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Holidays 2004

Hometown News

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


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New Nativity Scene Arrives in time for Christmas [Photos & story]


HHFD takes Santa for ride around town Dec. 19 [Photos]


Mimi Hui is NY Times Librarian of the Year [Photo & story]


Jarvis Awarded Hixson Fellowship [Story]


Senior Citizen Christmas Pary December 8  [Photos]


Tree Lighting Ceremony 2004
Annual tree lighting ceremony was held at The Circle, 5 p.m., December 5, 2004 and was sponsored by Mayor's Community Celebrations Committee.  [Photos]


Decorations brighten the Boulevard for the holidays


Chamber Holiday Parade
was November 26 [Group 1][Group 2][Group 3]



It was a Banner Thanksgiving [Photos]


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



Senior Western Party
was held November 13, 2004 [Photos]




Carroll's Fashions Celebrates 60th Anniversary [Story]



Veterans Day Memorial Service

was held on November 11 @ 11 a.m. [2004]

Madison Avenue House Fire
On very rainy Thursday evening on November 4, 2004 at approximately 7:00 p.m. the HHFD responded to a working fire at the 200 block of Madison Avenue. [Photos & Story]
mpg Movies:  [Front Right - 500k] [Side View - 400k] [Rear View - 350k]


Hasbrouck Heights Halloween 2004

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Ragamuffin Parade
Group 1
Group 2

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Decorations
Spooky Halloween
Doors & Lamppost
Inflatables
Banners

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Boulevard Window Painting
Group 1   Group 2   Winners

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween in the Park

 


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


Senior Halloween Party was held October 26 from 2 to 6 p.m. [Photos]



Crop Walk
was held on October 24 starting at St. John the Divine.  This interfaith community event helps local food pantries & food banks.  Walk is about 2 miles. [2004 Photos]


Health Expo
was held on Friday October 22 in Senior Center. [Story & photos]




Halloween in the Park Haunted Hayride was held on October 21, 2004



Corpus Christi Community Theater  presented "The Musical Comedy of Murders of 1940"
on
October 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 2004. [More info]




5K Walk for Dyslexic Kids
was held on Saturday, October 16, 2004 at Depken Field (Franklin & Route 17) at 10:30 a.m. to benefit Dyslexic Children.  Hosted locally by Euclid Lodge # 136 and the 32
Masoinc Learning  Centers for Children. [Event photos]



Town Day 2004
Town Day was celebrated in Hasbrouck Heights on Saturday, October 9, 2004,  between 10:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Woodland Park. There were free hot dogs and soda (while they lasted), amusements free balloons, and many community organizations provided table top displays. HH Fire Department gave tours of Engine # Two. The Jr. Women's Club sponsored the Community Blood Mobile. This year's successful event was sponsored by HH Recreation Department. [Photos]




Dedication Ceremony

for the new Public Safety Complex at 248 Hamilton Avenue was held on October 2, 2004. 
Tours and light refreshments followed.
[Story & photos]




Grand Opening
32 Masonic Learning Center For Children was held on Saturday, October 2 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the corner of Division and Burton Ave.  [Story & photos]



Old Fashioned Bazaar
was held on Saturday, October 2 at Holy Lutheran Church from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and included granny's attic, crafts, children's corner, holiday items, toys, books, jewelry, household items. [Story & photos]




Wings & Wheels Expo 2004
[Take a ride on the B-17 Yankee Lady][B-17 Yankee Lady details]
[Various aircraft] [Antique Cars][Vendors/Exhibitors][F-14 details][F-18 details]
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Hit & Run Kills 4 Year Old
On September 3, 2004 about 11:30 a.m., an adult and a four year old boy, had just left Dunkin' Donuts and were holding hands and crossing with the light on the Boulevard heading east when a red Ford Expedition traveling east on Williams, turned left onto the Boulevard and struck the pedestrians. Witnesses said that the adult was clipped by the vehicle, but the child was hit by the left bumper before the vehicle sped off. It appeared that the child traveled about 15 feet.   HHFD fire department responded and transported the child to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Gloria Amendano, 35, of Hackensack was stopped shortly thereafter in Little Ferry on Route 46 heading east and was arrested.   The Bergen County Fatal Accident Investigation Unit was reviewing the incident.  Story & scene photos
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7th Annual Teterboro 5K Run, Saturday July 17, 2004 at 8:30 a.m.

