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Free day at the Bergen County Zoo for families of children with disabilities

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Sunday, September 27, 2015
Free admission to the zoo, free train rides, free carousel

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DPW NOTICE: WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 9, 2015 QUADRANT 1 COLLECTION

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Please be advised, Wednesday, September 9, 2015 is a regular Recycle collection day for Quadrant 1.  Please prepare bottles for pick-up.  Paper will NOT be collected.

Borough Hall Offices Opened Today - September 4, 2015

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Please be advised, the Borough offices are opened today, Friday, September 4, 2015.  The extension deadline to pay taxes is, September 4, 2015. Please register for Nixle and continue to check our website for updates. Thank you!

Sunshine Notice - Work Session Meeting - Sept. 1st

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The start time of the Mayor and Council Work Session meeting scheduled for Tuesday, September 1, 2015 in the Municipal Building, located at 198 N. Washington Avenue, Bergenfield, NJ 07621 was amended via Resolution #15-264 to commence at 7:00 p.m., in the Council Chambers.

Annual Shred Day - Saturday, August 22, 2015

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The Borough of Bergenfield, in partnership with the Bergen County Utilities Authority and Nexcut Shredding will host a confidential document shredding program for Bergenfield residents on Saturday, August 22nd, 2015 bewteen the hours of 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM in the rear parking lot of Borough Hall located at 198 N. Washington Avenue. The event will be held rain or shine. Borough residents will be provided with opportunity to safely and securely dispose of their confidential and personal documents. This mobile document-shredding service, provided by Nexcut Shredding, and paid for by the BCUA, will not only provide an effective tool against identity theft, it will help Bergenfield "Go Green". Confidential and personal documents will be handled and recycled in a secure manner, thereby preventing the possibility of identity theft. Borough residents will have the opportunity to observe their documents being shredded on-site. Acceptable documents are limited to confidential and sensitive materials only. It is not necessary to remove paper clips, staples, or paperboard binder covers. In an effort to accomodate all those wishing to participate, residents are asked to limit their documents to four (4) bags/boxes weighing no more than 10lbs each. All non-confidental papers (hardcover books, magazines, newspapers, photographs, and x-rays etc.) should be recycled through the Borough's regular recycling program and will not be accepted at this event. If you have been storing personal and confidential documents because of the fear of being the victim of identity theft, Saturday, August 22, 2015, between 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM is the day to safely and securely dispose of them.

NOTICE: REC SUMMER CAMP CLOSED TODAY, 7/9/15

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Please be advised, the Recreation Summer Camp will be remain CLOSED today due to weather and unsafe grounds.  Please sign-up for Nixle and continue to check our website for updates.

New Members Sought for Bergenfield Garden Club

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The Bergenfield Garden Club is a grass roots community group looking for new members. The organization of plant lovers has been established in town for the past 90 years and will be celebrating that milestone in the fall. The members are dedicated to learning about the best practices on home gardening and beautifying public space in town. Club activities include:* expert speakers on vegetable and flower gardening* plant propagation* community flower plantings* field trips* seed and plant sharing

This has proven very helpful to new homeowners as well as the newly retired. The club is seeking new project ideas and welcomes the input from new members. The sharing of expert advice from long-term members is always free and a great resource for those inexperienced in propagating and growing plants and vegetables for the home. The love of community and plant ecology has been successful for generations in Bergenfield though this club. Come see if this organization is one you can grow with while meeting like community residents.

Monthly meeting are held on: second Monday of each month @ 7:30 pm (July—no meeting)Cooper’s Pond Meeting House, West Church Street, BergenfieldClub meeting dates for the remainder of 2015 are:* August 10* September 14* October 12* November 9

The annual fee for members is $15; $12 for seniors 65 years and older. All interested Bergenfield residents and non-residents are welcome. For additional information contact: Mary Butler Shannon, President This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (201) 385-7624---Please leave messageGARDEN CLUB OF BERGENFIELD, PO Box 575, Bergenfield, NJ 07621

Sunshine Notice - Borough of Bergenfield Work Session Meeting Change of Start Time

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The Mayor and Council Work Session schedueld for Tuesday, July 7, 2015 in the Executive Chambers in the Municipal Building, located at 198 N. Washington Avenue, Bergenfield, NJ 07621 will commence at 7:30 p.m.

Council will open the meeting at 7:30 p.m. to enter into Closed Session to conduct an exit interview with the Police Chief.  No formal action will be taken.

The Work Session will resume at 8:00 p.m.

PSE&G Offers Storm Preparation and Safety Tips

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PSE&G logo(NEWARK, N.J. – June 23, 2015) Public Service Electric and Gas Co. is closely monitoring the rain and possibly severe thunderstorms expected later this afternoon and evening. The wind gusts, heavy rain and lightning associated with summer storms can be dangerous and cause power outages. PSE&G, New Jersey’s largest electric and gas utility, offers the following tips on how to prepare for, and be safe during, a storm.

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Hazardous Waste Collection

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Hazardous Waste Collection for items such as paints, insecticides, oil filters, pesticides, etc. will take place on Sunday, June 28th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bergen Community College, located at 400 Paramus Road in Paramus.  For more information, please visit DPW (Public Works) department page above.

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