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Posted Nov. 26, 2018
Registered voters who can’t get to the polls may vote ahead of time in the Passaic County Clerk’s office. The Lakeland Regional High School Special School Election will be held on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 with polling hours from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. 
Posted Nov. 14, 2018
Code Blue to be deactivated as of 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 24, 2018.
Posted Nov. 13, 2018
The County of Passaic is proud to announce that the John W. Rea House, located in Goffle Brook Park in Hawthorne, will be designated as the “Passaic County Arts Center.”
Posted Nov. 13, 2018
November is National Family Caregivers Awareness Month. The Senior Services Department is offering insightful seminars throughout the month of November geared towards Family Caregivers.
Posted Nov. 09, 2018
Starting Friday, November 9, 2018, PSE&G contractors will begin resurfacing operations on the following scheduled roads in Clifton.
Posted Oct. 30, 2018
The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders have reopened the historic house after a $1.1 million restoration.  
Posted Oct. 26, 2018
Representatives will be available in Passaic County at the Disaster Loan Outreach Center, located at 225 Main Street in Little Falls. For hours and more information, click here.
Posted Oct. 26, 2018
Starting Monday, October 29, 2018, County contractors will be completing drainage system repairs on Riverview Drive, between Totowa Road and Lackawanna Avenue.
Posted Oct. 26, 2018
Starting Tuesday, October 30, 2018, County contractors will be milling and realigning Valley View Road, at the intersection of Valley View Road and Central Avenue.
Posted Oct. 24, 2018
PSE&G is conducting several road restoration projects in Clifton.
Posted Oct. 11, 2018
The Passaic County Department of Health and the Division of Mosquito Control are urging property owners to take steps necessary to reduce mosquito populations and to protect themselves against the risk of mosquito-borne disease.
Posted Oct. 10, 2018
Passaic County New Jersey proposes to amend the FY 2018 Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. 
Posted Sep. 21, 2018
The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Passaic County Film Commission is sponsoring a free workshop on short film production for high school, college and independent filmmakers. 
Posted Sep. 04, 2018
The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders awarded $900,330 in grants to community groups through the Open Space, Farmland, and Historic Preservation Trust Fund.
Posted Aug. 10, 2018
The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders in partnership with Friends of Passaic County Parks, Inc. will be hosting the Annual County Fair beginning August 16 through August 19 at Garret Mountain Reservation. 
Posted Aug. 01, 2018
Milling and paving on the following Passaic County Roads in North Haledon will be conducted by Tilcon under contract to PSE&G. 
Posted Jul. 30, 2018
The New Jersey Council for the Humanities (NJCH) recently awarded a $17,000 Action Grant to the County of Passaic to develop a new exhibit and program highlighting the experiences of enslaved and indentured persons during the Revolutionary War in New Jersey.
Posted Jul. 26, 2018
The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders has been selected to receive over $10 million in grants to help residents find jobs, provide for their families, and achieve self-sufficiency.
Posted Jul. 12, 2018
Do you like trees, flowers, vegetables and a healthy lawn?  Would you like to know more about horticulture, the study of plant cultivation?  Are you willing and eager to share gardening information with others?  Then  join the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Passaic County’s Master Gardener Class of 2019.
Posted Jul. 08, 2018
On July 11, 2018 beginning at 9 a.m., the Marshall Hill Road Bridge will be closed for construction.
Posted Jun. 27, 2018
The Summer Concert scheduled for June 27, 2018 has been closed due to the impending rain storm. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Posted Jun. 21, 2018
The Dey Mansion Museum announced its participation in the ninth annual Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. 
Posted Jun. 19, 2018

The Rea House was built in 1810 and is listed on the State and National Register of Historic Places. The project includes the restoration of historic features throughout the building and the adaptive reuse of the site for art galleries, working studios, office space, and a visitor center. 

Posted Jun. 18, 2018
The new Cooley Brook Bridge will offer visitors easy access from the athletic field parking lot to the 5-mile trail network at the Highlands Preserve.   
Posted Jun. 15, 2018
Starting Friday, June 22, 2018, County contractors will be milling Ringwood Avenue in Wanaque, from 3rd Ave to Father Hayes/Orchard.
Posted Jun. 08, 2018
Starting Monday, June 11, 2018, at 7:00 AM, Passaic County contractors will begin the replacement of the Grove Street Bridge over the Weasel Brook in the City of Clifton.  
Posted Apr. 24, 2018
The Passaic County Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs will hold its next 2-day Computer & Electronics Recycling Collection Event on Friday May 4, 2018 and Saturday, May 5, 2018 (rain or shine) from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Buehler’s Cultural Center Parking Lot, located at 950 High Mountain Road in North Haledon.
