Government

July 26, 2021

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Mayor Richard Goldberg released his weekly letter to the borough Monday, found below. Dear Resident, Our numbers as of yesterday are 2,614 total cases since March 2020, 47 fatalities and 12 active cases. Those of us who are vaccinated seem to have defeated this virus in ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Mayor Goldberg released his weekly letter to the borough Monday, the contents of which are below. Dear Resident, If my math is correct, this is the 101st letter I have shared with the community since last March 2020 about COVID 19. I will continue communicating with you ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - During the height of the pandemic, Hawthorne borough council meetings, like all such meetings in New Jersey municipalities, had to shift from in-person to virtual format to help slow the spread of the coronavirus and still carry on with the job.  From May 6, 2020, Hawthorne council ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Mayor Richard Goldberg released his weekly letter to the borough Tuesday.  The letter reads below. Dear Resident, I hope everyone enjoyed the July 4th holiday. As is unfortunately inevitable, some of our neighbors decided to celebrate with illegal fireworks. This is not only a ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - The borough of Hawthorne announced that the Recycling Center hours have changed.  After Wednesday, July 14, the Wednesday evening hours of 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. will be coming to an end.  Residents with questions or concerns should contact the Department of Public Works at ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Mayor Richard Goldberg has released his weekly letter to the borough, which is found below. Dear Resident, Our totals as of yesterday morning are 2,580 total cases since March 2020, 47 fatalities and 7 active cases. I am relieved that our active cases are remaining under 10.

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Mayor Goldberg released his weekly letter to the borough Monday, the contents of which are found below. Dear Resident, Our numbers as of yesterday are 2,576 total cases since March 2020, 47 fatalities and 3 active case. We, as a community, seem to have defeated this virus.

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Mayor Richard Goldberg released his weekly letter to the borough, found below. Dear Resident, The numbers as of this morning are 2,573 total cases since March 2020, 46 fatalities and 2 active cases. These numbers are great news. Masks are only encouraged for non-vaccinated ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - At the last meeting of the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Hawthorne, Mayor Goldberg filled an appointment to the Board of Health when he swore in Danilo Ramirez to serve. "I would like to thank Mayor Goldberg and the council of the town," Ramirez said via the virtual ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Mayor Goldberg released his weekly letter to the borough, found below. Dear Resident, Yesterday marked the anniversary of D-Day. The Allied forces stormed the beaches on June 6, 1944. We remember the courage and sacrifices made that day under horrific conditions. Veterans of ...

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TRENTON – Are you in need of a NJ driver license or non-driver ID card but don't have a Social Security Number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number? No problem.  The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC), as of June 1, 2021, will allow applicants without a Social Security number or ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Mayor and Borough Council have been meeting virtually since May 6, 2020, but thanks to an improving situation with respect to the coronavirus pandemic, that will come to an end after 13 months. The borough council meetings have been held using the GoToMeeting platform, ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - June is officially Pride Month in Hawthorne, following a proclamation by Mayor Richard S. Goldberg at the Wednesday, June 2 council meeting. The proclamation comes a year after the founding of the Hawthorne Pride Alliance, an advisory committee to the mayor established last June ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Mayor Richard Goldberg released his weekly letter to the borough Tuesday, the day after the borough's Memorial Day service.  Throughout the pandemic, the mayor has encouraged residents to get vaccinated and continue safe practices to stay healthy.  He announced that the borough will ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Office employees will be allowed to return to work without the need to wear masks or social distance, as long as they have proof of being vaccinated against the coronavirus, under Gov. Phil Murphy’s latest executive order. The order, which takes effect on June 4, also lifts minimum ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - On Monday, Mayor Richard Goldberg released his weekly letter to the borough, found below. Dear Resident, Today’s numbers as of this morning are 2,563 total positives since March 2020, with 47 fatalities and 15 active cases.   We are anxiously awaiting word from the Governor ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy has lifted indoor mask mandates for vaccinated individuals ahead of Memorial Day weekend.  Effective May 28, New Jersey will lift the requirement for maintaining six feet of social distancing in indoor and outdoor settings and will lift the prohibitions on dance ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - The borough of Hawthorne and neighboring former Manchester Township communities of North Haledon, Prospect Park, and Haledon, along with other Passaic County municipalities and non-profits, have been awarded considerable funds from the Passaic County Board of County Commissioners ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Murphy signed an Executive Order on Monday, May 17, lifting the outdoor mask mandate in public places.  However, the indoor mask mandate remains in place. "The majority of New Jerseyans are still unvaccinated, and keeping this mandate in place in public settings protects ...

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PROSPECT PARK, NJ - Under the sunny skies on Wednesday afternoon, people gathered at Hofstra Park in Prospect Park for the groundbreaking ceremony of the new artificial turf soccer field. Borough Administrator Intashan Chowdhury welcomed all to the event and explained the importance of this event.

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Mayor Richard Goldberg released his weekly letter to the borough, found below.  He addressed an accident sustained last week which caused him to be absent from certain public functions such Arbor Day and a busy weekend which included the HPA's clothing drive, tree sapling giveaway, ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy recognized May as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in a statement issued May 1.  Official recognition of May as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month has been a part of the American tradition for more than 40 years. The idea of ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy at his COVID press briefing Wednesday announced that he would sign an Executive Order allowing for summer camps – both day camps and sleep away camps – to open for the upcoming season. The governor says that he is pleased with the way COVID numbers are trending ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Mayor Richard Goldberg released his weekly letter to the borough, found below. Dear Resident, I just received this from Passaic County: "With the demand for the vaccine slowing down, we are going to begin our second phase and offer vaccines to walk-ins, residents, or those ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy signed bill A5405, which will direct $10 million from the Coronavirus Relief Fund established under the Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to the New Jersey Department of Agriculture. This funding will be distributed to seven New ...

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TRENTON – Motorists now have a new option for their driver's license and non-driver identification cards. A Gender "X" option is now available, the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission announced. Gender “X” will indicate a gender is unspecified, and it will be offered alongside the existing “M” ...

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TRENTON – Gov. Phil Murphy and the New Jersey Department of Health today issued new COVID-19 travel guidance, which follow updated travel recommendations released by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) earlier this month. “While the pandemic is not over, our vaccination program and updated ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ —  All US flags will be flown at half-staff through Tuesday, April 6, as per the Presidential Proclamation, honoring the victims of the attack at the United States Capitol on Friday. "Jill and I were heartbroken to learn of the violent attack at a security checkpoint on the U.S.

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Mayor Richard Goldberg released his weekly letter to the borough, the contents of which are found below.   Dear Friends, Our numbers, as of this morning, are 2,171 total cases since March 2020, 21 fatalities and 81 active cases. That is down 25 cases since last Monday. It ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - When the House of Representatives passed a massive $1.9 trillion COVID-relief bill Wednesday, funds will be allocated directly to American adults in the form of $1,400 stimulus payments for those making less than $75,000 individually and less than $150,000 jointly, as well as money ...

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