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Winter 2004

Hometown News

2003-2004 School Calender in pdf format
2002-2003 School [Calender] in pdf format
[Zone 1][Zone 2] 2004 Recycling Schedules in pdf  format (800k)
[Zone 1][Zone 2] 2003 Recycling Schedules in pdf  format (800k)

Recreation Department Information
Seniors Calendar --  April 2004    March 2004    February 2004
Registration Forms -- Track & Field    Girls Softball

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Chief Howard "Buddy" Baker
Record Obituary March 24, 2004
Family Photos   Career Photos    Message from Chief Baker    Biography
Funeral Procession



First Day of Spring [Photos]



"March Blast" -- March 16, 2004 [Photos]



Technology Fair
From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on March 8, 2004, the Hasbrouck Heights Board of Education presented a Technology Fair in the high school cafeteria.  There were student presentations using existing classroom technology, advanced presentations by vendors and video technology connecting classrooms to other sites. The school system's new web-site www.hashgts.k12.nj.us was introduced. Door prize was a free computer. Refreshments were available. The event was produced by Tom Matty, technology coordinator. A Board of Education budget presentation followed in the auditorium. [Story & photos]



Flag Poles Destroyed
[Photos] Municipal Complex Plaza at the Library entrance February 28, 2004




Lovey's Pizzeria Fire
February 27, 2004 [Photos & story]




Boulevard Ribbon Program Nets $2,500
The Center for Food Action received a check for $2,500 during a brief ceremony at Bill O'Shea's Florist on February 26, 2004.  The contribution was the result of hundreds of area residents buying a ribbon and the Knights of Columbus putting up the ribbons along The Boulevard.[Story]




Installation Dinner
The Hasbrouck Heights Fire Department held their installation dinner for Fire Chief Robert Thomasey and the Department officers at The Venetian on January 30, 2004. [Story & photos]




Snow Storm
Snow started January 27, Tuesday night at 8 p.m., and ended about a foot later
on Wednesday at about  4 a.m.. [Story and photos]




Corpus Christi School celebrates Catholic Schools Week
Corpus Christi School celebrates Catholic Schools Week in Hasbrouck Heights, January 25th to January 30th.  The theme is "A Faith-Filled Future". Each day, along with 8,000 other Catholic schools nationwide, Corpus Christi School will celebrate how our school makes a difference in our parish, our community, our students, our nation, our volunteers and our teachers. [Release]



Annual Ecumenical Epiphany Procession
An Ecumenical procession was held  from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m., on Sunday, January 4, 2004.
At each church there was a tableau to recount the Journey of the Magi, and included brief reciting of liturgy, and a short refrain. Light refreshments followed the service.
[Photos & story]



Reorganization meeting
Reorganization meeting was held Saturday, January 3, 2004 at 11:45 in the Council Chambers
[Photos & story] [Mayor's remarks] [2004 Appointments]
[Council committees]


More Holiday Fun ...

Is there a Santa Claus?
Web-site for Santa's worldwide sleigh flight  [NORAD Tracks Santa]

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HHFD Takes Santa For a Ride

HHFD Gives Santa Ride -- [2005][2004][2003][2002][2001][2000][1999]
  See Santa Waving -- 120k mpg with sound


Holiday Decorations
2004 [Boulevard] [Day Time]  Night [1][2]  [Banners]  Inflatables[1][2]
2003 [Doors] [Inflatables] [Day Time] [Night Time] [Night Boulevard]
2002 Night time [1][2][3]     Day Time [1][2]         Inflatable Displays [1]
2002 Door Displays [1]   Scenes Around Town [1]    Night Boulevard [1][2]

2001 [Boulevard][Around Town][Night]
2001 Day Time [Group 1][Group 2][Group 3]
2000 [Holiday Decorations][Around town]
1999 [Boulevard #1][Boulevard # 2][Lawns #1][Lawns #2][Porches & Doors]


Annual Community Tree Lighting @ The Circle

Sponsored by Mayor's Celebration Committee. 
[2005] [2004] [2003] [2002] [2001] [2000]


Annual Chamber Parade
2005 [1][2][3][4]     2004 [1][2][3]      2003 [1][2][3]
2002 [1][2][3]   2001[1][2]   2000 [1][2]  [1999]


$10 gets a Holiday Red Ribbon on
"The Boulevard" with your name on it!

Your contribution will be used by the Center for Food Action
to help our area's needy.  www.buy-a-ribbon.com for more info.

