Thursday, April 21, 2011
A continuation of the video series: Power Plant
We have more appliances than ever before. In a continuation of our series, How Green Is Your House?, Rockland Electric Energy Expert Scott Markwood explains how a houseful of gadgets, gizmos and old refrigerators can really raise your energy costs. When's the last time you opened a can manually? Tell us in the comments.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Part I of 4: The Envelope
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Patch is running a four-part energy series in which we consult aRockland Electric expert to share tips on how to monitor and manage your home's energy usage. In Part One of our series, How Green Is Your House?, Rockland Electric Energy Expert Scott Markwood explains how to control energy costs by controlling the "envelope" of your house - keeping warm air in and cold air out.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Congressman Rothman, a Fair Lawn resident, spoke at Yavneh Academy in Paramus on Tuesday morning
The students of Yavneh Academy had many questions, especially about Jonathan Pollard and Gilad Shalit, for U.S. Rep. Steve Rothman, who visited the school Tuesday. Pollard and Shalit have both been imprisoned for aiding Israel in some way. Pollard was convicted of spying for Israel, and Shalit was an Israeli soldier captured by Hamas. About 70 students in an advisory class on political action at Yavneh Academy have been studying the two, and grilled Rothman—a Fair Lawn resident—on efforts to free them. Rothman said while Pollard had committed a serious crime, he believed Pollard, sentenced to life in prison in 1987, had suffered enough. "I believe that he has been punished more than those who have committed similar or even greater levels …
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Residents filled the auditorium at NMHS to hear the presentation by the S. Hekemian Group
Here's a recap of Monday night's rally and presentation regarding the United Water property development by the S. Hekemian Group.
Monday, April 11, 2011
Troop Leader Joanne Prisendorf asked the Mayor and Council if the girls in her troop would be permitted to repair the "Welcome to New Milford" signs
New Milford Junior Girl Scout Troop 78, led by Joanne Prisendorf, recently discovered the state of disrepair of the "Welcome to New Milford" signs while they were working on a badge. The Mayor and Council responded, saying the signs were made of wood and that the DPW had determined they were beyond repair and need to be replaced. The borough was looking into the cost of replacement signs but appreciated the offer by the scouts to repair them.
Friday, April 8, 2011
Library Director Terrie McColl talks about her adventure planned for National Library Week
New Milford Library Director Terrie McColl plans to tour all 75 BCCLS libraries in five days throughout next week. Mc Coll will visit each library and take out one item using her library card to show how shared library services work.
Thursday, April 7, 2011
Everyone's got opinions. Patch is the place to share them.
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Wednesday, April 6, 2011
The district is planning an open house on April 14 showcasing grades K-12
At Monday night's Board of Education, Superintendent Michael Polizzi shared some of the details of the upcoming open house for the district on April 14.
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Director of Curriculum and Instruction Danielle Shanley spoke about the Junior Academy and new courses for DEOMS at Monday's meeting
The Junior Academy was approved by the Board of Education at Monday's meeting along with several new course offerings for all middle school students.
Friday, April 1, 2011
Columbia Street resident Ulises Cabrera spoke at Monday's mayor and council meeting sharing his thoughts on what should happen at the site
During the public comment portion of the mayor and council meeting on March 28, residents spoke on a variety of issues including borough sports, road paving projects, flooding and the future of the United Water property.