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Official Barrington Borough News Holiday Issue, 2016

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Barrington’s Scenes of the Seasons...

Rain Showers Fail To Dampen Spirits At Harvest Festival

Although rain showers were threatening on the Saturday morning of October 8th, the forecast for Sunday was no better. The Harvest Festival Committee of the Barrington Civic Association made the decision to go ahead. Ron Oppperman of Tek-Cad posted an optimistic video showing the vendors and exhibitors setting up, and soon the Annual Harvest Festival took over Clements Bridge Road for the 19th time. As thousands of attendees from all over the area gathered to enjoy the cool morning air, they found the street fair included all the traditions that have made this event such an incredible favorite for everyone. The live entertainment spread throughout the Festival, while cut somewhat short by rain showers, was enjoyed by all. Local rock groups performed in front of the Old Rail Tavern, and the main stage in front of the B-Corner Market featured a variety of talented performers. There was entertainment for the younger set, too, including Colette’s Animal Show, Petting Zoo, and pony rides. There were blocks and blocks of arts and crafts, gifts, food, and socializing. There were Continued on Page 5

2nd Annual Trunk or Treat Event Is Big Success

Friday October 28, 2016, Avon School and Woodland School hosted their second annual Trunk or Treat located at Avon School, run by Holly McCauley, Jenn Wells and Desiree Fiorani. Grades K-8th grade were invited to participate in the activities along with their siblings for a night of fun. We had a great turn out, lots of food and music by DJ Andy Quinn. This year we had prizes donated for best decorated cars. Prizes were donated from Barrington Democrat Club, Kaffee Korner and Sweetie Pie Boom Boom. First Place winners included - Ron Opperman and Craig and Janine Cowling, 2nd Place was Sean Connors and 3rd Place was Phil and Allie Cusumano. Councilwoman Patti Porter and Trunk or Treat coordinators, Holly McCauley and Desiree Fiorani were the judges. Special Thanks to the following people, Dominique Conley, Carissa Fleiming, Kelley Rink, Kelly Neiman, Beth Bendorf, Suzanne Davenport, Kim Scwartz, Allie Cusumano,Amy, Cranston, Kim Kellog,

Santa Comes To Town With His Traditional Fire Truck Parade

Just after dark on Black Friday, everybody bundled up the kids, grabbed a blanket, and headed for their favorite parade-watching spot. It all started about 6:30 pm. That’s when Santa switched on the tree lights in front of Borough Hall and Barrington began celebrating the Holiday Season. At 7pm, fire companies from all over the area with emergency vehicles decorated with thousands of lights paraded down Clements Bridge Road with horns and sirens blaring. They followed the traditional holiday parade route down Clements Bridge Road and Gloucester Pike to Reading Avenue, and back to the firehouse. The parade included the Haddon Heights Marching Band, and the glow of the holiday lights was inspiring. Back at the firehouse, the Jolly Old Elf arrived on a fire truck and everyone enjoyed hot chocolate and cookies compliments of Santa and Barrington Fire Company #1. A perfect start to the Holiday Season!

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For Current Borough Information, please visit our website at or tune in to cable Channel 19 / 33. You can also view Channel 19 postings on our website by clicking on View Current Borough News.

Community Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3 Government News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-5 Trash and Recycling . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-7 T-N-R . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Business Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-11

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People . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-13 Places of Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-15 Community Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Ask The Inspector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Senior Citizens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18



Redevelopment along White Horse Pike – is now coming full circle, our developer DELCO has negotiated for a new business in town, “Wild Wings Café” a chain from down south will be opening for business in early 2017. these types of restaurants are very successful and this location Officials broke ground recently for Wild Wings.

The Mayor’s Desk

Mayor Robert Klaus Happy Holidays and Seasons Greetings to all of our friends and neighbors here in the Borough of Barrington. We have had quite a year, and I will comment on each challenge. I just wanted to let everyone know we have endured some very big projects and even bigger events. So we will get right to heart of it.

fits very well with this type of venue. We welcome “Wild Wings Café” and wish them all the best here in Barrington. Completed Road Construction and Streetscape Work – My last News Letter I commented that “the rough ride, and inconvenience caused by pot holes and deteriorated road surface, will soon to be a memory.” Well it is, the completion of construction along Clements Bridge has created surface anyone would enjoy driving along. We would like to thank the Camden County Board of Chosen Freeholders, without their assistance this would never have been possible. We are however pa-

tiently waiting for PSE&G to complete their project of relining gas lines and installing new service connections, we have been told these connections will be done by the end of the year. We want to thank our municipal Engineers KEI Engineers for their due diligence and persistence in working with PSE&G. Thank you to our Police for their hard work and due diligence during these projects. Barrington Senior Citizen Bus – We will be starting up our refurbished Bus to transport Senior Citizens during the day to needed stops, Borough Hall, Rite Aid, Shop Rite, and Post Office. We will pick up at the Mews and Borough

Do You Need the Winter “Function Better Program”? Each winter, many folks perform activities such as bundling-up for afternoon walks, shoveling snow, clearing snow and ice off the car, visiting friends, attending children’s shows and shopping in town. If you find yourself in a position where the bending, reaching, endurance, balance, standing, walking, carrying and climbing requirements of these activities are too difficult, too painful or even impossible, the “Function Better Program” at WORK-UP PHYSICAL THERAPY may be just what you need to perform your tasks and activities this winter! The “Function Better Program” at WORK-UP PHYSICAL THERAPY emphasizes muscle strengthening and stretching exercises, activities to decrease pain, conditioning exercises on equipment as well as personalized instruction to promote safe and independent function. After completion of the “Function Better Program”, many people report that they are pain free and able to lead a more active and independent lifestyle. WORK-UP PHYSICAL THERAPY is conveniently located at 135 East Atlantic Avenue in Haddon Heights (just off Station Avenue). Due to high demand, slots for the upcoming winter session of the “Function Better Program” are limited and filling quickly. To reserve a slot for the program, call (856) 546-0377.

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Hall for those who need transportation to the other stores. The Bus will run Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10:00am till 2:00pm. We will attempt to be able to shuttle our seniors to all senior events. VFW Memorial Senior Citizen Hall – Since our acquisition of the VFW on Shreve Avenue we have made several upgrades. We have added an ADA compliant ramp for access, we have just completed the rehabilitation of the rest rooms, these are larger facilities and highly accessible. We have many additional rehabilitations to this building for senior access and comfort. Continued on page 5



• Individual attention is provided by a licensed physical therapist during the entire treatment session. • The treatment sessions are provided in a friendly and professional environment. • Individuals of all ages and fitness levels are welcome. • Free transportation is provided

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On March 27, 2017, Barrington will celebrate its 100th birthday as it is the anniversary of when the town was incorporated as a municipality. To mark this historic event, we have many events planned and one special project—the construction of Centennial Park which will be located at Clements Bridge Road and Trenton Avenue, across from Borough Hall. Centennial Park will feature a beautiful town clock, benches, engraved pavers and a floral garden. There are several ways you can get involved. We will be selling engraved pavers, boulevard banners and sponsorships for both the clock and the benches. The sponsorships for the clock and the benches have not been finalized yet but orders for engraved pavers and boulevard banners are currently being sold and can be personalized with your family or business name. Below is a rough idea of what the clock will look like and also information on the pavers and banners. ENGRAVED PAVERS—for a contribution of $100, you can purchase an engraved paver which will be located in one section of Centennial Park. It is a 4x8 EP Henry paver and can be personalized with three lines of type, 15 characters per line (including spaces). You can inscribe your family name, a business name, in memory of someone, or anything else you would like. These pavers have an epoxy fill and last indefinitely. They would make great Christmas gifts! For more information or an order form, visit our website at or stop in at Borough Hall.

