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Summer 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
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

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

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

Woodland Park Summer Concert Series [Photos & story]

Farmer's Market 2005 Photos [Group 1][Group 2] [Story]

8th Annual Teterboro 5K Run

2005 Run was held Saturday, July 16, 2005 at 8:30 a.m. [Mpg movie of start]
[Story][Race Preparations][The Race][Big photo of start][Post Race]

Robert and Richard Corriston Reunite in Optimum Online Commercial [Story]

5th Annual Senior Citizens Picnic
July 14 in Woodland Park.  Plenty of food, entertainment, dancing, games & prizes. [Photos]

BOOT Camp Vacation Bible School July 11-15  [Group 1][Group 2]

July 4th Children's Parade [General] [Parade] [Awards]

* 22nd Annual Fireworks held July 1, 2005  [Event][Program][Display]

Danson Jewelers Fire June 29, 2005 [Photos and story]

HH Little League Picnic June 25 [Photos]

Flag Day 2005

Key Club Sponsors Annual Senior Soiree
Held at the HHHS Gym on June11, 2005 [Story & Photos]

Police Run for Special Olympics
On June 3, 2005, school students gave runners "high fives" on The Boulevard as the HHPD ran for the "Special Olympics". The run was about 2.4 miles.  Photos [2005]

Seniors Citizens Do Battle
Senior Olympics June 2, 2005 [Story & photo]

Hasbrouck Heights Girl Scouts Bridging Ceremony 2005
The Hasbrouck Heights Girl Scouts held their Bridging Ceremony at 7:00 p.m. on June 1, 2005 in the Keifer Auditorium located in the Hasbrouck Heights High School.   Included in the ceremony were: Daisy Troop 612, Daisy Troop 613, Daisy Troop 1180,   Daisy Troop 1486, Daisy Troop 1557, Brownie Troop 522, Brownie Troop 639 and Junior Troop 454. [Photo]

Twin-engine plane crashes at Teterboro Airport May 31, 2005 [Photos & story]

2005 Memorial Day [Parade][Veterans Service][HHFD Service]

Annual 24-hour Bicycle Marathon May 27-28 [Group 1][Group 2]

A Visit to Tuscany Touch And A Tast of Italy [Story]

Rock Concert at Depken Field May 26 [2005 Photos]

All Hands On Deck -- Euclid School @ VFW visit Intrepid Museum [Photos]

Town-wide Garage Sale May 21  [2005 Photos]

HHFD Annual Inspection May 14 [2005 Photos]

26th Annual Plant Sale/Flea Market
St. John the Divine held its 26th Annual Plant Sale/Flea Market on May 7, 2005.  Top quality nursery grown plants and a large selection of hanging pots were for sale. [2005 Photos]

Soldier Visits Corpus Christi Learning Center While on Leave May 6 [Story & photos]

HHFD Conduct Live Fire Exercises
On Saturday morning at 7:00 a.m. on April 30, 2005, elements of the Hasbrouck Heights Fire Department went "out of service" to conduct "live fire training" at the Middletown Township Volunteer Fire Department Training Academy. [Story & Group 1 Photos][Group 2 Photos]

Leisure Club Celebrates 55th Anniversary
[Story & photos]

AARP Honors Pete and Marie Gallo [Story]

Daisy Troop 1180 Tours the New Municipal Complex [Group 1][Group 2]

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Daisy Troop 613 Tours the HH Fire Department
[Story + Group 1 Photos][Group 2]

HH Little League Pancake Breakfast
Was held on April 10, 2005 from 8 a.m. to noon at the VFW Post 4591.
Sports auction followed.
HHLL Breakfast Photos-- [2005][2004][2003] [2002] [2001] [2000]

7th Annual Rau-Fitzgerald/Terlemezian Memorial Run/Walk
was held on April 9, 2005.  The event was sponsored by the Hasbrouck Heights Education Association.
2005 [Photos and story]  2004 [Photos and story]
  2003 [Photos and story]

