- Population levels off at 82,437
- Anna M. Latteri becomes mayor.
- Botany Village restoration completed.
- Israel Friend becomes mayor.
- Frank Sylvester becomes mayor.
- November 1: New Main Post Office opens on Paulison Avenue.
- Five newcomers elected to Municipal Council.
- Gerald Zecker named mayor.
- Population decreases to 74,388.
- May: Animal Quarantine Station closes.
- September 14: New City Hall at former quarantine site dedicated.
- First Safety Towne Program instituted.
- Frank Mileto steps down as acting city manager.
- Joseph Lynn appointed as acting city manager.
- August 1: William Holster retires as city manager.
- Viaduct over Clifton Avenue, near Lakeview Avenue, and train tracks
- Gloria Kolodziej becomes mayor.
- October: Clifton’s “cliffs” at Garret Mountain are blasted away by a local
- Gloria Kolodziej begins second term as mayor.
- Joseph Lynn steps down as city manager.
- May: Clifton celebrates its 70th anniversary and Passaic County’s 150th.
- May 17: Morris Canal Park dedicated.
- November 9: Roger Kemp becomes city manager.
- Voters change mayor appointed school board to elected board.
- James Anzaldi becomes mayor.
- Census shows Clifton’s population at 71,742.
- November 10: Clifton Memorial Library dedicated.
- City celebrates 75th anniversary with year long events including a parade
watched by thousands.
- James Anzaldi is re-elected with the largest percentage of votes in Clifton
- 60th anniversary of city manager form of government.
- Robert Hammer is unanimously named Clifton City Manager.
- Clifton Recycling rate exceeds 75%. And is among the nations best through
outreach & education.
- Quentin Roosevelt Post#8 American Legion donates a third "Heartstart"
defibrillator to the city.
- Republican Presidential Candidate Bob Dole and his wife. Elizabeth marched
in Allwood's Memorial Day Parade,drawing a large crowd of
- In his Eightieth year, the city is in the middle of economic boom with many
new buildings being planned.
- Clifton Commons - an Entertainment/Retail Center is approved by the Planning
Board and is slated as one of the largest single ratables in City History.
- Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church celebrates it Centennial. A video of the
Church's history is a masterpiece
- Redevelopment of the Main/Clifton Avenue downtown area is under way.
- CHS Girls' Softball team becomes State Champions for the second consecutive
year with a second consecutive 31-0 season..
- In April, the City is named Tree City USA and a tree farm is dedicated.
- May 12, 1998 James Anzaldi makes History by becoming the City's first
- The Mayor and Council Dedicate the Senior Citizen Center. That is a
beautifully refurbished barn, which is located on the former quarantine Site in
honor of Lester F. Herrschaft. Long time Board of Education and City Council
member The Quarantine was only a stone throw from his childhood home.
- Clifton is named in the top eleven percent of the safest Cities in the
- Styertowne Shopping Center and its Apartment Complexes were sold.The
shopping center was built in 1952 and was one of the original strip centers in
the whole United states.
- The City Celebrated the New Millennium with a Gala Dinner at the Valley
Regency Caterers on January
- City Emergency workers answer the call to help with the 9/11
- Mayor James Anzaldi re-elected to a fourth
term as Clifton Mayor
- Albert Greco appointed as Interim City Manager, December
- Robert P. Hammer, City Manager passes away
December 20, 2002
- Albert Greco appointed as City Manager, January