Monthly Archives: March 2012

Spring Cleaning 2012: freecycle, vegetative waste, BCUA and more!

It is amazing how much stuff can accumulate over the year(s). With longer days and warmer temperatures, people are motivated to declutter and spruce up their homes and yards. Starting April 1st, trash pickup will be twice a week (Wed … Continue reading

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Beechwood Park: presentation to Boro Council 3/19/12

On Monday night, March 19, 2012 Cindy Kennedy and Peter Ardito, members of both the Harrington Park Green Team and the Environmental Commission, had the opportunity to appear before the Harrington Park Mayor and Council at their regularly scheduled meeting. … Continue reading

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Beechwood Park: Vandalism, Clean Up planned for Earth Day 4/22

On Tuesday March 6th Harrington Park Environmental Commission member Cindy Kennedy went to Beechwood Park to photograph the beautifully refinished wooden sign marking the park (Thank you- Mark Kiernan- DPW!). She noticed piles of beer bottles close to the entrance … Continue reading

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Dredging of Blanch Brook planned

Fourteen households in the northwest corner of Harrington Park will benefit from the planned dredging of Blanch Brook later this spring. Silt and sediment have built up over the past years creating flooding conditions. According to HP Boro Clerk Ann … Continue reading

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Harrington Park Girl Scouts celebrate and learn about World Thinking Day and Forever Green

On Wed March 14th Harrington Park Girl Scouts celebrated the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouting in the USA with a birthday dinner and award celebration at the Colonial Inn in Norwood. 130 Girl Scouts and adults (leaders & mothers) were … Continue reading

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Girl Scouts 100th Anniversary! Take Action Project: Power of Green

Girl Scouts of the USA celebrate their 100th anniversary on March 12th, 2012! Founder Juliette Gordon Low organized the first Girl Scout Troop on March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Ga.  Girl Scouts of the USA was chartered by the U.S. … Continue reading

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Smart energy measures to save on monthly energy bills in the winter!

The suggestions below are from Energy Star, the Northern Valley Press (2/1/10) and PSEG and Rockland Electric websites and bill inserts. Smart energy measures to save on monthly energy bills in the winter: Lower your thermostat. For every degree you … Continue reading

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