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BOULEVARD BANNERS—for a contribution of $100, you can purchase a boulevard banner that will be hung on Clements Bridge Road at various times throughout the year. The banner can be personalized with your family name, business name or in memory of someone. At the end of 2017, the banners will be given to the purchaser. For more information or an order form, visit our website at or stop in at Borough Hall.

Artist’s rendition of what the clock will look like. Park will include benches and a floral garden.




Borough Bulletin

This feature is in every issue of “Barrington on Track” where we try to keep you informed about upcoming meetings as well as recap business that has transpired at prior meetings. Our goal is to keep our residents as informed as possible about borough business. You can also visit our website at for full copies of meeting minutes, resolutions and ordinances. Also, we post public hearing notices on ordinances that are being considered for adoption in the Retrospect and/or Courier Post and on Channels 19 (Comcast) and 33 (Verizon). The channel postings can also be viewed on the website. For full copies of any ordinance you can e-mail the borough clerk at Upcoming meetings:

Council meeting: December 13 at 6:00pm Annual Reorganization meeting: Sunday, January 8, 2017, at 2:00pm Recently adopted ordinances:

• Ord. 1062, Refunding Bond Ordinance Providing for the Refunding of the Borough’s Outstanding Callable General Obligation Bonds • Ord. 1063, Amending Article III, Maintenance of Vacant Properties, in Chapter 95, Property Maintenance in the Borough Code • Ord. 1064, Amending Chapter 99, Rental and/or Resale Certificate of Inspection Requirements in the Borough Code Copies of the full ordinances can be requested via email to tshannon@ Borough offices are open until 6:00pm on Tuesday evenings for your convenience.




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From The Mayor’s Desk, continued

Please contact Eileen Holcombe for senior schedule of events. 856547-8585 Centennial Celebrators lets all celebrate our Centennial. We will celebrate the centennial at all of our celebrations and events during the year 2017. We are still seeking individuals and organizations, as well as businesses that are interested in being involved in the “Centennial Committee”. We will kick off the Centennial at the Borough Reorganization, which is held the first Sunday of the year. (since the first Sunday is New Years Day we have scheduled reorg for January 8th @ 2:00pm here at the Borough Hall). The next and most special event will be the Borough Social celebrating 100 years of incorporation, this social is scheduled for March 25th and is open to all. Please watch for more information. Our municipal events (Independence Day celebration, Harvest Fest, Thanksgiving Fire Truck Parade and many more) during the year will have the Centennial theme. There is an entire page in this issue of “BOT” dedicated to the Centennial Celebration and Events. See page 3. Those interested in helping are asked to contact the Mayor’s office at (856) 547-8585 and leave your name, address and phone number (or email address) and we will contact you for your involvement, you can show at one of our meetings. Our meetings are the (3) third Wednesdays of each month, 6:00pm at the Community Center in the Borough Hall, 229 Trenton Ave., parking in the rear the Community Center Entrance is right there. We here at the Borough wish you a safe and Happy Holiday Season !

Keep a look out for news of the borough events. Watch the BOT, our WebSite, and Cable Channels 19 or 33 for events. Don’t listen to rumors; get the information right from the source. Barrington A.B.L.E. Group -- this group of volunteers, made up of residents and church groups whose sole purpose is to assist their friends and neighbors in need. Answers, Benevolence, Liberation and Education--we help those in need to achieve each of these goals while on their way back to a normal life situation. We are currently extremely low in our food inventory. Also if you are willing to help, we desperately need donations of food, gift certificates from local grocery stores, or donate your time as a volunteer, please call (856) 547-8585 for meetings days and times... NOTE: If at all possible, Gift Certificates in denominations of $10 or $20 dollars will go a long way with the bags of food we distribute. (You may contact ABLE via email at eholcombe@ If you are in need of assistance please call (856) 547-8585.

es, a wide variety of food, snacks and desserts. Barrington Fire Co. #1 hosted their popular beer and food garden on the grounds of the firehouse. The Basket Auction was a big success again this year, with contributions from the festival vendors filling baskets of prizes. Local clubs and organizations donated items, too. The proceeds from the day’s activities help the Barrington Civic Association defray the costs of their many community events, like Barrington Day, movie nights, and sports teams. It also provides funds to help needy families at Christmas. You can see the association’s mission statement and photos of events at their website: The whole town’s thanks go out to Mindy Berwick and her hard-working committee of Meg O’Donnell, Kelly Neiman, Kim Kellogg, Molly Harkins, Nicole Lukaitis, Denise Moules, Rob Sankey and Kyle Hanson, as well as a large group of volunteers from Grace Bible Church. Our thanks, too, go to the Department of Public Works and the Barrington Police, Fire and Ambulance Squads who do so much behind the scenes. The Harvest Festival, day could not have gone continued so smoothly, either, withnearly 200 different venout the help of the event’s dors so there was somemajor sponsors Colonial thing of interest to evNational Bank, the PBA, eryone including crafts, merchandise, services, local and Shop Rite. The committee also organizations and businessextends its appreciation to the businesses and residents in and around the Festival area. They put up with a lot of inconvenience so that our area residents can enjoy the day.


Are You Eligible For a No-Interest, No-Monthly-Payment Home Rehabilitation Loan? Mayor and Council of the Borough of Barrington, in conjunction with Camden County Improvement Authority and their “Housing Rehabilitation Program” offers Barrington Residents a Home Improvement Program with a “Deferred Payment Loan” to assist homeowners with Home Rehabilitation Repairs to their home. The program addresses such items as leaking roofs, faulty plumbing, heat, electrical, as well as Rehabilitation Code items affecting the safety of the Home. A homeowner must be income-eligible (this varies according to gross income and household size), and they must reside in the property for at least one year. Also, the property taxes, homeowner’s insurance and mortgage must be current.  Right now there is a waiting list for applicants, and we anticipate you would receive an application in 6/8 weeks. If you would like to add your name to the list please call 856-7512242. Sponsored By: CAMDEN COUNTY IMPROVEMENT AUTHORITY Mayor and Council BOROUGH OF BARRINGTON Louis Capelli Freeholder Director Liaison James P. Blanda – Executive Director Gino A. LewisDirector Housing (HIP)




waste and is much more environmentally responsible. If you can, please wait until the Spring regular pick up schedule resumes to put out. There will also be a loose-leaf pick up week that will occur again in the Spring of 2017.

