Monthly Archives: March 2015

Yard waste pickup starts April 1st > means the first date to leave stuff at the curb is Monday April 6th

There will be some nice days ahead to start picking up the winter yard waste… Per Mark Keirnan, DPW chief, the chipping truck is making the rounds and will chip branches and tree limbs (and the odd forgotten Christmas tree). … Continue reading

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Welcome spring! (hopefully) the last snow fall of 2015…Hold the date – April 18: Beechwood Park cleanup and trail reconstruction

This is a view of the back of the HP School on Saturday morning March 21st after the first of spring snowfall. After a day of sun and above freezing temperatures, the grass is visible…and spring is in the air! … Continue reading

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“No dumping – drains to stream”

Storm drains drain water to local waterways. Snow melt and rainwater that falls on our yards and streets in Harrington Park runs into the storm drains and ends up in the Oradell reservoir. With all the snow and wind, a … Continue reading

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First flower!

Crocuses are among the first flowers to bloom in the spring in northern NJ. The flowers and leaves are protected by a waxy cuticle, allowing the plant to tolerate the snow and frost of late winter and early spring. There … Continue reading

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The Rally to Ban Unsafe Oil Trains – on Old Hook Rd, March 7, 2015

The Rally to Ban Unsafe Oil Trains on Saturday, March 7th, co-sponsored by the Coalition to Ban Unsafe trains and Hackensack River Keeper, brought together a variety of organizations, political leaders, and citizens concerned about the safety of the trains carrying … Continue reading

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Over the river and through the woods and through the heart of HP

This photo was taken while I was cleaning my car off during the afternoon snowfall on March 5th. If you live by or visit downtown Harrington Park you will get this “up close and personal experience” many times a day. … Continue reading

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