Since 1984, people in communities across the United States have bonded together, the first Tuesday in the month of August, for a National Night Out, a night dedicated to people in communities joining with local law enforcement and refusing to buckle down to crime. There are many ways of celebrating it, and New Milford has made it a general town day.
Published: Aug 07, 2014 - 03:36 PM
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In 2009, in Bergenfield, we had the 8th Annual Filipino Heritage Festival. Even though it did very well (not surprising, considering the rather large Filipino population of Bergenfield), it did not occur again. But the Filipino American Festival, Inc. with the cooperation of the Borough of Bergenfield, got together and brought the new festival back to Bergenfield on Sunday, July 13, 2014.
Published: Jul 15, 2014 - 03:36 PM
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1860's style baseball came to New Bridge Landing on Saturday, July 5th, 2014, with the Flemington Neshanocks returning, this time playing a double header against the Brooklyn Eckfords. And this year, the weather was perfect, sunny, seasonably warm (as opposed to last year's heat wave), with a good crowd showing up at the Bergen County Historical Society's stomping grounds.
Published: Jul 07, 2014 - 02:04 PM
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On Saturday, June 14th, the day before Father's Day, fathers and children came down to Hardcastle Pond in New Milford to say "no" to drugs and "yes" to a morning of fishing fun. While the Drug & Alcohol Municipal Alliance Committee came through with a great event, as usual, this year the attendance was down to 48 children this year. This was largely due to the people who started the New Milford Run not being able to find another day in the entire year when they could hold their event, forcing families to have to choose to chose between two of the few family friendly events that New Milford has every year. However, those who chose to attend this event certainly made a good choice, as we shall see.
Published: Jun 16, 2014 - 12:17 PM
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For the last 6 years, the Hackensack Riverkeeper and United Water have been teaming up, once a year, to open the Oradell Reservoir to kayaking, canoes, nature walks, and fun in general. This year, on Saturday, June 7, 2014, we had the best weather and the biggest Mayor's Cup race ever, with 12 towns being represented.
Published: Jun 09, 2014 - 10:09 PM
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This year, Memorial Day was celebrated on May 26th, and, in spite of the numerous instances of inclement weather, the weather held up today, neither too hot nor too cold, with a nice sun out to light the proceedings.
Published: May 27, 2014 - 03:10 PM
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After 50 years of raising money for charity and having fun doing it, the New Milford-Teaneck Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks' 2014 carnival almost didn't happen, when they lost their provider. But McDaniel Brothers Shows of Lodi came through. We can only hope the weather holds out, too (maybe the thunderstorms can be marketed as a fireworks display?).
Published: May 08, 2014 - 08:36 AM
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