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Columbia Bank Sponsors Hawthorne Day T-Shirts

July 17, 2018

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Hawthorne Day will be entering its tenth year--a full decade of activities supported by local residents and local businesses.  On Friday at the Columbia Bank on Lafayette Avenue, Financial Services Officer Inez Ramirez gave Mayor Richard S. Goldberg a check which will purchase the t-shirts for Hawthorne Day.

Hawthorne Day is scheduled to be held in the recreational area ...

Justin Rozema of North Haledon & Patrick Carney of River Edge Awarded Conservancy Scholarships

July 12, 2018

NORTH HALEDON, NJ - The Land Conservancy of New Jersey announced that North Haledon resident Justin Rozema, a graduate of Eastern Christian High School and student at Paul Smith's College, was awarded the Russel W. Myers Scholarship.  Patrick Carney, a resident of River Edge and graduate of River Dell High School now enrolled at the University of Delaware, won the Rogers Family ...

Declaration of Independence – What is it?

The definition of a free country is where the government does not control what people say or do for political reasons and where people can express their opinions without punishment. The transition from a totalitarian state to a free country will be long and slow.

In a 2017 report Freedom House said that of the 195 countries assessed, 87 (45%) were rated Free, 59 (30%) Partly Free, ...

Declaration of Independence – What is it?

July 4, 2018

The definition of a free country is where the government does not control what people say or do for political reasons and where people can express their opinions without punishment. The transition from a totalitarian state to a free country will be long and slow.

In a 2017 report Freedom House said that of the 195 countries assessed, 87 (45%) were rated Free, 59 (30%) Partly Free, ...

Justin Rozema of North Haledon & Patrick Carney of River Edge Awarded Conservancy Scholarships

July 12, 2018

NORTH HALEDON, NJ - The Land Conservancy of New Jersey announced that North Haledon resident Justin Rozema, a graduate of Eastern Christian High School and student at Paul Smith's College, was awarded the Russel W. Myers Scholarship.  Patrick Carney, a resident of River Edge and graduate of River Dell High School now enrolled at the University of Delaware, won the Rogers Family ...

Passaic County Offers 'Recycle Coach' Service To Make Recycling Easy For Residents

Passaic County’s Office of Recycling and Natural Resources now offers a service called Recycle Coach, an informational and education website and app which is designed to make recycling easy, so more residents will do it, and get it right.

Recycle Coach notes that when residents make smarter disposal decisions, municipal solid waste programs benefit, and so does the planet.

Within the ...

No Garbage/Recycling Pick Up Wednesday for July 4

HAWTHORNE, NJ - The borough of Hawthorne announced that there will be no recycling, yard waste, and garbage collection for the Independence Day holiday on Wednesday, July 4.  The usual Wednesday garbage pick-up will resume the next day along with the typical Thursday collection schedule. 

The borough also reminds residents who opt to take advantage of the Bulky Waste pick-up that ...

Air Quality Alert Issued for Northern New Jersey until 11 p.m. July 10

July 10, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - On sunny and hot days, heat and sunlight react with hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides emitted by internal combustion engines like automobiles, trucks and gasoline powered lawn equipment. These mix to form a ground-level layer of ozone.

The National Weather Service issued an air quality alert for Bergen, Essex, Passaic, Union and Hudson counties in New Jersey until ...

Passaic County Health Department Issues Tick Alert

The Passaic County Health Department notes that this year reports of ticks have been higher than usual.

Lyme disease is spread by the deer tick. Ticks feed on the blood of animals and infected ticks transmit the disease as they feed. Ticks will feed not only on wild animals but dogs, cats and humans. When people or pets visit or live near or visit wooded areas, they run a risk of contracting ...

"Sticky Substance" Found in Mailbox

July 11, 2018

HAWTHORNE, NJ - The United States Postal Service Public Collection Box located at the corner of Warburton and Hawthorne Avenue was closed, covered with police tape.  An area resident said he had been gone for the weekend and returned to find the box out of commission.

According to the Hawthorne Police Department, the box had been reported to have had a "sticky substance" on the ...

Fair Lawn Woman Stabbed to Death Inside Halstead Terrace Home

FAIR LAWN, NJ - A woman was discovered stabbed in a home at 20-06 Halstead Terrace on July 8 after police responded to a 9-1-1 hang up, according to the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office.

Fair Lawn Police responded to the residence at 3 p.m. Sunday after receiving the 9-1-1 hang up call.  Upon entering the house, police discovered a female resident had been ...

Hawthorne Resident Kimberly Stoll Dies After Saturday Night Motorcycle Crash

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes of the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office and Hawthorne Police Chief Richard McAuliffe have announced that Hawthorne resident Kimberly Stoll, 57, was pronounced dead at 1:18 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph's Hospital. 

Ms. Stoll was identified as the female motorcycle passenger involved in a fatal collision on Lafayette Avenue Saturday, ...

Hawthorne Annual Swim Meet Announced

July 10, 2018

HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Borough of Hawthorne announced today that the annual Hawthorne Swim Meet has been scheduled to gather at the Hawthorne Memorial Pool on Tuesday, August 7.  The Hawthorne Lions Club and the Hawthorne Board of Recreation sponsor the Swim Meet which will host events aimed at all skills and ages.  These will commence at 6:00 p.m.

 

Hey there, reader!  Do ...

17 Fascinating Facts About Rutgers Athletics

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For all the critics of the athletics program at New Jersey’s largest public university, there are more than a dozen reasons to cheer for successes of the sports programs and teams on the playing fields, in classrooms and beyond.

Here are 17 on the field and off the field things this took place this past academic year at Rutgers University:

1. Rutgers had four ...

Westfield to Hold 3-Day ‘AddamsFest’ Celebrating Charles Addams and His Creations This Fall

July 17, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — It’s creepy. It’s kooky. And it’s taking over Westfield from Oct 26 to 28. AddamsFest, a town-wide celebration honoring Westfield native Charles Addams and his most famous creations, The Addams Family, will be a destination event this fall with family-friendly activities, lectures, exhibits and film screenings, the town announced Thursday.

Watch the ...

Belmar Parasail: Soar Into Summer with a High-Flying Adventure Along the Beachfront

BELMAR, NJ — As Belmar finally basks in picture-perfect weather, it may be time to check off a summer activity on your bucket list. And for many, parasailing is one of those “must-do” experiences.

At Belmar Parasail, the season is in full swing, offering boat trips from the Belmar Manutti Marina to the beachfront where passengers are lifted 500 feet above the Atlantic Ocean ...

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Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey Encourages Family Fun with Online Fishing Tournament

July 17, 2018

MILLBURN — The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) is asking families to cast their lines and reel in some quality time this summer as part of the fourth annual Don’t Get Hooked on Drugs Online NJ Family Fishing Tournament.

The competition will be held from July 27 to August 5 as a way to encourage families to enjoy a day of fishing, while giving family members an ...

Police Blotter - July 11, 2018

July 10, 2018

July 1, 2018, 8:22 p.m. – Francis Amore of Hawthorne reported a theft at his house.  Approx $25,000.00 in cash was missing from a second floor bedroom.  He stated no one had keys and there was no sign of forced entry.  The case is being investigated by the Detective Bureau.

June 30-July 2, 2018 - 121 Wagaraw Road.  Verdi Landscaping of Hawthorne reported an unknown ...

Upcoming Events

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Wed, July 18, 10:00 AM

Paterson Board of Education , Paterson

Teacher Job Fair

Education

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Thu, July 19, 7:00 PM

North Haledon Free Public Library, North Haledon

Chair Yoga with Gianna Wozney

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