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Posted on: September 18, 2017

The Dey Mansion Museum, Wayne, NJ, Joins Smithsonian Magazine's 13th Annual Museum Day Live!

(Wayne, NJ) - The Dey Museum will open its doors free of charge on Saturday September 23, 2017, as part of Smithsonian Magazine's thirteenth annual Museum Day Live, an initiative in which participating museums across the United States emulate the spirit o...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2017

Passaic County Computer/Electronics Recycling Collection

Passaic County Computer/Electronics Recycling Collection

The Passaic County Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs will be conducting its next Computer & Electronics Recycling Collection Event on Friday, September 22 and Saturday, September 23,...

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

PASSAIC COUNTY TO RECYCLE TIRES

Passaic County to Recycle Tires

The Passaic County Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs continues to offer residents the opportunity to recycle their unwanted tires safely and easily. The next collection event will be held from 8:00 am to 2:00 p...

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

Passaic County Freeholders Accept $1.5 Million Grant From Local Bridge Future Needs Program

(Paterson, NJ) – The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders has received $1.5 million in grant funds from New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Local Bridge, Future Needs Program. This program by NJDOT is specifically tailored for ...Read on...

Posted on: August 22, 2017

New 4-H Year Begins

4-H is gearing up for another year of fun, friends and learning. The new 4-H year starts September 1 and 4-H clubs in Passaic County are reorganizing and enrolling new members. Youth, who are in Kindergarten through Grade 13 (one year out of high school)...

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Posted on: August 9, 2017

The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders in partnership with Friends of Passaic County Parks,

PASSAIC COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS & FRIENDS OF PASSAIC COUNTY PARKS HOST ANNUAL PASSAIC COUNTY FAIR AT THE GARRET MOUNTAIN RESERVATION

Food, amusement rides, and fireworks headline the biggest fair yet in Passaic County

 

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

Passaic County Freeholders Receive NJ Clean Communities Grant for Litter and Trash Cleanup

(Paterson, NJ) – The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders received a grant award in the amount of $80,298.69 from the 2017 NJ Clean Communities Entitlement. The NJ Clean Communities program aims to reduce litter and through a statewide com...

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

4-H Program Develops Leadership Skills at Washington Focus Conference

Sixteen New Jersey 4-H members are ready to take on the challenges of leadership after experiencing the vibrant, living classroom of the nation’s capital as part of Leadership Washington Focus (LWF), an intensive 4-H leadership development progr...

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

Passaic County Freeholders Host Grand Opening of Restored Golf Shop

(Wayne, New Jersey) – At a press conference on July 24, 2017, the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders cut the ribbon on a newly renovated and rehabilitated Golf Shop to serve the Preakness Valley Golf Course. Formerly a Caddy House erecte...Read on...

Posted on: July 21, 2017

Register now for the Rutgers Master Gardener Class of 2018

Do you have a passion for plants and the great outdoors? Do you want to know more about plant cultivation and composting techniques? Are you enthusiastic about learning, sharing information with others, and community outreach? If so, then please join us a...

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

Passaic County Secures Over $1 Million in Green Acres Grants for County Parks

(Paterson, New Jersey) – On July 6, 2017, the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Friends of Passaic County Parks, Inc. were informed by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection that the four grant applications submitted ...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

Passaic County's 6th Annual Champions of Disabilities Awards and Art Showcase

(Totowa, NJ) – The County of Passaic is seeking Champion nominations and Art submission to recognize the accomplishments made by or for those with disabilities. The Champions of Disabilities Awards and Art Showcase, was started in 2011, through ...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

Passaic County Freeholders Join NY-NJ Trail Conference and Google to Kick Off Hiking Season

(West Milford, New Jersey) – On July 10, 2017, the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders joined the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference to kick-off hiking season in New Jersey and announce a new initiative to photograph the 2,000 miles of ...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Freeholders Strike Shared Service Agreement with Woodland Park for Public Health Services

(Paterson, NJ) - The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders forged a shared service agreement with the Borough of Woodland Park to provide public health services through the Passaic County Health Department. This partnership is being enacted by way of...Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2017

Passaic County 4-H to Attend 4-H Leadership Program

One Passaic County 4-H member has been selected to represent New Jersey at the 4th annual 4-H Leadership Washington Focus (LWF) Conference. This leadership conference will be held July 17-21 at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Mary...Read on...

Posted on: June 20, 2017

Disc golf at Rifle Camp Park is eco-friendly

In my hometown of Woodland Park, the plan to install a disc golf course at Rifle Camp Park is garnering much attention. Who knew a Frisbee could cause so much controversy? In my five terms on the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders, this falls into...Read on...

Posted on: June 19, 2017

Freeholders Award Construction Contract for Rehab of Historic Courthouse Annex

At the June 12, 2017 meeting of the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders 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...Read on...

Posted on: May 24, 2017

Passaic County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Announced

Passaic County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Announced

The Passaic County Office of Solid Waste & Recycling Programs will conduct its next Household Hazardous Waste Collection event on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at the West Milford Recycling Center...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

Passaic County Freeholders Partner with Google Expeditions to Create Virtual Classroom at Historic D

(Paterson, NJ) – On May 9th, 2017, the Passaic County Freeholders approved Google Expeditions to include Historic Dey Mansion in Wayne to their virtual reality database. Google Expeditions allows educators to bring students on virtual reality fi...

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

Passaic County to Hold Compost Bin & Rain Barrel Sale

Passaic County to Hold Compost Bin & Rain Barrel Sale 

On Saturday, May 13, 2017 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 Cit...

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

Passaic County Freeholders Revitalize Highlands Preserve

The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders have created a partnership with the New York – New Jersey Trail Conference to revitalize Highlands Preserve (formerly San Cap Park) in West Milford. Highlands Preserve, which overlooks Greenwood Lak...

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

Passaic County Film Festival - April 22nd at Fabian Theater

TOTOWA – The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the members of the Passaic County Film Commission support film education in our high schools and universities.

For the first time, the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders, members...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Passaic County Freeholders and Friends of Passaic County Parks Announce Movies in the Parks Series

(Paterson, New Jersey) – Today, the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders, in partnership with the Friends of Passaic County Parks, Inc., announced a 2017 Movies in the Park Series at locations throughout the Passaic County Park System. &am...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Passaic County Freeholders Voice Opposition to Proposed Cuts to Meals on Wheels

(Paterson, NJ) - The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders, in response to President Trump’s proposed budget, has voiced strong opposition to cuts to the successful and popular program Meals on Wheels. Funding for Meals on Wheels, relies in...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

Passaic County Passes Budget with No Tax Increase

For the first time in 16 years, the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders voted unanimously for a 2017 budget that did not increase taxes. The adopted budget of $420.9 million reduces overall spending by $1 million, reduced the county’s deb...

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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 Pub...

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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 t...

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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.

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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 ...

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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.
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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: 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 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: 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: 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

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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.

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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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