Public Works Department HOLIDAY SCHEDULE November 24th & 25th (Thursday & Friday) DPW closed (Thanksgiving Day & day after) December 23rd & 26th (Friday & Monday) DPW is closed (Christmas Eve & Christmas Day observed). January 2, 2017 (Monday) DPW is closed (New Year’s Day observed). January 16, 2017 (Monday) DPW is closed (Martin Luther King Jr. Day). February 20, 2017 (Monday) DPW is closed (President’s Day). SINGLE STREAM RECYCLING AND TRASH HOLIDAY SCHEDULE As everyone should be aware of by now you can commingle your plastics, aluminum and bottles together with your mixed paper into one container for pick up on Thursdays or you can continue to separate as you have always done. You can now also recycle #’s 4, 5, & 7 plastics along with your # 1 & 2 plastics. All other numbered plastics are not accepted. Due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday falling on a Thursday recycle pick up will be done the following day, Friday, 11/25 the same day as trash. Please separate your recycle containers from your trash containers so the crews can easily distinguish between the two for proper pick up. Recycling and Trash pick up schedules will not

be affected by the holidays this year and will remain the same. Concrete and Stump holiday schedule – Due to Thanksgiving Day falling on a Thursday concrete and stump pickup will be on, Wednesday, 11/23. Please call prior to the pickup day to be put on the schedule. Scrap Metal holiday schedule – Due to Thanksgiving Day and Thanksgiving Day after, holiday falling on a Thursday and Friday scrap metal pickup will be on, Wednesday, 11/23. Due to Christmas Eve observed falling on a Friday scrap metal pick up will be on Thursday, 12/22. Please call prior to the pickup day to be put on the schedule Brush holiday schedule – Due to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and President’s Day falling on a Monday brush pickup will be the following day, Tuesday 1/17 and Tuesday 2/21/2017. RECYCLING NEWS Vegetative Waste/Leaves During the winter months from January until the end of March, the DPW will continue to do courtesy bagged or containerized pick ups weather and manpower permitting on Mondays. This type of waste is recyclable and costs less to dispose of as compared to being disposed of as trash

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Brush – Is a year round pick up performed on Monday’s. Tree limbs and trimmings, brush with roots removed and stumps no larger than twelve inches in diameter with all dirt washed off. Stumps in excess of twelve inches in diameter must arrange for a special pick up which is performed on Thursdays by calling the DPW prior to Thursday to be put on a pick up list. Any tree removals performed by a contractor and/or homeowner is the responsibility of the contractor and/or homeowner to arrange for disposal of all resulting debris. The DPW will not pick up any debris resulting from tree removals. Scrap Metal – Over the past few years the Borough has seen a slight improvement in our recycling rate for scrap metal though it has varied very little. In an effort to curb scavengers residents are asked to wait until the morning of pickup to put your items to the curb, you can also bring your scrap metal items to the DPW yard Monday thru Friday during normal business hours, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., for disposal in our scrap metal dumpster or if you can contact the DPW ahead of time we

may be able to make arrangements for pick up prior to your regularly scheduled pick up date if our schedule and manpower allows. By increasing our scrap metal recycling rate the Borough will receive increased revenue shares, increase our overall recycling rate which will increase our recycling grant funding because it is based on how much you recycle and help in achieving the State goal of recycling 50% of our solid waste stream Statewide. In 2015 the Borough residential recycling rate was 56.46%. Electronics Recycling: Residents can bring their E-Waste to the DPW yard for disposal. Hours for drop off are Monday thru Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The following items can be disposed of as E-Waste: 15,17,19,21 Inch Monitors, Flat Screens and All-In-Ones Towers, Desktops and Laptops Uninterrupted Power Supply Keyboards, Mouse and Speakers All Type of Wire Gold Clip Ends Printers, Fax Machines, Scanners, Modems and Copy Machines All Type of Memory Any Hard Drives Fans and Power Supplies Mother, B,C, Tweeter and Finger Boards


AC Adapters, Yokes and Motors Plastic, Baled or Loose Aluminum, Brass, Light Iron and Copper Metals, Baled or Loose Any and All Related Computer Parts Phones, Cell Phones, Cell Phone and Laptop Batteries PC Scrap and Stereos (No Wood) VCR’s, DVD’s, CD Players and Boom Boxes Any Audio and Visual Equipment Scanners and Pagers Cash registers and Scales (Electronic or Mechanical) Rechargeable Batteries Household Appliances Not Containing Compressors Televisions As of January 1, 2011, it is now mandatory to recycle covered electronic devices according to State Law entitled “The Electronic Waste Management Act”. The Borough of Barrington DPW began accepting electronics in 2010 and recycled 3.30 tons for the year, 10.61 tons in 2011, 19.38 tons in 2012, 15.10 tons in 2013, 17.06 tons in 2014, 15.84 tons in 2015and 14.46 tons so far in 2016. If residents have electronic items such as televisions that are too heavy or burdensome to drop off to the DPW please call and we will we make special arrangements to pick up. Please be advised that any electronic Continued on next page.


items put to the curb for trash will not be picked up. For more information on electronic recycling you can go to the NJDEP website at: hhtp:// html or the Borough electronic waste vendors website at Sidewalk Snow & Ice Removal Maintenance – Borough Ordinance requires that all homeowners and business owners remove snow and ice from the public sidewalks bordering there properties within (12) hours of daylight after snow and ice have formed. Don’t be caught unprepared as storms come up quickly. Get your shovels and ice melt now and give the snow blower a start up so you are ready for old man winter. Snow Removal – With winter fast approaching and the possibility of snow, residents need to be aware of several things. If your street is designated as a snow emergency route, which is sign posted no vehicles shall be parked on either side of the street once snow has accumulated and until snow has ceased and roads are plowed sufficiently to allow parking without being a hazard. If at all possible please park your vehicle off street even if your street is not an emergency route, this will allow for a more efficient snow removal job. Also the following streets are County Roads and are the responsibility of the County, Clements Bridge Road (CR573), Gloucester Pike (CR659), Atlantic Avenue (CR727), Highland Avenue (CR573), Warwick Road (CR669), Hutchinson Avenue (CR665), Copley Road (CR666), 3rd Avenue (CR653), if you have any complaints please direct them to the Camden County Dept. of Public Works at 566-2980. The following roads are State highways and are the responsibility of the NJDOT, I-295 and the White Horse Pike (SR30), if you have any complaints please direct them to the NJDOT maintenance yard at 486-6600. If there are any questions in regards to this article please contact the Department of Public Works @ 547

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Our recycling center has recently had employees injured by discarded syringes/needles that were put into recycling bins. When an employee at the recycling center is injured, it stops the entire operation and that employee has to be sent for immediate medical treatment. Used needles and/or syringes CANNOT be put out with recycling. They are to be put into capped soft drink bottles and thrown in the TRASH. For information on how to dispose of used needles properly, visit PLEASE KEEP NEEDLES OUT OF THE RECYCLING BIN.

