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Autumn 2005

Hometown News

2004 Hometown Shopping and Business Guide in pdf format (1.4 meg)
2005-2006 School [Calender] in pdf format
[Zone 1][Zone 2] 2005 Recycling Schedules in pdf  format (800k)

The Gazette Newspaper - - pdf format
December 2005
November 2005   October 2005    September 2005   August 2005   July 2005     June 2005
May 2005    April 2005     March 2005    February 2005    January 2005    December 2004

* mpg movie clips included

What Happens To All Those Leaves? [Photos & story]

Hasbrouck Heights Police Department
Collection Card Program Updated [Photo]

Whitman Visits Free Public Library [Photo & story]

Welcome Rev. Dianna L. Smith
New Pastor at First Reformed Church
[Story & photos]

CROPWALK 2005 [Photos]

Veterans Day 2005 [Photos]

Frank Sinatra Fans Delighted [Photos]

Mid-Bergen Rotary Beefsteak & Auction [Photos]

More Halloween Fun ...

Halloween 2005
Trunk or Treat [1][2]
Seniors Haunted Halloween Party
Halloween in the Park -- Haunted Hayride [1][2]
Decorations [Inflatables][Yards][Spooky][Doors & Lampposts]
2005 Ragamuffin Parade [Group 1][Group 2][@ [Municipal Complex]
2005 Window Painting [Group 1][Group 2][Group 3] [Winners]

Halloween 2004
2004 Window Painting Random Selections [1] [2] [Winners]
2004 Ragamuffin Parade [Group 1] [Group 2]
Decorations [Spooky][Doors & Lamppost][Inflatables][Banners]
Halloween in the Park -- Haunted Hayride

Halloween 2003

2003 Window Painting Random Selections [1][2][Winners]
2003 Ragamuffin Parade [1][2][3][4]
2003 Decorations [Spooky] [Pumpkin-fest] [Nightime & Inflatables]

Halloween 2002
2002 Window Painting Random Selections
[Group 1] [Group 2] [Group 3] [Group 4][Winners]
2002 Ragamuffin Parade [Photos][More Parade Photos]
2002 Decorations [Group 1][Group 2]

Halloween 2001

2001 Window Painting Random Selections[1][2][Winners]
2001 Ragamuffin Parade [Photos][More Parade Photos]
2001 Decorations [Day] [Night]

Halloween 2000
2000 Window Painting - [Random selections][Winners]
2000 Ragamuffin Parade [Photos]
2000 [Halloween Decorations]

Halloween 1999
1999 Window Painting Winners [1][2][3]
[Displays] [Window Painting] [Kids dressed for fun]

Halloween Safety Tips
More Halloween Safety Tips

Masons Sponsor 5K Walk October 15 [Photos]

Seniors Visit Niagara Falls

Lutherans Celebrate 85th

Health Fair Expo III September 30  [Photos]

Town Day, September 24, 2005  [Group1] [Group 2]

WTC Remembered,  Sept. 11, 2005 [Photos & story] [Paul Carris Address]

Codey Signs Bills at Hasbrouck Heights Fire House Sept 7, 2005 [Photos]

MDA Pledge Center at VFW Post 4591 on Sept 5, 2005 [Photos]

Teterboro Approach Air Crash
A white Cessna 177 enroute to Caldwell Airport was diverted to Teterboro Airport due to engine trouble when it crashed into the Post Office Annex at 530 Huyler Street about 1/4 mile east of the airport at about 9:02 p.m. on Friday, September 2, 2005 [Story & photos]

Going to the edge of human endurance
[Group1] Story & Set-up  [Group 2] Search and Rescue  [Group 3] Hose work
[Group 4] Seat of Fire   [Group 5] The Scene   [Movie] 1 meg

Teterboro Air Crash
On February 2, 2005, a twin-engine Challenger 600 skidded off the runway, through the fence, across Route 46 striking several cars before crashing into Strawberry clothing warehouse. [Photos & story]

[HHFD Responds to Crash]

The Three Tours
Daisy Troop 612 Tours New Police Facility [Story and photos]
Daisy Troop 613 Tours the HH Fire Department [Story + Group 1 Photos][Group 2]
Daisy Troop 1180 Tours the New Municipal Complex [Group 1][Group 2]

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HH Fire Department Features

Mass Decontamination
The radio crackles: "There has been a contamination of unknown substance at ...."  Office building, factory or stadium -- regional first responders are trained to handle the decontamination of large numbers of people.

