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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 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

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            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

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            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...