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Official Barrington Borough News Fall Issue, 2016

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Despite Paving Delays, Harvest Festival Is Set For Saturday, October 8th

If you’ve been watching the progress of the reconstruction of Clements Bridge Road, you’ve been relieved to see that most of the blacktop has been done in time for our annual street fair, the Harvest Festival. The contractor and the County Engineer’s office worked hard to make sure that most of the repaving was finished just in time for the event. That’s important, because the festivities will take over Clements Bridge Road from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday, October 8th. It’s scheduled to stretch from the railroad tracks at Atlantic Avenue to the traffic light at Gloucester Pike.

If there are some remaining rough spots in the paving, some activities may be relocated close by. In the worst case, if the event must be moved, information will be posted on the Borough Website, as well as on signs and on the festival’s Facebook page. The committee has an extraordinary day planned, full of the traditions that have made the event such an incredible favorite for everyone. For more details, you can go to the web page at www. Rain Date: Sunday, October 9th.

Craft and Food Vendors

There will be blocks and blocks of arts and crafts, gifts, food, novelties, a wandering juggler and socializing galore. As in the past, there will be more than 200 different vendors, so there is sure to be something of interest to everyone including Halloween items, jewelry, Autumn merchandise, local organizations and businesses, and a wide variety of snacks and desserts —with two separate food court areas to sit down, relax and enjoy a beautiful fall day. FREE PARKING

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with free shuttle bus transportation to the Festival. There will be plenty of fun for people of all ages! Entertainment All Day LONG

There will be live entertainment on two stages. The main stage in front of the B-Corner Market will feature a variety of local talent, and the Children’s Stage on Second Avenue will feature a Petting Zoo and entertainment for the little ones. Kids’ Section

The Kids’ Section will be located in the municipal parking area at 2d & Trenton Avenue, behind the First Methodist Church. The inflatable bounces are

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always a big hit and will be back again. You will also find the traditions that have been favorites for many years – petting zoo, hayride, pony rides, a juggler, and other fun activities. Beer & Food Garden

The Barrington Fire Co. #1 will be hosting their popular beer and food garden on the grounds of the firehouse at 2nd & Haines Avenue from noon till 8:00 pm. It’s a chance to take a break from all the activity and have a cold one. Classic Car Show

For the 11th year, Clements Bridge Road from (Continued on Page 2)

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Harvest Festival, Continued Gloucester Pike to Lawrence Avenue will be a walk down memory lane as eye-popping restored and customized cars from down through the years will be on display. Just to add to the flavor, a DJ will be spinning oldies.

The prizes are gathered into gift bags, and you drop your tickets into numbered buckets to win one.

Basket Auction

There will be an even bigger and better Basket Auction this year with lots of fantastic prizes. Clubs and organizations, as well as the Festival vendors, participate by donating valuable prizes of all kinds.

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You can also check out the Harvest Festival’s Facebook page with photos from past years, too! (https:// The committee is grateful to their Gold Sponsors PBA Local 328 and 1st Colonial National Bank for their continued sponsorship of the event. The Barrington Civic Assoc. is responsible for the planning and organizing of the festival. Proceeds from this event go to the Barrington Civic Assoc., who sponsor many in-town events and charities.

Do You Need the Fall “Function Better Program”? Each fall, many folks enjoy activities such as going for cool afternoon walks as the leaves are falling, attending football or soccer games, raking leaves, picking pumpkins, tending to some gardening prior to winter and even doing some early Christmas shopping in town. If you find yourself in a position where the bending, endurance, balance, standing, walking and climbing requirements of these activities may be too difficult, too painful or even impossible, the “Function Better Program” at WORK-UP PHYSICAL THERAPY may be just what you need in order to have a fantastic fall season! 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 fall 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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At WORK-UP PHYSICAL THERAPY, you will find that:

David Uron was sworn-in as Barrington Chief of Police at the council meeting held September 13, 2016, by Council President Kirk Popiolek and Councilman Wayne Robenolt. Dave was surrounded by his family.



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Hobbies (Above) Even though the parade was canceled due to inclement weather on July 1st, the committee was able to judge community floats by having the participants e-mail pictures to the Borough. They realized that groups and organizations had incurred expenses in preparing a float, so judging was done on the basis of the pictures. Here are the winners of our 2016 Parade Float Contest! Community Bible Church won first place and received $100. The Milligan Family won second place and received $50. Congratulations!

Mayor and Council Proclaim Jon Paul Corman Day.

Jon Paul Corman is 8 years old and has been a resident of Barrington since his adoption from China in March 2011. He is the loving son of Michael and Faye Corman and brother to big sister Camille, who was also adopted from China. Although legally blind from birth, at age three, through the efforts of his parents, Jon Paul was seen at Wills Eye Hospital. He had one eye removed and reconstructive surgery done on the other. After the surgery, he was able to see out of one eye. After recovery, Jon Paul’s mother enrolled him in a Special Olympics “young athletes” program, a unique sport and play program for ages 2 through 7 developed to prepare children for sports by playing games and participating in activities based on a progression of early childhood motor skills. After he turned 8 last December, his parents put him in a gymnastics class and it became evident that he had a future in the sport. Although still legally blind, his parents let him try to qualify for the state games. He qualified his very first time out and now he excels at the pommel horse and rings. In a ceremony at Borough Hall, Mayor and Council proclaimed August 9th, 2016, as Jon Paul Corman Day in Barrington. Congratulations to the Corman family!