Fr. Rod Celebrates Silver Jubilee [Story & photos]

Guild of Reformed Church Women [Story]

Corpus Christi Church Celebrates Girl Scout Sunday [Photos & story]

* Annual Easter Egg Hunt
The annual Easter Egg Hunt was held for Saturday, March 19 at 10:00 a.m. at Depken Field (Franklin Avenue and Route 17). The event was open to all Heights pre-schoolers (4-5) through third graders.
[Story & photos]   Mpg Movies [1][2][3]

First Day of Spring [Photo]

Easter Season Displays
Brighten Heights [Photos]

Patriotism Unfurled ...

Memorial Day
2006 [Parade][Service][FD Service]
2005 [Parade][Service][FD Service]
2004 [Parade][Service][FD Service]
2003 [Service]       2002 [Parade][Service][FD Service]
2001 [Parade][Service]      2000 [Parade][Service]

July 4th Children's Parade
2006 [General] [Parade] [Awards]
2005 [General][Parade][Awards]  2004 [General][Parade][Winners]
2003 [General][Parade][Winners]  2002 [General][General][Winners]
2001 [General][Parade][Winners]     2000 [General][General]

July 4th Fireworks
(includes mpg movies)
2006 [Rained out][Program][Fireworks]
2005  [Event][Program][Display]

2004 [Program][Display]
2003 [Story + Fireworks] [Setting up] [Detonation]  
1999 [Program][General][Setting up]

Veterans Day Service

Loyalty Day Service

About Loyalty Day      About Buddy Poppies
History of Our Flag by Rose Marie Heck

Veterans Honor Roll      Fire Department Honor Roll
Vietnam War Memorial Dedication [1][2]
American Legion Post 106
    VFW Post 4591


Springtime in Heights ...

2006 [Easter Season Displays][Easter Banners]  [Blooming Easter]
2006 [Annual Easter Egg Hunt]
[Hat's Off to Mom!] -- Mother's Day 2006

[Easter Displays] [First Day of Spring]
[Annual Easter Egg Hunt]  Mpg Movies [1][2][3]

2004 [First Day of Spring]  [It's A Banner Easter]
[Easter Decorations]  [Easter Flowers] [Churches Celebrate Easter]
[Exploding Trees][More Exploding Trees]

2003 [Early April] [Mid-April] [Spring Surprise]

Easter [1][2]  Patriotic Displays 
[Early May]

2002 [Early Spring 2002] [Easter 2002][Easter Around Town 2002]

2001 [Early Spring 2001][Spring work][Easter Season 2001]

Springing into the Century [2000]  [Century Series Index]
[Photos] Spring scenes - Early April     [Photos] Easter decorations    
[Photos] Spring surprise
[Photos] Spring scenes - Late April     [Photos] Spring scenes - Late May  
[Photos] Spring Flowers 1 [Photos] Spring Flowers 2   

St. John's Plant Sale --[2006] [2005] [2004] [2003] [2002] [2001] [2000] 
Jesus Story Passion Play -- 2002[1][2]  2001[1][2]  2000[1][2]

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]

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Daisy Troop 612 Tours New Police Facility
On the afternoon of January 24, 2005, Daisy Troop 612 toured the new 32,000 square foot, Hasbrouck Heights Police Department at 248 Hamilton Avenue. The police facility supports 32 police officers and 2 civilian employees. [Story and photos]

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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

August 2005
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The Hasbrouck Heights Touchdown Club
is sponsoring its 6th Annual Golf Outing on August 18 at the Knoll West Country Club in Parsippany. Shotgun start at 1:00 p.m. and there will be 2 rolling beverage carts during golf. The cost is $150 per golfer and includes: hot & cold lunch buffet, cocktail hour and dinner reception. Contests include: first hole in one -- win a new car, closest to the pin, longest drive plus raffles and 50/50.  For more info call Rich Albanese at 201-288-2921. Hole sponsors welcome. ###

VFW Post 4591 Dinner Dance
Saturday August 13 starting at 7:00 p.m..  $30 per person includes open bar, full course meal, live music and dnancing.  Call 201-288-1112 for more info.

