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First Annual Food Truck Festival Raises Money for Hawthorne Students

May 21, 2018

HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Hawthorne Education Foundation hosted its First Annual Food Truck Festival in Goffle Brook Park Sunday afternoon.  The HEF decided to host the event to raise money for technology assets for Hawthorne students by selling wristbands to gain entry to the event as well as t-shirts bearing the phrase #ItsForTheKids, and accessories.  With a blue wristband acquired, ...

First Annual Food Truck Festival Raises Money for Hawthorne Students

May 21, 2018

HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Hawthorne Education Foundation hosted its First Annual Food Truck Festival in Goffle Brook Park Sunday afternoon.  The HEF decided to host the event to raise money for technology assets for Hawthorne students by selling wristbands to gain entry to the event as well as t-shirts bearing the phrase #ItsForTheKids, and accessories.  With a blue wristband acquired, ...

Hawthorne Bird Walk Successful Despite Rain

May 15, 2018

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Holly Cowen, known to many locals for her nature photography in Hawthorne, participated in the Saturday, May 12, Bird Walk, sponsored by the Hawthorne Environmental Commission/Green Team.  The Bird Walk began at the John Rea House on Goffle Road and gave nature enthusiasts an opportunity to explore and observe the winged residents of Goffle Brook Park with knowledgeable ...

Add Gardening Space, Beauty and Ease with Elevated Gardens

May 14, 2018

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Elevate your gardens to waist high level for convenience and easy access.  Elevated gardens are easy on your back and knees and are perfect for the patio, balcony, deck or any area where a bit of planting space is desired. Place them near your kitchen door, grill or table for easy cooking and serving access. You’ll be able to plant, weed and harvest with minimal ...

Wilbur Jonathan Barahona Sentenced for Brutal Christmas Robbery, Carjacking, and Kidnapping

May 23, 2018

NEWARK, NJ – The US Attorney’s Office – District of New Jersey announced the sentencing of Wilbur Jonathan Barahona to 65 months in prison for the violent robbery of R.D. Bender’s Bar in Hawthorne, carjacking, and the kidnapping of a taxi driver in a series of crimes which occurred on Christmas and December 26, 2015.

The 22 year-old Ridgewood resident pleaded guilty to ...

Police Arrest Bronx Men in Hawthorne Check Scam

May 14, 2018

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Jack Scaba, president of Warehouse 18, Inc., located at 85 Wagaraw Road, was the victim of tens of thousands of dollars of check-fraud, according to the Hawthorne Police Department.  Between April 9 and May 4, Scaba reported fraudulent activity on his Bank of America account.  During that time, 54 fraudulent checks had been cashed against the account, totaling ...

Will Triple Crown Fever Lead Your Travels to the Belmont Stakes?

May 20, 2018

BALTIMORE, Md. — Ka-Ching! Ka-Ching!

That's the sound of the New York Racing Association's cash register ringing up ticket sales for the June 9 running of the Belmont Stakes that is sure to attract a sell-out crowd.

Racing fans and just plain wannabes will turn out to see Justify, the winner of the Kentucky Derby and Saturday's $1.5 million, Grade 1 ...

Travels Charity Spotlight - Charity Golf Tournament to Benefit Parkland Cares and the Jason Taylor Reading Room, May 17

PARKLAND, FL - Parkland Cares will hold a Charity Golf Tournament on Thursday, May 17 at Parkland Golf & Country Club, with 100% of the proceeds going to the Jason Taylor Reading Room and Parkland Cares.  The event is presented by StevenDouglas and former NFL player and Hall of Famer Jason Taylor will be in attendance.

Howard Dvorkin, CPA, is chairman of Debt.com and a 30-year ...

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Hawthorne

Free Dog Training Classes

May 23, 2018

Does your family have a new dog or puppy that needs to get trained? You do not have to spend a fortune training Fido. Come to Passaic County's Free Dog Training Sessions in Goffle Brook Park in Hawthorne. Classes are held every Monday and Thursday from 6pm-8pm through June, July, and August. 

For more info, or to see if weather canceled the event, please call 973-881-4833. 

Hawthorne Police Blotter - May 18, 2018

May 18, 2018

May 4, 2018, 4:35 p.m. – 2 arrests, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, possession of prescription drugs.  Goffle Road & Macfarlan Avenue.  Matthew Bonnell, 26, of Kenilworth, Farhana Chowdhury, 25 of Hawthorne, in a 1999 Toyota, police initiated a motor vehicle stop for an inoperable break light.  While speaking to parties, their stories did not ...

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