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Band Alumni Return to Practice For Giant Stadium Engagement
Color Guard member Rob Carcich
and Euphonium player Chris Halloran, formerly members of the Hasbrouck Heights Marching Band rehearsing at Depken Field Saturday, November 6, 1999 for a  competitive performance at Giant Stadium later that evening.   [Click here for larger photos]

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in Hasbrouck Heights.
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Gov. Whitman Signs NJ State Library Bill
At Hasbrouck Heights Free Public Library

Governor Christie Whitman signed a bill at the Free Public Library Wednesday, August 18 granting $45 million to libraries around the state for improvement projects.

The legislation co-sponsored by Assembly members Rose Marie Heck and Leonard Lance provides that grants will be award to municipal and county public libraries for the construction of new library buildings; expansion, rehabilitation or acquisition of existing library buildings; as well as related land acquisition and site improvement costs.

The measure will provide the $45 million in bonds to be issued by the New Jersey Educational Facilities Authority through a "Public Library Project Fund."   Municipalities and counties will be required to provide a 3 to 1 match in order to receive the capital bond funds.

Looking on during this historic moment are (L-R) Assemblyman Guy Talarico (R) Oradell, Assemblyman Leonard Lance (R) Hunterdon, Governor Whitman, Assemblywoman Rose Marie Heck and HH Library Director Michele Maiullo

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Lions Club Provided Free Popcorn
(l-r) Lions "Wicky" Jacobus,  Fred Allen and Vic Braun
Town Day 1999

Hundreds enjoyed the Woodland Park setting with ideal weather on October 2, 1999 as the DPW sponsored another successful Town Day.

Plenty of food and soda was provided by the DPW as well as several unique amusements.

Many community organizations participated with table top displays. 

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Regional MDA Telethon A Big Success
On September 6, 1999, The Muscular Dystrophy Association held it's Annual Labor Day Telethon with a Telephone Center located at VFW Post 4591.  This regional location served: Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Essex, Morris, Sussex, Somerset, Union, Middlesex as well as Manhattan and Staten Island. Here are some photos of the many volunteers who gave freely of their time and energy. [News Story]      
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Summer 1999 Water Crisis
Sunday's (Aug.8) teasing rain breaks gripping heat wave.
Wednesday's (Aug.11) brief downpour was refreshing, but it didn't green up the lawns.
Weekend showers (Aug. 14-15) were not enough to green up the lawns.
Drought conditions continue.
Photo of "burned-out" lawn at Jr./Sr. High School.
Thanks to all our neighbors who are conserving water!


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Woodland Park Playground Dedication
On June 19, 1999 at 10 a.m., Governor Christie Whitman along with Assemblywoman Rose Marie Heck and Mayor William Torre re-dedicated the Woodland Park Playground. The recent improvements were the result of a $50,000 grant from the Department of Community Affairs and bought 10 pieces of playground equipment along with other enhancements to the play area.  See over 30 photos of her visit.

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Many years ago the late Ellsworth Barthen and his brother Hank planted what seemed to be millions of tulips -- on a vacant patch of "public property" along Route 46 in Hasbrouck Heights.  What a beautiful  legacy they have left us, and to the thousands of folks who have traveled through our community daily.

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