Annual Sidewalk Sale
August 4, 5 and 6. This event has been a Boulevard traditon for over 30 years.

July 2005
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Teterboro 5k Run
July 16 at 8:30 a.m. [More Info]

Heights Camp Night
The 2nd Annual Family Camp-out in Woodland Park is scheduled for July 16-17 (RD July 23-24). registration is Wednesday, May 18 between 7 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. at the Recreation Office in Boro Hall. All participants must supply their own tent. A $25 fee per family of 4. Each tent requires parental supervision.  Dinner and breakfast willbe provided along with activities. There will be a campfie under the pavillion.  Call Recreation Department for more info at 201-288-4143. [2004 photo]

5th Annual Senior Citizens Picnic
July 14 (rd July 15) in Woodland Park from noon to 4 p.m.
Plenty of food, entertainment, dancing, games & prizes.
Seniors are expected to bring the fun.

July 4th Children's Parade
July 4 Washington & Burton. Sign in at 9:30 a.m.. Parade starts at 10 a.m.
Sponsored by Mayors Celebration Committee.
2004 [General][Parade][Winners]
2003 [General][Parade][Winners]   2002 [General][General][Winners]
2001 [General][Parade][Winners]     2000 [General][General]

July 4th Fireworks
July 1 at Depken Field (rd July 2, xrd July 8)
Advance tickets $3 available along The Boulevard. Admission $5 at gate. Under 5 free.
DJ entertainment. Refreshments available. 50/50. Inflatable amusements.
Sponsored by HH Lions club
(includes mpg movies)
2004 [Program][Display]
2003 [Story + Fireworks] [Setting up] [Detonation]  
1999 [Program][General][Setting up]

June 2005
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HHLL Picnic
Annual picnic will be held June 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the HHLL Field.
Open to all Little League families. [2004 story & photos] [2003 Picnic] [2000 Picnic]

Woodland Park Summer Concert Series
Hasbrouck Heights Recreation Department will hold three free concerts in Woodland Park this summer. The first concert is scheduled for 7 p.m on June 16, and features The Ron Gartner Show -- a dynamic, high energy Las Vegas-style show with songs by Sinatra, Bennett, Darin and Sammy. Ron will salute Doo-Wop, American Bandstand, Motown and Soul. The two other concert dates are slated for July 21 and August 18. Refreshments will be available. ###

"Banner Days"
The Chamber of Commerce announced that they are planning a "Banner Days" sidewalk sale for the weekend of June 9, 10 and 11. About 25 businesses participate in this annual event.  Any business or professional seeking information should contact George at 201-288-2130. ###

Lions/Kiwanis 40th Annual Golf Outing
The tournament is scheduled for June 3 at the Rockleigh Golf Course. Fee is $125 and includes golf, cart, lunch and awards dinner. The event is sponsored by the Hasbrouck Heights Lions Club and the Hasbrouck Heights/Teterboro Kiwanis Club. All proceeds to benefit various community charities. Journal ad sponsorships are available. For more info call Dr. Eglow at 201-288-2354 or Mr. Luongo at 201-393-8145. ###

Care on the Corner Golf Outing
Care on the Corner will sponsor its first annual golf outing at Skyview Gold Club (Sparta, NJ) on Wednesday, June 1. Continental breakfast and registration are from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., followed by golf with shotgun start. A luncheon will follow at 1:30 p.m.  There will be prizes for closest to the pin, longest drive (man and woman), score prizes, sports memorabilia auction and door prize raffles. Cost is $125 per golfer. Luncheon only is $50 per person. Sponsors are welcome and must reply by May 15. Call 201-288-9460 for more info.
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