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 www. 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:

Caucus meetings: October 4, November 1, December 6 Council meetings: October 11, November 9 (Wednesday), December 13 Caucus and Council meetings both begin at 6pm. Recently adopted ordinances:

• Ord. 1052, Calendar Year 2016 Ordinance to Exceed the Municipal Budget Appropriation Limits and Establish a CAP Bank (accompanies the Municipal Budget) • Ord. 1053, Bond Ordinance in the Amount of $211,824 for Streetscape Improvements • Ord. 1054, 2016 Salary Ordinance for Non-union Employees and Officials • Ord. 1055, Amending Chapter 29, Police Department (creates the position of Chaplain)

• Ord. 1056, Fixing the Compensation of Employees of the Borough Covered by the AFSCME, Council 71, Contract • Ord. 1057, Bond Ordinance in the Amount of $434,000 for Various Capital Improvements ($200,000 of the bond is covered by a NJDOT grant) • Ord. 1058, Amending Chapter 46, Alcoholic Beverages (raises liquor license fees) • Ord. 1059, Amending Chapter 60, Flood Damage Prevention • Ord. 1060, Amending Article VII of Chapter 48, Animals (backyard chicken program) Copies of the full ordinances can be requested via email to Borough offices are open until 6:30pm on Tuesday evenings for your convenience. The Tax Assessor is available in-person on Thursdays from 4:45pm-5:45pm.


• Sewer Bills are due October 1st, and there is a 30 Day grace period. • Property Taxes are due November 1st, with a 10 Day grace period. • Payments must be received by the end of the grace period. • Postmark is not accepted.


Just a quick reminder that Barrington is a “Pokemon Go” friendly town and we want everyone to enjoy the game! Please be mindful of the children and (adults) as they play throughout the town.

REGISTRAR OF VITAL STATISTICS HOURS Mon - Wed - Thurs - Fri: 9:30 am - 3:45 pm Tuesday: 12:45 pm - 6:00 pm Marriage License Application: By Appointment Call 856/547-8585 Certified Copy of Birth or Marriage Record: $10 each Certified Copy of a Death Certificate: $25 for the first; $2 for each subsequent ordered at same time AN APPLICATION MUST BE COMPLETED TO RECEIVE A CERTIFIED COPY OF A VITAL RECORD. PHOTO ID WITH CURRENT ADDRESS AND/OR 2 PIECES OF MAIL WITH CURRENT ADDRESS MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH RECORD REQUEST.

Attention All Residents and Businesses!

Would you like to receive town notifications via e-mail? We are developing a database of e-mail addresses so we can send out e-mail ”blasts” about things that are going on in town. If you would like to receive these notices, send an e-mail to residentinfo with your name, postal address and e-mail address and we will add you to the list!

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 REGISTER TO VOTE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION: NOVEMBER 8th If you want to vote in this year’s Presidential Election, you must be registered by October 18th. Registration forms are available at the Tax Office in Borough Hall, or online at voter-information. On the Camden County website, you can also obtain information on Voting By Mail. New Jersey Voter Registration Information:

You can register to vote if (1) you are a United States citizen; (2) you are at least 17 years of age*; (3) you will be a resident of the State and county 30 days before the election; (4) you are NOT currently serving a sentence, on probation or parole because of a felony conviction. *You can register to vote if you are at least 17 years old but you cannot vote until you reach the age of 18.

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SCHOOL INFORMATION SNOW CLOSING NUMBERS: Barrington: #565 Haddon Hts.: #563 Pope Paul VI: #568 St. Rose of Lima: Register for SchoolReach St. Teresa: #552 BARRINGTON SCHOOLS BARRINGTON SCHOOLS PARENT/TEACHER GROUP (PTG) President: Tracy Duganitz 856/672-9561 CASTLE ACADEMY PTA 856/546-5901 60 E. Gloucester Pike


We’re Looking For Volunteers To Help With Our Centennial Celebration It sounds funny to hear that this municipality will be incorporated 100 years very soon. As a matter of fact, we will celebrate the centennial during all of our celebrations and events during the year 2017. We are seeking individuals and organizations, as well as businesses that are interested in being involved in the “Centennial Committee”. We are seeking family memorabilia, copies please, anything you would like to share that we could use for publishing. Those interested 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. Our meetings are the (3) third Wednesday of each month, 6:00pm at the Senior Center in the Borough Hall, 229 Trenton Avenue. We here at the Borough wish you a fun and sun filled summer. Keep a lookout for news of borough events. Watch the BOT, our Web-Site, and Cable Channels 19 or 33 for events.

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Public Works Department HAZARDOUS WASTE: Camden County Household Special Waste Collection date: Sept. 17th Pennsauken Sanitary Landfill, October 13th Lindenwold Public Works Complex, 8:30 am – 3:00 pm, for more information on these events, call the Camden County Division of Environmental Affairs at: (856)8585241. ELECTRONICS RECYCLING: Effective immediately residents can bring their E-waste to the DPW yard for disposal. Hours for drop off will be 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 Uninterruptable Power Supply Keyboards, Mouse and Speakers All Types of Wire Gold Clip Ends Printers, Fax Machines, Scanners, Modems, Copy Machines All type of Memory Any Hard Drives Fans and power Supplies


Beginning with the week of October 3rd, 2016, the Borough will be divided into 3 districts for the purpose of leaf collection. Each district will receive one collection per week. The districts, and the scheduled collection dates are listed below. Week of: 10-03, 10-24 11-14, 12-12 STREETS: DISTRICT #1 Adams Avenue Ashley Court Alyse Court Barr Drive Beaver Drive Cedar Avenue Clark Drive Clements Bridge Road (Glouc. Pike to Runn. Brdr.) Center Street Cleveland Avenue Commerce Drive Courtney Drive Davis Road Edwards Avenue Enders Drive Gloucester Pike (all) Hearne Drive Lauren Lane Lenton Avenue Little Lane Lott Avenue Madison Avenue Richards Avenue Russell Avenue Schiena Lane Shreve Avenue S. Moore Avenue Timber Drive Trinity Place Williams Avenue E & W Willmont Avenue