2004 [Story][Race Preparations][The Race][Big photos of start][Post Race]

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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]
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"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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Announcements

[Zone 1][Zone 2] 2005 Recycling Schedules in pdf  format (800k)
[Zone 1][Zone 2] 2004 Recycling Schedules in pdf  format (800k)

***  New 2004 Fall Collection Procedure   ***
Leaves may be raked into the street anytime between October 15 through December 1, 2004.  Leaves may also be placed in paper bags or hard containers.  After December 1st, leaves must be put into paper bags or hard containers. Plastic bags are never accepted for yard waste.  Do not rake leaves within 10 feet of a catch basin. [Previous 2004 ruling]

2004-2005 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 at VFW Hall.

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



Recreation Department Information
Seniors Calendar --  December 2004    October 2004  September 2004
April 2004    March 2004    February 2004
Registration Forms -- Arts & Crafts     Track & Field    Girls Softball

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February 2005
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Shop till your drop
Corpus Christi School will host a "Shop till you drop" on February 5. Vendors and crafters should contact Cheryl at 201-462-9336



Hasbrouck Heights/Teterboro Kiwanis Club
Begins Annual Rainbow Fund Appeal for 2005
It’s time for the Annual Kiwanis/Rainbow Fund appeal to the residents and businesses of Hasbrouck Heights and Teterboro.
The Kiwanis goal is to help several developmentally disabled youngsters attend a special six week Rainbow Summer Day Program at Ramapo College. This unique program will enable these children to have the opportunity to participate in activities that meet their very special needs.
The Hasbrouck Heights/Teterboro Kiwanis Club appeals to your generosity. The cost is about $3,000 per child. They are asking the community’s help by passing the proverbial "hat". You can make a difference for several special children with your generous contribution of $5.00, $10.00, $25.00 or more.
100% of your contribution will go to the Kiwanis/Rainbow Fund. Please make your check payable to the "Kiwanis/Rainbow Fund" and send it to Dr. Burnett Eglow, 219 Boulevard, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604
On behalf of your friends and neighbors in Hasbrouck Heights -- thank you!


January 2005
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Spaghetti Dinner
Boy Scout Troop 17 will hold its Thrid Annual Spaghetti Dinner on Friday, January 21 at the Corpus Christi School Cafeteria. Adults $7, Children $5. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Call Kathryn at 201-288-0055 or Camille at 201-288-6883 for tickets.



2005 Dog License Renewal
2005 dog license renewal begins January 3rd and is due by January 31, 2005. Fees: $7.00 if altered; $10.00 unaltered. Proof of valid rabies immunization must be submitted with payment. Immunizations which expire during 2005 require a booster prior to obtaining license. A $10 late fee is charged from February 1 until June 1, 2005 when the late fee is then $20.

Failure to renew license will result in legal action. All licenses are issued in the order they are received. Please call and advised the Health Department if you no longer have your pet.

Make checks payable to: Borough of Hasbrouck Heights and send with a self addressed stamped envelope to: Health Department, 320 Boulevard, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604. 201-288-1636. ####


December 2004
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HHFD takes Santa for ride around town Dec. 19 [2003 photos + stop schedule]


Breakfast with Santa
and Mrs. Claus at the Corpus Christi cafeteria on Sunday, December 19th from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m..$6 for adult, $4 for children, under 3 free. Call Charlotte at 201-288-1238 or Kim at 973-772-1771 for tickets.  No tickets will be sold at the door.



Santa to Visit Aviation Hall of Fame
Santa to arrive by helicopter 11 a.m. on Dec. 11 at Aviation Hall of Fame [2002 Photos]



Winter Coat Drive
Knights of Columbus will be collecting winter coats, hats, gloves and scarves to deliver to needy families.  Please drop off in vestible before mass before December 10th.



Annual Tree Lighting

@ The Circle Dec. 5th at 5 p.m. [2003 Photos]

Corpus Christi Tricky Tray
Corpus Christi School in Hasbrouck Heights invites you to spend a fun-filled evening with family and friends at their annual Tricky Tray on December 3rd. From electronics to housewares to holiday gifts, this popular fundraiser with its prizes for everyone in the family continues to sell out every year. Admission is $10.00 and includes a sheet of tickets and refreshments served throughout the evening. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Seating is limited so get your tickets now by calling 201-288-4998.


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