Carlstadt, Hasbrouck Heights, Little Ferry, Moonachie, Wallington and Wood-Ridge Fire Departments  participated in this hands-on mass decontamination exercise. The training was held on August 22, 2004 at a Route 46 office complex parking lot  in Hasbrouck Heights, NJ. Classroom instruction preceded this drill.  This course is given to every fire department in Northern New Jersey and with this common training -- all departments can mobilize in highly-coordinated, scalable efforts.
[Story and set-up] [Group 2 photos][Group 3 photos]

"Jaws of Life" Training
1. Story and equipment
2. Blue car: Removing front doors
3. Blue car: Removing rear doors
4. Blue car: Removing glass, roof, breaking frame & opening hood
5. Yellow truck: Removing doors
6. Yellow truck: Removing glass and roof
7. Yellow truck: Extracting victim

Mpeg movies included:  Blue car [Rear door]   [Cutting hood open]
Yellow truck [Door] [Cutting windshield #1]  [Cutting windshield #2]

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Special Feature -- Heights' Grandeur
Real estate promotional literature before 1900 ... includes many photos!
The Crowning Glory Brochure      E. M. Anson Real Estate Brochure
The Lemmermann Villa Site Company Broadside      History 1870 - 1921

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Hasbrouck Heights First Year
Here is a glimpse of our hometown during the first year of the 21st century.    Throughout the year I  had photographed some interesting tableaus reflecting our community life. Take a glance around Hasbrouck Heights, NJ during 2000 A.D., and see some of the people, events and places that  make our town a special place to live and work. [Photo Essay]

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[Zone 1][Zone 2] 2005 Recycling Schedules in pdf  format (800k)

Summer Pet Care Tips     BBQ Safety     Summer Safety      Fireworks are Illegal
"Hot Tips"  -- What you can do to protect yourself from summer heat
2005-2006 School [Calender] in pdf format
2004 Hometown Shopping and Business Guide in pdf format (1.4 meg)
Bingo: Tuesday and Saturday Evenings, 7:30 p.m. in Corpus Christi School Cafeteria.
Thursday evenings, 7:30 p.m. at VFW Hall.

VFW Sponsors Atlantic City Bus Trips the last Wednesday of the Month. Departs at 11 a.m.

Rec Center is open Sunday evenings from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  Call 201-288-4143

Reach Helpline assists the elderly who need to be driven to doctor appointments.   Reach needs a few volunteer drivers one day a month to drive short distances to drop-off or pick-up patients. If you can help, please call Ed Hart: 201-288-0029 or Alice Soderman: 201-288-2836.
Free Health Consultations
The Hasbrouck Heights Health Department advises residents over 18 years old that free health consultations will be held at the Municipal Building Senior Center from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Consultations are held on the fourth Thursday of each month. No appointment is necessary. Scheduled dates are:  September 23, October 27 and December 22.
Services include: health history evaluation, blood pressure measurements, height and weight measurements, individualized counseling and education, including referral and follow-up confidential consultation with a Public Health Nurse. This program is part of the Borough's health contract with Bergen County Department of Health Services. These free health consultations have been provided to our residents for over 10 years.    For more info call 201-288-1636. ###

Farmer's Market every Tuesday from June through September
2005 Photos [Group 1][Group 2] [Story]

Previous Farmer's Markets -- [2004] [2003] [2002] [Sec. Ag visit] [2001] [2000]