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As winter and the holidays rapidly approach the members of Barrington TNR have been hard at work preparing our feral colonies for the cold weather! Building more shelters and replenishing the straw insulation. Barrington TNR has recently discovered another colony in town and has been actively trapping to spay/neuter and vaccinate the cats there. New shelters have been placed there and a feeding schedule established. Food donations are always welcomed as the cold winter weather brings with it the need to increase the amount of food for the cats in an effort to assist them in providing energy to keep warm in the frigid temperatures. Wet and dry food donations may be dropped off at the Borough Municipal Building. The Barrington T-N-R Program (Trap-Neuter-Return) has now neuter/spayed over 200 feral cats in our community and has been successful in getting many stray and abandoned friendly cats adopted. Our feral colonies are growing and volunteers work daily to feed them and provide medical treatment when needed. With winter coming, we are in dire need of donations to be able to keep the colonies fed over the winter months. We need both dry and wet food, and donation bins are at Borough Hall. We also accept monetary donations which we use to purchase food and for medical treatment. Town-Wide Yard Sale Raises Funds

We want to thank all the residents who participated in the Town-Wide Yard Sale on October 15th. Many residents participated, and their $10 permit fees raised $670 for the T-N-R program, which will go towards spaying and neutering. We cannot thank the community enough for all your support. We are always looking for new members. If you would like to help out in any way, please visit our Facebook page at or email tshannon@barringtonboro. com. As Always, Barrington TNR deeply appreciates the support of our residents for our TNR program and we would like to extend our very best wishes to all our residents for a safe, happy, and healthy holiday season!


Trunk or Treat, continued

Summer Parker, Vianey Martinez, Diana Karley, Erin Inverso, Jayme Whitaker, Sandy Duganitz, Lindsey Gray, Jen Cipolla, Lizzie, Berwick, Joseph Cipolla, Christopher Sidelsky and Georgie Duganitz. Special thanks to all the residents on Mercer Drive, who allowed us to close the street down during the event to ensure the safety of our students. A big thank you to the Barrington Fire Department for bringing your truck, the kids loved it and also a big thank you for the lights which made it a lot better to see. Thank you to the Barrington Police Offcer Ken Lampe, and for your presence there. Barrington Public Works - Sam Egnaatuk, Jeff Faulting and Frank Dintino, who set up the tents, lights and for getting in the spirit by decorating their truck. “I want to thank everyone that helped with the Trunk or Treat. I am truly amazed at how the community came together to make it an awesome night for the kids. Looking forward for future events and working with our great town of Barrington” Holly McCauley, APT & WPTG President.

Santa Claus, continued

Giving Tree There will also be a Giving Tree at Borough Hall again this year. Stop by and pick up a gift tag from the tree that will specify the age and gender of a person in need. When you shop for a gift, wrap it, and attach the tag to it, and return it to Borough Hall. The A.B.L.E. Group will see that it gets to a deserving recipient by Christmas morning. Sponsors Sought For Needy For many years, Mayor Klaus has organized the town’s Care & Share Program benefiting deserving families in Barrington and

at the Osbourne Clinic at Lourdes Hospital in Camden. Businesses, organizations, and families volunteer to sponsor an entire family for the holidays. They receive the wish lists of everyone in the family –with first names, genders, and sizes only– and then go shopping. The gifts are returned to the Mayor’s Office by December 16th, and are delivered the week before Christmas. It’s guaranteed to give you a feelgood Holiday spirit! Candy Cane Day Later this month, Santa’s Helpers will get dressed up as Barrington Firefighters and go around the town giving out their traditional candy canes. (Of course, only good children will receive one. Santa’s watching!) Parking On Page 11, you will find an update of the Barrington Business Association’s Parking Map for Downtown Barrington. The Association hopes that you will keep it for reference, and

consider Barrington businesses when you do your Holiday Shopping. The Borough has provided free parking to attract holiday shoppers. We may not have a major department store, but our local shops offer unusual alternatives like antiques, movie posters, tools, lottery tickets, toiletries, and take-out food. Gift Certificates Don’t overlook Barrington shops for out-ofthe-ordinary gift certificates for those hard-to-please folks on your list. You just choose the dollar amount, and give them anything from bakery treats to a breakfast out, to a tank of gasoline. And who doesn’t love pizza? Have a Happy and Safe Holiday Your Borough officials join in wishing you all the best for the Holidays, and the Police Department, Ambulance Squad and Fire Company remind you to make safety an important gift to your family!




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The Barrington Business Association’s Members Wish You The Happiest of Holidays!

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Barrington Business Association News

We are pleased to see two new Businesses in town: In The Beginning with organic soaps and beauty products at the corner of Reading and Barrington Avenues, and Kress Pharmacy in the Barrington Commons at 208 White Horse Pike, Suite 9. The September meeting of the BBA was well attended and both new businesses introduced their businesses to the membership. We encourage anyone looking for all natural beauty products to stop by In The Beginning. For those who appreciate a personal touch, Kress Pharmacy offers the best possible pharmaceutical advice personalized to your individual needs. We continue to drop off “Goodie Bags” welcoming new residents to our lovely town. With the coming holiday season, we encourage everyone to “Live Local, Think Local and Shop Local”. Jennifer Milligan, an independent Thirty one Gifts Consultant is the membership chair. All new businesses are encouraged to contact her at We would be happy to meet with them to explain the benefits offered by becoming members. To find put more about the local businesses check out on our Facebook page http://www. to get up to date news about our local businesses activities. Be sure to “Like Us.” Our next meeting will be on January 19, 2017 at 7:00 pm in the Borough Hall. We thank Mayor Klaus and his staff for their continued support.

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Boy Scouts

BARRINGTON -Lastly, Alliance Funds are helping the fill an important need to have a safe, structured environment for after school tutoring and homework help at Woodland School- so far 30 students are signed up and receiving academic help from a teacher after school. -We are always looking for new members! Please contact Kristin Flowers for further information on how you can contribute.


unable to answer questions about medicines or medical history for any reason, the card will provide that information. If you or your family are upset, you may not remember everything. If you would like a card, need a new one or need some assistance filling it out, please let us know. Please call 856-546-6556 and leave a message or email at

Boy Scout Troop 96 of Barrington is looking for energetic boys, age eleven and up or having completed the sixth grade who want to have an exciting and memorable time that will enlighten them for a lifetime! Boys will learn woods skills, camping, cooking, citizenship, self reliance and leadership just to name a few while having fun in the great outdoors. We have a great program planned for 2017, monthly camping, white water rafting and summer camp. If your son would like to experience all the things that a boy can only learn in Scouting, please visit our Troop Meetings from 7:00 to 8:30PM on Sunday evenings at the Activity Center at Borough Hall on Trenton Avenue. If you have any questions regarding Scouting and Troop 96, please contact Phil Snyder, Scoutmaster at 546-9370. Thank You!

Calendar NATIONAL Night Out

The Barrington Municipal Alliance has been involved in several activities in the past months to promote a healthy, drug-free community. Along with National Night Out, the LEAD Program, and other community events, here are some recent highlights. -Sponsored the main stage for free family entertainment at Harvest Fest. -Organized Red Ribbon Week activities at both Avon & Woodland which included assemblies at both schools by Camfel Productions’, which demonstrated to our students that the choices they make today will directly affect their future. We also funded pizza parties at Woodland for the winning classes who did an amazing job with a door decorating contest- the theme being YOLO-You Only Live Once, Be Drug Free! Here’s a pic of one of the winning doors.

