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Friday October 18th, 2019 :: 02:00 p.m. EDT

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10-18-2019  WALDWICK COMMUNITY NEWS

LEAF COLLECTION BY DISTRICT starts the week of October 21 - Leaves will be picked up by voting district.  Voting districts are listed on the home page of the Borough’s website - waldwicknj.org.
 
First round of Leaf Collection by DistrictDistrict 4 – October 23; District 6 – October 25; District 3 – October 30; District 5 – November 1; District 1 – November 6 and District 2 – November 13
 

CURBSIDE BAGGED LEAF COLLECTION another option for residents who wish to rake and bag their own leaves.  This service begins October 22.  LEAVES MUST BE IN BIODEGRADABLE PAPER BAGS and placed curbside on Tuesdays by 6:00 am through the end of December.  Leaves in plastic bags will not be picked up.
 
After leaf collection ends, residents must BAG THEIR LEAVES IN BIODEGRADABLE PAPER BAGS and bring to the Recycling Center, 19 Industrial Park during normal business hours (Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 3:00 pm and Saturdays 9:00 am - 1:00 pm) or keep leaves on your property until the Grass-Brush/Branch collection begins in April 2020.
 
BERGEN COUNTY HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTIONSunday, October 20 at Bergen County Community College, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus.  Visit www.bcua.org for full list of accepted materials and details on this event or call the BCUA at (201) 807-5825.
 
WALDWICK EDUCATION FOUNDATION (WEF) TOWNWIDE GARAGE SALE – October 19 & 20, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm - Shoppers looking for bargains click below for the online map for Waldwick's Townwide Garage Sale.  50+ houses participating.  Address List

Click on the red marker to see those homes only participating Saturday & for descriptions of items for sale at each home.  https://www.easymapmaker.com/map/59956239f5ce7fabc7b1718a7db2d37e 

Link is also available at the Waldwick Borough's Website www.waldwicknj.org and the Waldwick Education Foundation's Facebook page. 

AMERICAN LEGION CHILI DINNER – the American Legion Auxiliary will host a Chili Dinner on Sunday, October 20, 3:00 – 6:00 pm.  Many different types of chili, sides, and desserts will be available.  Cost is $15 adult, $5.00 Children (12 & under).
 
REMINDER – CARDBOARD RECYCLING ONLY on Wednesday, October 23.  MUST BE CURBSIDE BY 6:00 am

**NEW RULES FOR BULK PICK UP:  Borough ordinance permits a maximum of 2 bulk items per pickup to be placed curbside.  Bulk items are limited to household furniture including couches, dressers, mattresses, etc.
 
**NEW RULES FOR GARBAGE COLLECTION: Borough Ordinance permits a maximum of four (4) 50 gallon/50 lbs. containers, or bundles not exceeding 4 ft. and 50 lbs. total.  The ordinance also requires that containers/bundles MUST be curbside by 6:00 am on the day of your pickup and that the garbage containers be removed from the curb by the end of the day.   PIZZA boxes and STYROFOAM are considered garbage.
 
NWBRHC FLU CLINIC SCHEDULE - Northwest Bergen Regional Health Commission will host the following flu clinics. Please note, we have received and will be administering both the regular and high-dose (ages 65+ only) vaccines:
  • Saturday, October 19th, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, Wyckoff YMCA, 691 Wyckoff Ave, Wyckoff 
  • Monday, October 21th, 10:00 am – 11:30 am, Riley Senior Center, 100 Madison Avenue, Westwood
  •  Wednesday, October 23rd, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Waldwick Health Center, 22 Whites Lane, Waldwick (behind Ambulance Corps) 
  • Wednesday, October 23rd, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm, Tamaron Association, 8 Tamaron Drive, Waldwick
  •  Thursday, October 24th, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Wyckoff YMCA, 691 Wyckoff Ave, Wyckoff 
  • Wednesday, October 30th, 10:00 am – 11:30 am, The Kentshire, 187 Patterson Avenue, Midland Park
In addition, flu vaccines are administered the second and fourth Wednesday of each month during the Waldwick Adult Health Services Clinic, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 22 Whites Lane, Waldwick, throughout the entire flu season.
 
Residents from ANY town may attend our clinics.
 
The only insurance accepted is Medicare Part B. For all insurances other than Medicare Part B, including Medicare Advantage plans such as HMOs, PPOs, etc., the cost is $25 (regular vaccine) or $35 (high-dose vaccine). Cash or check only. Please note, if you are enrolled in a non-Medicare Part B plan (HMO, PPO, etc.) you may wish to receive your vaccine from your primary care physician, where there may be no charge.
 
Medicare Part B participants must bring their Medicare Part B card in order to bill Medicare. Children 3-17 can be vaccinated only if a parent or guardian is present. Some children aged 3-8 may need to receive a second dose. The vaccine for children is preservative-free.
 
If you have additional questions, please contact Northwest Bergen Regional Health Commission at info@nwbrhc.net or 201-445-7217, ext. 0.
 
