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UPDATE: Hickory Avenue Paving Project

The paving project on Hickory Avenue will begin tomorrow, Saturday, the 12th at 6am with milling. On Monday morning the paving will begin from Washington Avenue moving towards Tenafly.
 
Hickory Avenue residents, if you require to leave your home after 8am, please make arrangements to park your vehicle on a side street away from Hickory as no driving on the roadway will be permitted.
 
For parents, dropping children off at Jefferson School:
Morning Drop off:
• Please allow yourself extra time to navigate the traffic due to the road work.
• Access to Hickory Avenue will be extremely limited in the morning.
ALL CAR DROP OFFS ARE TO BE ON EAST JOHNSON AVE, AND NOT IN FRONT OF THE SCHOOL. School Staff will be outside until the last car is unloaded on E. Johnson Ave.
• Walking students (from the other side of the street from the school) - PLEASE CROSS AT 3rd AVENUE, IN FRONT OF THE SCHOOL WITH THE ASSIGNED CROSSING GUARD FOR EVERYONE'S SAFETY.
During school hours, the paving will be completed and be past the school prior to dismissal. However..
 
Dismissal:
• Hickory Avenue will still be closed to car traffic, unless notified otherwise.
• Please park away from Hickory Avenue and walk to the school to pick your child up at their normal pick up location. School Staff will be with your child until you arrive.
Cross at the crosswalk with the crossing guard @ 3rd Avenue to ensure safety.

Thank you for your patience and your assistance during this project.

Thursday (11/10/22)- Daily Leaf Collection Update

Today, (11/10/22), the DPW leaf crews collected at the following:

West side of Borough, from Haring St to Arlington St. between W. Clinton Ave and W. Main St.

East side of the Borough, from Pleasant Ave, Highland and the Marcotte Lane Area. 

Monday (11/14/22), the DPW leaf collection crews will continue in the following areas:

West Side of the Borough, from S. Franklin Ave to Prospect Ave going North. 

East side of the Borough, from east of Washington Ave and south of E. Clinton Ave. 

 

Please remove cars from the streets that the DPW leaf crews are working on so that they can clear the leaf piles. 

 

** Due to the inclement pending weather paving on Hickory has been cancelled for Friday 11/11/22. Roadwork will continue Saturday 11/12/22 as scheduled.

Wednesday (11/9/22) - Daily Leaf Collection Update

Today, (11/9/22), the DPW leaf collected at the following:

West side of Borough, from Morgan Street to W. Clinton Ave

East side of Borough, from Porter Ave to Pleasant Ave (from Orchard to Tenafly border) 

Tomorrow (11/9/22), the DPW leaf collection crews will continue in the following areas: 

West side of Borough, working between W. Clinton Ave and W. Main St.

Southeast side of Borough, finishing Pleasant Ave, Highland, and the Marcotte Ln area

 

*Please remove cars from the streets the DPW leaf crews are working on so that they can clear the leaf piles. 

**Hickory Ave will be paved between 11/11/22 and 11/14/22, please avoid putting leaves in the street on Hickory during that time. 

Tuesday (11/8/22)- Daily Leaf Collection Update

Today (11/8/22), the DPW leaf collection crews collected at the following:

South side of Borough (between S. Prospect and Woodbine) from Schoolcraft to Lake Street

Northeast side between Grove St and Clinton Ave.

Tomorrow (11/9/22), the DPW leaf collection crews will continue in the following areas:

West side of the Borough working in the Anderson Ave area.

East side of the Borough starting, at Porter Ave, working towards Washington Ave. 

*The leaves have fallen heavy and fast, we are working on getting them cleaned up **

Please remove cars from the streets the DPW are working on so they can clear the leaf piles.  

Monday (11/7/22)- Daily Leaf Collection Update

Today (11/7/22), the DPW leaf collection crews collected at the following:

West side of Borough, South of New Bridge Road, from Sussex Road to Windsor Road, including Manning Road, part of Wildrose and Greenwich. 

Northeast side of Borough, includes the South side of E. Main St to Madison Ave, as well as areas around Haven, Lincoln and Lunn. 

 

Tomorrow (11/8/22), the DPW leaf collection crews will continue New Bridge North, as well as Grove St. South, in the Clinton Park Drive Area. 

 

*Main roads are vac hauled and are done on a rotating cycle. 

Election Notice: VBM, Polling Locations, and Sample Ballot

VOTE ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH - GENERAL ELECTION

VOTE BY MAIL:

Friendly reminder, completed Vote by Mail ballots can be deposited into the Secure Ballot Drop Box behind Borough Hall (by construction site), no later than 8:00 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, November 8th.  Ballots can also be returned by regular mail (must be postmarked).

POLLING LOCATIONS:

Polling locations will be open from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 8, 2022 for in-person voting.  Please see your Sample Ballot for your correct polling place.  You may also look up your polling place at the following link: 

https://voter.svrs.nj.gov/polling-place-search

 

District
  Location/Address
1
Borough Hall, Council Chambers, 198 North Washington Ave
2
Jefferson School - Hickory Ave & Martin St  - GYM
3
St. John's Conlon Hall - North William St
4
Jefferson School - Hickory Ave & Martin St  - GYM
5
Roy W. Brown Middle School - W.Clinton Ave & S.Washington Ave
6
St. John's Conlon Hall - North William St
7
Brookside Gardens Senior Building - Murray Hill Terrace & Sylvan Ave
8
Roy W. Brown Middle School - W.Clinton Ave & S.Washington Ave
9
Brookside Gardens Senior Building - Murray Hill Terrace & Sylvan Ave
10
Lincoln School - Highview Terrace & Schoolcraft Rd
11
Lincoln School - Highview Terrace & Schoolcraft Rd
12
Bergenfield High School - Gym 3 Door 8
13
Lincoln School - Highview Terrace & Schoolcraft Rd
14
Bergenfield High School - Gym 3 Door 8
15
Bergenfield High School - Gym 3 Door 8
16
Franklin School - West Church St & North Prospect Ave
17
Franklin School - West Church St & North Prospect Ave
 

BERGENFIELD SAMPLE BALLOT - Please see the following link for a sample ballot:

https://www.bergencountyclerk.org/_Content/pdf/voting/sample-ballots/2022/Bergenfield.pdf

 
 

DPW Garbage & Recycling Holiday Pickup Schedule: Veterans Day 11/11/22

Please review your 2022 Garbage & Recycling pick up schedule calendar for changes in the pickup schedule during the week of 11/7/22 to 11/11/22. The Borough Hall Offices and the DPW will be closed on Friday 11/11/22 in observance of Veterans Day. Changes in the pickup schedule are highlighted in yellow on the garbage & recycling pickup schedule calendar.

To view your quadrant's 2022 Garbage & Recycling pickup schedule calendar, please click your quadrant's calendar link below:

 

Quadrant 1 (Northeast)

Quadrant 2 (Northwest)

Quadrant 3 (Southeast)

Quadrant 4 (Southwest)

Thursday (11/3/22)- Daily Leaf Collection Update

 The DPW leaf collection crews will be collecting leaf piles from Spring Ave going South, as well as Hickory Ave going South. 

 

Reminder: Parking close or on top of leaf piles may affect the pickup. We are unable to come back right away if a pile is missed, due to vehicles or obstructions. Please be mindful of your own vehicles and where you are parking. 

 

 

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