Sunday, December 23, 2012
A weak storm front expected to bring up to two inches of snow starting Monday night.
Cross your fingers. As of Sunday, weather projections indicate a storm front entering the region that could give us—gasp—a white Christmas. According to the National Weather Service, there is a 20 percent chance of snow on Tuesday, with a temperature ultimately reaching 38 degrees. Stephen Pellettiere, with Ion Weather based at the Morristown Municipal Airport, said current projections appear to have the small storm begin producing at about 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve, tapering off at the latest 6 a.m. Tuesday morning. "A little storm is passing to our south," he said. "There's a tenth of an inch of moisture, which translates to about an inch of snow." Some areas, including southern Morris County, could see as much as two inches of the white …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
What's the latest you can send a package this year to ensure pre-Christmas delivery? We run down the options around Hasbrouck Heights.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
If you're the type to put off holiday shopping until the last minute, not to worry—there are plenty of speedy ways to ship your items nationwide and ensure that they'll arrive before Dec. 25. Below is a rundown of USPS, UPS, and FedEx deadlines for pre-Christmas arrival. Cost, of course, goes up with the speed of the service. The absolute latest option nearby? Express mailing your package from the Hasbrouck Heights post office by 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 22. U.S. POSTAL SERVICE Method Last day to ship First Class Mail Thursday, Dec. 20 Priority Mail Friday, Dec. 21 Express Mail Saturday, Dec. 22 FEDEX Method Last day to ship FedEx Express Saver Wednesday, Dec. 19 FedEx 2Day Thursday, Dec. 20 FedEx Standard Overnight, FedEx Priority …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Cutting your own Christmas Tree can provide a lifetime of family memories.
There are two types of Christmas tree people: those who prefer to buy at garden centers and local stands, and those who like the adventure of cutting their own. If you are a "cut-your-own" type of person, or think you might be if given a saw and permission, here are the tried and true places in New Jersey where you can release your inner-yuletide lumberjack. Rest assured. Almost all cut-your-own Christmas tree farms will cut them for you. Advice: bring gardening gloves to wear because the needles will pinch, and remember that most farms accept cash only. Dixiedale Farms: Family owned and operated since 1911, Dixiedale farms is a short ride from Bergen County. Dixiedale never disappoints. The town of Chester is also a great place to …
Friday, November 23, 2012
Hasbrouck Heights annual holiday parade and tree lighting ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23.
The Hasbrouck Heights community will kick-off the holiday season with its annual parade and tree lightning ceremony Friday night, a longstanding tradition in the borough. The holiday parade will once again be sponsored by the Hasbrouck Heights Chamber of Commerce. Local organizations, the Hasbrouck Heights High School Marching band and, of course, Santa Claus in his sleigh will parade up the Boulevard towards the traffic circle at Passaic Avenue where the tree lighting ceremony, sponsored by the Mayor's Celebrations Committee, will take place. The community is invited to join in the singing of carols which will proceed the lighting of the tree. Refreshments will be offered at the TD Bank which is located right at the circle and the …