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Albany Avenue Avon Road Albertson Avenue Baptiste Avenue Ashland Avenue Bell Avenue Atlantic Avenue Chesterfield Road Austin Avenue Clinton Road Barrington Avenue Copley Road Clements Bridge Road Copley Place N & S (WHP to Glouc. Pike) Devon Road Charles Avenue Farragut Avenue (1 home) Dubois Avenue Highland Avenue Erie Avenue Hobart Drive Haines Avenue Hutchinson Avenue Kingston Avenue Kent Avenue Lawrence Avenue Letitia Lane Moore Avenue Mercer Drive Newton Avenue Nassau Drive N & S Page Avenue Oak Avenue Reading Avenue Oakwood Road Thomas Avenue Peltoma Road Trenton Avenue Pomona Road White Horse Pike Princeton Road Woodland Avenue Tavistock Blvd. 2nd Avenue Warwick Road 3rd Avenue Wayne Road 4th Avenue Whitman Drive 5th Avenue W. 1st Avenue W. 2nd Avenue W. 3rd Avenue W. 4th Avenue W. 5th Avenue

Mother, B,C, Tweeter and Finger Boards AC Adaptors, Yokes and Motors Plastic, Baled or Loose Aluminum, Brass, Light Iron and Copper Metals, Baled or Loose Any All Related Computer Parts Phones, Cell Phones, Cell phone and Laptop Batteries PC Scrap and Stereos (No Wood) VCR’s, DVD’ Players, 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 have recycled 83.76 tons since then as of the end of 2015. If residents have electronic items such as televisions that are to heavy or burdensome to drop off to the DPW please call and we will make arrangements to pick up. Please be advised that any electronic 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://www.state. electronicwaste/index.html or the Borough electronic waste vendor web site at www. TEXTILE DONATIONS: The Borough has (2) textile donation containers, (1) located at the Borough Hall parking lot and (1) located at the entrance gate to the DPW. Residents may drop off clothing, shoes, blankets, draperies, sheets, and any other type of textiles. Please do not drop

off any items that are contaminated, meaning items that are wet, soiled, etc. Items other than those mentioned are not acceptable. CONSTRUCTION DEBRIS: Homeowner’s are limited to (5) containers per week. Please do not pile debris at the curb because it will not be picked up unless it is in a container. If you are remodeling yourself or using a private contractor and will be in excess of the amount described herein you will need to arrange for private disposal. VEGETATIVE WASTE PICK UP: Vegetative waste pick up is every Monday. Vegetative waste is defined as grass clippings, sticker balls, acorns, pinecones and viney type materials such as ivy, laurel and plant clippings. Vegetative waste can be put in 30-gallon containers not weighing more than 50 lbs. and/or contractor grade trash bags weighing not more than 25 lbs., please leave plastic bags untied it will allow the crews to move along much quicker. Please no dirt or sod. Vegetative waste containers can be obtained at the Borough Hall for a nominal fee. Due to the heavy volume your pick up may not be completed on the scheduled pick up day, just leave at curb and it will be picked up the following day. Vegetative Waste pick up will continue on Mondays during leaf season, September thru December. You can also put out your bagged or containerized leaves along with your vegetative waste at the same time for pick up. CAR BATTERIES: Can be disposed of at most local auto part stores for a nominal fee or can be disposed of at Camden County Hazardous Waste drop off sites. For dates and time please call the CCDEA at 856-858-5241. Do not put curbside for recycling or trash pickup, it will not be picked up.

TIRES- RESIDENTIAL: (2) Tires per week per households, must be off the rims and can be put to curb for trash pickup. If tires are on the rim they will not be picked up. CONCRETE: The Borough provides a pick up on Thursday of small amounts. Pick up by the Borough must be called into the DPW office prior to Thursday by calling 547-2486 ext.105. If you or contractor are replacing your sidewalk and/ or driveway or any other type of renovation work you will need to arrange for private disposal. BRUSH PICK UP: The Borough provides a pick on Mondays. Includes tree limbs and trimmings, brush with roots removed and stumps not more than twelve (12) inches in diameter. Brush, limbs and stumps should be no longer than 4ft. and stacked neatly curbside so not to protrude into the street or block the sidewalk. If stumps are more than 12” in diameter call the DPW office for a special pick up, prior to Thursday. Any tree work done by a contractor is the responsibility of the contractor to dispose of debris. Any tree removal work done by a homeowner is the responsibility of the homeowner to dispose of all resulting debris. Place brush, limbs, stumps, curbside the night before collection but no earlier than 1:00 p.m. the day preceding collection to ensure that your brush, limbs, stumps, will be picked up. Do not place brush, limbs, stumps, in the street, as this is a dangerous practice that may cause a liability problem. Brush, limbs, stumps, placed on the park strip will not harm the grass. Due to the heavy volume your pick up may not be completed on the scheduled pickup day, it will be picked up the following day.