Friendly Neighbors works all year --
For 60 years helping neighbors in need. [Info] Please send your generous contributions to:   Pat Boer, Treasurer, 307 Roosevelt Ave. HH




Public Safety Complex Dedication
A dedication of the Public Safety Complex at 248 Hamilton Avenue was conducted by the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights Mayor and Council on December 20, 2003 at 2 p.m.  The Public Safety Building will house the Hasbrouck Heights Police Department, Fire Department and Municipal Court.
[Photos and story]




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Free Public Library Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
The formal dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony for the Hasbrouck Heights Free Public Library
was held at 320 Boulevard on a snowy Sunday afternoon, December 14, 2003.
[Photos][Mayor's remarks][Library Director's remarks]
 [Photos of move] November 17-18



Snow Storm 12/14

Snow began falling at about 8 a.m. on Sunday morning, December 14, 2003, blanketing the area with about 5 inches of snow.  By the end of the day, the snow had changed to rain which lasted into the night. 
Snow Storm Photos        Movie: HHFD Ladder Company responding to call [900k]



CERT Graduation 12/9


ESL Graduation 12/9


Annual Community Tree Lighting @ The Circle
5 p.m. on December 7 at the Circle. Sponsored by Mayor's Celebration Committee. 
[2003 Photos] [2002 photos[2001 photos][2000 photos]




Photos with Santa
Sunday, December 7 from noon to 4 p.m. at Bill O'Shea's Florists,
in association with Bob Major Photography.
[2003 Photos]   [2002 Photos]  [2001 Photos]



Grand Re-Opening & Annual Open House
Heights Flower Shoppe held their Grand Re-opening and Annual Open House
on December 7th, 2003 [Photos]




First Snow Storm Hits Dec 5-6, 2003
*Dec. 5-6 [Photos]   If it seems like deja vu all over again...   [Snow Storm Dec. 5, 2002]




Annual Chamber Holiday Parade

The biggest and best Chamber Parade kicked-off at 7:00 p.m. on a rainy November 28. There were floats, marching bands, antique cars, fire trucks -- Plus Santa! Santa also visited with the children at the Senior Center immediately after the parade.
[Group 1][Group 2][Group 3]



Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service

An Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service was held  at 3:30 p.m., on Sunday, November 23, 2003 at St. John's Episcopal Church. The service was  followed by light refreshments. [Story & photos]


 

WOR's Ralph Snodsmith
Visits O'Shea's Open House

Did anyone have a gardening question?  Ralph Snodsmith made a special guest appearance at Bill O'Shea's Open House from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on November 23, 2003.  Mr. Snodsmith provided some his on-air stories, answered questions and signed autographs. [Photos]




Mason's Cornerstone Ceremony
for the the new Public Safety Building (Police, Fire & Court) was held at Hamilton Ave.,
Sunday, November 23 at 1:30 p.m. Photos [Group 1][Group 2]
Similar ceremony that was held for New Boro Hall [Program][Ceremony] March 2, 2003



Free Public Library On The Move
[Photos of move] November 17-18




Chief's Tour of the new Public Safety Building
On November 11, 2003, Fire Chief Robert Thomasey and Police Chief Michael Colaneri gave us a tour of their new Public Safety Building.  This facility will house the Hasbrouck Heights Police Department, Fire Department and Municipal Court. [Group 1][Group 2]



Veterans Day Service
was held on November 11 at 11 a.m. 2003 Photos




Annual CROP WALK
The entire community was invited to attend this year's CROP Walk on Sunday, November 9, beginning at 1:30 p.m. at the First Reformed Church. 
The 2.4 mile route was along Burton & Oak Grove.  Refreshments were served. The CROP WALK is an interfaith community event that helps local food pantries and food banks, offers shelter for refugees and displaced families, and provides food and water in parts of Africa where drought related famine imperils millions of families.
Neighbors walked to support world wide programs to help eliminate poverty and hander.
For information all Liz at 201-393-0628
Sunday,

[CROP Walk 2003][CROP Walk 2002][CROP Walk 2001]



HHFD Conduct Live Fire Exercises
On Sunday morning at 6:00 a.m. on October 26, 2003, the Hasbrouck Heights Fire Department went "out of service" to conduct "live fire training" at the Middletown Towonship Bolunteer Fire Deaprt Training Academy.  Story and photos [Group 1 -- Venting] [Group 2 -- Smokehouse]





"Read To Achieve" Scores Big
NJ Nets superstars took on Hasbrouck Heights third graders from Corpus Christi, Euclid and Lincoln Schools at the Free Public Library  (Division Ave.) on Monday morning, October 20, 2003.
Reading won!  [Photos & Story][More photos]




The Big Move -- Take a tour of the New Municipal Complex
[Moving into Municipal Offices][Library & Senior Center][Library Big Room][Basement]
Effective September 9, 2003 the New Municipal Offices located at Boulevard and Central, will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m..  All phone numbers will remain the same.  [1st M/C Meeting]
"Raising the Flag" at New Boro Hall on September 12, 2003 [Photos]

New Municipal Complex Dedication was held October 18 at 2 p.m.,
followed by a building tour and refreshments in the new Senior Citizen Center.

