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Apr. 28; 11:45am -- Browertown Road is being paved today. As of right now, they have completed paving from Lackawanna to 205 Browertown Rd, so that section is open to traffic.  •  The rest of Browertown road is closed until this afternoon.  •  Mulroony Circle and Hromiak: Cars exiting from those streets are only allowed to make a left at this time, this will change throughout the day as paving continues in those areas.  •  Later this afternoon paving will start at Neesers Ln and Sibel Ct. Those streets will be closed during the paving process. There is a small section on McBride Ave that stems from Neesers across McBride to the far curb line which will be paved also. The contractor has been advised not to pave during school dismissal hours across McBride Ave. — W.P. Police Dept.
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 May 14, 2016 Sat.
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 May 18, 2016 Wed.
FREE RABIES CLINIC
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1 Browertown Rd
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MEMORIAL DAY
EVENTS
Monday, May 30
9:30 am
Fire Dept. Ceremony
Firemen’s Memorial (McBride Ave. & Memorial Dr.)
10 am
Memorial Day Ceremony
Veterans Park (McBride Ave.
& Brophy Ln.)
11 am
Parade
along
McBride Ave
(starts at Glover
Ave & ends at Memorial Dr)
WWI Memorial
 May 30, 2016 Mon.
STREET FAIR
11 am to 6 pm, McBride
Ave, from Memorial Dr to Lackawanna Ave
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< < <> <> RT. 46 WB. & EB. RAMPS AT GREAT NOTCH WILL CLOSE NIGHTLY FROM 10 PM TO 5 AM STARTING MAR. 18 FOR TREE REMOVAL UNTIL DONE. . . . STARTING MAR. 19, LACKAWANNA AVE. WILL BE NB. TRAFFIC ONLY & SB. TRAFFIC WILL DETOUR ONTO LOWER NOTCH RD. UNTIL ROAD RECONSTRUCTION IS COMPLETED. <> <> > >
PHASE I - RT. 46 / RT. 3 PROJECT
 
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Special Olympics Gold Medalist Honored
Mayor Kazmark presented Benjamin Fazio with a Certificate of Recognition for capturing 2 Gold Medals in the Special Olympics.  Click for larger image. A VERY SPECIAL RECOGNITION:
Mayor Kazmark and the Municipal Council pre-sented Benjamin Fazio with a Certificate of Recognition for capturing two gold medals in Men’s Alpine Skiing (M1 Div.) at the N.J. Special Olympics Winter Games. Benjamin won both the Advanced Slalom and Advanced Super G events.
(lt. to rt.) Mayor Kazmark; Nancy Fazio; Benjamin Fazio; Steve Fazio; Samantha Amato, Benny’s girlfriend; and Gloria Fazio, his grandmother.
 
3 Honored For Women’s History Month
  Zaccaria larger  
  Howard larger  
2016 HONOREES — Mayor Keith Kazmark presented “Women’s History Month” certificates to three deserving local standouts on Mar. 16. Mary Zaccaria (top left) served as Mayor of West Paterson from 1992 to 1993. Joanne Bastante-Howard (top right) is the founder of America’s Special Kidz (A.S.K.). And, Cathy Pagano (at right) has been active in the American Legion Post #238 Auxiliary.
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4th Graders Make It To County Calendar
Mayor recognizes Yastika Singh
Mayor recognizes Ava Mania
2016 WINNERS — Ava Mania won 1st Place in the County’s Poster Calendar contest, and her artwork was selected for January. Alyssa Apolito’s (not pictured) artwork was selected for June. Yastika Singh won Honorable Mention. All three girls are 4th Grade students in Karen Sudol’s art class at Beatrice Gilmore Elementary School.
View the 2016 Poster Calendar >>>
 
W.P. Historical Society Appointed
Click to enlarge JAN. 20 Ceremony:
(at left) Frederick “Rick” Lijoi, retired W.P. Superintendent of Schools, was named “Borough Historian.”
(below) Members of the W.P. Historical Society were appointed by Mayor Keith Kazmark. Most of them devoted countless hours to the 2014 Centennial Celebration.
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(pictured, lt. to rt.) Mayor Kazmark, Bernadette Bargiel, Sandra Witty, Rick Lijoi, John Bernie, Roger Nick, Terri Nick, Linda Hade, Cathy Dolan Singer, Judy Tedeschi, Karen Pomante, Amanda Pomante, Patricia Lightner
(not pictured) Linda Hoffman, Sue Sypniewski, Maureen Mulroony, Lois Wilk
 
Borough Gets $250K Check From County
ADDITIONAL GRANT FUNDS AWARDED TO W.P. — A ceremonial check was presented to the Mayor and Council representing a check for $250,000 from the Passaic County Open Space & Farmland Preservation Fund. The grant will allow for field improvements at Frank Zaccaria Park. “This is one of the largest open space awards in W.P. history and will be a great benefit to our young athletes!” said the Mayor. Holding the check above are (lt. to rt.) Freeholder Director Hector C. Lora, Open Space Committee Member Cassandra Lazzara, Councilman DeCesare, Councilwoman Gatti, Councilwoman Pascrell, Councilman Spinelli, Council Pres. Kallert, Freeholder Pat Lepore, and Mayor Kazmark.
 
