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Posted on: August 15, 2017

County Weed Spraying Notice

Please be advised that the Passaic County Road Department will be in Hawthorne and Wayne starting this week for the purpose of weed control on County Right of Ways and concrete traffic islands. All treated areas will be marked with flags to denote the pl...Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2017

Road Notice for Wayne, August 17th, 2017

On Thursday, August 17th, the county will begin road work on Preakness Avenue Bridge and Laauwe Ave in Wayne, from 7 am to 7 pm. Alternating traffic will be in place on Preakness Ave Bridge, but Laauwe will be closed to traffic. Rain will delay the projec...
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Posted on: August 14, 2017

County Weed Spraying Notice

Please be advised that the Passaic County Road Department will be in Woodland Park, Clifton, and Passaic starting this week for the purpose of weed control on County Right of Ways and concrete traffic islands. All treated areas will be marked with flags t...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Road notice for West Milford, August 14th, 2017

Beginning Monday, August 14, 2017, the single lane alternating traffic pattern on Warwick Turnpike Bridge in West Milford will switch from the west lane to the east lane.
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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Road notice for Wanaque, August 10th, 2017

Starting Thursday, August 10th at 7:00 AM from 3:00 PM, a High Friction Surface Treatment will be installed at select locations on Ringwood Ave in Wanaque in the vicinity of Doty Road in front of the dam. Alternating traffic policies will be in place.Read on...

Posted on: August 8, 2017

Road Notice for Paterson, August 8th, 2017

Emergency drainage work has begun on Straight Street in Paterson, between Ward and Essex. Traffic will be detoured until 5 pm today.

Emergency drainage work has begun on Straight Street, between Ward and Essex. Traffic will be detoured until 5 pm today.
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Posted on: August 7, 2017

Notice for Passaic, August 7th, 2017

Replacement of the Eighth Street Bridge will begin on August 7th, 2017. The posted detours will include Market Street/Wallington Ave Bridge and the Passaic Street/Wall Street Bridge. The complete closure is expected to take 18 months. Travelers ...Read on...
Posted on: August 4, 2017

Road notice for RIngwood, August 7th, 2017

Work will begin on Greenwood Lake Turnpike, Ringwood, between Monksville Reservoir Bridge and Margaret King Ave, on Monday, August 7, 2017.
Work will include repairs to the Bridge Deck on the Monksville Reservoir Bridge and Paving from the bridge to Marga...
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Posted on: August 4, 2017

Road Closure Notice for Route 46

US Route 46 Exit to & From Fairfield Road

Wayne Township

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, THE US ROUTE 46 EXIT TO AND FROM FAIRFIELD ROAD IN WAYNE IS CLOSED TO ALL TRAFFIC

THE CLOSURE IS EXPECTED TO LAST SEVERAL MONTHS.

No exit or access to Fairfield Road from Rout...

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Posted on: July 26, 2017

Road Notice for Little Falls, July 31st, 2017

On Monday, July 31st, PSE&G will begin work on Notch Road, between US 46 and Long Hill Road.

Access to Notch Road will be limited during the project and will involve alternating traffic and detours. 

Work is expected to last 4-5 weeks.&...Read on...

Posted on: July 24, 2017

Road Notice for West Milford, July 27th, 2017

Final Paving on Macopin Road is scheduled for Thursday, July 27, 2017. If it rains on Tuesday or Wednesday, the project will be delayed for each rain day. We apologize for the unusual delays Due to the narrow roadway and lack of acceptable detours, alt...Read on...
Posted on: July 24, 2017

Passaic Regional Initiative to Drive Empowerment Community Upliftment Purpose (PRIDE CUP) Culture of

(Paterson, NJ - July 24, 2017) The PRIDE CUP Culture of Health Festival is an initiative that will be spearheaded by the Passaic County Department of Health. The festival will utilize the concept of edutainment (using entertaining venues to educate and sh...

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Posted on: July 22, 2017

POSTPONED - July 22nd Showing of Zootopia

POSTPONED - July 22nd showing of Zootopia has been postponed due to inclement weather. The movie will still be held at 8:30pm at Garret Mountain on the 29th.
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Posted on: July 19, 2017

Road Notice for Passaic City, July 21st, 2017

Gas Main Work will begin River Drive in Passaic, between Brook and Terhune on Friday, July 21, 2017, with a bulk of the work being between Wayside Court and Terhune.
Work will last approximately 7 working days and involve alternating traffic or lane shift...
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Posted on: July 18, 2017

2017 Valedictorians and Salutatorians

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Road Notice for Paterson, July 19th, 2017

Underground utility work will resume on WestBroadway in Paterson, between Katz and Totowa Rd on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. This work is being performed by a PSE&G contractor. Detours, Alternating Traffic or Lane shifts will be in place. Thi...Read on...
Posted on: July 13, 2017

Road Closure for Passaic, July 24th, 2017

The Eighth Street Bridge in Passaic, NJ will undergo a long-term restoration project on July 24th, 2017. Detours will be posted along Market Street/Willington Ave Bridge and Passaic Street/Wall Street Bridge. This is a long-term reconstruction project and...Read on...

