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The Borough of Haddon Heights
November E-Report
Upcoming Council Meetings
Please Note Date Changes!
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Tuesday November 1st
MONDAY November 14th

Tuesday December 6th
Tuesday December 20th
 

Council Meetings start at 7pm in the Borough Hall Auditorium at 625 Station Ave.
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Shade Tree Commission
 
Fall Tree Planting and the GREEN MENACE
It’s fall planting season once again. The Shade Tree Commission will be planting trees in several of the empty spaces in the curb strips throughout the borough. If you would like to request a tree to fill an empty spot in front of your home, please call the Department of Public Works at 546.2580 or Shade Tree commission at 856.952.2185.

No matter how many trees are planted each year, there are always more locations in need of greening. Residents are free to plant their own tree along the curb strip, providing they contact Public Works or the Shade Tree Commission prior to planting. The proposed planting site will be reviewed and a list of recommended trees will be provided, based upon the size of the planting area, tree species in the surrounding area and location of overhead and underground utilities. ONE CALL must be notified prior to any digging.

Caution!!! Because of growing concerns about the spread of the emerald ash borer, NO ASH TREES are permitted along the curb strip and we recommend that residents discontinue planting ash on their own properties as well. Emerald ash borer (EAB), Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire, is an exotic metallic green beetle that was discovered in southeastern Michigan near Detroit in the summer of 2002. The larvae (the immature stage) feed on the inner bark of ash trees, disrupting the tree's ability to transport water and nutrients. The adults leave a “D” shaped exit hole in the infested trees. Emerald ash borer probably arrived in the United States on solid wood packing material carried in cargo ships or airplanes originating in its native Asia. The beetle was first discovered in Somerset County, New Jersey in the spring of 2014 and as far south as Morristown, Burlington County in May of this year. The beetle has killed hundreds of millions of trees in North America since 2002, and will be in Haddon Heights too. Infected trees die within 2-3 years of initial infestation. As we are anticipating the colder weather, it is important to note that EAB can be transported in firewood. If you think you see signs of the beetle, contact the Department of Agriculture at 609-406-6939.

Homeowners are cautioned to use only licensed tree professionals when dealing with protection or removal of ash trees on their property.
From The Town
Tax Office:
Fourth Quarter Taxes
Your Fourth Quarter Taxes are now due! Please note you have until Tuesday November 10th at 5:00pm to pay your taxes with no penities. If you have any questions, you can contact the the tax office Mon-Fri 9am - 5pm 856-547-7164 ex.32 or email at EFitzgerald@haddonhts.com

If you are looking for the current balance you can also check online at haddonhts.com.
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Dept. Public Works:
Fall Leaf Pick Up
Leaf collection was begun on October 10th and will continue to run until December 16th.   
 
Please adhere to the following guidelines:
  • Lawn Service Contractors MUST remove leaves from your property.
  • Rake your leaves to the CURB. Please DO NOT place leaves in the street. Leaf piles in the street cause flooding and drainage problems during rainstorms.
  • DO NOT place leaves closer than 10 feet from any storm sewer inlet.  
  • DO NOT mix leaves and brush. Your can(s) will NOT be collected if it is mixed. When the trucks are taken to be dumped the dump can and will refuse our trucks if there is anything mixed in that is not allowed to be. We thank you in advance for your cooperation.  
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Police Department:
Crossing Guards
Needed
The Haddon Heights Police Department is in need of Crossing Guards. If you’re in good health, enjoy being out doors and spending time helping children you may be qualified.Crossing Guards typically start part time and move to a permanent position when a post becomes available. The hourly pay is $11.89. All interested applicants should apply at the: Haddon Heights Police Department, 625 Station Avenue Haddon Heights, NJ 08035. If you have any questions, please call 856-547-0614 ext. 10. 
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Fire Department:
Check your Batteries! 
Most fatal fires occur at night. Every home needs working smoke alarms to provide an early warning. Install smoke alarms in all sleeping rooms, hallways that lead to sleeping areas, basements and each additional level of your home. A good time to remember to check your smoke alarm and change the batteries is when you change your clocks twice a year as daylight savings time begins and ends.

Prepare and practice an escape plan! Crawl low under smoke. Plan where to meet outside. Once you’re out, Stay out! Remember, almost every day a smoke alarm saves somebody’s life. 

Haddon Heights Programs 
Early Winter Programs
Register Now and Save you Spot today!
Haddon Heights Programs is offering many wonderful classes to enrich your life and stay fit this season! Most of our Winter 2016 classes begin the week of November 14th. 

Adult classes include: Game Lessons, Piyo, Low Impact Circuit Training, Yoga, and many more; Children’s classes include: Toddler Playtime, Acting for Beginners, and Snapology. As always, our Bridge, Pinochle, and MahJongg Clubs are great activities for Seniors. While we are not running a NY bus trip this year, we are in the works to geting one planned for next year. 

Please visit our website at www.haddonhts.com/programs for more information about all of the classes we are currently running. You can also find a PDF of our Winter 2016 brochure which was mailed directly to your home at the end of August. Or if you would prefer to pick one up we have copies available at the Borough Hall, Community Center and the Cabin. 