Barrington Ambulance

We are currently in the middle of our annual fund drive We would like to thank the residents and businesses of Barrington for their generous donations. If you have not sent in a donation, please consider supporting our efforts to help save lives. We are a non-profit organization and are recognized as such by the IRS. This means all donations are tax deductible. Do you have an orange card? If not, we would like to provide one for you and any members of your family who have medical issues and take medications. The card will provide us with most of the information we would need should you need to call for an ambulance. You can fill out the card and keep it on your refrigerator. The cards have proven valuable in many cases. If you are

from Barrington 
Jake Bailey, Jackson Ferrante, Colby Klopp , Jarret McCormick, Danny Nicholson, Aidan Nicholson and Ryan Diorio 

Good luck in the WJYFL championship game!

Student Honored

Barrington resident, Samantha Brannigan, was inducted into Wesley College’s Psi Chi organization.

Seniors Band

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Barrington Band had a nice concert for the Evergreens retirement home on Nov. 15th.. We played South Pacific, Under the Sea, Man of La Mancha, Zacatecas March, Carousel, The Thunderer March, Highlights from Annie, and our new favorite, the theme songs from the 4 Star Trek TV shows! The audience was appreciative, and they want us to come back next year and play our Big Bands concert again! As always, we end with God Bless America. We are beginning our busy Christmas season, with a concert every Tuesday night until Christmas week! November 22 will be our Home Concert for Barrington, and we hope many of you residents came to hear us, and to enjoy refreshments. In 2017, Barrington Band will see you all at the Political Reorganization Meeting. We like to come to this event. Many residents attend, and the BB gets lots of recognition from officials attending the meeting. We will be in our 103rd year, and will help Barrington celebrate their 100th year!

Hawks Football

Congratulations to The Haddon Township 115lb Hawks who won the Conference Championship on November 19th against the Seneca Eagles winning 14-8

The team is comprised of 11 & 12 years olds and includes 7 boys

Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, is a professional organization that encourages excellence in the science and

application of psychology, and promotes networking with like-minded psychology students and faculty. The annual induction ceremony is an opportunity to formally honor the qualified students who met the requirements necessary for membership. Inductees were honored in the presence of psychology faculty, Psi Chi members, and their friends and family.



about their book, “Along the Cooper Local student Matthew River-Camden Urban is in 10th Grade at to Haddon

 Camden County Technical field” in May. High School In Sicklerville, In September, where he is in the Junior Beck’s Band, Air Force ROTC program. a Civil War He’s a graduate of Woodband played era music FOR SENIORS – HOSTED BY: on period instruments. The band members were dressed in periodstyled uniforms. At our November meetTH ing, the program land Middle School. He was “Around recently participated in the the Town Drill Competition at Jackin Time”, a son High School in Jackslide program son, NJ. His school placed VFW MEMORIAL SENIOR CENTER – SHREVE AVE showing second in the Academic buildings and Testing, and Matthew was people in our PLEASE COME HAVE FUN WITH AND SUPPORT THE promoted to Airman. He town from the plans to graduate and get BROWNIES AND GIRL SCOUTS WHO ARE PROVIDING accepted into the Air Force late 1700’s to 1976. Academy in Colorado. THE CAROLING AND COOKIES We participated in the Harvest Fest in October. Many stopped CALL EILEEN BY MONDAY, DEC 12TH TO SIGN UP: to talk & look We had a good 50th Anat pictures. niversary year! Our four 856/547-8585 Yes, this is meetings were all interestth our 50 year. ing. At our March meeting Our first meetSandy Bowen spoke about ing was held her grandparent’s store, in January, Elliott’s Handy Shop (now 1966. WilVito’s Pizza) and our town 

 as an early shopping center. liam Farr was the President; Don’t forget that our Members. Two books have you to attend our meetings Robert Shinn and Kevin Vice-President, Harold and support our society. All wooden cutouts, note paper been published, a sign has Cook presented a program Houck; Man- been installed where the meetings are free and all are and books, make great aging Direc- Airport was, and we give Christmas presents. Gift welcome. tor, Eugene memberships at $5.00 a gift cards along with our The 2017 meetings are Schmidt, books to two Woodland March 12, May 21, Septem- year are also available. Secretary, Also call Sylvia at the School graduates each June. ber 24 and November 19, Betty Franke; We also maintain a disall Sundays at 2:30pm at the above number. Correspondplay cabinet in the Council We’re wishing you a Senior Center. We’re planing Secretary, Room at the Municipal ning some special programs Merry Christmas, a Happy Suzanne Building. Take a look the New Year and Happy Holifor next year. If you’d like Schmidt; and next time you are there. days to all!!! Hope to see to receive a meeting notice, Treasurer, you next year which will be please call Sylvia at 547We owe these people a Catherine 9527 to give her your name a big one for Barrington-our debt of thanks for our start. Schaffer. town will be celebrating its and street address. But most of these are no There were 100th birthday! longer with us and we need 36 Charter





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don Heights. St. Rose of Lima School and Parish will be hosting several events in GRACE BIBLE Pastor James Detwiler 887 Clements Bridge Road 856/546-4885 CONTACT: Patti Smith

WORSHIP DIRECTORY ASCENSION LUTHERAN Pastor George Dietrich: 534 Fourth Avenue • Haddon Hts., 08035 856/547-6669 COMMUNITY BIBLE Pastor Richard Archut 321 Kingston Avenue 856/546-6514 • FIRST UNITED METHODIST Pastor W. R. Chew 856/287-7561 140 Clements Bridge Road Contact: Bob Golas GOSPEL HALL 14 Barrington Avenue

St. Rose of Lima School St. Rose of Lima School students and faculty are having a fun year of learning and outreaching to our community. Our students are looking forward for the projects they are learning in our new STREAM (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Art and Math) program. Each grade level will be working on projects throughout the school year. This Christmas season, the students will be busy purchasing and wrapping for our Annual Adopt-A-Family program, to help families in need in our local communities.

GOOD NEWS FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER 501 Commerce Dr 856/672-9555 Pastor(s) Ray and Carol Shannon PO Box 87 • Glendora, NJ 08029 856-672-9555 • ST. ROSE OF LIMA PARISH 800 Kings Highway Haddon Heights, NJ 08035-1397 Pastor: Rev. Joseph Byerley 856/547-0564

Our National Junior Honor Society students recently participated in the Camden County’s Clean Communities Program working to keep our community parks clean. Our students and families will be collecting food items for our pantry for the holidays. If you would like to make a donation to the food pantry or our Adopt-A-Family program, please deliver it to the St. Rose rectory office, 300 Kings Highway, Had-

the coming months. Don’t miss our amazing singers in our annual Christmas Choir Concert, which will be held on December 9th at 7:00 pm in the church. Our Annual St. Rose Beef and Beer will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2017 from 7:00 – 11:00 pm in the school gym. Invite your family and friends to this fun evening as we honor members of our community. Our Rosebud Academy

St. Rose of Lima students participated in a Veteran’s Day ceremony honoring those who have served and are currently serving our country.

