STATE OF NEW JERSEY NOTIFICATION:  A free hotline number – 800-962-1253 – has been opened for the public to ask questions about Coronavirus. It is monitored 24 hours-a-day and is operated by the N.J. Poison Information and Education System/N.J. Poison Center.  •  For State Info Hub, visit  •  Call 2-1-1 for referral info, provided by United Ways of N.J.  •  Text NJCOVID to 898-211 to receive text info.  •  For live text assistance, text your Zip Code to 898-211

**  Should you exhibit any symptoms of illness, consult your personal doctor to discuss treatment.  **
Concerned you might be at risk for Coronavirus? Call Atlantic Health System's "Nurse Screening Hotline" at 862-260-3199, 7 days a week from 7am – 7pm.

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N.J. Judiciary ( has announced a suspension of Municipal Court through April 26READ MORE ...

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Notice from the W.P. Dept. of Inspections:  All "interior" building code and fire code inspections are cancelled until further notice.  •  For more information, call 973-345-8100 ext. 103.

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Mar. 21, 4 pm Woodland Park UPDATE – The Municipal Building and DPW are CLOSED to the public. For a list of Borough phone numbers and emails, click HERE  •  The Recycling Center is open for recyclable drop-offs. • Trash and Recycling pick ups will be subject to change. • The Apr. 1 Council Meeting will be held as scheduled.

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EFFECTIVE Mar. 21 – All non-essential businesses are directed to CLOSE, as per N.J. Gov. Murphy's Executive Orders issued today.  For a summary of Executive Order 107 & 108, CLICK HERE ...

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Mar. 31, 7 pm County of Passaic UPDATE  – Passaic County residents now have access to a COVID-19 drive-thru testing site from 9 am - 12 pm, Monday thru Saturday (CLOSED APR. 1), on the campus of William Paterson University.  Please note you MUST be a Passaic County resident and have a prescription to be tested at this site.

Next Council Meeting:

POSTPONED to June 5, 2020 • Fri.: 6:30 pm, doors open — Friends of the Alfred H. Baumann Library 2nd Annual Casino Night, The Brownstone, 351 W. Broadway, Paterson, Tickets: $100 (includes $100 casion money).  All proceeds go to the Construction Fund.

POSTPONED to May 29, 2020 • Fri.: 7 pm, doors open; 8 pm, show starts — American Legion Auxiliary's Comedy Night with Bill Ervolino, Past 238, 410 Mt. Pleasant Ave.  Tickets: $22.50.

POSTPONED until further notice — The 8TH Annual HEALTH FAIR may be re-scheduled at a later date.

CANCELLED — This event will not be re-scheduled.  Watch for the 2021 Bunny Breakfast next year.

CANCELLED — Rebooked for Mar. 24, 2021 — WPFAS Fish & Chips Fundraiser, American Legion Post #238.  Those who purchased tickets will by given a refund or a new ticket for the 2021 event.

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