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Lets Talk Turkey

Happy Thanksgiving!   A flock of Eastern wild turkeys wanders in the woods in Harrington Park. Wild turkeys are native to North America. The eastern wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo silvestris) is the turkey species that was encountered in the wild by the Puritans. The birds inhabit … Continue reading

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Pondside Park – looks great! Thanks to the volunteers who helped in the cleanup 11/11/17!!

On Saturday November 11, 2017, members of The Harrington Park Green Team, The Harrington Park Environmental Commission, and the Northern Valley Old Tappan High School SOPE (Save Our Planet Environmental) Club coordinated and conducted a cleanup at Pond Side Park … Continue reading

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Save the date! Pondside Park cleanup 11/11/2017

Save the date! Join us on Saturday, November 11th at Pondside Park to clean up the woods surrounding the pond, fields and road. The cleanup runs from 9am – noon. Gloves and bags and grabbers will be provided. Come when … Continue reading

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BCUA Recycling Event – Sunday October 22: paper shredding, tires, electronics

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Swiftreach message from HP Borough Hall:

“We would like to remind everyone that when it comes to curbside recycling to please not mix recyclable materials in with household garbage. Cardboard, unless soiled, should always be put out with recycling, never with the trash. If you have … Continue reading

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Pollinator Garden

The HP Green Team and Environmental Commission are working on plans for a pollinator garden to be planted in Harrington Park in the spring of 2018. Join us at our next Green Team meeting – Wednesday, November 1st at 7:30pm … Continue reading

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Hazardous waste collection dates – two remaining in 2017 **OCTOBER 15th and NOVEMBER 18th**

There are two remaining hazardous waste collection dates in 2017: Sunday, October 15th and Saturday, November 18th. The Bergen County Utilities Authority (BCUA) is responsible for wastewater treatment for forty-seven Bergen County municipalities and solid waste management services for all … Continue reading

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