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STUMP PICK UP: The Borough provides a pick up on Thursday of small amounts. Pick up by the Borough must be called into the DPW Office prior to Thursday by calling 547-2486 ext.105. If a resident has a contractor do any tree work the contractor is responsible for removing all debris. WOODEN FENCING & RAILROAD TIES: The Borough provides a pickup of small amounts that should be no longer 4’ and limited to no more than 10 pieces per week. Pick up by the Borough will be on Fridays and is to be put curbside for trash pickup. If a contractor is doing the work the contractor is responsible for disposing of the debris. WASTE OIL: Waste oil may be brought to the Public Works Garage Monday thru Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Please do not drop off after hours and leave at gate. Proof of residency required. SCRAP METAL: Over the past few years the Borough has seen a steady decline in your recycling rate for scrap metal due to scavengers. In an effort to curb scavengers residents are asked to wait until the morning of pick up to put out 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 and we may be able to make arrangements for pick up prior to your regularly scheduled pick up date if our schedule and manpower allows. If you need a pick up please call the DPW office prior to Friday by calling 5472486 ext.105. HOLIDAYS: Labor Day, September 5th, all service rescheduled for Tuesday, September 6th, Columbus Day, Monday, October 10th, all services rescheduled for Tuesday, October 11th,

TRASH AND RECYCLING: Must be placed curbside by 6:00 a.m. on the day of collection but no sooner than 1:00 p.m. the day preceding collection. A copy of the trash and recycling regulations can be obtained at the Borough Hall or online at Please remember to secure your trash properly. The Borough frequently receives complaints about unsecured trash littering the streets on windy days. DIG SAFELY: Homeowners are reminded that prior to any type of excavation work you are required to call the New Jersey One Call Center at 1-800-2721000 or 811 to request a mark out of all underground utilities. This is the law in New Jersey and is for your safety. Examples of excavation could be but are not limited to landscaping, irrigation system, fence installation, concrete work, etc. If you have a contractor doing your work the contractor should be aware of this requirement also. If you see colored paint markings in the road or colored flags on your property, these are utility markings. Yellow = Gas, Red = Electric, Orange = Communication/CATV, Blue = Water, Green = Sanitary Sewer, White = Proposed excavation area. BAGGED LEAF PICK UP: Pick-ups will be every Monday, September thru December during leaf season along with your vegetation waste. Bagged leaves shall be put in open metal or plastic containers of no more than thirty (30) gallon capacity not exceeding 50 lbs. and or contractor grade trash bags of not weighing more than 25 lbs., please leave bags untied.

tween the curb and sidewalk. Do not put sticks, rocks, or any other debris in leaf piles, this can cause damage to the machines and create safety concerns for our employees. If debris are left in piles, the pile will not be picked up. Leaf crews will make one pass thru on your scheduled pick up week and will not return due to leaves being put out late. Due to NJDEP storm water regulations and Borough Ordinance, loose leaves are not to be placed within 10 feet of any storm drain inlet along the street. There will be no loose leaf pick up the week of November 21st due to the short holiday week. Pick up will resume the following week. If anyone should have any questions in regards to this article or any other Public Works related issues please call Mike Ciocco, Supt. of Public Works at 547-2486 ext.101.

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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 LOOSE LEAF PICK UP: syringes CANNOT be put The season will begin the out with recycling. They week of October 3rd and end are to be put into capped the week of December 26th, soft drink bottles and weather permitting. There are thrown in the TRASH. 3 districts which will have 4 For information on how pickups each. Leaf signs will to dispose of used needles be posted the week prior to properly, visit www.safthe districts scheduled pick up; you can also refer to the enclosed schedule listing, website or cable channel for listings. Please place the leaves on the park strip be-



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In The Zone The intent of Zoning is to protect your property and respect that of others.

To all Property Owners and Residents: Any questions regarding property “Use” or on-site improvements require a Zoning application and approval. For questions please call Borough Hall at 856-5470706. The fee for a Zoning Application is $40. Residential handicapped ramps are fee exempt but all improvements require an application regardless. Rental Properties are required to register with the Borough. A Plot Plan Survey of your property must accompany all applications for both residential and commercial properties. Zoning approval is required prior to the start of any and all site improvements.

The following is a partial list of projects requiring zoning approval: • Fencing either new or replacement • Installation of a pool capable of holding 24” of water. There is a 10’ setback from all property lines. • Additions, garages, or carports affecting the building footprint or altering existing building height. A grading Plan may also be required. • Construction of a deck. • Porches, patios, landings, ramps and steps whether new or replacement.

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• Sheds, or Utility structures either new or replacement. • Signs in any commercial district • Commercial use in any district including home businesses. All businesses must also register with the Borough Clerk. •Driveways, aprons, pavers, paving or any additional impervious coverage. Maximum lot coverage is limited to 40%.


• Sheds or other structures in front or side yards. • Boats, trucks, trailers can be parked in driveways along the side of dwellings on paved surfaces no closer to the street than the front corner of the dwelling. Street parking is not permitted.

• No parking of vehicles in front, side or rear yards on unpaved surfaces • No parking of unregistered vehicles. • Signs in residential districts other than 6 sq. ft. real estate signs. • Duplexes or two family dwellings in single family residential districts. • Business or commercial equipment parked or stored on streets or lots. They must be behind the front corner of the building.

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If you are thinking about outside improvements to your property, or whether a particular business use on a property is permitted, the answers are but a phone call away as to policy, procedure, and compliance. Call Borough Hall at 856547-0706, for assistance and instructions to achieve your goals.


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BARRINGTON T-N-R NEWS & UPCOMING EVENTS The Barrington TNR Program has now neuter/ spayed over 300 feral cats in our community and has been successful in getting more than 120 stray and abandoned friendly cats adopted. Our feral colonies have not had any kitten births in the past two years—proof that T-N-R works! We always need volunteers to help with feeding the colonies, fostering and shelter building. 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 will use to purchase food and for medical treatment.

