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Woodland Park Plants Trees With Help of 4th Graders

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Beatrice Gilmore Elementary School students help with the planting of trees on Dowling Parkway. Credits: Christa Limone
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Beatrice Gilmore Elementary School students help with the planting of trees on Dowling Parkway. Credits: Christa Limone
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Mayor Keith Kazmark, with Councilwoman Tracy Kallert and Councilman Joseph Spinelli, speaks to Beatrice Gilmore Elementary School students at the Arbor Day planting event. Credits: Christa Limone
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Allie Steiger from the Alfred Bauman Public Library reads poems to Beatrice Gilmore Elementary School fourth graders from a book that she noted the library would be donating to their school.  Credits: Christa Limone
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Councilwoman Tracy Kallert hands out packets of flower seeds to Beatrice Gilmore Elementary School 4th grade students at the Arbor Day planting event. Credits: Christa Limone
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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Borough marked Arbor Day with the planting of four trees on Dowling Parkway with the help of the Beatrice Gilmore Elementary School fourth grade class.

Mayor Keith Kazmark, Councilwoman Tracy Kallert and Councilman Joseph Spinelli were on hand to speak with the students about the importance of planting trees. Mayor Kazmark said he hoped the children would remember the day and in the future, see how the trees grow and maybe someday tell their children about the experience.

Children's librarian Allie Steiger from the Alfred Baumann Public Library also read some short poems to the students from a book that she noted the library would be donating to their school. 

 

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