Category Archives: Fun Facts and Education

The Harrington Park Farmer’s Market is open Sundays 10-2 through October 2018

Check out the Harrington Park Farmer’s Market!  Food, Fun, Friends and community! The first market took place last Saturday at Town Day and the Farmer’s Market will be held on Sundays 10-2 through October 2018 at the Borough Hall/Library parking lot. … Continue reading

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Rubus phoenicolasius – ripe now!

Stop by Pondside Park to forage for wild raspberries! Rubus phoenicolasius (wild or wine raspberry) is native to Korea, Japan and China and was introduced to the United States for breeding with other farmed raspberries. It escaped from cultivation, has … Continue reading

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Blooming now in Harrington Park

These wildflowers were photographed on 5/11/18 at the edges of the woods in and around Pondside Park. The garlic mustard (white) and yellow rocket are very abundant and can be easily seen when driving (i.e. on Lafayette). Hope you get … Continue reading

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The Common Meadow Violet (Viola sororia) became the official state flower of New Jersey in 1971! This beautiful perennial grows in preserves, roadsides, damp woods – and sometimes in suburban lawns throughout the state. It blooms from March to June, … Continue reading

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Upcoming — Paper Shredding

Time for a clean yard and the clearing up of (confidential) paper clutter: Vegetative waste pickup is (finally) starting — Monday April 2nd! Please place leaves & twigs in barrels at the curb. Larger branches/trees are chopped by the HP DPW … Continue reading

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downed branches

Thanks to heavy wet snow and the driving wind of last week’s two nor’easters, there are SO many downed branches, small and large, and several trees on the ground in Harrington Park. And this is on top of the usual … Continue reading

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Spring! forward

Spring forward! Spring 2018 starts on Tuesday, March 20th (and for many it can’t come soon enough!) Daylight Savings Time starts at 2am on Sunday, March 11th. Remember to turn your clocks ahead tonight and, while you are at it, … Continue reading

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