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A small snake in HP

      Harrington Park herpetologists  — please help me on the identity of this little snake (look at the size of the leaf), photographed on Sunday just off the edge of a road in HP after the morning rains. … Continue reading

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Annual Fishing Derby – June 18th noon-2pm

Annual Fishing Derby! These photos were taken on a lazy beautiful evening (6/10) at Pondside Park. A toddler and his mom were enjoying the playground, a woman was jogging on the path around the pond, and two adults and a … Continue reading

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Keeping chickens in HP

Harrington Park has a small but growing flock of chicken keepers, who enjoy the pleasures and benefits of quirky pets that make our fertilizer and our breakfasts. The HP Board of Health gives its blessing to the keeping of small … Continue reading

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Single stream recycling is only on the first four Thursdays

Happy Holidays!    and heads up. Single stream recycling is only on the first four Thursdays of every month. There is no pickup on Thursday December 28th. For all the cardboard, wrapping paper, bottles, cans and plastic containers that you … Continue reading

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Blooming now in Harrington Park – the wood geranium

Geranium maculatum, also known as the spotted (or wood or wild) geranium is a perennial spring blooming wildflower. Look down at the edge of our wooded areas and you may see this beautiful plant in flower in the next weeks. … Continue reading

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Thank you – George St. Park cleanup volunteers! (1 of 2)

We could not have asked for nicer weather on 3/12!  What a beautiful day to wander through the George Street Park and through the woods between Eastbrook Rd and the Hackensack River to pick up garbage and recyclables. We filled two … Continue reading

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No skating yet at George Street … hopefully soon!

For more than 25 years Harrington Park citizens have enjoyed skating at George St Park in the winter. The large field is usually flooded by the fire department in the middle of December. Last year, (if you remember?), it was … Continue reading

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