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October 4, 2022

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Following the successes of Hawthorne Day, Mayor John V. Lane and the Hawthorne Day Committee expressed their thanks to the sponsors whose generosity made the occasion a reality. The Borough cited these businesses for their contributions to Hawthorne's own holiday and ...

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PROSPECT PARK, NJ - Ground was broken with golden shovels Tuesday at noon at 277 North 8th Street.  With hardhats on, Mayor Mohamed Khairullah, Council President Anand Shah, and Passaic Valley Water Commission Executive Director Jim Mueller joined for the ceremonial start of a lead pipe replacement ...

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PROSPECT PARK, NJ - On Sunday, the Borough of Prospect Park recognized the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in two stages.  The annual remembrance program, which featured elected officials and clergy, was held inside the Borough Hall on Brown Avenue.   A wreath of red, white, and blue ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ – A ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the official opening of a new baseball field at the corner of Goffle Road and Rea Avenue Thursday morning.  Passaic County Board of Commissioners (formerly "Freeholders") Director Bruce James stood at a podium near the 3rd Base as he addressed the ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. on Monday hailed an announcement by bipartisan members of the U.S. Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee that they will block plans to close several Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities, effectively saving from closure the Paterson Community-Based ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy wants New Jersey homeowners and renters to receive nearly $2 billion in direct tax relief this year and in the years moving forward. At a gathering in South Brunswick's municipal complex, Murphy declared "promises kept" as he unfurled his plan to provide ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Mayor John Lane has released his weekly letter to the borough which reads below. Dear Resident, As you know, we have a terrific complex at the corner of May Street and Wagaraw Road, which includes our Municipal Pool, Boro Bandshell, Little Franklin ballfield, tennis courts, ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - At the last Borough Council meeting, Mayor John Lane read a proclamation which established June in the borough of Hawthorne as Pride Month.  This year, 2022, marks the second year that the borough has officially recognized Pride Month in June and the proclamation itself was ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Mayor John Lane has released his weekly letter to the borough, found below. Dear Resident, Today I had a lengthy meeting with our new Assemblyman Kevin Rooney and his Chief of Staff Matt Conlon. The meeting went well. I mentioned to the Assemblyman the flooding problems we ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Mayor John Lane has released his Friday letter to the borough ahead of the Memorial Day weekend.  His letter is found below. Dear Resident, This Monday we observe Memorial Day and honor our servicemen and servicewomen. Our annual Memorial Day Service will be held on the front ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Mayor John Lane has released his weekly letter to the borough of Hawthorne, found below. Dear Resident, Congratulations to Julianna DellaCroce who was named a State Finalist in the 28th Annual Louis Bay 2nd Future Municipal Leaders Scholarship Competition offered by the NJ ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy visited the Hackensack Fire Department Monday morning to announce the new American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program. The grant will help local and regional fire departments provide first responders with proper protective, cleaning and sanitation equipment, ...

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CARTERET, NJ – Jack McGreevey, a battle-hardened Marine drill sergeant turned dogged advocate for his fellow veterans, who passed his passion for service to his son, former Gov. Jim McGreevey, died May 12. He was 93. Mr. McGreevey, of Carteret, was a constant presence throughout the ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Mayor John Lane released his weekly letter to the borough of Hawthorne today, found below. Dear Resident, Next week begins the Hawthorne Volunteer Ambulance Corps’ “Citizen’s EMS Academy” which will take place on May 19, May 26 and June 2 from 7pm to 9pm at the Ambulance Corps ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Mayor John Lane sent out his weekly letter to the residents of Hawthorne Friday, found below. Dear Resident, Yesterday I spoke with the Regional Director of the Gazette. I explained to her that when the papers are delivered in town, they litter our property and roads; she ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Mayor John Lane has released his weekly letter to the borough, found below. Dear Resident, Today, in honor of the 150th Anniversary of Arbor Day, the Hawthorne Shade Tree Commission planted a tree on the grounds of the library. Thank you to the Shade Tree Commission, our ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Mayor John Lane has released his weekly letter to the borough, found below. Dear Resident, The Arbor Day Foundation has recognized Hawthorne as a 2021 Tree City USA for Hawthorne’s commitment to urban forestry. Thank you to our Shade Tree Commission for their dedication to our ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Mayor John Lane reflected on his first hundred days as mayor of Hawthorne in this week's letter, found below. Dear Resident, During my first 100 days in office, I have worked with the exceptional staff at Borough Hall and many Borough residents to address some issues in the ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Mayor John Lane released his weekly letter to the borough Friday, found below. Dear Resident, In conjunction with the Traffic Bureau of the Hawthorne Police Department, Sergeant Delallo and I have scheduled the NJ Division of Motor Vehicles to be at the Municipal Building with ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ – On Wednesday, April 6, the 2022 Municipal Budget was presented at the meeting of the mayor and council.  The budget presentation can be found on the borough website by clicking here.  The budget presented will see municipal taxes rise by 3.5% from last year, presenting an estimated ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Mayor John Lane released his weekly letter to the borough Friday, found below. Letter from Mayor Lane 04-01-2022 Dear Resident, This afternoon at 5pm, the Borough and Council will raise the Autism Awareness flag, as April is Autism Awareness Month. Please join us at the ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Mayor John Lane released his weekly letter to the borough, covering a host of topics and upcoming events.  His letter is found below: Dear Resident, This afternoon I sent to the New Jersey State League of Municipalities, Hawthorne's winning essay that was submitted for the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Fifty-two percent of New Jerseyans say the Garden State is off on the wrong track compared to 38% who say it is headed in the right direction, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. The latest numbers continue a downward trend first seen in October 2021 after a much ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Mayor John V. Lane has released his weekly letter to the borough Friday, found below. Dear Resident, This evening there will be a prayer vigil for peace in Ukraine at 7pm at St. Anthony Roman Catholic Church. Please join the community as we come together to show our support ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Mayor John Lane has released his Friday letter to the borough, the contents of which are below. Dear Resident, Another great day for Hawthorne's finest. Yesterday our Police Department received approval as an Accredited Agency. An agency voluntarily enters the accreditation ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Mayor John Lane has released his weekly letter to the borough of Hawthorne, found below. Dear Resident, We received word that the developer of 542 Goffle Road has requested that its application be carried to the April 19, 2022 Regular Meeting of the Planning Board. The ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - While municipalities cannot affect foreign policy, small gestures can still be made to show solidarity abroad.  At the Wednesday, March 2, meeting of the Mayor and Council, among the resolutions adopted was R 46-22, a Resolution to Encourage the Boycott of Russian Made Goods.  The ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Hawthorne Mayor John Lane released his weekly letter to the borough Friday, found below. Dear Resident, I was in contact with the officials in Paterson, and if there are any noise complaints, please call the Paterson Police at their non-emergency number 973-321-1111. The ...

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NEW JERSEY - Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr., who represents Hawthorne and New Jersey's 9th Congressional District, issued a statement Thursday, following the Russian invasion of Ukraine.  The congressman gave his support for the sanctions being rolled out of the White House in concert with European ...

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PROSPECT PARK, NJ - The Borough of Prospect Park has rolled out a new app where residents can access borough information and services right from the palm of their hands. The application, called "MyProspectPark" can be found in the Google Play Store or Apple App Store and be downloaded for free.  ...

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