Upcoming Events— September 25, Shelter Building—we will be building shelters for the colonies in the parking lot behind Borough Hall from 10am-2pm. October 2, Adoption Event—we will be participating in an adoption event at Mount Laurel Animal Hospital. October 8, Harvest

Festival—look for us in two locations at this year’s Harvest Fest. October 15, Town Wide Yard Sale—benefits the TNR Program. Participant forms are available at Borough Hall or on the website at www.barringtonboro. com. December 4, Kupcakes for Kittens/Holiday Bazaar—we will be holding our second annual Kupcakes for Kittens event along with a Holiday Bazaar where we will be selling items for purchase as holiday gifts. A great place for kids to buy gifts! Hours are planned for 1pm-4pm and the event will be held at Borough Hall. We want to thank all the residents who have donated food and supplies in the past. You have no idea how much it helps. We can always use food and/or cash donations 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 or for more information about upcoming events, please visit our Facebook page at www.fa- Please help us to continue out efforts to provide adequate care for both the ferals and the kittens. WE HAVE A NEW WEBSITE!!! Please visit us on our Website for comprehensive details on our program, our volunteer opportunities, upcoming events and how you can contribute and be a part of it all! Our website allows you to “meet” some of our ferals and share heartwarming stories and adoption successes! ( Please visit Barrington TNR website for further information and details! As always, the Barrington TNR Volunteers are deeply grateful for the support shown by our Barrington residents. We will continue to strive to achieve our goals and mission statement! Thank you!




On June 11 and 12, the Barrington Fire Company opened the fire house to gigantic displays of model railroads and Lego creations. The Delaware & Susquehanna Model Railroad Club Inc. and their club displayed several layouts along with custom displays from members. Great fun for all ages! Food and refreshments were available, and a raffle and Chinese auction added to the enjoyment. (Photos by Bill Patton.)

We need food donations for our cat colonies. Donation bins are located at Borough Hall.

Barrington Business Association News We are pleased to see three new businesses in town: Organic Soaps and Beauty Products at the corner of Reading and Barrington Avenues, and Precision Tile and E & R Construction, both on Clements Bridge Rd. The May meeting of the BBA was well attended, due in large part to the guest speaker Kevin Becica, PE, PP, CME, CFM. Ms. Becica is the County Engineer in charge of the road work being done this spring and summer on Clements Bridge Rd. Her presentation was well received and very informative, allowing local businesses to prepare for the effects of the construction on their businesses. Additionally Jennifer Milligan from Local Ladies Network

gave a brief presentation of the services her business provides. Two town events were supported by many businesses. Barrington Day in May and National Night Out in August provided an opportunity for local residents to become more familiar with BookMakers, a preparation for publication service, Local Ladies Network, Shop-Rite, Associates in Hearing HealthCare and Heart & Soul Decor which sponsored the DJ - Voice for Hire. We continue to drop off “Goodie Bags” welcoming new residents to our lovely town. To find out more about the local businesses check out on our Facebook page

BABarrington to get up to date news about our local businesses activities. Be sure to “Like Us.” Our next meeting will be on Sept 22, 2016 at 7:00 pm in the Borough Hall. We thank Mayor Klaus and his staff for their support.



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The Barrington Business Association’s Members Wish You A Happy And Productive Autumn! VISIT U S A TH HARVE E ST FET STIVAL !

Barrington Business Association Offers Networking and More

YOUR BUSINESS CARD HERE Color: $30 Black & White: $25 Two Horse Newsgroup 856-546-7267

The owners and managers of local companies get together quarterly to discuss shared concerns about operating their businesses here in Barrington, and to learn about the everchanging challenges of the world of commerce. Aside from sharing their own experiences with each other, they are able to access information directly from borough officials and police authorities on matters of traffic, crime prevention, and the progress of construction projects. In addition, the group seeks out expert advice from local professionals who have advice to share on technology and techniques. In the past year, guest speakers such as Mike Dinella of Lenny, Vermaat & Leonard, and Carol Harkins of CyberGnarus, LLC, have presented their experiences with using social media like Facebook to promote their businesses. Membership is just $35 a year. The next meeting will be held on September 22nd at 7:00pm in Borough Hall. To get more information, contact John Hargrave at jhargrave@ or call 856547-6500.



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AUTO If you are a business owner who is located in Barrington, or doing commerce here, you are invited to join the BBA. Dues are just $35 per year. Call John Hargrave at 856-547-6500 or e-mail him at jhargrave@

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Calendar NATIONAL Night Out Barrington Girls’ Softball League Completes Successful Season Opening Day, April 16, 2016. Photo by Robert Moules, Advantage Images LLC.


Mary’s Marchers Y O U Nthan Gsupporting A Tlocal craft HEART vendors and home busiHosting Two Little League nesses. Do some holiday Hosts Playoffs shopping or treat yourself! Fundraisers Mary’s Marchers Relay for Life of Barrington, NJ will be hosting two upcoming fundraising events for the American Cancer Society. Saturday, November 19, 2016 7:00-11:00 pm, Magnolia Community Center Chance & Dance – A HUGE basket auction with entertainment & dancing. Tickets include admission, entertainment buffet and set ups – BYOB Basket auction and 50/50 tickets will be available for purchase. For information and tickets: Call or Text Barb Hanson at 856-217-3924 Email: Check out our Facebook page Mary’s Marchers Relay for Life Saturday, November 26, 2016 9:00am-2:00pm, Magnolia Community Center 4th Annual Mary’s Merry Market Holiday Bazaar! Shop, Eat, Win, Give! New location is a much bigger space to have lots more vendors and plenty of parking! What better way to spend small business Saturday

Great gift ideas for everyone on your list. Admission is Free! Snack stand to buy food and drinks. Small basket auction and 50/50 tickets available to purchase! Participating vendors and crafters will be posted on our FB page. For information: Call or Text Nicole Bintliff at 609923-7665. Email: Marysmarchersrelayforlife@ Mary’s Marchers was formed in 2011 and has participated in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life for the past five years. The team is in loving memory of Mary Deeney Coyle who lost her life to lung cancer in December of 2013. To date, we have raised over $37,600 for the American Cancer Society. We started at Haddon Heights High School and last year joined Gloucester Township Relay for Life. Gloucester Township hosts a huge event open to everyone with lots of fun, games and activities for all ages. The Gloucester Township Relay will be the only Relay for Life event held in Camden County in 2017. Anyone interested can contact Alex Basseches at 856-673-5734 for more information.

