST ANNUAL FAIR AT GARRET MOUNTAIN
Live entertainment, rides, games, and more planned for annual event

(Passaic County, NJ) – The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freehold...Read on...

Posted on: July 13, 2016

Passaic County Receives NJDEP Grant Funds For Mosquito Control Efforts

(Passaic County, NJ- July 21, 2016) -- The Passaic County Freeholders today announced that the county Division of Mosquito Control received a grant from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) in the amount of $27,325 to assist in ef...Read on...

Posted on: July 14, 2016

PASSAIC COUNTY AIDS LOCAL SCHOOLS TO REDUCE SPENDING

Passaic County, NJ – July 14, 2016 – The Passaic County Improvement Authority announced today that the school districts of Hawthorne, Ringwood, Wayne, and West Milford utilized the Passaic County Banc Program to fund school improvements. The Passaic Banc...Read on...

Posted on: July 7, 2016

PASSAIC COUNTY RECEIVES $2,500 FROM MEALS ON WHEELS AMERICAN TO SUPPORT HOMEBOUND CLIENT PET PROGRAM

(Passaic County, July 7th, 2016) – The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders are proud to announce that the Division of Nutrition Services has received a $2,500 grant from Meals On Wheels America to provide its client pet support program. Funding wi...Read on...

Posted on: July 6, 2016

PASSAIC COUNTY PRESENTS SCHOLARSHIP THROUGH ITS PUBLIC HOUSING AGENCY

The Passaic County Public Housing Agency proudly announced at the Freeholder Meeting held on June 28, 2016 that two Passaic County residents were chosen as the recipients of this year’s scholarship award through the New Jersey Chapter of the National Asso...Read on...

Posted on: July 6, 2016

PASSAIC COUNTY PASSPORT DAY

Paterson, N.J. – Kristin M. Corrado, Esq., Passaic County Clerk, will be hosting a special event on July 9, 2016. Passaic County Passport Day “Oh The Places You’ll Go” will be held on Saturday, July 9, 2016. The County Clerk’s Office will be processing ...Read on...

Posted on: June 27, 2016

Passaic County Officials Renew Shared Services Agreement With Essex County For Juvenile Detention Se

(Passaic County, NJ) – The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders voted to renew a shared services agreement with Essex County Juvenile Detention Center. The original agreement was struck in 2009, as a way for both counties to save funds without reduc...Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2016

Passaic County Investment At Barbour’s Pond Will Allow For Additional Recreational Activities in Gar

Passaic County Investment At Barbour’s Pond Will Allow For Additional Recreational Activities in Garret Mountain

(Passaic County, NJ)- The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders voted to authorize the advertisement of bids for dredging and aeration...Read on...

Posted on: June 15, 2016

PASSAIC COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS PASS MULTIPLE RESOLUTIONS TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE TO THE HO

(Passaic County, NJ) -- The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders received several grants that aim to provide housing and other services to homeless and senior citizens, all without using county taxpayer dollars.

“While no amount of homelessness ...Read on...

Posted on: June 15, 2016

Smart Waste Stations Approved for Passaic County Parks

(Passaic County, NJ) – Passaic County approved the acquisition of solar powered recycling/waste bins for the county’s park system at the Freeholder meeting on May 24th. The Freeholders unanimously passed a resolution to contract with Bigbelly Solar, In...Read on...

Posted on: June 15, 2016

COUNTY OF PASSAIC HOSTS ANNUAL FAMILY SELF SUFFICIENCY BREAKFAST

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(Passaic County, NJ) - On Saturday, April 2, 2016 the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Passaic County Public Housing Agency hosted the third annual Family Self Sufficiency Breakfast at La Neve’s in Haledon.

In addition to providin...Read on...

Posted on: May 31, 2016

NORTH JERSEY RAIL COALITION LAUNCHES WEBSITE AND SOCIAL MEDIA PRESENCE

NORTH JERSEY RAIL COALITION LAUNCHES WEBSITE AND SOCIAL MEDIA PRESENCE
Site will serve as a hub for information on mass transit projects vital to North Jersey

(PATERSON, NJ) – With funding provided by the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders, th...Read on...

Posted on: May 27, 2016

NJBG – Skylands Manor Tours – June 5 and July 10, 2016

Guided tours of the ground floor of historic Skylands Manor at the New Jersey State Botanical Garden will be available on Sunday, June 5, 2016 from 11 am to 3 pm. Tours will also be available on July 10, 2016.

Sponsored by the NJBG/Skylands Association...Read on...

Posted on: May 26, 2016

NJBG Lilac Workshop — June 4, 2016

NJBG will sponsor a free hands-on Lilac Workshop on Saturday, June 4, 2016, from 9 am to 1 pm.

Attendees will work with horticultural expert Daniel Ryniec, former lilac curator at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, to restore and improve the New Jersey Stat...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2016

PASSAIC COUNTY FREEHOLDERS RECEIVE GRANT TO IMPROVE TRANSPORTATION

PASSAIC COUNTY FREEHOLDERS RECEIVE GRANT TO IMPROVE TRANSPORTATION
Funds to focus on upgraded transportation options for seniors and residents with disabilities(Passaic County, NJ) - The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders received a grant from ...Read on...

