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Carlstadt ranks among the top environmentally friendly towns in NJ

Carlstadt ranks among the top environmentally friendly towns in NJ

David Stoltz, Staff Writer

March 10, 2015


Filed under Community, News

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has just released the recycling tonnage grants figures for 2012, and Carlstadt ranked among the top five towns in the entire state and second in Bergen County for its amount of recycling tonnage. In 2012 alone, the Borough of Carlstadt received...

Art Contest

February 3, 2015


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Children's Lane, a small park on Madison Street in East Rutherford, is in need of new artwork. Enter a sketch of something children would enjoy to see in their park by 2/25/15. Two sketches will be chosen, and the winners will get the opportunity to paint their creation on a piece of fence which will...

Becton’s Twitter feed continues to enhance community outreach

Becton’s Twitter feed continues to enhance community outreach

Devyn Di Meola, Editor

December 22, 2014


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In a society of online posts, Instagram likes, and constant technology updates, the Becton staff has recently expanded its forms of communication to social media, namely Twitter.  Under the management of Media Specialist Ms. Vaccaro, the Becton Twitter accounts serve as news outlets for all aspects...

Local libraries host activities for community members

Local libraries host activities for community members

Miranda Febus, Editor

November 25, 2014


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The William E. Dermody Free Library in Carlstadt has several events coming up: Story time occurs every Thursday morning at 10:30 a.m. for newborns up until four years old. Craft time is weekly as well at 3:30 p.m. Bell ornament crafts is on December 3, holiday tree crafts is on December 10, and...

Eighth Grade Shadow Day highlights key features; changes made to agenda are a success

Renee Kochinski, Feature Editor

November 4, 2014


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Shadow Day, which took place on Oct. 28 and Oct. 30, was a major success despite having completely changed the agenda from previous years. In the past, the eighth graders would follow assigned students to each class as an introduction to the high school setting. The decision to change the style was...

Senior-Senior Prom gets positive reviews

Senior-Senior Prom gets positive reviews

Miranda Febus, Editor

October 9, 2014


Filed under Clubs & Activities, Community, Features

Becton’s Senior-Senior Prom held at the Hilton Homewood Suites was a huge success. Many voluntary members of the graduating class were accompanied by National Honor Society members to volunteer at the dance. Patsy Rose, a local senior citizen noted that this year’s dance was especially fun...

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