Posted Apr. 24, 2018
The Passaic County Senior Extravaganza Health & Resource Fair will promote mental and physical wellness, offering information and experience.
Posted Apr. 19, 2018
Passaic County Administrator Anthony J. DeNova announced the temporary closure of portions of Weasel Brook Park in Clifton, New Jersey because of elevated levels of arsenic detected in soil sample testing performed by the County.
Posted Apr. 17, 2018
The Passaic County Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs invites the public to celebrate a FREE, family-friendly Earth Day 2018 on Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Passaic County Technical Institute Gymnasium, 45 Reinhardt Road in Wayne.
Posted Apr. 12, 2018
On Saturday, April 7, 2018, the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Passaic County Public Housing Agency hosted the fifth annual Family Self Sufficiency Breakfast at La Neve’s in Haledon.
Posted Apr. 11, 2018
The Passaic County Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs will be offering residents the opportunity to recycle their unwanted tires on Saturday, April 14, 2018 rain or shine from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Passaic, NJ campus of Passaic County Community College, 2 Paulison Avenue in Passaic.
Posted Apr. 09, 2018
The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Friends of Passaic County Parks, Inc. are proud to announce the first annual Lambert Classic 8K, an inaugural road race starting at Garret Mountain Reservation and looping through Rifle Camp Park in Woodland Park, taking place on Sunday, May 6th at 8:30 a.m. 
Posted Apr. 09, 2018
A grant, funded by Unique Photo of Fairfield, to supply film equipment to support film education in our high schools will be awarded to Passaic High School on April 21, 2018 at the Passaic County Film Festival.
Posted Apr. 09, 2018
The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Passaic County Film Commission are sponsoring the 14th annual Passaic County Film Festival Saturday, April 21 at the Fabian 8 Cinema in the Center City Mall, 301 Main Street, Paterson, beginning at 10 a.m. 
Posted Apr. 05, 2018
Passaic County Family and Community Health Sciences Educator is presenting at the Sustainable Food Conference as the Key Note Speaker. For registration information visit: http://www.raritanval.edu/foodconf.
Posted Apr. 02, 2018
On Saturday, April 28, 2018 the Passaic County Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs will be sponsoring a Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Sale & Education Program open to all, regardless of county or state residency, at the Ringwood Public Library Parking Lot. These items are also available online at www.passaiccompostersale.ecwid.com.
Posted Apr. 02, 2018
The Passaic County Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs will hold its next Household Hazardous Waste Collection event on Sunday, April 8, 2018 at the Passaic County Para-Transit Facility from 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., rain or shine.
Posted Mar. 28, 2018
Rutgers 4-H Youth Development has extensive experience in Design It! and Explore It! projects and is ready to train and equip afterschool organizations to bring this fun, engaging, and inquiry-based STEM program to children at their sites.
Posted Mar. 26, 2018
On February 27, 2018, the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders unanimously passed resolution R20170938, which authorizes the collaboration of county departments to raise awareness of resources available to Veterans through the VA (US Department of Veteran’s Affairs) and other organizations.
Posted Mar. 20, 2018
Greenwood Lake is New Jersey’s second largest public lake and contributes a significant portion of the potable drinking water to the Wanaque Reservoir, serving approximately 3.5 million residents in New Jersey. 
Posted Mar. 20, 2018
On March 24, 2018, student organizers are planning a nation-wide demonstration called March for Our Lives in over 800 locations to protest the inaction of lawmakers to institute common-sense gun-control.
Posted Feb. 28, 2018
On  February 27, 2018, the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders voted in support of a resolution advocating for stricter firearm regulations and calling upon elected officials at the State and Federal level to support tougher regulations. 
Posted Feb. 27, 2018
Passaic County 4-H, in collaboration with the Passaic County Parks Department, and the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders is holding the 1st Annual Kids to Parks Day-National Day of Outdoor Play on Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Great Meadow in Garret Mountain Reservation.
Posted Feb. 14, 2018
 On February 13, 2018, the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders introduced the 2018 budget with conservative revenue projections, improved reserve levels, and significant investment in infrastructure improvements. 
Posted Jan. 25, 2018
Annual Passaic County Film Festival to be held at 10 AM on April 21, 2018 at the Fabian Theater 8 in the upper level at Center City Mall, 301 Main Street, Paterson.
Posted Jan. 23, 2018
Passaic County will receive $6.2 million in federal grants to make safety improvements along Market Street in the City of Paterson, and Allwood Road and Clifton Road in the City of Clifton.
