Monthly Archives: October 2012

Harrington Park Achieves Sustainable Jersey® Certification – media release

Sustainable Jersey representatives announced that Harrington Park has met the rigorous requirements to achieve Sustainable Jersey certification.  Harrington Park is one of 125 towns out of 378 registered municipalities that have attained certification.  Sustainable Jersey’s participating communities represent over half … Continue reading

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Last vegetative waste pickup for 2012 is this Monday, Oct 29.

Gentle reminder (especially with “Frankenstorm” coming)…the last vegetative waste collection date in Harrington Park for 2012 is this Monday, Oct 29. Leaf vacuuming is ongoing, but please do not put sticks or heavy grass or annuals in/on the leaves- these … Continue reading

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Curious about the sign on Blanche? And just what is the Lynn-Higgins watercourse?

Did you notice the sign on Blanche Ave? Several streams run through Harrington Park, draining to the Hackensack River or directly to the reservoir. The Lynn-Higgins watercourse begins just south of Blanche Avenue and drains into Blanche Brook; Blanche Brook … Continue reading

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Borough Sidewalk Program completed

Taken from the Oct 2012 Borough Engineers Report (Neglia Engineering Associates) provided by Councilwoman Joon Kim: Harrington Park received a NJDOT Safe Streets Grant on the amount of $250,000 for new sidewalks, ramping, signage, and crosswalks along Tappan Road, Harriot … Continue reading

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3 New Trees for the Nutshell

Last week five stumps were removed and three trees were planted at the Nutshell.  A Heritage Birch, Flowering Plum and Dogwood tree were planted.       In place of drip bags, which would not fit on two of the … Continue reading

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Harrington Park achieved Sustainable Jersey Certification!

Excerpted from the Sustainable Jersey media release- 24 Towns Achieve Sustainable Jersey Certification. New Jersey network of sustainable communities gains momentum. Trenton, NJ (October 9, 2012) – Sustainable Jersey representatives announced today that twenty-four towns have achieved Sustainable Jersey certification, … Continue reading

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Harrington Park School – Walk or Ride to School Day, October 5th, 2012

Friday, October 5th was Walk or Bike to School Day at Harrington Park School! The event was promoted all week on HPTV and students and staff were encouraged to participate. Additionally, the school registered the event on the National Walk … Continue reading

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