Boro Hall Ribbon Cutting    Senior Center & Prayers     Remarks by Mayor Torre




Tiffany Amariuta Wins Pre-Teen New Jersey Junior Division Title
The 2003 Pre-Teen New Jersey Scholarship and Recognition Program was held August 15-17, 2003 at the Parsippany Hilton in Parsippany, NJ. Over 800 pre-teens from New Jersey applied, but only 92 were chosen as state finalists to compete for the junior (7-9 year olds) and senior (10-12 year olds) division title
Tiffany Amariuta, a 5th grade student at Lincoln School in Hasbrouck Heights.[Photos & story]






* "
The Wright Stuff"
Teterboro Airport celebrates 100 years of aviation.  [Index] to about 200 photos and movies of the Wright "B" Flyer being assembled in Teterboro Airport during Memorial Day Weekend for the historic 1909 re-enactment flight around the Statue of Liberty.   Wright "B' Flyer Movie

On December 17 at 1:30 p.m., the NJ Aviation Hall of Fame, (with the Hudson Valley Stamp and Historical Society) -- held a special ceremony commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Wright Brothers first sustained powered flight.  The Postal Service set up a temporary post office where the Wright Brothers stamp was unveiled, and a special pictorial cancellation "The First Powered Flight" was issued.  [Story & photos]

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FAA proposes lifting 100,000 pound limit at Teterboro Airport

President Bush OK's Weight Limits At Teterboro
[Story]
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PA chair tells FAA head --heavier planes have no place at Teterboro Airport
October 30, 2003 -- Port Authority Chairman Anthony R. Coscia told Federal Aviation Administrator that the Port Authority will continue to fight the FAA’s proposed policy that would force planes as large as Boeing 737s to land at Teterboro Airport. [Story]
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Rose Heck held a public meeting Monday, July 28, at VFW [Details w/photos]
Sample letter to FAA in Word format -- Due August 15, 2003
Congress Steve Rothman's [Press release] July 24, 2003
PA Commits to fight FAA [Press release in Word format] July 31, 2003
PA girding for battle over 737s at Teterboro [Record story] July 30, 2003
PA Says No [Press release in Word format] August 19, 2003
PA Chair says "No Heavier Jets Using Teterboro" [Record] August 24, 2003

 


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Announcements

[Zone 1][Zone 2] 2004 Recycling Schedules in pdf  format (800k)
[Zone 1][Zone 2] 2003 Recycling Schedules in pdf  format (800k)

2003-2004 School [Calender] in pdf format
2002-2003 School [Calender] in pdf format

Bingo: Tuesday and Saturday Evenings, 7:30 p.m. in Corpus Christi School Cafeteria.
Thursday evenings at VFW Hall.

Recreation Department Information
Seniors Calendar --  April 2004    March 2004    February 2004
Registration Forms -- Track & Field    Girls Softball

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2004 dog license renewal is due by January 31, 2004.
Fees: $7.00 if altered; $10.00 unaltered.   Proof of valid rabies immunization must be submitted with payment.  Immunizations which expire during 2004 require a booster prior to obtaining license.  A $10 late fee is charged from February 1 until June 1, 2004 when the late fee is then $20.  Make checks payable to:   Borough of Hasbrouck Heights and send to: Health Department, 320 Boulevard, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ  07604.   201-288-1636.
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Effective 9/9/02:  There will be no through traffic on the 200 block of Hamilton Avenue.
Police may be accessed via the Boulevard, with limited parking at Franklin School Gym.
Senior residence may be accessed via Burton Avenue.
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April 2004


Town Meeting
-- is scheduled for April 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Municipal Complex Community Room.
Topic for discussion:  Emergency preparedness.


6th Annual Run/Walk
Rau-Fitzgerald/Terlemezian Memorial Run/Walk on April 24 [Entry Form]


HHPD  is providing FREE gun locks. Bring firearms ID card to police station. [More info]


Citizens Police Academy
Hands-on five week program features: Be the Officer, Identity Theft, Internet Safety, First Aid, Crime Prevention, Anti-Terrorism, etc.  Academy will be held 7-9 p.m. in the Municipal Complex on April 6, 20, 27 and May 4 and 11, 2004. Open to all adult Heights residents.  Parents and seniors are encouraged to participate.  For more info contact Captain John DeLorenzo at 201-288-1000.