Preschool is accepting applications for the 201718 school year. We will be offering tours of the preschool beginning in January. The preschool offers a variety of programs to fit your child’s needs and schedule, in a loving, faith-filled environment. The preschool is located at 102 W. Gloucester Pike in Barrington. For information about the preschool programs or registration, please contact Mrs. Maureen Mattson at 856-6170750 or email: preschool@ Open Houses for grade K-8 will be held on Wednesday, December 7th and February 1st from 9:30 – 11:00 am. This is a great opportunity to see the school and visit the classrooms. Applications for the 2017-18 school year will be accepted at the Open House. Our students learn lifelong lessons, make lasting friendships and experience Catholic identity on a daily basis, all while getting a great education. St. Rose offers a full-day Kindergarten Program. We are currently offering a tuition transfer grant for students entering grades 1-7 who are transferring from a public school. The grant will offer $750 off the first year tuition and $500 off the second year tuition for the new student. Tuition assistance is available. Please call the Advancement Office at 856-546-6166, ext. 309 to schedule a personal tour or for additional information. Please visit our website at, click on school link. Stay up to date with our events by liking our pages on Facebook at St. Rose of Lima School and Alumni Association and Rosebud Academy Preschool. We are looking for St. Rose Alumni! If you are a graduate of St. Rose of Lima School, please register your name and contact information with the Advancement Office. We will send you


periodic alumni updates and reunion information. Please send your information to advancement@ St. Rose Events December 2, 2016 – Tree lighting and Christmas caroling 6:45 pm in front of St. Rose Church December 7, 2016 - St. Rose of Lima School Open House 9:30 – 11:00 am December 9, 2016 Christmas Choir Concert 7:00 pm in St. Rose Church December 11, 2016 - A Closer Walk with God – Prayer and Meditation event 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm St. Rose of Lima Church December 30, 2016 – American Red Cross Blood Drive in St. Rose café, 1:00 – 7:00pm January 28, 2017 - St. Rose of Lima “Falcon Fest” Beef and Beer 7:00 pm February 1, 2017 - St. Rose of Lima School Open House 9:30 – 11:00 am January 29 – February 4, 2017 - St. Rose of Lima School celebrates Catholic Schools Week

Community Bible Church 321 Kingston Ave. Barrington, NJ 08007 Voice (856) 546-6514 Pastor: Rich Archut Fall 2016-Winter 2017 To the residents of Barrington: thank you for stopping by our booth at this year’s Harvest Day. It was great seeing so many old friends and meeting new ones. A special delight was seeing our summer Vacation Bible School alumni. We are already planning our 2017 Vacation Bible School. Be watching future editions of Barrington On Track for more details and information. We invite you to pause from the busyness of the



holiday season to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ at our Christmas Eve Service. The service will take place Saturday, December 24 from 6–7 p.m. Special music along with the singing of Christmas carols and a brief devotional will make this an event your family will not want to miss. On

Christmas day, we will have our regular schedule of services with Sunday school and Adult Bible Study at 9:45 a.m. followed by our Morning Worship Service at 11 a.m. and our Evening Service at 6 p.m. If you are new in town or looking for a church home, we invite you to worship

with us each Sunday. For service times or more information, visit our website at or call the church at 546-6514. Community Bible Church is located at 321 Kingston Ave (just off Third Ave.) Barrington


Have your events, fund raisers, and activities featured here. Reach the entire community by submitting your events and notices to:

A.B.L.E. Group Grateful to Boy Scouts Once Again As in past years, Boy Scout Troop #96 rolled up its sleeves to do a Good Turn for the annual Scouting For Food Drive on Saturday, November 19th. The boys and their adult leaders went around town and picked up the filled food donation bags they had dropped off at Barrington homes the previous week. The result was several carloads of canned goods and non-perishable food items, that were then sorted and stored by the scouts and their leaders along with A.B.L.E. volunteers. The food will be distributed to local needy families during the winter to make sure that everyone has enough to eat. The volunteers represent several area churches and civic organizations. Their theme of “Awareness, Benevolence, Liberation and Education” has inspired the generosity of Barrington’s citizens for several years now.

Master Gardener Course Offered Become a Rutgers Master Gardener of Camden County.

Do you want to increase your garden knowledge? Are you a novice gardener who
wants to learn more?

The Rutgers Master Gardener Course runs from February thru April from 9:00 am until noon
on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Last day to register is January 31.

This science-based course is presented at the Camden County Parks Environmental Center, 1301
Park Blvd., Cherry Hill, NJ  08002.

The fee is $250 which includes the handbook and class material.

To register for the class,
call Becki Szkotak, Program Associate at 856-216-7130
or e-mail her at szkotak@AESOP.

Download and print the registration form at:
Registration form and fee must be received by January 31. 2017

For questions or more information,
Email: or
phone 856-216-7130

Or call the Municipal Office at 856-547-0706

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Clubs, Organizations, Schools, and Churches BARRINGTON BAND Contact: Penny Teter, Director **Meets Tues 7:00 pm Senior Center BARRINGTON BOARD OF EDUCATION 311 Reading Ave. Anthony Arcodia, Superintendent of Schools 856/547-8467, Ext. 113 856/547-5533 (F) BARRINGTON BUSINESS ASSOC. Contact: Elizabeth Kennedy, PhD. Associates In Hearing HealthCare 121 Clements Bridge Rd. P (856) 546-1535 F (856) 546-6565 Contact: John Hargrave 117 Clements Bridge Road 856/547-6500 BARRINGTON CARES Contact: Beth Powell 856/323-8493 BARRINGTON ROD & REEL: President: Mark Gosewisch Contact: Darryl Hunt BARRINGTON SCHOOLS PTA: AVON PARENT TEACHER GROUP (APT) President: Holly McCauley BARRINGTON TEEN CENTER Contact: Phylicia Robenolt BARRINGTON WOMEN’S LEAGUE President: Mandi Hawkins BARRINGTON PRE-K: Contact: Jessica Emmons Municipal Bldg., 229 Trenton Ave. 856/375-5556 BASKETBALL LEAGUE Contact: Mike Drumm 856/718-1656

BOY SCOUTS TROOP #96 Contact: Bill Oberle 856-216-0758 (H) Contact Phil Snyder 856-546-9370 (H) **Meets most “school year”, Sundays at 7 pm at Barrington Senior Center CUB SCOUT PACK 96 Contact: Scott & Ruth Ross 917/538-4294 - Cubmaster **Meets most Sundays 6:00 pm VFW BROWNIE TROOP #30014 Contact: Sandy Duganitz 856/310-1323 (H) **Meets 2nd & 4th Monday Sept thru May - SRC 6:30 pm CIVIC ASSOCIATION President: Barbara Hanson Contact: Meg O’Donnell CIVIC ASSOC. HARVEST FESTIVAL Contact: Mindy Berwick DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CRISIS INTERVENTION TEAM Providing Women & Men with the Safety, Security & Strength to Move Forward Domestic Violence Response Team Coordinator - Hilda Hotline 856-227-1234 – 856/227-1800 Camden County Women’s Center In an emergency call 911 immediately DRUG ALLIANCE Contact: Kristin Flowers 856/547-8402 x-220 EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR Contact: Michael DePierri 856/547-0706 (W) EMS/AMBULANCE SQUAD President: Michael Grasso Contact: Barbara Willson, Chief