For more information about any of our classes or to suggest an idea for a future class please contact our Acting Program Coordinator, Julie Yuhaze, at 856-546-2585 or email at 
programcoordinator@haddonhts.com

Senior Activities

Senior Community Table

A Community Table is a long table where people come for lunch, sit together, order from the regular menu, pay their own bill and socialize with new and old friends. The Senior Citizens group will meet for lunch at the Community Table anytime between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at the following Haddon Heights restaurants. Please join us! No reservation needed. Call Rose Fitzgerald for more information 856-547-3950

Nov 1st @ Kunkel’s
Nov 8th @ Village Cheese Shop
Nov 15th @ Station House
Nov 22nd @ Anthony’s  
Nov 29th @ Classic Asia

         (across from Library)  

 
Dec 6th @ Kunkle's
Dec 13th @ Village Cheese Shop
Dec 20th @ Station House
Dec 27th @ Anthony's

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The Following Senior Clubs
are FREE and have NO FEE. 

 

Bridge Club
All Seniors are welcome to join the already thriving Bridge Club. Enjoy good company and a fun game!
Meets: Every 2nd & 4th Tuesday
Time: 12:30 – 3:00 pm
Location: Senior Room @ Com Ctr
 
Game Club*
You name it, we play it!  Join us for a good time playing games and socializing. Feel free to invite a friend!
Meets: Every 3rd Tuesday
Time: 10 am - 12 pm
Location: Senior Room @ Com Ctr
*Please call first: (856)546-2585
 
Pinochle Club

Meets: Every 3rd Thursday
Time: 10 am - 12 pm
Location: Senior Room @ Com Ctr
 
MahJongg Club
A game of Chinese origin, played by four people, in which tiles bearing various designs are drawn & discarded until one player has an entire hand of winning combinations. All experienced players are welcome! 
Meets: Every Friday
Time: 12:30 - 2:30pm
Location: Senior Room @ Com Ctr
Upcoming Events

Election Day
Voting Locations

Tuesday November 8th    

We would like to encourage all of our registered voters to come out on Tuesday November 8th and vote! If you are unsure of your voting location in your district please CLICK HERE.
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Holiday Parade
Parade & Santa Meet and Greet 
SANTA!!! I KNOW HIM!!!!
If you are as excited as we are to greet Santa, come to Haddon Heights on Friday Nov. 25th at 6:00pm on Station Ave. The parade will begin at 10th and Station Avenues, go up Station Avenue to the White Horse Pike, where Santa will hop off the Haddon Heights Fire truck, walk down the 500 block of Station Avenue to the Library on the 600 block, to light up the star.

After lighting the star on the Library, Santa will be visiting the Borough Hall. So kids, come and tell Santa your Christmas wishes and receive a complimentary photo with him. Light refreshments will be served.

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Small Business Saturday!

This Holiday Season, Shop Haddon Heights First! Invite friends and family to spend some time shopping and lunching in our small town. We have many wonderful shops and restaurants along Station Avenue, the Black Horse Pike and also on Kings Highway. So we encourage everyone to come out and support their town and neighbors and keep our towns businesses thriving. We are participating in the National Small Business Saturday on November 26th. This is the Saturday after Thanksgiving and your opportunity to take advantage of the special sales and local promotions being offered throughout Haddon Heights. Remember that the money you spend in Haddon Heights, keeps our local businesses in Haddon Heights.
 
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HHHS Open House

SAVE THE DATE! 
Thursday, Nov. 3rd

Join us for our first Open House on Thursday, November 3rd. The event begins at 7 pm in the Haddon Heights High School auditorium and will highlight the attributes that designate Haddon Heights High School as a High Performing School District and is open to all ages. Academic programs, course offerings, athletics and student activities, performing arts and facilities are just some of the topics that will be discussed. We will provide an informative and entertaining slide show of some of the activities that occur during the school year along with a few testimonials by successful Haddon Heights Alumni. In addition, current students, alumni and parents will be speaking on their experiences at “Garnet Country”. The night will be capped off with a tour of the building along with some light refreshments in the cafeteria.

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Haddon Heights Soccer Club 

SAVE THE DATE! 

Join us for the HHSC Soccer   Social. Come enjoy an evening with your neighbors and friends! Included will be Dinner, Beer & Wine, Dancing, Basket Raffles and more... Must be 21 years of age to attend.  Tickets will NOT be available at the door.

Date:  Friday, November 18, 2016
Time:  7:00 - 11:00
Location:  The Haddon Heights Community Center, 321 Seventh Avenue (across from the Cabin)
CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS 

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Rotary Club 
Scholarship Dinner
Saturday Nov 12th 
Save the Date for your Haddon Heights Rotary Club's Annual Gala on Saturday November 12th. This year it will be held at a new venue, The Kove, Audubon, NJ. Join us for fun, food and drinks, while we give a salute to and celebrate Veterans, Active Service Members, Fire Responders and all those who protect, help, and keep us safe while building scholarship funds for our local youth. 

Library Corner

Second Annual Halloween House Decorating Contest

Thank you to everyone who made the 2nd Annual Halloween House Decorating Contest a success. This year the library had 13 contestants included in the fun and they all did a great job decorating their yards! Thank you also to everyone who voted!

Here are the Results: The winner of the Judges Favorite Catagory AND the Most Creative Catagory goes to the family at 221 8th Avenue. The winner of the Scariest Catagory was won by the family at 412 1st Avenue. Congratulations to both families! 

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"All Through the House" Holiday House Tour
The 33rd Annual “All Through the House” Holiday House Tour will be held on Friday, December 2nd from 12:00 – 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 before the tour and $20 the day of the tour.The tour was started to raise the level of service and materials that the library provided to residents, and while this is still the main goal of the tour, it has also grown into one of the most anticipated events of the year in Haddon Heights. 

Please consider volunteering for next year's house tour to have your home included is great town tradition, as the families included have done this year. We truly do not want our town tradition to disappear, and we feel confident that you our residents feel the same! 
Questions? Comments? Need more information? Call the Library at 856-547-7132. 
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