Camp Rek Trek 2005 [Info]
Recreation Department Adult Programs
Call 201-288-4143 for more info
Co-ed Volleyball -- Wednesdays , 7 to 9 p.m. @ High School new gym
Adult Basketball -- Mondays, 7-9 p.m. @ High School new gym
Ping-Pong -- 2nd & 4th Thursdays, 7 to 9 p.m. @ Community Center (320 Boulevard)
Men's Flag Football -- Sundays, 9 to 1 a.m. @ Depken practice field

November 2005
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October 2005
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Halloween In The Park
Woodland Park will be invaded by ghosts, goblins, aliens and assorted scary characters on the evening of October 20, 2005.  Halloween in the Park will begin at 5:45 p.m. and conclude at 9:30 p.m. Two hayride trailers will take turns collecting riders at the Harrison Avenue end of the pavilion and go around to the back section of the park were they will be frightened by a variety of terrifying citizens of the night.

After the horrific experience, they can escape at the Roosevelt Avenue end of the pavilion — where they will be treated to cider and cookies.  The pavilion fireplace will be warm and glowing. A card reader will delight participants and will be provided by Fun Time Entertainment.  The event is sponsored by the Hasbrouck Heights Department of Recreation. Tickets are $5. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets will be available during Town Day.  For more information call 201-288-4143.

George Washington Slept Here
The show is presented at Corpus Christi Auditorium on Kipp Avenue, Hasbrouck Heights.  The production is slated for six performances, Fridays, October 14 and 21 at 8:00 p.m., Saturdays, October 15 and 22 at 8:00 p.m. and Sundays, October 16 and 23 at 2:00 p.m.  Reserved seat tickets are $10.00 with discounts offered to seniors and students when purchased in advance.  Tickets can be reserved by calling 201-288-5986.

The Leukemia Society is sponsoring a national "Light the Night" walk on Saturday, October 1 at 5:30 p.m. at Brookdale Park in Bloomfield, NJ.  Bob and Mary M. Corriston are forming a team in memory of their son Douglas, who died at the age of 15 from leukemia. Please call 201-288-6886 for further information on the walk.

September 2005
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Health Fair Expo III September 30
The Third Annual Health Fair Expo III will be held on Friday, September 30 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Senior Center at the Municipal Complex, 320 Boulevard. The Expo will include demonstrations, speakers, give-a-ways, screenings and a delicious hot lunch. More than 25 vendors will be available with useful information as well as many of our local professional business associates.  For more info call Marilyn deRussy at 201-288-1636. ###

Free Adult ESL (English-as-a-Second Language)

12 week session.  Classes will start at St. John the Divine Episcopal Church, 229 Terrace Avenue, Hasbrouck Heights, on Wednesday, September 28, 2005, at 7:00 p.m. For more information call 201-288-9460 x 5 or 201-288-0002.  ###

A Free U.S. Citizenship Class
will start on Monday, September 26, 2005 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at St. John the Divine Episcopal Church, 229 Terrace Avenue, in Hasbrouck Heights. 6 week session meets every Mondays from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. For more information call   201-288-9460 x 5 or 201-288-0002. A registration form must be completed for each student.  ###

Town Day
Town Day is scheduled for September 24 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Rain Date is October 1. Tables/chairs must be reserved by September 9. Call 201-288-4143

Second Annual Chicken & Chips Dinner
The Holy Trinity Lutheran Church invites the community to its Second Annual Chicken & Chips Dinner on Tuesday, September 20, 2005 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Cost is $12 for adults and $8 for children under 10. Pre-paid take-out is available. Call Marge at 201-288-8933 for tickets before September 15. The dinner is catered by Tastefully British. ###

Golf Outing on September 16
The Corpus Christi Fathers’ Guild is holding its Second Annual Golf Outing on September 16, 2005 at the Meadows Golf Club.  The cost of golfing is $150 (individual or scramble). If you are interested in participating (as a golfer or a sponsor), please call the event chair Richard DeLuca at 201-288-0364. ###

School Starts Wednesday, September 7, 2005

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