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News from East Rutherford

Collection schedule changes - 5/25 & 5/27

garbage pailNo collection on Monday, 5/25/15 (Memorial Day). No heavy trash on Wednesday, 5/27.

Memorial Day Services - Monday, May 25

American flagMemorial Day Services: Monday, May 25, 11:00 a.m. at Sesselman Park.

Notice of Lien Sale of Property - Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Municipal BuildingNotice of Lien Sale of Property for Non-Payment of Taxes, Assessments & Other Municipal Charges - Tuesday, June 16, 2015, 10:00 a.m.

Tax sale on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at Municipal Building, One Everett Place, East Rutherford, NJ.

Summer Concert Series 2015

Sesselman ParkHere are the Summer Concert Series dates for 2015. All concerts start at 7:30 p.m. at Sesselman Park, at Carlton Avenue & River Street. Please bring your own chairs.

  • Monday July 20: Tusk (Fleetwood Mac tribute)
  • Monday July 27: Simply Diamond (Neil Diamond tribute)
  • Monday August 3: The Duprees - * "National Night Out" program begins 5:30-7:00 p.m.

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Free Seedling Trees - Saturday, April 25, 2015

Celebrate Arbor Day and get your FREE TREE seedling at the Rutherford Community Garden, 280 Erie Avenue, Rutherford, on Saturday, 4/25 from 9 am to 1 pm! Take part in New Jersey's Tree Recovery Campaign to help replace trees lost in the hurricanes, superstorms and snowstorms of the last few years.

There are a variety of 1-2 feet tall seedlings available on a first-come, first-served basis, including Redbuds, Dogwoods, various Oak varieties, Ironwood/Hophornbeams, Basswood/Lindens and the evergreens Norway Spruce and Douglas Firs, among others. Help keep East Rutherford green and beautiful!

Planting instructions are provided, but remember to research your species and consider the size of the tree when fully grown so that you plant in the right place, being mindful of overhead and underground utility lines and proximity to structures. Call 811 before digging!

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Notice of road closure for utility work - Friday, March 20, 2015

road closed signAtkins Terrace will be closed from Paterson Avenue to White Terrace until 5:00PM for utility work. Plan alternate route.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny on Saturday, March 28, 2015

Easter Bunny clip artBreakfast with the Easter Bunny will take place on Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the East Rutherford Community Center.

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Snow emergency ordinance

snowstormWe would like to advise residents of a recently-passed ordinance instituting restricted parking on certain roadways during snow fall. Signs will be posted on the affected streets as soon as possible.

NEW ORDINANCE NO. 2014-22 - SNOW EMERGENCY

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND SUPPLEMENT CHAPTER 285 OF THE CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF EAST RUTHERFORD ENTITLED “VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC” SO AS TO MODIFY THE PARKING REGULATIONS ON CERTAIN STREETS DURING A SNOW EMERGENCY.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE BOROUGH OF EAST RUTHERFORD:

1Subsection A. of Section 285-51 of the Code of the Borough of East Rutherford is amended and supplemented to read as follows:

A.Whenever snow has fallen and the accumulation is such that it covers the street or highway, a snow emergency shall exist, and no vehicle shall be parked on the following streets or highways or portions thereof:

Name of Street and Location:

  • Paterson Avenue: Both sides – entire length
  • Carlton Avenue: Both sides – entire length
  • Park Avenue: Both sides – entire length
  • Hackensack Street: Both sides – entire length
  • Hoboken Road: Both sides – entire length
  • Elm Street: East side only – entire length
  • Grant Street: East side only – entire length
  • Locust Lane: East side only – entire length
  • Wall Street: West side only – entire length

 

Dedication of Anthony Gallo Park

Anthony Gallo ParkOn Saturday, October 18, 2014, the Grove Street Park will be renamed and dedicated to Seaman First Class Anthony Gallo.

Anthony was awarded numerous metals for his service including: Military Order of the Purple Heart; WWII Victory Medal; American Campaign Medal; Good Conduct Medal; Asian Pacific Campaign Medal with Battle Stars; and the Philippine Liberation Medal. Anthony was later recognized by the State of New Jersey and awarded the New Jersey Distinguished Service Medal and the Bergen County Medal of Honor.

All are invited and encouraged to attend. Grove Street will be closed from Mozart to Clinton from approximately 12:30-2:30pm.

Grove Street between Mozart Street & Clinton Place

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