In The Community

October 16, 2020

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS/WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Local parents want to know whether their towns will allow the annual tradition of trick or treating during Halloween, which falls on a Saturday this year, during the ongoing pandemic.  Governor Phil Murphy announced that Halloween is still on in the state of ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Residents spent a little time on Wednesday morning over coffee and conversation with Wood-Ridge's finest at the second annual Coffee with a Cop under Chief John Korin at the Dunkin Donuts in the Wesmont section of the borough.  About two dozen residents enjoyed coffee and donuts ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -  After being closed since mid-March, the Free Public Library of Hasbrouck Heights re-opened its doors on Tuesday, observing new safety protocols. Library Director Mimi Hui opened the doors and welcomed back residents back to the library at 11am on Tuesday. 25 residents ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - After being closed since mid-March, the Free Public Library of Hasbrouck Heights is set to reopen on Tuesday, September 29. Due to the nature of the setup on the second floor of Borough Hall, the public is asked to make appointments in advance.  Masks must be worn at all ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - The Wood-Ridge Memorial Library remains open to the public with modified opening hours and at 25% capacity. Browsing time is limited to one hour and computer time is limited to twenty minutes. The Book Drop is open for items returns and all materials will be quarantined for three ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Board of Trustees for the Free Public Library of Hasbrouck Heights unanimously voted to end amnesty for late fines for children and teens on Thursday, October 1 at its September meeting, which was held virtually. According to Mimi Hui, Library Director, many of the ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - September is Library Card Sign-up Month.  Having a library card opens up a world of opportunities, and provides access to nearly everything online and in print. Empower and expand your world!  Apply online at https://www.bccls.org/ The Hasbrouck Heights Library may be ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Another annual tradition has fallen due to the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis. Hasbrouck Heights' annual Town Day held in Woodland Park has been canceled according to a social media post by the Hasbrouck Heights Recreation Department. It was scheduled to be held Saturday, ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - The Wood-Ridge Memorial Library re-opened to the public in early July and continues to operate with modified opening hours and at 25% capacity. Browsing time is limited to one hour and computer time is limited to twenty minutes. The Book Drop is open for items returns and all ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Free Public Library of Hasbrouck Heights has made additions to its staffing, it was announced at the Trustees July meeting. Maureen Herman, the Youth Services Director in Training, was promoted to full time at 35 hours a week. Herman was named to the part-time ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Another annual event has fallen victim to the ongoing health crisis as the Hasbrouck Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce has re-scheduled the annual Street Fair until 2021, it announced at its August meeting online. Members of the Executive Board made the decision out of ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS/WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Both Wood-Ridge Memorial Library and the Hasbrouck Heights Free Public Library are again offering materials from Bergen County Cooperative Library System (BCCLS), in addition to items within their own library. BCCLS re-started the loan system as of Monday, July ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Wood-Ridge is scheduled to re-open the borough's playgrounds on Thursday, July 9, it was announced by the borough on its Nixle feed. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the re-opening of amusement park rides, water parks and playgrounds on June 23.  According to Borough ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - After being closed for 111 days, the Wood-Ridge Memorial Library re-opened its door on Monday, observing new safety protocols. Library Director Erin Hughes opened the doors and welcomed back residents back to the library at 11am on Monday. Residents came to get books, videos, ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Hasbrouck Heights is scheduled to re-open the borough's playgrounds on Thursday, July 2. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the re-opening of amusement park rides, water parks and playgrounds on June 23. The re-opening plan was coordinated by Borough Administrator ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Everyone into the pool! The midday sun was bright and temperatures were in the mid-80's when Hasbrouck Heights Swim Club held its annual Flag Raising Ceremony and First Jump on Sunday afternoon. "I want to congratulate you all for the work to open this pool to bring ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Gates were scheduled to open at 10 a.m. on Monday, but members lined up ahead of time at the Hasbrouck Heights Swim Club.  A new era for the club opened in the age of coronavirus which will have new safety protocols for members and employees. Before entering, members had ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Trustees of the Free Public Library of Hasbrouck Heights discussed the current online offerings to community members as well as the future of a phased-in re-opening. According to Mimi Hui, Library Director, Governor Phil Murphy signed an Administrative Order last ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ  - The Trustees of the Free Public Library of Hasbrouck Heights will hold its monthly meeting online via Zoom on Tuesday, June 16, at 7:30 p.m. Below is the logon information for residents to attend. The Zoom meeting link can be found on the Library's website. To join ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - The lack of guidance from the state concerning re-opening of recreation programs was a continuing topic of conversation at the Wood-Ridge Recreation Commission meeting on Wednesday evening. Currently awaiting answers to when summer recreation programs can begin, the lack of ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Guidelines.    That is what the members of the Wood-Ridge Recreation Commission were looking for when they called into the monthly meeting of the Recreation Commission on Wednesday evening.   Wood-Ridge Mayor Paul Sarlo who attended the meeting, addressed the Commission and ...

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TRENTON, NJ/HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced at his Monday afternoon press conference that municipal pool and private swim clubs can re-open on Monday, June 22. It is part of the Stage 2 in the state's economic recovery plan. While official guidance will be ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Hasbrouck Heights was the site of a Black Lives Matter march on Friday, June 5. A crowd upwards of 200 marched 1.5 miles from Hasbrouck Heights High School down the Boulevard around the circle and returned to the high school. The group paused and took a collective knee in ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The cars began lining up at 4:45pm on Wednesday, May 27. Some were decorated with balloons, or signs, or streamers. Some people played music out their windows, opened for fresh air and sunshine of a late May day. Some folks brought children; some brought their dogs.  The ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - There was no public ceremony for Memorial Day 2020 due to the ongoing coronavirus health crisis. Yet a brief intimate service was held Monday morning in remembrance of those who gave all in service to the country. Members of Hasbrouck Heights VFW Post 4591 paid tribute to ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Wood-Ridge third grade Brownie Troop #97130 is "Celebrating Community" when they participated in a parade of cars to tour some special landmarks around Wood-Ridge. The tour, organized by Troop Leader Jane began at the Wood-Ridge Memorial Library on Sunday. It included ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Another Hasbrouck Heights summer tradition has fallen victim to the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis as the Hasbrouck Heights Lions Club's annual fireworks display has been postponed. According to Lions Club president Nick Delcalzo, the 2020 event has been postponed "until ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Mimi Hui, Director of the Hasbrouck Heights Free Public Library, indicated at Tuesday's Trustees Meeting that the library is looking ahead to re-opening and what is happening now to make that happen when Governor Phil Murphy gives the green light. Hui explained that the ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ  - The Trustees of the Free Public Library of Hasbrouck Heights will hold its monthly meeting online through the Library’s Zoom platform on Tuesday, May 19, at 7:30 p.m. Below is the logon information for residents to attend. The Zoom meeting link can be found on the ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - The Wood-Ridge Recreation Commission passed a resolution to recommend to the Mayor and Council to cancel the 2020 Summer Recreation Program at its meeting Wednesday evening.  They also passed another resolution to recommend to the Mayor and Council that Recreation Director ...

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