Posted on: May 10, 2016

PASSAIC COUNTY FREEHOLDERS PARTNER WITH WEST MILFORD FOR ADA APPROVED DEVELOPMENT

At the last Freeholder meeting, the Board of Chosen Freeholders approved the allocation of unused funds from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to the Township of West Milford. The grant totals $6000 and will go towards an ADA approved automatic...Read on...

Posted on: May 10, 2016

West Milford Economic Development Commission Sponsors Small Business Breakfast Business Assistance P

West Milford, New Jersey - The West Milford Economic Development Commission in partnership with the West Milford Chamber of Commerce and the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders are sponsoring a special breakfast for the business community on May 23...Read on...

Posted on: May 10, 2016

FREEHOLDERS ANNOUNCE PUBLIC HEARING ON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT APPLICATIONS

(Passaic County, NJ)- The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders have announced a public hearing to take place on June 14th regarding this year’s applications for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). The CDBG is one of the longest runnin...Read on...

Posted on: May 5, 2016

PCTI named best in the Nation for W!SE - Financial Literary Test

The W!SE (Working in Support of Education) Financial Literacy Certification program has named Passaic County Technical Institute (PCTI) as the top high school in the nation! The award comes in light of exemplary results on the program’s Financial Literac...Read on...

Posted on: April 28, 2016

Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders Holds Public Meetings in Little Falls

Passaic County, NJ – May 2, 2016 – The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders held the April 26, 2016 public meeting at Little Falls Town Hall. The county freeholders have scheduled public meetings throughout the County in an effort to promote commun...Read on...

Posted on: April 28, 2016

PASSAIC COUNTY ANNOUNCES ROAD RESURFACING PROJECTS FOR 2016

PASSAIC COUNTY ANNOUNCES ROAD RESURFACING PROJECTS FOR 2016

The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders have announced which county roads will resurfaced for 2016. Overall, 22 roads and 18 miles of roadway will be resurfaced and/or undergo other nee...Read on...

Posted on: April 19, 2016

PASSAIC COUNTY 2016 FILM FESTIVAL TO BE HELD AT FABIAN 8 CINEMA – CENTER CITY MALL

Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the members of the Passaic County Film Commission are sponsoring the 12th annual Passaic County Film Festival 10 a.m. Saturday, April 23, 2016.

The event will take place at the Fabian Theater 8 in the uppe...Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2016

The Passaic County Freeholders Ratify Shared Services Agreements for Hi-Speed Internet

(Paterson, New Jersey) – At the April 12, 2016 meeting of the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders two resolutions were unanimously approved authorizing shared services agreement between the County of Passaic and the Wanaque Board of Education and t...Read on...

Posted on: April 12, 2016

Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders Announce Free Little Library Program in Woodland Park

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(Woodland Park, New Jersey) – At Woodland Park Borough Council meeting, Freeholders Pat Lepore and Sandi Lazzara presented a Little Free Library constructed by the Passaic County Department of Parks and Recreation. A little free library is a small box fil...Read on...

Posted on: April 7, 2016

“DIG IN” COMMUNITY GARDEN PROGRAM ANNOUNCES GRANT RECEPIENTS

City Green has announced the recipients of this year’s community garden grant, which was awarded to them by the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders at their meeting on February 22nd. A $190,000 grant was approved from the Open Space Trust Fund to C...Read on...

Posted on: April 6, 2016

Passaic County Announces Availability of 3% Working Capital Loan Program for Small Businesses

Passaic County, NJ – April 6, 2016 - The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce the availability of a below-prime, no collateral, working capital loan program for the county’s established small businesses. This special program ...Read on...

Posted on: March 31, 2016

PASSAIC COUNTY CLERK OFFERS IN-PERSON VOTING

Paterson, NJ – The School Board Elections in the City of Passaic and the Borough of Totowa will be held on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 with polling hours from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. in Passaic and 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in Totowa. Registered voters from Pass...Read on...

Posted on: March 23, 2016

Passaic County Freeholders Invest in Local Tourism

(Passaic County, NJ) - The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders at its meeting on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 awarded a grant of $20,000 to the Greenwood Lake Commission (GWLC). Greenwood Lake is spread across the border of New Jersey and New York, and ...Read on...

Posted on: March 1, 2016

PATELLA WOODWORKING RELOCATES TO CITY OF PASSAIC, PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ FROM ORANGEBURG, NY

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Passaic, NJ - Michael Ostroff, President Patella Woodworking announced the relocation of his manufacturing company to 99 South Street, Passaic, NJ.

A grand opening celebration is scheduled for March 1, 2016 and will include participation by Lt. Governo...Read on...

Posted on: February 29, 2016

Passaic County Welcomes South Korean Delegation To Discuss Winter Storm Response & Snow Removal

Passaic County Freeholder Director Theodore “TJ” Best and Freeholder Deputy Director John Bartlett welcomed a delegation of officials from the City of Cheong Ju in South Korea this week. The South Korean delegation visited the Passaic County Roads Departm...Read on...

