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Bergen County to Release “Mosquito Fish” to Control Mosquito Population

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May 22, 2017

Contact: Alicia D’Alessandro

Director of Communications

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Office of the Bergen County Executive

Phone: 201.336.6979 Mobile: 201.618.8546

E-mail: adalessandro@co.bergen.nj.us

What:                  Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco will join the Bergen County Department of Health and the Bergen County Division of Mosquito Control to release a school of Gambusia fish, which feed on mosquito larvae.  The release of these fish is an environmentally friendly practice used in tandem with other methods to control the mosquito population and prevent mosquito-borne illness.

Where:               Samuel Nelkin County Park, Rose St, Wallington

When:                 May 22, 2017 at 11:30 am

Additional Information:  There will be an opportunity to speak with the County Executive and county employees about the countywide approach to mosquito-borne illness prevention and education.

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Red Cross Calls for Summer Blood Donations to Prevent a Shortage – May 21-June 15

May 22, 2018

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BERGEN COUNTY, NJ— The American Red Cross is counting on volunteer donors to give blood and help ensure patient needs can be met this summer.

Around Memorial Day, the Red Cross sees a steep decline in blood donations. Busy summer schedules, vacations and school breaks also cause a drop in donations. Accidents and medical emergencies don’t take a summer ...

My Gym Challenged America (MGCA) Family Fun Night for A Cause was a Huge Success

GLEN ROCK, NJ - My Gym Challenged America (MGCA) Family Fun Night for A Cause was a huge success.  We were so excited about participating in this family event.  Everyone had a blast and thanks to your generous donations, we were able to raise money for this wonderful cause. 

MGCA is a nonprofit division of My Gym, committed to helping children facing severe physical and ...

Graduating High School Seniors with Disabilities Awarded Scholarships For Continuing Education

MONTVILLE, NJ - The Alliance of Private Special Education Schools in North Jersey is proud to announce the winners for their annual scholarships. Matthew Ng, a student at The Forum School in Waldwick is awarded the Joe Gorga Transition to Adult Life Scholarship and Emily Buckman, a student at River Dell Regional High School is awarded the Connections for the Future ...

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