Mayor Presents Proposal To Improve Parks
Mayor Keith Kazmark spoke to a roomful of about 40 residents eager to learn about the proposed plans to improve Rose Place Park and Frank Zaccaria Park.
TOWN HALL STYLE MEETING HELD — About 40 residents listened to Mayor Kazmark’s proposed improvement of Rose Place Park and Frank Zaccaria Park on Apr. 20 in the Aldo P. Napoli Community Room. The Mayor wants to use Open Space funds from the Borough and the County to put in a new loop path at Rose Place Park; install a new soccer fileld in Zacarria Park; repair the tennis courts at Rose Place Park; and expand the parking at Zacarria Park; among other things.
Proposed Site Plan Mayor’s PPT Presentation
 

 
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P.O. Box 511
Woodland Park, NJ 07424
TO VOLUNTEER:
973-345-3899
– or –
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W P F A S
TO DONATE:
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Woodland Park, NJ 07424
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NEW FEMA Flood Maps &
Flood Insurance Info
   For more information on flood map revisions and flood insurance ramifications visit floodsmart.gov and fema.gov .
 
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
CDBG Program Modification
   Passaic County intends to modify the “FY 2013 Action Plan” for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.  The Borough of Woodland Park will use $51,776 in funds remaining from their FY 2013 project toward costs associated with the FY 2015 project to improve Radcliff and Ray Avenues. A previous amendment to create a demolition project will be cancelled. . . .
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NJDOT Funding Doubles For
McBride Streetscape Project
   The N.J. Dept. of Transportation has announced that, under its 2015 Municipal Aid Program, Woodland Park was again selected to receive $250,000 in funding for Phase I of the McBride Avenue Streetscape Project.
   Woodland Park’s grant application was one of 630 receive by the NJDOT. Just under $78.75 million was awarded this year.
   Last year, NJDOT awarded Woodland Park another $250,000 for the same project under the 2014 Municipal Aid Program, bringing the total funding to $500,000.
 
2015 Re-assessment Over
   The Borough contracted Appraisal Systems, Inc. to assist in conducting the Reassessment Program.
   Appraisal Systems has reported that the inspection and valuation phases have concluded. Property values have been mailed for all residential properties. . . .
read more >
 
County Drafts New 5-yr Plan
   Passaic County became an entitlement community receiving Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development in 2008. In Fiscal Year 2013, a new Five-Year Consolidated Plan was prepared.
   The CP allows a community to take a comprehensive approach to the use of resources granted to the community by HUD. On an annual basis, Passaic County submits an Action Plan containing the proposed activities outlining the use of CDBG funds for the upcoming program year. The Action Plan relates the activities to goals and objectives outlined in the 5-Year CP. . . .
<Read the 2013 Plan draft report>
 
State’s Most Flood-Prone Areas
   Woodland Park property owners have filed 101 repetitive flood claims during the past 35 years.
   Click HERE for the full report.
 
Important Changes Affect
Flood Insurance Requirements
   On March 21, 2014, President Obama signed the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 into law.
   This law repeals and modifies certain provisions . . . <more>
 
NJDEP Awards Grants For
Flood Mitigation Projects
   On Mar. 10, the NJ Dept. of Envi-ronmental Protection announced that 36 municipalities in three counties will receive grants to finance projects to clear waterways of snags, debris and shouls.
   Two grant applications benefitting Woodland Park were submitted. The DEP awarded $150,000 for a Woodland Park/Little Falls project to clear the Peckman River.
   And, $150,000 for a Woodland Park/Totowa project to clear local portions of the Passaic River.
 
County Grant Announced
   The Passaic County Freeholder Board approved a recommedation by the Passaic County Open Space Trust Fund to award a grant of $99,000 to W.P. for improvements to Rose Place Park.
 
WP Getting Mitigation Funds
   A grant has been awarded by Passaic County to the Borough for $823,263 from the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR).
   The Federal funds will be used to acquire and demolish three flood-prone residential propertiese and create open space in perpetuity.
   Final Project Descriptions >>>
   Fair Housing Notice >>>
 
NEW ADDRESS SIGNS Offered To Speed Emergency Responses
   The Public Safety Committee in cooperation with the West Paterson Volunteer Fire Dept. and the W.P. Fire Prevention Bureau is addressing the need for emergency services to more easily locate homes in some areas of the Borough with mailboxes at the curb.
   New reflective address and directional signs have been installed in some locations. Now these blue and white signs are being made available to other homeowners who want them for $15.
   For more info, click HERE >
 
Noise Ordinance Amended
To Change Prohibited Hours
   Ordinance No. 10-5, known as “Noise Ordinance Amending Time Periods”, prohibits “loud, disturbing and unnecessary noise” in violation of Section 5-17.4 Prohibited Acts.
   These are “prohibited between the hours of 9:00 P.M. and 7:00 A.M., on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednes-day and Thursday; and the hours of 10:30 P.M. and 7:00 A.M. on the days of Friday and Saturday, in a manner as to be plainly audible at a distance of fifty (50) feet from the building, structure or vehicle in which noise is emanating shall be prima face evidence of a violation of this section.”
 
Need Help Paying PSE&G?
   PSE&G is encouraging their residential customers who need help paying their energy bill to apply for one of the available programs.
   You may quality under LIHEAP, USF, NJ Lifeline Credit or NJ Shares.
 
 
"Save The Reservoirs" PETITION
 
Local Filmmaker Chronicles
Recent Storms
Mayor Presents Sewer/Water
Projects Proposed for
Excavation of Shared Force Main in Paterson
Reveals Big Problem
Click to view "Fury's Wrath" Click to view presentation Excavated force main pipe can be broken with a shovel.
 

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