Monthly Archives: April 2014

At HP History Day, almost 4 tons of paper was shredded, humus for home delivery, and more…

The annual History Day celebration at Borough Hall was quite well attended. Quite a few people came to Borough Hall on Saturday April 26th to check out the various activities. The EC/Green Team table had a steady stream of visitors. … Continue reading

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Happy Arbor Day! (Arbor is Latin for Tree) Four white flowering dogwoods are now growing in Don Horsey Park!

The first Arbor Day in the world was held in 1805 in a small Spanish village. On April 10, 1872 in Nebraska City, Nebraska the first American Arbor Day took place. On that day over one million trees were planted … Continue reading

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Humus, History, Health and so much more– April 26th in HP

HUMUS SALE – 9am to 1pm @ HP Borough Hall Parking Lot. $10/cubic yard – 2 cubic yard minimum. HP residents only. DPW will deliver in May. FREE PAPER SHREDDING EVENT – 9am to 1pm @ HP Borough Hall Parking … Continue reading

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Earth Day Blog- Planting a Dogwood

Planting a Dogwood By Roy Scheele Tree, we take leave of you; you’re on your own. Put down your taproot with its probing hairs that sluice the darkness and create unseen the tree that mirrors you below the ground. For … Continue reading

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Earth Day Blog- HP School 2

After school some students, teachers, and administration staff joined Mayor Hoelscher and members of the Harrington Park Environmental Commission, Green Team, and Council to celebrate the life of environmentalist Mark Becker at Don Horsey Park. A lovely ceremony was held … Continue reading

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Earth Day Blog – HP School 1

Happy Earth Day! Harrington Park School honored the day by encouraging a waste free lunch. Lunches brought in from vendors were in recyclable containers and most lunches sent in from home were in reusable containers and wrappers.     Marti … Continue reading

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Earth Day Ceremony and Tree Dedication – remembering Mark Becker – Tues 4/22 at 3:30pm

On Earth Day (this Tuesday), April 22nd AT 3:30pm the Harrington Park Environmental Commission is planning a dedication to Mark Becker at Donald Horsey Park. Mark was a founding member of a wonderful Bergen County environmental group called Bergen SWAN. Mark … Continue reading

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