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Bergenfield Fire Department Hosting ‘Santa Run’ Through Borough on Saturday, December 12

Bergenfield Fire Department Engine Company #2 will be hosting a “Santa Run” this Saturday, December 12. Beginning at 1:00 p.m., the truck will make its way through the Borough with Santa on top of the truck waving to children and their families. With social distancing regulations in place, Santa will not be making any direct contact with residents this year, but will make short, public stops along the way.  

The schedule and route for event are as follows: 

  • Rear of Tommy Fox's - 1:00pm
  • Front of BHS - 1:30 p.m.
  • Memorial Park - 2:00 p.m.
  • Howard Drive & Georgian Court - 2:30 p.m.
  • Jefferson School - 3:15 p.m.
  • Staples - 3:45 p.m.

Each stop will be approximately 15 minutes. 

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Bergenfield Volunteer Fire Department and Ambulance Corp. Hosting Holiday Lights Parade on Sunday, December 20

The Bergenfield Volunteer Fire Department and Ambulance Corp. will be hosting a Holiday Lights Parade on Sunday, December 20. During this time, vehicles will be driving throughout the Borough decorated for the holidays with lights, sirens and other festive decor. The parade will include an appearance by Santa. 

The parade begins at 6:00 p.m. from the Prospect Fire House at corner of Prospect Avenue and West Clinton Avenue and continues as follows: 

  • Left onto New Bridge Road
  • Left onto Woodbine Street/Front Street 
  • Right over tracks to E. Main Street 
  • Left onto N. First 
  • Left on Hickory Avenue
  • Left on Washington Avenue
  • Right on E. Church over tracks 
  • Left on Prospect and ending at Prospect Fire House

A link outlining the route can be found here. Not only is this a good way to celebrate the holidays in a safe and socially distant environment, it also gives the community the opportunity to thank our frontline heroes as they drive around Bergenfield. 

Holiday Lights 2020 Flyer Public

Bergenfield to host Virtual Tree Lighting with holiday music from Cooper's Pond on Sunday, December 6 at 5:00PM

Keeping in accordance with the social distancing regulations in place, the Borough of Bergenfield will host its annual holiday celebration virtually this year. The event will be streamed live on Facebook and linked to the Borough's website this Sunday, December 6, at 5:00 p.m. and will include a tree lighting from Cooper’s Pond and holiday music.

Though celebrations look different this year, Bergenfield has actively worked to continue brightening the spirits and bringing holiday cheer to our community," said Mayor Arvin Amatorio. "We encourage all residents to join us virtually with their families on Saturday to enjoy an evening of music as we prepare to light our holiday tree in Cooper's Pond."

Please note that with outdoor gatherings limited to 25 people, residents are asked to watch the ceremony from their homes and will not be permitted to gather at the park. The event will begin at 5:00 p.m. and run for roughly 15 to 20 minutes. The live video can be found on the Borough's Facebook.


Bergenfield High School Band Plays Hanukkah Medley:


Bergenfield High School Band Performs "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer":

Board of Health Closed Session Meetings on 12/8 & 12/15 and Regular Meeting on 12/15/20 at 7:00 p.m.

SUNSHINE NOTICE
BERGENFIELD BOARD OF HEALTH

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a Closed Session Meeting of the Bergenfield Board of Health will be held on Tuesday, December 8th, 2020 at 7PM to discuss the "Shared Services Contract for 2021".

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE the regular meeting of the Bergenfield Board of Health will be held on Tuesday, December 15th, 2020 at 7PM.

Due to the current state of emergency and public health emergency declared by Governor Murphy pursuant to Executive Order No. 103, and in an effort to prevent further spread of COVID-19, the meeting is being held via Zoom. Members of the public who join this meeting will be able to give public comments during the open hearing portion of the meeting. Below, please find the link.

https://zoom.us/j/91803534615?pwd=UVA0Wng4aElNQ0F3YlVRai9CM0phZz09

Felicia Williams, CMR
Bergenfield Board of Health


SUNSHINE NOTICE
BERGENFIELD BOARD OF HEALTH

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a Closed Session Meeting of the Bergenfield Board of Health will be held on Tuesday, December 15th, 2020 at 8PM to discuss the “Shared Services Contract for 2021”.

Wednesday (12/2/20) - Daily Leaf Collection Update

Today (12/2/20), the DPW leaf collection crews collected leaf piles on the west side of the Borough - south of New Bridge Road from Sussex Road eastward to Windsor Road, and also on Wildrose Avenue, Greenwich Street, and the north end of Windsor Road. On the east side, the crews collected leaf piles on Brook Street, Smith Avenue, Edward Street, O'Neil Street, and Magnolia Street southward to Sylvan Avenue, as well as between the railroad tracks and Washington Avenue from New Bridge Road northward to Columbia Avenue.

Tomorrow (12/3/20), the DPW leaf collection crews will collect leaf piles on the west side of the Borough from Stillman Avenue southward, as well as on Greenwich Drive circle, Highview Avenue, Fairview Avenue, and Luke Street northwards.

There will be no leaf collection on the east side of the Borough tomorrow (12/3/20), as both crews will be working on the west side tomorrow in the areas listed above (12/3/20).

Please click HERE for information on how and when to put your leaves, grass, and branches out for collection.

How to join Zoning Board meeting on 12/7/20

You are invited to a Zoom webinar.

When: Dec 7, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Topic: Bergenfield Board of Adjustment Regular Meeting

Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82903110009?pwd=QXR6T3pEb0hZMmJDb21mY2RQZ0V0Zz09

Passcode: 900422

Or iPhone one-tap: US: +13017158592,,82903110009#,,,,,,0#,,900422# or +13126266799,,82903110009#,,,,,,0#,,900422#

Or Telephone: Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 929 205 6099 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 2487799 or +1 669 900 6833

Webinar ID: 829 0311 0009

Passcode: 900422

International numbers available: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/khQmSAvbg

Tuesday (12/1/20) - Daily Leaf Collection Update

Today (12/1/20), the DPW leaf collection crews collected leaf piles on the west side of the Borough on the remainder of Thames Boulevard, Dover Court, Westminster Gate, Highgate Terrace up to but excluding Sussex Road, and also on Wilbur Road. On the east side, the crews collected leaf piles on Marcotte Lane, Seminary Street, Seminary Court, Mackay Drive, Brookview Terrace, Beucler Place, the northern part of Murray Hill Terrace, E. Broad Street, and Carnation Street.

Tomorrow (12/2/20), the DPW leaf collection crews will collect leaf piles on the west side of the Borough south of New Bridge Road from Sussex Road eastward. On the east side, the crews will collect leaf piles on Brook Street, Smith Avenue, Magnolia Street and southward, and also between the railroad tracks and Washington Avenue from south to north.

Please click HERE for information on how and when to put your leaves, grass, and branches out for collection.

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