Category Archives: Town Parks

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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Annual Father’s Day Fishing Derby – Pondside Park

Harrington Park’s 2018 Annual Fishing Derby, Sponsored by Harrington Park Recreation Commission is this Sunday June 17, 2018, from Noon-2pm at Pondside Park.  This event is open to all Harrington Park Residents 15 years old and younger. BAIT is supplied — bring your poles. … 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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HP 8th graders clean up the school grounds and George St Park – 5/3/18

On May 3rd, 2018, The Harrington Park Environmental Commission (EC) with the help of Bergen County Clean Communities, hosted a cleanup at the Harrington Park School from 12:30-3:30 pm. Each year the graduating 8th grade of Harrington Park School does … Continue reading

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32 volunteers made a difference in HP on 4/28/18! Successful cleanup – thank you all!

The 2018 Bi-State Watershed Cleanup took place on the morning of April 28th, 2018 and hundreds of volunteers cleaned up wooded areas and the waters edge through the Hackensack River watershed. In Harrington Park 32 volunteers (adults and children) went … Continue reading

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Harrington Park – clean up! Saturday April 28th, 9am- noon

Please join us this Saturday, April 28th, from 9 am to noon to clean up HP! It has been a long and often windy winter, recyclables and trash have blown around the streets… and there are people who toss their … Continue reading

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Roller coaster temperatures for President’s Week 2018

Roller coaster temperatures and a record high! Harrington Park has been treated to a roller coaster of temperatures and weather conditions this President’s Day/school February break week. Saturday 2/17 brought wet snow and a low of 28’F; the sun came … Continue reading

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