Every year, Barrington Little League hosts playoffs for their Major and Minor league divisions. Depending on the number of teams, the format may be double or single elimination. Both divisional winning champions move on to face their divisional champions over in Haddon Heights

Majors The Barrington Giants and the Barrington Dodgers battled it out in a three game series. The Giants took game one and the Dodgers took games two and three to secure the championship. All three games were close as the teams were evenly talented and heroic efforts were made by many on both teams. Kudos to the Giants and their efforts all season! The Giants were managed by Mike Sidelsky and coached by Jerry Martinelli and Greg Bowker Congratulations the Dodgers for bringing the Garnet cup back home on June 13, 2016. The Dodgers defeated the Haddon Heights champions, the Orioles 11-2. The Dodgers were managed by Rob Klopp and coached by Rich Nasuti.

Minors Starting with four teams, the Minor league division games were extremely tough! Each team battled through every game that they played and each game was very close. In the end, the Rockies emerged as the champions and faced the tough Haddon Heights minor league division champions! The Rockies were managed by Buddy Ruff and coached by Brian Clarke, Kevin Caviston and Dan Schuster.

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Barrington Teen Wins Pageant Honors

Historical Society To Host Brass Band

Barrington Band Has Busy Schedule

Miss Michelle Monforto, age 19, daughter of Mrs. Mary Monforto of Barrington, has been selected to represent Garden State at the 2016 Miss American Teen Pageant. As the Miss Garden State Teen, Michelle will be attending the National Pageant for her age group in Florida at Walt Disney World during the week of Thanksgiving 2016. She will compete for the National Pageant title of Miss American Teen and thousands of dollars in cash awards, prizes and scholarships. Nationwide, State Winners and State Pageant Finalists will compete in the 33rd annual national scholarship competition organized by American Coed Pageants, Inc. National Talent, Speech, Academic

Beck’s Philadelphia Brigade Brass Band will be performing at our next meeting on Sunday, September 25 which will start promptly at 2:30pm at the Senior Center adjacent to the Borough Hall between Trenton and Haines Avenues. Beck’s Band plays authentic Civil War music. The band members wear period uniforms and play on Civil War instruments. The director will provide historical commentary for each piece played included a show-and-tell of each instrument. They have performed in six states and provided the music for the movie, “Gods and Generals”. The group has also played at the Philadelphia Art Museum, the Zoo, at the 2000 RNC, for the Union League, in Gettysburg, at Independence Hall and also have recorded three CDs.

Barrington Band has had an interesting season the year of 2016. We had an influx of new members in December, most of whom didn’t return in January! We begged and prayed for flute players, and in time for our late spring and summer concerts, a few fine flute players joined in! We also needed to replace the Assistant Conductor. We decided to go with several Associate Conductors, who are not actually Officers, but share the conducting with Penny Teter. We start with 4 fine conductors – Jaclyn McKeever and Karen Engelhart from the percussion section and Bill Shafer and Art Tubbs from the trumpet section. They each conducted two numbers in each concert – adding special interest to the band, and the audience! Jaclyn had to take a “leave of absence”, but the other three continue to be a big help and are doing a splendid job! We have played in the Veteran’s Home, Vineland, NJ and The Fountains, in Atco. We played patriotic music for Barrington’s Memorial Day ceremony but did not repeat it on July 3rd, due to the cancellation. Our “biggest” performance was in Cape May in early August instead of late June

Achievement, Community Service, Photogenic, Personality, Modeling, Acting, Cover Girl and Hostess Contests will be held in addition to the National Pageant Winner’s Contest. Since 1983, millions of dollars in cash awards and prizes have been presented to outstanding girls at stat and national competitions. American Coed Pageants, Inc., annually holds state pageants for the purpose of recognizing outstanding young women for their past and present accomplishments and to encourage them to set and achieve high goals for the future.

Come out and listen to some great music. Our meetings are free and open to the public. All are welcomed. The Senior Center is handicapped accessible and is adjacent to a parking lot. Light refreshments will be served following the concert. Stop at our table and say hello to us at the Harvest Fest on Saturday, October 8. We’d love to talk to you and perhaps reminisce about old times. One of us will know you or a neighbor of yours. We’ll have items for sale and photos to look at. Our next meeting will be Sunday, November 13, 2:30pm at the Senior Center.

because of the demolition of the old gazebo and construction of the new one, plus a much needed ramp and a fountain. The new Gazebo is beautiful, but needs more lights and railings! We had a fine concert of Show Tunes, and played for an hour and a half beginning at 7 PM instead of the old starting time of 8 PM. This gave us more light and got us home earlier. The Mayor gave us special oral commendation afterward! In September we are planning to play a slightly different show tune concert in St. Mary’s, and Riverview Estates, where we will play show tunes and patriotic songs for two hours. We will “finish” our show tunes season at The Evergreens. Our Christmas season will begin on Nov. 22 at 7:30 p.m., with a concert in the Senior Room in Barrington! You are invited to come hear us! We will also present our Christmas concert at Wiley, St. Mary’s, The Fountains, and Riverview Estates! Please check our website for starting times. The year 2016 has been an interesting year for our 104 year old Barrington Band! We are looking forward to Barrington’s Centennial in 2017.


Barrington Resident Completes Basic Training At West Point Cadet Natalie Hales, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hales of Barrington, has completed Cadet Basic Training at the U.S. Military Academy. Natalie entered West Point on June 27 and has successfully completed six weeks of CBT. CBT is one of the most challenging events a cadet will encounter over the course of their four years at the academy.

