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West Milford, NJ, United States

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Recent articles by Matt:

Voting for New Jersey's best pizza is about to start. Here are all the details

Starting on Dec. 1, the 63,000 members of the FaceBook group Jersey Pizza Joints, or JPJ, will kick off their search for the best pizza in the state. → Read More

Paterson holds its first Restaurant Week to fight back against COVID

COVID savaged the restaurant business, said Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh. With this in mind, the city will hold its first Restaurant Week. → Read More

Democrats sweep Passaic County races, as GOP is hit and miss in municipal elections

Democratic candidates for Passaic County commissioner and sheriff won handily on Election Day. The GOP saw mixed municipal results but held ground. → Read More

Clifton City Council election results for 2022. See who will be the new mayor.

On Jan. 1, Clifton will have its first new mayor since 1990. → Read More

Rifle Camp Park observatory to be torn down to make way for new educational center

Passaic County is partnering with Passaic County Community College to construct a new environmental center at Rifle Camp Park for $5.2 million. → Read More

New all-in-one, 100,000-square-foot medical facility opens its doors in Clifton

Summit Health/CityMD has officially opened its sparkling new 100,000-square-foot primary and specialty care facility on Broad Street. → Read More

Wilderness Inquiries gives canoeing novices a chance to explore Passaic River

First-time boaters took to oversized canoes brought to Dundee Island Park in an effort to focus on nature in the city → Read More

Haledon Dems want Passaic County election official to resign for removing campaign signs

Officials in Haledon are calling for a county election commissioner's resignation after a video showed him removing campaign signs in Pompton Lakes. → Read More

Passaic builds a large community sukkah in Third Ward Park

A community sukkah has been constructed at Passaic's Third Ward Park for the weeklong Jewish festival, which began on Sunday. → Read More

Downtown Bloomingdale welcomes Bodega Munchies on busy corner

The former Kings Corner has a new tenant, Bodega Munchies, which opened its doors this week. → Read More

US Marine Band returning to Clifton for free concert. Here's how to get tickets.

The U.S. Marine Band will give a free concert at Clifton High School, just one of the stops on its national concert tour. → Read More

South Paterson's Main Street, left in decline for decades, shines with new life

Paterson's once blighted south Main Street has been given another chance by new Americans who call it home. → Read More

Ballot placement slots selected for Clifton City Council election

On Monday, the ballot selections were randomly determined on whom got what ballot spot for the upcoming Clifton non-partisan City Council elections. → Read More

Berkeley College opens third food pantry, amid 'invisible epidemic' of student hunger

The college's Woodland Park campus opened the pantry on Wednesday in its latest effort to address food insecurity and hunger among students. → Read More

Dundee Park artwork offers warning of climate consequences in Passaic

The banners that festoon the Passaic River park and the sculpture nestled against its banks are meant as a teachable moment for Dundee Park-goers. → Read More

Clifton Adult Opportunity Center wins appeal for expansion on City Hall grounds

The state reversed a ruling in the Clifton case that had weighed the needs of people with disabilities against historic preservation. → Read More

Clifton council race draws 18 candidates for seven seats, as two veterans bow out

Five sitting Clifton council members filed for reelection and will face 13 challengers, in a city struggling with flooding and overcrowding issues. → Read More

Clifton's longest-serving Mayor James Anzaldi not seeking reelection

After 32 years in office, Clifton's longest-serving mayor, James Anzaldi, announced he will not seek re-election in 2022. → Read More

Clifton flag ceremony marks Ukraine's independence, continued resistance against Russia

Clifton flag-raising on Wednesday will commemorate the 31st Ukrainian Independence Day and the six months of fierce resistance against Russian troops. → Read More

Passaic County Fair returns to Garret Mountain Reservation starting Thursday

The annual Passaic County Fair will kick off on Thursday and be at Garret Mountain Reservation until Sunday. → Read More