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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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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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Green Team meeting – Wednesday 5/2/18 at 7:30 pm — all are welcome!

The Harrington Park Green Team was formed in October 2009 by a small group of community members who wished to promote a “more sustainable future for themselves and their community”. The Green Team is committed to developing strategies that will reduce … 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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Paper shredding and Humus sale 4/14/18 – and your concerns

Paper Shredding and Humus sale 4/14/18. What a gorgeous day! There was a steady stream of cars bringing papers for shredding. IF YOU MISSED THIS  – please look below for the link > the next BCUA sponsored free paper shredding … Continue reading

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