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Man Expected To Recover From Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound at Woodland Park Range

February 28, 2020

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - A 40-year-old man from Connecticut who sustained a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the face at the Woodland Park Range, 1267 McBride Ave., on Sunday, February 23, is expected to recover, police report. 

Marv Brice, 40, from Stamford Conn., is still in critical condition, said Woodland Park Police Department Capt. John Uzzalino, and he faces a "long ...

Turtle Recovery Efforts at the Turtle Back Zoo Succeed

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- Last November, frigid water conditions rapidly moving off of New Jersey’s coast brought the largest number of Green Sea Turtles ever recorded onto our shores. Rescuers scrambled to respond to calls to help various species of sea turtles up and down the coast. All of these threatened and endangered sea turtles were in critical condition, and not all of them would ...

Love Means Never Having to Say You’re Sorry

Every sappy romantic can recall that moment in the movie, Love Story, when, after an argument, Oliver told Jenny he was sorry and through her tears she quivered and replied, “Don’t … love means never having to say you’re sorry”.

Anyone who has ever been in a loving relationship understands the point of that statement – unconditional love doesn’t ...

The Heart of a Friendship

To have a friend and be a friend is what makes life worthwhile. ~Unknown

February is the month of the heart, the time when we celebrate love. We buy chocolate, flowers, jewelry, and greeting cards to profess our undying love to that special someone. But, in all the hoopla of the season, perhaps we forget to honor the affection provided by the people that sustain us and enable us to thrive ...

Public Notice: Borough of Prospect Park, Professional Services 2020

February 13, 2020

BOROUGH OF PROSPECT PARK

Borough of Prospect Park, Professional Services 2020



Title
Individual/Firm
Cost/Not To Exceed




Borough Attorney
Weiner Law Group
$165/hr. not to exceed $75,000


Bond Counsel
Gibbons P.C.
$225/hr. not to exceed $10,000


Borough Engineer
Fastech Consulting Engineers
Not to exceed ...

February Meeting Dates, Joint Hawthorne Environmental Commission/Green Team Meeting

The regular scheduled Hawthorne Environmental Commission on Thursday, February 13, 2020, and Hawthorne Green Team on Monday, February 24, 2020, are canceled. We will be having a joint meeting with the Hawthorne Environmental Commission and Green Team on Thursday, February 27, 2020.

The joint meeting will be held at the Hawthorne Municipal Building 2nd floor Conference Room at 7:00 pm. 

What Goes Up

On Saturday, February 22nd, Mad Mike Hughes, limousine driver, daredevil, and rocketeer died in the cockpit of his homemade rocket. He leaves behind two cats, a garage full of used parts, and an unmarked crater in the California desert. He was 64.

Mad Mike died in his quest to prove that the world is flat. As a self-proclaimed Flat Earther conspiracy theorist, Mike Hughes dreamed of piloting a ...

The Adults in the Room

My house was recently designated as being “teen free”.

This is because my youngest two children just turned 20. They are twins. They are both in college, away from home. I only physically see them when they come home on breaks.

Turning 20 means they have run out of youthful brand names. After spending a lifetime transitioning from infants to toddlers to kids to tweens to teens ...

New Jersey Date Night: 4 Fun Cooking Schools

February 25, 2020

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Sometimes even the most adventurous Garden State couple just wants to keep it super laid back, cozy and at home. The choice for date night simplicity can lead to a most fear-instilling question … What’s for dinner?

Not all of us are good in the kitchen. Learning a few cooking skills and ...

Legendary Band Leader Paul Shaffer Tells Steve Adubato How He was Inspired by Comedy Icons Early in his Career

February 19, 2020

NEW JERSEY -- Paul Shaffer is widely known as the former Musical Director of both Late Night with David Letterman and The Late Show with David Letterman, during which he was often involved in skits and the general hijinx of the production. However, as Shaffer tells Steve Adubato, he wasn’t always comfortable being gregarious and, in fact, grew up being an introverted kid until a 1972 ...

The Ancient History of Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day is widely known as the day of the year when love is celebrated, and indeed, February has been a month of romance for centuries. The St. Valentine’s Day we observe today evolved both from ancient Roman and early Christian history.

There are many legends about who St. Valentine was. One story dates from the third century A.D. Apparently, Emperor Claudius II of Rome ...