Posted on: July 13, 2017

Road Closure for Paterson, July 17th, 2017

On July 17th at 7 AM, the corner of East 18th and Hamilton in Paterson will be closed for construction. It will reopen no later than the morning of July 22nd.
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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Road Notice for Passaic, July 10th thru 12th

On July 10th, gas main work will begin on Northbound Main Ave in Passaic. This work is expected to take 4 weeks. On July 11th, gas main work will begin on Pennington Ave in Passaic. This work is expected to take 8 weeks. On July 12th, gas main work will...Read on...
Posted on: June 28, 2017

Road Notice for Wayne, July 5th

On July 5th, the county will begin milling Parish Drive in Wayne, and starting July 7th, Alps Road will be milled. Parish Drive and Alps Road will both be paved on July 10th. Starting on July 10th, the county will begin milling operations on New...Read on...
Posted on: June 23, 2017

Road closure for Passaic City on July 17th

On July 17th, the Eighth Street Bridge in Passaic will be closed. Detours will be set up on Market Street. Signs will be posted directing motorists to Market Street in Passaic, or to Wallington Avenue in Wallington; both streets lead directly to the bridg...Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2017

Road Notice for Haledon

Gas Main work on Henry Street in Haledon will begin on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, between Belmont Ave and Legion Place in Haledon.

Work will last approximately 2 weeks and involve both detours and alternating traffic. All travelers should plan to use alter...Read on...
Posted on: June 16, 2017

Road Notice for Paterson

Gas Main Work will begin on Preakness Ave in Paterson. starting on Monday, June 19, 2017, between Grove Street and Union Avenue in Paterson.

Work will last approximately 3 weeks and involve both detours and alternating traffic. All travelers should plan...Read on...
Posted on: June 15, 2017

Passaic County Golf Tournament

PASSAIC COUNTY

AM- TOURNAMENT

JUNE 24TH & 25TH

OPEN TO ALL INTERESTED PASSAIC COUNTY RESIDENT GOLFERS:

ROUND ONE SATURDAY JUNE 24TH ON THE EAST

ROUND TWO SUNDAY JUNE 25TH ON THE WEST

TEE TIMES STARTING AT 7 AM EACH DAY – MARTY WILL MAKE ALL PAIRIN...

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Provisional Ballots will be counted on June 14th

The Passaic County Board of Elections will Count the Provisional Ballots cast in the June 6, 2017, Primary Election on the following time and date.

Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2017 Time: 3:00 pm Location: Board of Elections 401 Grand Street Rm 123 Paterson

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Road Notice for Passaic, June 12th, 2017

Broadway in Passaic City, from Lafayette to Main Ave, will undergo Gas Main work starting Monday, June 12th, 2017. Work is being done by PSE&G. Traffic control will include lane shifts and alternate traffic. Work is anticipated to take around 2 months....Read on...

Posted on: June 7, 2017

Weed Spraying in Hawthorne, Passaic, Clifton

Please be advised that the county's Road Department will be spraying herbicides along county roads and intersections in Clifton, Passaic, and Hawthorne, and will be targeting tall grassy areas as pictured below. Tall, fast-growing weeds can obstruct signa...Read on...

Posted on: May 9, 2017

Upper County Weed Spraying

Between May 17th and May 21st, depending on weather, county road crews will be spraying for weeds on heavily wooded county roads in West Milford, Ringwood, Wanaque, and Bloomingdale. Our staff will flag all affected areas and will avoid parcels of land ne...
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Posted on: April 28, 2017

West Brook Road Construction

Starting May 15th, over the course of 2-3 weeks, twenty (20) trucks weighing forty (40) tons each will transport steel beams needed to repair the West Brook Bridge. Due to the size and weight of the trucks, they will be restricted to a 5mph travel speed. ...Read on...

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 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 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 Buildin...

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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

PROCLAMATION

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

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

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

PROCLAMATION

            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 Offi...

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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 ...

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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: 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 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: 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...