The initial military training program provides cadets with basic skills to instill discipline, pride, cohesion, confidence and a high sense of duty to prepare them for entry into the Corps of Cadets. Areas of summer instruction included first aid, mountaineering, hand grenades, rifle marksmanship and nuclear, biological, and chemical training. Natalie graduated from Haddon Heights High School. She plans to graduate from West Point in 2020 and be commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army.




St. Rose of Lima School

The students and faculty of St. Rose of Lima School ASCENSION LUTHERAN GRACE BIBLE students were welcomed to the first day of school on Pastor George Dietrich: Pastor James Detwiler September 6th by St. Rose 534 Fourth Avenue • Haddon Hts., 08035 887 Clements Bridge Road Principal, Mr. William 856/547-6669 856/546-4885 Stonis and Father Joseph CONTACT: Patti Smith Byerley, Pastor of St. Rose COMMUNITY BIBLE of Lima Parish. Mr. Stonis has been working with St. Pastor Richard Archut Rose faculty on implementGOOD NEWS 321 Kingston Avenue FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER ing a new program in the 856/546-6514 • coming school year called, STREAM, which stands for 501 Commerce Dr the integration of the sub856/672-9555 FIRST UNITED METHODIST jects of Science, TechnolPastor(s) Ray and Carol Shannon ogy, Religion, Engineering, Pastor W. R. Chew 856/287-7561 PO Box 87 • Glendora, NJ 08029 Arts, & Mathematics. The 140 Clements Bridge Road 856-672-9555 • faculty is excited to have Contact: Bob Golas the opportunity to teach this ST. ROSE OF LIMA PARISH new hands-on program to GOSPEL HALL the St. Rose students. 800 Kings Highway The Rosebud Academy 14 Barrington Avenue Haddon Heights, NJ 08035-1397 had their opening day of Pastor: Rev. Joseph Byerley school on September 7th. 856/547-0564 This year the preschool students and families were able to join the elementary school students for openAdult Bible Study and ing Mass on September Barrington Harvest FestiSunday School: 9:45 a.m. Community Bible 9th. The preschool has val from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Church programs for 3, 4 & 5 year Morning Worship Service We will have free Spin Art olds, full or half day opand Children’s Church: 11 321 Kingston Ave. for the children to make. tions. It is located at our a.m. Barrington, NJ 08007 Pastor Archut will be there satellite campus on 102 W. to answer questions about Evening Worship SerVoice (856) 546-6514 Gloucester Pike in Barspiritual matters and about vice: 6 p.m. Pastor: Rich Archut rington. For information our church. We will also Wednesday Prayer Meethave information about the ing and Bible Study: 7 p.m. about the preschool programs or registration for We had a great week dur- church as well as Bibles, Call or visit our websites the 2017-18 school year, ing Vacation Bible School devotionals, and Gospel for more information. please contact Mrs. MattJuly 18–22. The children tracts. 856.546.6514 son, preschool director, at enjoyed singing, Bible New to the area? or lessons, games, and crafts ing for a place to meet www.wonderfulgracera856-617-0750. while the parents learned others of like faith? Come about personal financ St. Rose of Lima School worship with your neighing, gardening and made Community Bible and Parish will be hosting bors at Community Bible smoothies in their own Church several events in the comChurch. (Nursery is prohow-to classes. 321 Kingston Avenue ing months. The Parish vided.) will be hosting a Parish Barrington, NJ 08007 Stop by our booth SaturBBQ/Block Party on Green day, October 8 at

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Street from 12:30 – 3:30 pm on Sunday, September 25th. Please contact the rectory at 856-547-0564 for information about the BBQ. Our Fall Open House will be held on Wednesday, October 12th 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. Save the date for our Annual Christmas Bazaar on Friday, November 11th from 10:00 am – 8:00 pm, in the school gym.  Please stop by and enjoy delicious food, granny’s attic and wonderful prizes, including a Mega 50/50 raffle. Mega 50/50 raffle tickets can be purchased at the St. Rose rectory office. For additional information about our upcoming events or school registration, please contact the Advancement Office at 856-546-6166 (ext.309).  Please visit our website at, click on school link. Stay up to date with our events by liking our 2 pages on Facebook at St. Rose of Lima School and Alumni Association and Rosebud Academy Preschool.  Photo: Congratulations to the graduating Class of 2016! St. Rose of Lima Class of 2016, pictured with Mrs. Carol Burns, Mrs. Megan Petti, 8th grade teachers and Mr. William Stonis, Principal.

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A.B.L.E. Thanks Mail Carriers, Students, and Residents For Generosity

On Saturday, May 14th, hundreds of Barrington residents filled bags with non-perishable food items and put them out on their doorsteps for the local Mail Carriers to collect. The bags were dropped off at Borough Hall, where volunteers were standing by to sort and store the food for distribution to folks in need in the community. The food and household items were added to the donations collected by the Boy Scouts last fall, and by the students of Avon and Woodland Schools in the spring. Over the following weeks, volunteers checked the expiration dates of the items, and prepared bags of food and cleaning supplies to be distributed. On Saturday, June 11th, residents who had expressed a need for the food were invited to come to Borough Hall, where they each received two large bags containing tuna, cereal, pasta, vegetables, and cleaning items. They were all very pleased, and passed along their thanks to the Mail Carriers and the residents of Barrington for their continued generosity.

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SERVING BARRINGTON SINCE 1957 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 already planned our calendar for the 2016 - 2017 Scouting year and have an exciting program planned, complete with camping every month. Our first trip will be the weekend of October 9 - 10, where we will be whitewater rafting on the Lehigh River. If your son would like to experience all the things that a boy can only learn in Scouting, please visit our Troop Meetings from 7:30 to 9:00PM on Sunday evenings at the Senior Center at Borough Hall on Trenton Avenue. We will also be doing a good turn for the borough of Barrington. We will be distributing bags for “Scouting For Food” on Saturday, November 12. We ask that you fill these bags with non-perishable food items (no glass containers please) and we will pick them up on the following Saturday, November 19. This food will be staying in our town of Barrington for the needy. Please give generously.