Posted on: October 8, 2015

FREE FILM PRODUCTION WORKSHOP FOR FILMMAKERS ANNOUNCED

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Dolores Choteborsky,
October 5, 2015 973-585-2140

FREE FILM PRODUC...Read on...

Posted on: August 27, 2015

SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL PASSPORT AWARENESS MONTH

Paterson, N.J. – Kristin M. Corrado, Esq., Passaic County Clerk, will celebrate “Passport Awareness Month - Apply Early Campaign” by offering free passport photos with payment of all application fees on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at the County Clerk’s S...Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2015

Passaic County Court House and the Court House Annex Named to National Register of Historic Places a

Passaic County Court House and the Court House Annex Named to National Register of Historic Places and the New Jersey Register of Historic Places

(Paterson, NJ) – The New Jersey State Department of Environmental Protection, Natural & Historic Reso...Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2015

PASSAIC COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS URGE PRESIDENT

(PATERSON, NEW JERSEY) – At the June 22nd meeting of the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders unanimously passed a resolution urging President Obama to award New Jersey resident Lawrence “Yogi” Berra the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Presidenti...Read on...

Posted on: June 22, 2015

PASSAIC COUNTY RECEIVES $1.375 MILLION GRANT

(PATERSON, NEW JERSEY) – Today, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection through its Green Acres Program announced a $1,375,000 grant to the County of Passaic to upgrades and renovations to the Garret Mountain Reservation – a sprawling 568 ac...Read on...

Posted on: October 9, 2014

Passaic County Freeholders Present Checks to Help Upgrade Pulaski Park & Third Ward Memorial Park

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(Passaic, NJ- October 8, 2014) - The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders presented two ceremonial checks at the City of Passaic Council Meeting on Tuesday evening, October 7, 2014. The checks represented an award of $283,500 from the county’s 2014...Read on...

Posted on: October 7, 2014

PASSAIC COUNTY CLERK OFFERS IN-PERSON VOTING FOR 2014 GENERAL ELECTION

Paterson, NJ – The 2014 General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 with polling hours from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Registered voters from Passaic County who can’t get to the polls on Election Day may vote ahead of time in the Passaic Count...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2014

Passaic County Freeholders Present Checks to Upgrade Rose Place Park&Batting Cages in Woodland Park

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(Woodland Park, NJ- October 1, 2014) - The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders presented two ceremonial checks at the Woodland Park Council Meeting on Wednesday evening, October 1, 2014. The checks represented an award of $98,555 from the county’s...Read on...

Posted on: September 25, 2014

Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders Holds Public Meetings in West Milford

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West Milford, NJ – September 25, 2014 – The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders held the September 23, 2014 public meeting at West Milford Town Hall. The county freeholders have scheduled public meetings throughout the County in an effort to promo...Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2014

Passaic County Freeholders Present Checks to Help Upgrade Hofstra Park in Prospect Park

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(Prospect Park, NJ- September 23, 2014) - The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders presented two ceremonial checks at the Prospect Park Council Meeting on Monday evening, September 22, 2014. The checks represented an award of $119,944 from the coun...Read on...

Posted on: September 22, 2014

Study Commission on Violence Convenes Seeks Public’s Input on Violence in New Jersey

The Study Commission on Violence, a panel created through a bill passed by the Legislature and signed into law by Governor Chris Christie, has begun its examination of violence as a public health issueand will be holding hearings through the fall seeking ...Read on...

Posted on: September 22, 2014

Passaic County launches process to cut residents’ energy costs

(Paterson, N.J. --- Sept. 18, 2014) --- Passaic County officials are starting a program to reduce electric bills for area residents, in what may be the largest effort of its kind in the New Jersey.
The state-supported process, known as Government Energy ...Read on...

Posted on: September 3, 2014

PASSAIC COUNTY FREEHOLDERS TO COMMEMORATE ANNIVERSARY OF 9/11

PATERSON – Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders will commemorate the anniversary of 9/11 with a memorial service to take place 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 9 at Passaic County Community College Public Safety Academy, 300 Oldham Road, Wayne.

The publ...Read on...

Posted on: September 3, 2014

PUBLIC NOTICE

TAKE NOTICE the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders on July 22, 2014, adopted Resolution R-2014-532, which calls for the location of the Conference and Regular Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 5:30 PM and 6:00 PM respectively, to...Read on...

Posted on: August 22, 2014

A Historic Welcome For Students From Dominican Republic Studying at NJIT Upward Bound Program

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(Passaic County, NJ – August 14, 2014) – Passaic County will provide college bound students from the Dominican Republic with a tour of Lambert Castle, Lambert Tower and the Paterson Great Falls National Historic Park this afternoon. The students are par...Read on...

Posted on: March 19, 2014

Passaic County Joins Effort To Keep Unwanted Prescription Drugs Away From Children

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(Passaic County, NJ- April 8, 2014) – Passaic County Freeholder Director Pat Lepore announced the County’s participation in Project Medicine Drop Box sponsored by the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs. In partnership with United for Prevention Coal...Read on...

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