RAGAMUFFIN PARADE & TRUNK OR TREAT – The Waldwick Community Alliance and the Borough of Waldwick are proud to sponsor the 2019 Ragamuffin Parade and Trunk or Treat event.  This year both events will be held on Saturday, October 26 (rain date October 27).  The Ragamuffin Parade will start at 10:00 am in front of the Police Officer Christopher Goodell Public Safety Building on East Prospect Street and end at the train station on Hewson Avenue.  The Trunk or Treat will take place following the parade at the Train Station Parking lot.  Decorate the trunk of your car/van/truck with Halloween themed items and bring candy.  This is a fun event for the entire family.  Come out and enjoy free refreshments, pumpkin painting and trick or treating.  The Waldwick Museum of Local History, located in the restored Waldwick Railroad Station, will be open for visitation during the Ragamuffin Parade from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Come in and look at our railroad memorabilia on display as well as our current exhibit honoring Waldwick’s first 100 years.   See FLYER for details.
 
HALLOWEEN COSTUME DRIVE sponsored by WHS Outreach Club - Accepting Donations until 3:00 pm on Monday, October 21, Boxes will be outside of the Main Office and at the Homecoming Game.  Collecting to benefit the Jersey Cares Halloween Drive - New or gently used costumes (ages 0-14), Halloween masks, Costume accessories, Unused Halloween face make-up, Candy pails or treat bags.  See FLYER for details.
 
WALDWICK ADULT SERVICES CLINIC - Hosted by our Public Health Nurse, clinics are held the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Waldwick Health Center, 22 Whites Lane (behind Waldwick Ambulance Corps) Waldwick.  Free blood pressure screenings, health and nutrition information and more are available. No appointment necessary. Questions? Please contact NWBRHC (201) 445-7217, x201 or info@nwbrhc.net.  If you have additional questions, please call Northwest Bergen Regional Health Commission at 201-445-7217, ext. 0.
 
CONTACT INFORMATION FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS - DPW can be reached by calling (201) 652-5987.  Recycling Center is located at 19 Industrial Park and is open Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 3:00 pm and Saturdays 9:00 am - 1:00 pm.
 
FREE RABIES CLINIC will be held on Thursday, November 21 from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm at the DPW Garage, 19 Industrial Park.
 
LAST DAY TO APPLY FOR A MAIL-IN BALLOT BY MAIL is October 29.  MAIL-IN BALLOT application.
 
LAST DAY TO APPLY FOR MAIL-IN BALLOT IN PERSON at the Bergen County Clerk’s office is by 3:00 pm November 4.  The Bergen County Clerk’s office is located at One Bergen County Plaza, Hackensack.
 
GENERAL ELECTION DAY is Tuesday, November 5.  Polls open 6:00 am – 8:00 pm.  SAMPLE BALLOT
 
COMEDY NIGHT - Hosted by the Waldwick Chamber of Commerce on November 15 @ 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm at St. Luke's Gym in Ho-Ho-Kus.  Laughter is the best medicine...come out for a "Feel Good" event while supporting a worthy cause!  Portions of the proceeds will be donated to the Center for Hope & Safety.  Tickets:  $300 Table or $35 individual tickets.  Music & Dancing - Prizes - BYOE - Bring Your Own Everything!  Featuring Comedy from Ginger Ninja Productions - Brett Druck, Mike Gaffney & Natty Bumpercar.

Tickets Can Be Purchased On-Line at EventBrite:  Comedy Night - Hosted by the Waldwick Chamber of Commerce. Any questions email Mary Beth Nappi at  info@waldwickchamber.com 

Link Below:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/comedy-night-hosted-by-waldwick-chamber-of-commerce-tickets-69674409033?aff=ebdssbdestsearch 

1st ANNUAL HALLOWEEN HAUNTED WALKING TOUR OF WALDWICK - Join us for a walking Ghost Tour of one of Bergen County’s most haunted towns.  Teresa St. Frances, Spiritual Messenger, author and pet whisperer will guide you through the haunted streets, homes and businesses of Waldwick.  You will discover many secrets on this 90 minute walk.  Tickets are $30.00/each and available at www.TeresaStFrances.com.  Tours start at Waldwick Museum of Local History, 7 Hewson Ave.  Each tour is limited to 30 people, 16 years or older.  Each minor must be accompanied by an adult.  Bring a flashlight, bottle of water and a camera to capture ghosts!  
 
Dates & Time Available for the Tours:  Friday, October 25 – 7:00 pm and 9:00 pm; Saturday, October 26 – 7:00 pm, 9:00 pm and 12 midnight or Sunday, October 27 – 7:00 pm.

LIBRARY EVENTS - See what’s going on at the Library http://waldwick.bccls.org/
 
Introduction to Crochet
Mondays 10/21-11/25, 7:00 pm 
Sally Ann returns as our expert in residence to introduce beginning crochet enthusiast to the craft. Class size is strictly limited. Participants should bring size 8 crochet hook and worsted yarn. $20 cash deposit to be refunded upon attendance is necessary to register. Call 201-652-5104.
 
Ghosthunting NJ & NY
Thursday, October 24, 7:30 pm
L’Aura Hladik Hoffman, author and founder/director of the New Jersey Ghost Hunters Society discusses with sight and sound the history of many famous haunts in NJ and NY and the experiences she has had investigating them.  
 
Introduction to Dungeons and Dragons Ages 16+
Saturday, November 2, 1:00-3:00
Have you always been curious about Dungeons and Dragons? Want to know why people are so passionate about it? Join Dungeon Master and President of the Science Fiction Club of Bergen County Phil DeParto who will lead an introductory class covering the basics of the game. Class size strictly limited. Please call 201-652-5104 to register.
 
COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING - Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 7:30 pm in the Administration Building, Council Chambers, 63 Franklin Avenue.
 
Keep your home, car, and valuables safe! #9PMROUTINE

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15 E Prospect St
Waldwick, NJ 07463

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