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March 2004


Town Meeting
-- is scheduled for March 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Municipal Complex Community Room.
Topic for discussion:  Boulevard improvements


Fashion Show
Woman's Club to sponsor a fashion show March 16 at the Fiesta at 6:30. Tickest are $30.
Call Magda at 201-288-5736 or Audrey at 201-288-4548


Technology Fair at High School cafeteria March 8th


Wines and Other Delights
Ivy Inn on March 7 at 4:30 p.m. Sponsored by Library Board of Trustees. Tickets are $45


Euclid PTA Arts Auction
Friday, March 5 in the school gym. Previews start at 7 p.m. Refreshments. Tickets are $7


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February 2004


Town Meeting
-- is scheduled for February 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Municipal Complex community room.
Topic for discussion: Recreation



Sunday Brunch
February 22 at The First United Methodist Church from 12 to 1 p.m..  Menu includes fresh fruit, egg casserole, sausages, assorted rolls, coffee, cake and tea.   Donations $6 for adults and $4 for children under 10.  Call 201-288-4636. Sponsored by United Methodist Women.


FREE ESL Classes
Registration February 11 and February 18. 12 week course.Classes start March 3 at 7 p.m. Courses are for beginners, intermediate and advanced levels. Last spring session scheduled for March 26. For more information call 201-288-0002


Valentine Dinner Dance
February 7th at the Post.  Sponsored by Ladies' Auxiliary VFW Post 4591.
For information call Debbie at 201-866-4854 or the Post at201-288-1112.


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January 2004


Town Meeting
-- is scheduled for January 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Municipal Complex community room.
Topic for discussion: What is a town hall meeting & recreation



2004 dog license renewal is due by January 31, 2004.
Fees: $7.00 if altered; $10.00 unaltered.   Proof of valid rabies immunization must be submitted with payment.  Immunizations which expire during 2004 require a booster prior to obtaining license.  A $10 late fee is charged from February 1 until June 1, 2004 when the late fee is then $20.  Make checks payable to:   Borough of Hasbrouck Heights and send to: Health Department, 320 Boulevard, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ  07604.  For more information call 201-288-1636.



Spaghetti Dinner
Friday, January 16 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Corpus Christi Church Cafeteria. $7 adults, $4 children under 12.  Sponsored by Boy Schout Troop 17. Call James Trantino at 201-288-0785 or Rick Goldsmith at 201-566-1492 for more information.


Epiphany Walk
Sunday January 4th starting at the Community Church (Boulevard near Route 46) at 3:30 p.m.. Warm refreshments to follow.   [2004 Photos & story]
[2003 Photos] [2002 Photos][Millennium Photos]



Reorganization meeting
is scheduled for Saturday, January 3, 2004 at 11:45 in the Council Chambers

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About Our Neighbors


Andrew Feintuch  -- Hasbrouck Heights Recreation Director - 1999
[Mayor's Eulogy] [Obituary] [Memorial Tribute Photo] [Awards]

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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.

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First Snow of the Century 

[21 photos] around our hometown beginning on January 20, 2000
[Woodland Park] morning of January 21

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Springing into the Century

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 [Photos]




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Summer Time
Memorial Day Parade [Parade]  [Service]  [Honor Roll]
24 hr. Bike Marathon [5- 27 photos]  [5-28 photos
July 4th Children's Parade -- [Winners] [More pics]
Farmer's Market 2000 [1st day pics]
Summer Days [Photos][Scenes Around Town] [Around town #2]
[Backyard Garden]


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Autumn
Good Neighbor Day  @ Bill O'Shea's Florist. 2000 Story [Pics 1][2][3]
MDA Telethon Labor Day Weekend @ VFW -- MDA Photos [1] [2] [3]
2000 Boulevard Window Painting - [Random selections]
[2000 Ragamuffin Parade]
[Halloween Decorations]
[Autumn Scenes][Trees][Flowers]
[Leaf Removal]
Veterans Day [Ceremony]

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Holidays

Holiday Snow Storm 2000 [Photos][Woodland Park]

Holiday Decorations-- [Around Town][Displays]
HHFD takes Santa Around Town [Photos]
Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Circle
Annual Chamber Christmas Parade[Photos 1][Photos 2]
Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service [Photos]
Bill O'Shea's Santa's Workshop [Open House] [w/Santa]

 

 

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