FIRE COMPANY #1 Fire Company: 856/546-7555 Chief: Jason Houck President: Dave Ehrman **Meets 2nd Monday of ea. Mo. 7 pm Fire Station FIRE COMPANY #1 AUXILIARY President: Tracy DeCant **Meets 4th Monday each month except Dec, July & August, 7:30 pm Fire Station GARNET YOUTH FOOTBALL & CHEERLEADING Rasheed Ali, Dionna Ward - Cheerleading GIRLS SOFTBALL LEAGUE President: Josh Haas 856-296-1093 GIRLS’ SOFTBALL LEAGUE AUX. Contact: Kim Kellogg 215-964-5451 GREEN TEAM Contact: Wayne Robenolt, Councilman 856/547-0706 **Meets 2nd Tues month 7 pm in Mayor’s Office HAD HTS/ BARR/ LAWNSIDE WRESTLING Contact: Rocky Riley 856/547-2569 Contact: Bill Dzurenda HISTORICAL SOCIETY President: Janis Stuart 856/546-5239 (H) Contact: Sylvia Hearne, Corresp. Sec. JR. GIRL SCOUT TROOP # 30189 Contact: Caryl Hayden *Meet 1st & 3rd Thurs ea mo 6:30pm SRC

GOVERNMENT PHONE NUMBERS: STATE, COUNTY & LOCAL State, Camden County and Local phone numbers you can call for assistance NEW JERSEY STATE & FEDERAL:

US Senator Robert Menendez . 856/757-5353 US Senator Cory Booker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .856/338-8922 Congressman Donald Norcross 856/427-7000 Governor Chris Christie . . . . . . . 609/292-6000 State Senator Nilsa Cruz Perez 856/547-4800 Assemblywoman Patricia E. Jones . . . . . . . 856/547-4800 Assemblyman Arthur Barclay . . . . . . . . . . . .856/547-4800


Emergency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 911 Police Dept. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 547-4333 (Non-emergency) Fire Dept. . . . . . . . . . . . 933-1234 (Non-emergency) Ambulance . . . . . . . . . . . 933-1234 (Non-emergency) Borough Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 547-0706 Mayors Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 547-8585 Court . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 547-1550 Construction Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 547-0706 Public Works . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 547-2486


CC Social Services --225-5143 or 225-8800 Welfare to Work 616-0521 WIC --225-5050 Health & Human Services 374-6319 Division for Children 374-6378 Food Stamps-- 225-7789 Mosquito Control 566-2945 Alcohol & Substance Abuse --374-6361 Office of Economic Opportunities 962-6887 Veterans Affairs –374-5801 One Stop Resource Center 968-4200 Parks & Recreation – 216-2117 Public Works (county) 566-2980 Senior and Disabled Services -800-955-2446 Surrogate 225-7282 Sheriff’s Dept. -225-5470 Rental Assistance 614-3300 Homeless Prevention 614-3318 Catholic Charities 663-9800 PSE&G 657-4273

LITTLE LEAGUE Contact: Sam DiMatteo PO Box 33, Barrington, NJ 08007 LITTLE LEAGUE WOMEN’S AUX. BLLConcessions@ President: Brenda Martinelli 856/986-7976 - C SOCCER LEAGUE Contact: Harry “Buddy” Hart SUVIVORS OF SUICIDE SUPPORT GROUP Contact: Gail Dohrn 215/545-2242 – Group Voice Mail **Meets 2nd Tues each month 7 pm Municipal Bldg 2nd Fl Comm. Center WOODLAND PARENT TEACHER GROUP President: Carol Nasuti 856/656-0522 YOUNG AT HEART (SENIORS) Senior Recreation Center Coordinator: Eileen Eckert Holcombe 856/547-1930 (SRC) 856/547-8585 - W **YAH Meeting 3rd Monday at 1PM **SRC open every M-W-F 12-3:00pm SCHOOLS CASTLE ACADEMY PTA Contact: Maureen Lenahan 856/546-5901 ROSEBUD ACADEMY PRESCHOOL Director: Maureen Matson 856/617-0750 ST. ROSE OF LIMA SCHOOL 856/546-6166 Sheila Thomas St. Rose PTA: Contact: Rachel Healey

CHURCHES: ASCENSION LUTHERAN Contact: Pastor George Dietrich 534 Fourth Avenue Haddon Heights, NJ 08035 COMMUNITY BIBLE Contact: Pastor Richard Archut 321 Kingston Avenue 856/546-6514 FIRST UNITED METHODIST Contact: Pastor W. R. Chew 140 Clements Bridge Road Contact: Bob Golas GOSPEL HALL 14 Barrington Avenue Contact: A.J. Higgins GOOD NEWS FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER Contact: Pastor(s) Ray and Carol Shannon 501 Commerce Dr 856/672-9555 PO Box 87, Glendora, NJ 08029 GRACE BIBLE Contact: Pastor Tony Cuellar 887 Clements Bridge Road 856/546-4885 Contact: Patti Smith ST. ROSE OF LIMA Contact: Fr. Joseph Byerly 300 Kings Highway Haddon Heights, NJ 08035-1397 (856) 547-0564 Contact: Kathy Miller:

2-1-1 FIRST CALL FOR HELP If you need help right now, pick up the phone and dial 2-1-1 to reach the Camden County information and referral hotline operated by the Union Organization for Social Service. You can also visit their searchable Community Information System website: 2-1-1 provides callers in need with information about and referrals to human services such as: Basic Human Needs Resources: food banks, clothing closets, shelters, rent assistance, utility assistance. Physical and Mental Health Resources: health insurance programs, Medicaid and intervention services, support groups, counseling, drug and alcohol intervention and rehabilitation. Work Support: financial assistance, job training, transportation assistance and education programs. Support for Older Americans and People with Disabilities: adult day care, congregate meals, Meals on Wheels, respite care, home health care, transportation, homemaker services. Children, Youth & Family Supports: child care, after school programs, Head Start, family resource centers, summer camps and recreation programs, mentoring, tutoring and protective services.


Ask The Inspector “I have been told that if I am replacing ‘in kind’ that there is no need to secure building permits. Is this true?” In most cases the answer is “NO”. There are some items that do not require permits. They would include replacement windows, or kitchen cabinets like for like, with no change in configuration. Most replacement items require permits. This includes roofing, siding, water heaters, heating and air conditioning equipment, and even drywall replacement. “I want to replace my driveway and widen it for my son who now has his own vehicle. What do I need in the way of permits?”

Any and all impervious coverage in the Borough of Barrington requires a municipal permit, even replacement “in kind”. This includes concrete, asphalt, and pavers. The permit application needs to be accompanied by a copy of your survey showing the replacement to be done. Because this inquiry includes additional lot coverage to expand the driveway “zoning approval” is required as well. This article will appear regularly in issues of “Barrington On Track”. If you have a permitting question you can submit it to the Borough website for possible publication, or at the very least, a personal response to keep you on track in Barrington. For immediate response, you can always call the Construction Office at 856-5470706 Extension 203.