Posted Jan. 08, 2018
Passaic County Freeholder and Chairman of the Human Services Committee Bruce James released the following statement on the newly adopted Passaic County Code Blue Alert Plan.
Posted Dec. 21, 2017
Improvements slated to begin at Garret Moutain include bathroom refurbishment, including creating ADA accessibility; installation of new pavillions and picnic tables; and drainage improvements.
Posted Dec. 20, 2017
The West Brook Preserve contains the source of the  one of the primary sources of water for the Wanaque Reservoir, which provides two million New Jersey residents drinking water. 
Posted Jul. 24, 2017
At the new Golf Shop, golfers can check in to pay for greens fees and purchase golf equipment and apparel. 
Posted Jul. 21, 2017
Registration is open for the 2018 Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Passaic County’s Master Gardener Class. The class registration deadline is August 31, 2017. 
Posted Jul. 20, 2017
The grants will fund improvements for four projects in the County system in Weasel Brook Park in Clifton, Goffle Brook Park in Hawthorne, the gardens at Dey Mansion in Wayne and Garret Mountain Reservation in Paterson.
Posted Jul. 10, 2017
The Board of Chosen Freeholders has also announced a new initiative to photograph the 2,000 miles of the Passaic County Trail Network using a 360-degree camera provided by Google as part of the Google Street View Camera Loan Program. 
Posted Jul. 10, 2017
The 2017 Champions for Disabilities Awards ceremony and Art Showcase will be on held on Tuesday, October 17th at 10 a.m. in the Freeholder’s meeting Room at 401 Grand St., Paterson, NJ and will include an awards ceremony. 
Posted Jun. 26, 2017
This shared service agreement allows local government units to reduce waste and duplicative services.
Posted Jun. 20, 2017
Freeholder Pasquale “Pat” Lepore responds to concerns about the planned disc golf course at Rifle Camp Park.
Posted Jun. 19, 2017
The Board of Chosen Freeholders awarded a $7,982,000.00 construction contract to H&S Construction and Mechanical of Elizabeth, New Jersey for the renovation and rehabilitation of the Historic Court House Annex in Paterson. 
Posted Feb. 15, 2017
The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders unanimously passed a resolution opposing President Trump’s travel ban, and re-affirmed the County's commitment to be a place where all are welcome. 
Posted Dec. 14, 2016
Martin Vyhibal, a Class “A” PGA member with twenty nine years of experience as a golf professional, will be in charge of operating the Preakness Valley Golf Course. 
Posted Nov. 28, 2016
The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders has partnered with the Waze, the free, real-time, crowdsourced traffic and navigation app, to get the big picture of traffic flow in the North Jersey area.
Posted Feb. 29, 2016
The South Korean delegation, from the City of Cheong Ju, visited the Passaic County Roads Department to learn more about the County’s winter storm response. 
Posted Aug. 27, 2015
The Passaic County Clerk is celebrating Passport Awareness Month with the "Apply Early" campaign, offering free passport photos with payment of all application fees. 
Posted Aug. 19, 2015
The Passaic County Court House and the Court House Annex, built as the US Customs House and Post Office, have been entered into both the National Register of Historic Places and the New Jersey Register of Historic Places.
Posted Jun. 23, 2015
The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders unanimously passed a resolution urging President Obama to award New Jersey resident Lawrence “Yogi” Berra the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom at the June 22nd Board meeting.
Posted Jun. 22, 2015
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Green Acres Program announced a $1,375,000 grant  to the County of Passaic for upgrades and renovations to the Garret Mountain Reservation
Posted Oct. 09, 2014
The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders presented two ceremonial checks, representing an award of $283,500 from the county’s 2014 Open Space Trust Fund, at the City of Passaic Council Meeting on Tuesday evening, October 7, 2014. 
Posted Oct. 07, 2014
Registered voters from Passaic County who can’t get to the polls on Election Day may vote ahead of time in the Passaic County Clerk’s office.
Posted Oct. 06, 2014
The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders presented two ceremonial checks, representing an award of $98,555 from the county’s 2014 Open Space Trust Fund, at the Woodland Park Council Meeting on Wednesday evening, October 1, 2014. 
Posted Sep. 03, 2014
Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders will commemorate the anniversary of 9/11 with a memorial service to take place Tuesday, September 9 at 7 p.m. at the Passaic County Community College Public Safety Academy.
Posted Aug. 14, 2014
Passaic County to provide college-bound students from the Dominican Republic with a tour of Lambert Castle, Lambert Tower and the Paterson Great Falls National Historic Park.
Posted Mar. 19, 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.