Monthly Archives: August 2011

Kudos to HP Teens…Highland Field Cleanup!

On Saturday July 9th, 2011, NVOT Senior Will Maltin led five other NVOT students in a cleanup of Highland Field and the surrounding wooded area. During the cleanup in 2010, over twenty 40-gallon garbage bags were filled with trash. This … Continue reading

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First ever- Lake Tappan Paddling Day- and more Hackensack River paddling information

 Today, Saturday August 20th, from9-5:30pm, Lake Tappan was opened to the public for kayaking and canoeing. Thisevent was sponsored by the Hackensack Riverkeeper and United Water. Rentalcanoes and kayaks were available, the OT Fire Department provided a safety boat,and the … Continue reading

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Jersey Fresh- 2011!

Enjoy delicious local produce andsupport local farmers and businesses. Look at http://www.jerseyfresh.nj.gov for information about roadside merchants,community farmers markets, and, pick your own- farms throughout the state, aswell as for enticing recipes and fun links to NJ agritourism sites. The … Continue reading

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Hackensack Riverkeeper

The Hackensack River is a 45 mile long river that rises in Rockland County by West Haverstraw and flows into the Deforest Lake reservoir. The river then flows into the Lake Tappan Reservoir (Old Tappan), runs through Harrington Park and … Continue reading

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