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Renew Pet Licenses For 2017 “Why do I need a pet license anyhow?” We know you have asked this question. In this world where we are constantly being forced to pay for things that seem like red tape, a license for a pet seems like just another unreasonable charge. So, we thought we would explain exactly how the funds from pet license fees are used. First, each municipality has to appoint an Animal Control Officer. The ACO is on call 24 hours per day,


seven days per week and handles sick and injured animals, abused animals, animals that are running at large and sick wildlife that may pose a danger to the public. We pay a monthly fee for ACO services and in 2016 the total cost for the ACO was $6,000.00. Second, each municipality has to designate a facility to handle surrendered animals, animals that have been caught running at large, sick and injured

animals. Barrington contracts with Voorhees Animal Orphanage and the cost for their services in 2016 was also $6,000.00.

That brings our total costs for animal control services to $12,000.00. Do you know how much revenue was generated from pet license fees in 2016? Only $5,674.00. That is a shortfall of $6,326.00. License fees are supposed to cover the costs of animal control but that has not been the case in Barrington for quite some time. That means that taxpayers who don’t even own a pet are paying for those who do. Doesn’t seem quite right, does it? Please come in to get a license. The fee for a neutered pet is $12.00 and $15.00 for non-neutered. After April 30, a $10.00 late fee is imposed. Bring a current rabies certificate with you. If you really love animals, it’s the right thing to do.


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Free Initial Consultation (P.I. & Municipal Court Cases) Evening & Weekend Hours Available 413 CLEMENTS BRIDGE ROAD BARRINGTON, NJ 08007



Night Out



BARRINGTON YOUNG AT HEART SENIORS: monthly meetings the 3rd Monday of each month at 1 pm in the Barrington Senior Center. Young at Heart Dues are $14 per year for NEW members to join. Get together with some of your friends and neighbors and JOIN the Young at Heart Seniors for some great fun, food and entertainment. For more information - CALL EILEEN 856/547-8585. YOUNG AT HEART MEETNGS. Dues are due in January - $14 per person. November Birthdays: Happy Birthday Charlotte Blizzard

Dec: 18th - YAH meeting at 1pm - refreshments will be provided. Speaker: Voorhees Senior Living. Games and refreshments will be provided the VSL 30th - Birthday lunch at noon – Pizza $5 per person. Please sign up & pay by Wed 28th 2017: PLEASE NOTE THAT THE YAH MEETING IN JANUARY AND FEBRUARY WILL BE HELD THE SECOND MONDAY OF THE MONTH INSTEAD OF THE THIRD MONDAY DUE TO HOLIDAY CLOSURES AT THE MUNICIPAL BUILDING. Jan: 9th - YAH meeting at 1pm refreshments will be provided. Speaker: TBA 27th - Birthday lunch at noon – Pizza $5 per person. Please sign up & pay by Wed 25th Feb: 13th - YAH meeting at 1pm - refreshments will be provided. Speaker: TBA 24th - Birthday lunch at noon – Pizza $5 per person. Please sign up & pay by Wed 22nd


Mar: 20th - YAH meeting at 1pm refreshments will be provided. Speaker TBA 31st -Birthday lunch at noon – Pizza $5 per person. Please sign up & pay by Wed 29th




If you have questions about senior events, meetings etc., or have questions about Camden County senior events please call Eileen and she will be glad to help you or get you the information you need. PLEASE CHECK THE BOROUGH WEBSITE FOR UPDATES or call Eileen Eckert Holcombe at 856/547-8585; information is also posted on the Senior Rec Center doors CAMDEN COUNTY PROVIDES LOTS OF FREE ACTIVITIES FOR SENIORS Please check the county website: http://www. and click on “JUST FOR SENIORS”

SOME IMPORTANT AND USEFUL CAMDEN COUNTY NUMBERS FOR SENIORS: - Senior Citizen Information -1-800/9552446 or 856/858-3220 - Senior/Disabled Legal Workshop – 856/566-2920 - Disabled Citizen Services - 1-800/9552446 - Senior Transport (SCUCS) Sen-Han Transit - 856/456-3344 - SCUCS also runs trips and provides other services 856/456-1121 or check their website:

Dinner & Show

The Democrat Club treated Seniors to “Dinner and a Show at the Barrington VFW/Memorial Hall in November. There was great music, great company, and great fun. Everyone had a great time. Thanks to the Barrington Democratic Club.

Happy Holidays! From



Kathleen McDonald Broker/Associate Cell: 609-519-6418

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230 S. Nassau Drive $214,900

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208 Kingston Avenue

9 Beaver Drive

200 Edwards Avenue

2016 Homes Sold By Kathy McDonald: • 234 Shreve Avenue • 334 Reading Avenue • 114 Woodland Avenue • 243 Reading Avenue • 228 Albertson Avenue • 131 Kingston Avenue • 308 Austin Avenue ★★

• 958 Chesterfield Road • 336 Albany Avenue ★★ • 5 Ashley Court ★★ • 102 2nd Avenue ★★ • 515 Clements Bridge Road • 228 Adams Avenue • 204 Russell Avenue

• 203 Madison Avenue • 240 Edwards Avenue • 126 E. Williams Avenue ★★ • 121 Kingston Avenue • 204 Edwards Avenue • 61 E. Gloucester Pike ★★ Listed and Sold by Kathy McDonald

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Lisa McDonald Team Member Cell: 856-220-8336


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or more than a half-century, families in the Barrington area have turned to the stately white home on Clements Bridge Road in their times of sorrow. Following in the footsteps of the respected proprietors of this iconic funeral home, Kirk Popiolek has gained the trust and confidence of local residents both through his professionalism and his community involvement. Kirk works tirelesssly to help create an attractive and energetic environment for people to raise their families and prosper in the community. Under his leadership for the past decade, Popiolek Funeral Home has been host to the final respects paid to some of the community’s most prominent citizens. Kirk stands ready day or night to assist you with making arrangements, whether it be immediate or planning for the future. You can feel free to call us at any time for more information and neighborly advice.

Pre-planning a funeral now assures that every little detail will follow your wishes. It is human nature to put it off, but planning a funeral in advance may be just about the most considerate thing that you can do for your family and loved ones. The decisions that must be made for a funeral can be complex and confusing. Worse, in a time of grief and stress, a family may overspend. Pre-planning now relieves your family of the burden of making those decisions, as well as the uncertainty of trying to guess what you would have wanted. You can also choose to pre-pay your plan and spare them the financial hardship, as well. We would be pleased to meet with you in your own home or in our office to discuss the details. It costs nothing to talk about it, and the peace of mind you will gain is beyond measure.

PoPiolek Funeral Home

Kirk A. Popiolek, Owner/Manager, NJ Licence Number 4310 400 Clements Bridge Road, Barrington, NJ 08007 Call Day or Night: 856-546-9040 or visit

Barrington's On Track Winter Holidays December 2016  

Barrington New Jersey (NJ) newsletter, Barrington's On Track for December 2016 (winter holidays edition)

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