The asphalt play area at School 8 gave way to a new playground with the help of 150 volunteers on Sunday afternoon.
Larren Reagans and her friend Winiyah Kersey attended the opening of the Great Falls Youth Center last Friday. Both girls, sophomores at John F. Kennedy High School, plan to spend time after school at the center.
The documentary “Silk City Artists and Musicians,” about the city’s thriving art community, has been selected for a screening at the Garden State Film Festival in Asbury Park next week.
The Great Falls National Historical Park saw a 74-percent increase in number of visitors last year, shattering the previous year’s record, according to the National Park Service.
The more than 700 square feet room inside the Gordon Canfield Plaza Residence has shelves after shelves of canned food items for Passaic County veterans and military families. Officials opened the Great Falls Rotary Foundation Military Assistance Pantry during a ceremony on Monday morning.
A retired city teacher hit the lottery for a second time winning a $1 million prize, according to the New Jersey Lottery.
Four poets from Teaneck, Bound Brook, Wanaque, and West Orange won Allen Ginsberg Poetry Prizes, announced the Poetry Center at the Passaic County Community College on Tuesday afternoon.