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WATER ALERT FROM HO-HO-KUS WATER DEPT.
Due to the dry and hot weather, it is
necessary that we temporarily change the watering schedule effective
immediately to one day a week until further notice. Area 1 will be permitted to
water on Thursday, area 2 on Wednesday and area 3 on Tuesday. There will be no
watering on Fridays through Mondays. Reminder: outside watering is only permitted between
certain times on your watering day. Get the 2012 Watering Schedule here.
Bergen Child Luring Case Solved. Read more here.
The Ho-Ho-Kus Holiday Tree Lighting will take place on Sunday, December 4, 2011, at 4:00pm, at the 9/11 Memorial Tree in front of Borough Hall. Family fun activities will include holiday music, snacks, face painting and a visit by Santa. Everyone is asked to bring a new, unwrapped toy to be collected by the Veterans of the Washington Elm VFW Post 192 and then donated to a local organization to give to needy children.
Ho-Ho-Kus Police is participating in the American Medicine Chest Challenge by collecting any unused or expired prescription medicine. Anyone can drop off any kind medication at our police headquarters on Nov. 12th between the hours of 10am and 2pm.
Prescription drug abuse is a problem in our country. The 2007 National Study of Drug Use and Health found that 70% of people who abuse prescription pain relievers indicated they got them from friends or relatives, and the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) reports that upwards of 9 million people use prescription medication for non-medical uses.
The American Medicine Chest Challenge is a community based public health initiative, with law enforcement partnership, designed to raise awareness about the dangers of prescription drug abuse and provide a nationwide day of disposal of unused, unwanted, and expired medicine that will be held on November 12, 2011 in communities across the country.
Between 10/21-11/7 there have been numerous reports in northwest Bergen County of juvenile females being approached by a male in a vehicle. The male offers money to the females if they will get in the car. The suspect has been described as a white male, thin build 30-40 years old. The vehicle has been described as a black SUV, a black Acura and a black pickup truck. If anyone encounters the suspect call 911. For you own safety, do not approach this vehicle. If it can be done safely, please write down a license plate.
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