If you have any questions regarding Scouting and Troop 96, please contact Phil Snyder, Scoutmaster at 546-9370. Thank You!


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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 John Hargrave & Assoc. 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 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

Contact: Joe Connuli 856/655-9411 Contact: Joe Morin 856/780-2644 CUB SCOUT PACK 96 Contact: Scott & Ruth Ross 917/538-4294 - Cubmaster - Den Leader **Meets most Sundays 6:00 pm VFW BROWNIE TROOP #30014 Contact: Becky Bogina 856/310-1323 (H) **Meets 2nd & 4th Thurs 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 mailto:dehrman@barringtonboro. President: Dave Ehrman **Meets 2nd Monday of ea. Mo. 7 pm Fire Station

HISTORICAL SOCIETY President: Janis Stuart 856/546-5239 (H) Contact: Sylvia Hearne, Corresp. Sec.

FIRE COMPANY #1 AUXILIARY President: Tracy DeCant **Meets 4th Monday each month except Dec, July & August, 7:30 pm Fire Station

LITTLE LEAGUE Contact: Lindsey Gray PO Box 33, Barrington, NJ 08007

GARNET YOUTH FOOTBALL & CHEERLEADING Contact: Dara Riggs – Football Dionna Ward - Cheerleading

LITTLE LEAGUE WOMEN’S AUX. http://www.barringtonbaseball.orgPresident: Brenda Martinelli 856/986-7976 - C

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 BARRINGTON SCHOOLS PTA:AVON PARENT TEACHER GROUP (APT) www. President: Holly McCauley WOODLAND PARENT TEACHER GROUP President: Carol Nasuti 856/656-0522 HAD HGTS/BARR/LAWNSIDE WRESTLING Contact: Rocky Riley 856/547-2569 Contact: Bill Dzurenda

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 LOCAL NUMBERS: 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

CAMDEN COUNTY (856) 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

JR. GIRL SCOUT TROOP # 30189 Contact: Sandra Duganitz 856/904-6586 *Meet 1st & 3rd Thurs ea mo 6:30pm SRC

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 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 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: parishsecretary@

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.


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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. Even if you just want to join so you can have a great afternoon out with friends and neighbors for the Christmas holiday we are glad to have you! The date of the party for 2016 is Friday, December 2nd at Auletto’s Caterers. For more information CALL EILEEN 856/547-8585. Sept: Mon 26th - YAH meeting at 1 pm. Trivia questions will be played with prizes given out - refreshments will be provided. PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF DATE Fri 30th - Birthday lunch at noon – Pizza $5 per person. Please sign up & pay by Wed 28th Oct: Oct. 17th - YAH meeting at 1pm. Trivia questions will be played with prizes given out - refreshments will be provided. Oct. 28th - Birthday lunch at noon – Pizza $5 per person. Please sign up & pay by Wed 26th Nov: Mon 21st - YAH meeting at 1 pm. – refreshments will be served. Fri 25th - Birthday lunch at noon – Pizza $5 per person. Please sign up & pay by Wed 23rd WE ARE ACCEPTING DONATIONS OF NEW, UNUSED ITEMS VALUED AT ABOUT $5 TO BE USED AS DOOR PRIZES FOR OUR ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARTY. IF YOU HAVE ANYTHING YOU WISH TO DONATE, SUCH AS DECORATION, PURSE, SOCKS, HAT & GLOVES, LOTTERY TICKETS, ETC. PLEASE DROP IT OFF TO EILEEN IN THE MAYOR’S OFFICE. THANK YOU! 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.




July senior birthday: Joyce Vincent

CAMDEN COUNTY PROVIDES LOTS OF FREE ACTIVITIES FOR SENIORS Please check the county website: http:// and click on “JUST FOR SENIORS” “JUST FOR SENIORS”: For further information on these events call 856/858-2986 ****CAMDEN COUNTY is OFFERING FREE FANS TO QUALIFIED SENIORS. ALSO FOOD VOUCHERS FOR FRUITS AND VEGETABLES. PLEASE CALL 856/858-3220 FOR QUALIFICATIONS. REMEMBER: there are only two answers: yes you qualify or NO you don’t. Don’t assume you will not qualify – give them a call and find out! SOME IMPORTANT AND USEFUL CAMDEN COUNTY NUMBERS FOR SENIORS: - Senior Citizen Information 1-800/955-2446 or 856/858-3220 - Senior/Disabled Legal Workshop – 856/566-2920 - Disabled Citizen Services 1-800/955-2446 - Senior Transport (SCUCS) Sen-Han Transit - 856/456-3344 - SCUCS also runs trips and provides other services 856/456-1121 or check their website:

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)





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Acting Chief for the Barrington Police Department David Uron invited the citizens of the town to join him, the Fire Company, the Ambulance Squad, and other First Responders and Law Enforcement agencies at the Second Annual National Night Out at the Wish Upon a Star Park and Barrington Softball Field. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live.

There were tables set up down the path from the Barrington Softball snack stand to the Wish Upon a Star Park. The Police Department had a dunk tank. There were bounce houses, balloon artists, and face painters generously donated by the Barrington Drug Alliance which has been a blessing. Josh Liss returned as our DJ. Many businesses and

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organizations had displays showing what is good about Barrington. The weather was perfect, and a great time was had by all.

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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.

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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 Newsletter September 2016  

Newsletter of Barrington, NJ (September 2016)

Barrington's On Track Newsletter September 2016  

Newsletter of Barrington, NJ (September 2016)